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Brown Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in Computational/Theoretical Chemistry. 

For full details visit here.

Yusong Bai and Emily Sprague-Klein will be joining the Department of Chemistry as tenure-track faculty this fall. Both Yusong and Emily will be joining the department as Physical Chemists.

Read about Yusong Bai's research and publications here.

Read about Emily Sprague-Klein's research and publications here.


Environmentally Safe (green) Chemical Reactions to Prepare Antiviral & Ion Channel Blocker Analogs

Prof.Ming Xian
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Prof. Ming Xian elected as AAAS Fellow

Professor Ming Xian, along with four other Brown University faculty members, has been elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow.  The AAAS honored Professor Xian with this fellowship for his "distinguished contributions to the chemistry and chemical biology of reactive sulfur species." You can read about Professor Xian and the other Brown faculty's AAAS fellowship awards here.

JPC cover

Professor Christoph Rose-Petruck group's research makes the cover page of The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters issue:

Professor Brenda Rubenstein has been chosen as one of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10" in 2021! Back after a five-year break, Popular Science conducted a nationwide search to find early career researchers who are working on innovative solutions to some of today's most challenging problems. Read Prof. Rubenstein's "Storing data in chemical soup".

María Guerrero Martínez

María Guerrero Martínez ’21, a biochemistry and molecular biology concentrator was invited by Brown President Christina H. Paxson to be its undergraduate representative on the Pandemic Problem Solving task force. Read about her story in the June 21 edition of Brown Alumni Magazine.

Prof. Brenda Rubenstein

Professor Brenda Rubenstein has been selected as a 2021 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.  Those awarded are within the first five years of their academic careers, have created an outstanding independent body of scholarship, and are deeply committed to education. Each Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar receives an unrestricted research grant of $100,000. A list of the 2021 awardees can be found here.



Joseph Cavanaugh '22, (Wang Group) has been named one of roughly 400 national Goldwater Scholars for his academic excellence and undergraduate research achievements.