Research Highlight

Prof. Anne Kelley highlighted in Marie Curie issue of JPC

The Journal of Physical Chemistry highlights the research of 66 distinguished women scientists in their Marie Curie Virtual Issue. Professor Anne Myers Kelley's work on Raman spectroscopy is included as one of the highlights:

Hratchian group funded to explore the chemistry of metal oxides

Professor Hratchian is awarded a Hellman Family Fellowship

Professor Hrant Hratchian has been named a Hellman Family Faculty Fellow. During the fellowship period (2017-2018 Academic Year), the Hratchian Group will pursue the development of efficient electronic structure theory models and will continue exploring the structure and chemistry of metal oxides.

New instrumentation arrives on campus thanks to DoD grant.

A group of eight faculty received a DoD HBCU/MI instrumentation grant for $495,850 to acquire three new instruments for shared research use:
·         A Bruker Vertex 70 research grade FTIR with far-IR and ATR capabilities.
·         A Horiba Fluorolog-3 research grade spectrofluorometer with CCD detector and microwell plate reader.
·         A Thermo Electron high resolution liquid chromatograph/mass spectrometer (in partnership with the NSF-CREST center, there are two instruments with complementary capabilities).

Stokes group publishes new intramolecular hydroarylation reactions

The Stokes group publishes their work on new catalytic intramolecular hydroarylations of β-(α,α-dimethylbenzyl)styrenes in Organic Letters.

Anand Subramaniam's research highlighted on cover of ACS AMI

Professor Anand Subramaniam's research on synthetic biological membranes appears as the cover of the December 7th issue of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

Professor Ben Stokes publishes new research in JACS

Research in the Stokes group shows that diboron complexes mediate catalysis of hydrogenation of alkenes by water. This work was recently published in JACS.

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