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Atomic Model of MXene at the interface between water and air (credit: Shuohan Huang, Ph.D. candidate). For more interesting information about graduate studies in the Department of Chemistry, check out the attached flyer!
Risheng Wang
Congratulations to Dr. Risheng Wang for clearing all the hurdles to be awarded tenure and promotion to Associate Professor.
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SP20 Chemistry Newsletter Now Available!
Schrenk Society
Members of the W.T. Schrenk Society made bismuth crystals as part of a chemical demonstration. Credit: Maycie Lubbers(left) and Gladwin Labrague(right)
Key-in a K-Index for Nanomorphology. Credit: Sotiriou-Leventis group
A Cobalt Sunrise: Thermites based on LiClO4-Filled Co(0) Aerogels. Credit: Sotiriou-Leventis group
Newly published WSJ/THE rankings for Missouri colleges in 2020.
Switzer Spincoating
Spin coating epitaxial films. Left: cartoon of spin coating process. Right: electron and optical microscope images of spin-coated materials.
Sangeeta Sur
Ph.D. candidate, Sangeeta Sur, is studying a stabilization step of the Chapman cycle, which is a part of formation and destruction of ozone.
Stephen Murphy Crystals
Stephen Murphy, an undergraduate student in the Glaser lab, shows the results of a crystallization experiment for a compound he helped to synthesize.

Recent Chemistry News

Upcoming Events

Department Highlights 

  

Congratulations to Justin Beltz, Chemistry Ph.D. candidate, for winning 1st place in the local 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition! The idea of 3MT is to give a three minute presentation on your research topic and explain its significance to a non-specialist audience.  Justin presented on "Eye drops for non-invasive prevention of cataracts."  As the 1st place winner, Justin will go on to the regional competition in Milwaukee, WI in the Spring of 2020.

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A new scholarship fund opportunity is open to young chemists currently pursuing their M.Sc. or Ph.D. It is an annual award supported by Ereztech. More information on the application process is available here

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Congratulations to Shuohan Huang, whose paper “Adhesion of two-dimensional titanium carbides (MXenes) and graphene to silicon” was recently published in the well revered journal, Nature Communications. Editors have requested for contributions to a Behind the Paper blog to submit more information about the research. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10982-8

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Congratulations to Dr. Rainer Glaser, who  received a certificate for "excellence in peer reviewing" for the 2018-2019 year! He is one of 20 individuals that was recognized by the Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society.  

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