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GrubbsP&T
Congratulations to Dr. Garry "Smitty" Grubbs for clearing all the hurdles to be awarded tenure and promotion to Associate Professor.
Switzer Spincoating
Spin coating epitaxial films. Left: cartoon of spin coating process. Right: electron and optical microscope images of spin-coated materials.
Pittcon photo Shi group
Students from the Honglan Shi group attended the International Analytical Chemistry Conference, Pittcon and EXPO 2019.
Open slide 4 link 2019 Chem Newsletter
Spring 2019 Chemistry Newsletter Now Available!
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.
Electrodeposited metal oxides for solar energy and battery applications. Credit: Jay A. Switzer group
Dr. Honglan Shi, research professor of chemistry, and graduate student Ariel Donovan are pictured at work in the new Center for Single Nanoparticle, Single Cell, and Single Molecule Monitoring.
Field test of aircraft emissions. Credit: Philip D. Whitefield group

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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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Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz, who received the "We Love Your Class" award for the 2018-2019 academic year! Freshmen engineering students recently cast their votes for their favorite teacher.  Twenty-nine instructors were nominated by the students across nine departments . 

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Researchers in the Chemistry Department at Missouri S&T have found an unprecedented, economical way to produce highly-ordered films of semiconductors for applications in flexible electronics, solar cells, and LEDs. The research is published in the April 12, 2019 issue of Science. The research was directed by Dr. Jay A. Switzer, the Donald L. Castleman Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Senior Investigator of the Materials Research Center. The diverse research team also consisted of Meagan Kelso and Naveen Mahenderkar, graduate students in Materials Science and Engineering, Qingzhi Chen, a graduate student in Chemistry, and John Tubbesing, a senior undergraduate in Chemistry. Articles about the team & their research were recently released in C&EN and the MRS Bulletin. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw6184

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