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A recent APS Highlight by Argonne National Laboratory explores innovative catalysis research by Adam Hock, associate professor of chemistry; David Gidalevitz, associate professor of physics; and their graduate students and collaborators. The researchers used the Advanced Photon Source (...
An article by Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, and his students is featured on the front cover of the Journal of Computational Chemistry. “Stability of functionalized corannulene cations [R-C20H10]+: An influence of the nature of R-Group” is co-authored by Rogachev,...
A company started by two Illinois Tech scientists has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2016 Cleantech Open Accelerator Program. The company, AquaGrow Technologies, was founded by Elena Timofeeva, research professor in chemistry, and John Katsoudas (PHYS ’96, MS ’03), senior...
The Department of Chemistry held its fourth annual student awards luncheon on April 27. The following chemistry students received honors for 2015-16: Chemistry Teaching Assistant AwardJosé Orozco, Ph.D. candidateZirui Zhang, Ph.D. candidate Chemistry Undergraduate Junior AwardNicholas Politis...
The Illinois Tech Chemistry Department and American Chemical Society Chemistry Club performed a Chemistry Show to welcome in the spring on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 in Wishnick Hall Auditorium. Some of the demonstrations included a “chemical traffic light,” “blooming crystals,” and a scientific...
To all future computational chemists, drug designers, DNA researchers, material researchers, and related professionals, we are offering you the opportunity to learn foundational research methods for these fields. Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, will offer a weekly workshop on...
Assistant Professor David Minh received a grant award for $337,373 from the National Institutes of Health for his project entitled “Sound-stage Virtual Screening Based on Implicit Ligand Theory.” With this grant, he plans to develop new computational tools that will make faster and more accurate...
Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Science at MIT, was inducted into the IIT Hall of Fame on September 17, 2015, at a celebration in downtown Chicago. [from left to right] Chairman of the Board Alan "Bud" Wendorf, Dean Russell Betts,...
Illinois Institute of Technology Assistant Chemistry Professor Andrey Rogachev and his collaborators have predicted computationally the existence of new molecules to be stable under normal conditions, by breaking the normal valence and forming compounds not normally formed. Previously, these...
On December 5, 2014, chemistry lecturers Nosheen Gothard and Ben Zion and a team of undergraduate students presented chemistry demonstrations for an audience of IIT faculty and students in the Life Sciences auditorium. A long tradition in chemistry departments, these shows can be sensational, with...

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