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On March 6 in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center Auditorium, more than 60 people joined the Department of Chemistry to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Professional Master’s program in Analytical Chemistry. Walter Eisenberg, professor emeritus and former chair of chemistry, was awarded a...
Breakthrough research into the structure of non-planar polyaromatic molecules by the research group of Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, is featured on the frontispiece of the January issue of Angewandte Chemie International Edition (impact factor 12). This study...
A company founded by Illinois Tech scientists has received $225,000 to build an innovative nanoelectrofuel (NEF) flow battery that will store 1.5 times the energy of lithium ion batteries or three times the energy of lead acid batteries in the same volume. It also will offer the option of rapid...
Research conducted by Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, along with his graduate students, has been published in a recent issue of the journal Organometallics. The project, which is a collaboration with experimentalists from University at Albany, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg...
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...

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