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David Minh, associate professor of chemistry, has been awarded a $240,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue the development of statistical methods for studying molecular binding interactions. Minh’s work includes a collaboration with Lulu Kang, associate professor of applied...
Research at Illinois Institute of Technology could prove that the body sometimes just needs a boost to its cells in order to alleviate its ailments. Rong Wang, professor of chemistry and the International Center for Sensor Science and Engineering director, is working to revitalize the body’s...
The faculty of the Department of Chemistry announces the following award winners, and recognizes their accomplishments during the 2018-19 academic year: Chemistry Undergraduate Junior Award (highest-achieving junior)An Ling L. Engebretson (CHEM 3rd Year) Chemistry Undergraduate Senior Award...
The Illinois Tech affliation of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, held an event in The McCormick Tribune Campus Center on April 10. The Department of Chemistry is proud to announce that two individuals from the department received awards: The Student Award was given to Ph....
Xiaofan Li, Professor of Applied Mathematics recently honored five people with Dean’s Excellence Awards. The Dean’s Excellence Awards were presented during an end of year celebration for the college. The celebration took place in the new home of the College of Science in the renovated suites 252...
Andrey Rogachev, assistant professor of chemistry, was the Brown and Williamson Distinguished Guest Speaker last month in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky- Louisville. Rogachev’s talk on “Quantum Chemistry at IIT” outlined his research group activities over the past...
The research groups of David Minh, assistant professor of chemistry, and Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, have received an award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH/1R01GM127712-01A1) entitled “Entropy for End-Point and FFT-Based Binding Free Energy Calculations.” The award is...
The Department of Chemistry is proud to announce the 2017–18 student award winners: Chemistry Undergraduate Junior AwardAbdallah Hasan (CHEM 3rd year) Chemistry Undergraduate Senior AwardMelisa Alkan (CHEM 4th year) Chemistry Teaching Assistant AwardElwin Clutter, Ph.D. candidate Chemistry Service...
David Minh, assistant professor of chemistry, and Trung Hai Nguyen, senior research associate, recently published an article, “Implicit Ligand Theory for Relative Binding Free Energies,” in The Journal of Chemical Physics. The article discusses new equations for calculating binding free...
Illinois Tech researchers have recently published three new papers that study the structural basis for improved battery electrode performance and suggest that higher capacities are possible with engineered materials. The researchers are Carlo Segre, interim chair of the Department of Chemistry and...

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