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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...
For those accustomed to seeing the Nobel Prize in Physics go to the discovery of exotic particles such as the Higgs Boson, the recent announcement from Stockholm might come as a surprise. The 2014 Nobel was awarded to three Japanese physicists for their work in the development of a blue light...
Chicago, IL — August 1, 2014 — Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) were awarded $2 million over the course of two years to fund studies on hybrid fuel cells from the Advanced Research Projects...
Illinois Tech alumna Susan Solomon (CHEM ’77), the Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has recently been named to lead a new environment initiative at MIT. Read more about the initiative here.
The IIT Chemistry Division invites nominations for the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2014-15. The fellowship provides an annual stipend of $18,000 and tuition support for up to 18 credit hours. The Kilpatrick Fellowship is made possible through a generous gift from the Kilpatrick...
May 6, 2014 CHICAGO – Researcher Adam Hock of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Northwestern University have developed a new catalyst to transform propane into propene (propylene).  Propene, with worldwide sales of $90 billion...
Bofan Zhu, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry, was awarded the Kilpatrick Fellowship for the academic year 2013–2014. Zhu is working on designing new composite materials for coaxing neuronal differentiation of stem cells. Khwaila Falaneh (CHEM 3rd year) and Tom Vukson (now CHEM 4th year) both...
Division of Chemistry assistant professors David Minh and Andrey Rogachev and Department of Physics Professor Emeritus Larry Scott participated in an on-campus panel discussion on October 23 about the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Moderator Ishaque Khan, chair and professor of...

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