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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...
The College of Science is now accepting nominations for Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends for summer 2018. This program allows undergraduates to do paid research with College of Science faculty over the summer. The value of the stipends is $5,000 each. Faculty may nominate students from any...
Chemistry Ph.D. candidate Elahe Moazzen has won a 2018 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship and will receive $2,500 to assist in the continuation of her crystallographic research. She is one of 10 students awarded this year, selected on a competitive basis by the International Centre for...
Dirk Guldi, professor and chair of physical chemistry at Friedrich Alexander University, gave a lecture, “Nanostructured Carbon Materials and their Applications,” on Monday, February 5. Guldi focuses on the application of spectroscopic and microscopic techniques to a variety of molecular systems...
Siamak Shokri, Ph.D. candidate in chemistry, won a Best Poster Award at the 27th Inter-American Photochemical Society Meeting in Sarasota, Florida, January 2-5. His adviser is Jean-Luc Ayitou, assistant professor of chemistry. Shokri won for his poster “Synthesis, Optoelectronic...
Jean-Luc Ayitou, assistant professor of chemistry, has won the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation, Division of Chemistry: Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms. The award, totaling $650,000 for five years, is for his research on novel...

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