Lunch and Learn Seminar February 24th

Friday, February 24th, the Department of Chemistry will be having a Lunch and Learn Seminar featuring Prof. Dr. Alok Srivastava at 12 pm in Spencer Hall Room 213.  Prof. Srivastava specializes in Physical and Nuclear Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry at Panjab University (Chandigarh, India).   His presentation is entitled: “Chemical and Radiotoxicants: Identification and Mobilization Study using Conventional and Radioanalytical Techniques”.

Please bring a lunch and learn about chemistry.  Coffee will be provided.

Kyung-Shin Suh wins award

On February 16, 2017, the annual Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund (GAF) Award Reception was held to honor the awardees of the GAF for 2017.  One of the awardees is our own Kyung-Shin Suh, a graduate student pursing the iPh.D. in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science. Kyung-Shin is a member of Prof. Clayborne’s group. Her current research project involves using computational methods to improve biotechnological materials.  Congratulations Kyung-Shin!

Chemistry Undergraduate Students Named to the Dean’s List

For the Fall 2016 semester, the Department of Chemistry had over 40 students named to the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean’s List.  The Dean’s List acknowledges outstanding academic performance for full-time undergraduate students with a grade point average of 3.85 or higher for a given academic term.  Congratulations to all of our undergraduates named to the Dean’s List. We are proud of you!

Dr. Chen publishes a book on nanomaterials

Assistant Professor Xiaobo Chen recently published a book on titanium dioxide nanomaterials entitled: Black TiO2 Nanomaterials for Energy Applications.  The book features chapters on the importance of black TiO2 and its applications in various clean energy applications.  See his highlight in UMatters. For more information about the Dr. Chen’s research, please visit his faculty profile.

Dr. Clayborne presents at KPCS

Dr. Clayborne presented his research on electrochemical oxidation of formic acid at the Kansas Physical Chemistry Symposia (KPCS) at Wichita State University on February 4. The KPCS brings together physical chemists from various colleges and universities across the state of Kansas. The symposia includes oral and poster presentations from students and faculty.

A new look for the Department of Chemistry

Recently, you may have noticed that the webpages for the Department of Chemistry have a new look.  We are in the process of updating our webpages to keep everyone informed about the happenings in our department. There have been a few changes, but you can still find all the information about our research, events, and news right here.

Here are some important changes to the website as you navigate your way through:

  • Under Undergraduate Programs, you can find everything you need to know about the undergraduate programming including opportunities for undergraduate research, how to meet with your advisor, and of course helpful forms.
  • We have updated some important information about our Graduate Programs.
  • For information about the specific research groups and their webpages, please visit our page dedicated to Research.
  • Our seminar schedule and updated news can be found under News and Events.
  • You may be wondering, ‘Where’s the Kansas City Section of the ACS?”  They have updated their website. Please visit them HERE.

And we are not done yet!  Over the spring semester, there will be some additions, department news, and alumni updates. Please be patient with us as we are making updates.

Thanks for stopping by.