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Nov
14

Prof. Alexander Star is the Principal Investigator of a winning team in the "Pitt Innovation Challenge”.

"Team Nanoketo" included Alexander Star, David Finegold (Professor of Pediatrics and Human Genetics), and Alex’s graduate students James Ellis, Sean...

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Nov
7

Profs. Daniel Lambrecht and Geoffrey Hutchison Win Dreyfus Special Grant

Prof. Geoffrey Hutchison and Daniel Lambrecht received one of the 2014 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences awards for their effort on "Creating an Open Quantum...

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Oct
30

Prof. Xinyu Liu has been invited to participate in the 2016 Senior Vice Chancellor's Research Seminar Series.

Xinyu has been selected as one of twelve presenters for the 2016 Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar Series. This seminar series focuses on research being conducted by young investigators in...

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Oct
23

The American Chemical Society Student Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh has been selected to receive a Green Chemistry Award.

The American Chemical Society Student Chapter at the University of Pittsburgh has been selected to receive a Green Chemistry Award for its outreach activities conducted during the...

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Oct
16

Prof. Tara Meyer is the recipient of the Greater Pittsburgh WCC Award for Encouraging Women into the Chemical Sciences.

This award recognizes significant accomplishments by individuals, male or female, who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry, promoting their professional developments as ch...

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Oct
6

Prof. Sanford Asher is the Awardee of the 2015 FACSS Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy.

The Charles Mann Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated advancement(s) at a conference presented by FACSS in the field of...

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Sep
16

Prof. Xinyu Liu is highlighted on the home page of the University of Pittsburgh website, "Pitt Chemical Biologist Finds New Halogenation Enzyme".

Prof. Xinyu Liu's work on the discovery of novel enzymatic catalysis in complex alkaloid biosynthesis is published in Nature Chemical Biology.

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Sep
5

A special issue of "The Journal of Physical Chemistry" is dedicated to Prof. Kenneth D. Jordan.

Ken is being honored in this special issue of  J. Phys. Chem. A, "From Quantum Mechanics to Molecular Mechanics: A Tribute to Kenneth D. Jordan" as a leader in the field of theor...

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Sep
5

Prof. Renã A.S. Robinson has been selected as the 2014 NOBCChE recipient of the Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE), has selected Dr. Robinson as the 2014 NOBCChE recipient of the Lloyd N. Ferg...

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