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Jul
18

Prof. Alex Deiters Receives Grant from the Kaufman Foundation

This award, funded by the Kaufman Foundation, will support research in the Deiters and Tsang labs aimed at applying zebrafish embryos with an expanded the genetic code to gain a deeper understandin...

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Jul
11

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce the addition of Peng Liu to the Faculty in the Fall Semester.

Dr. Peng Liu received his PhD degree under the direction of Professor Kendall Houk at the University of California-Los Angeles, where he remained for his postdoctoral work.  H...

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Jul
9

Prof. Kabirul Islam has been awarded funding from the Central Research Development Fund and the Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation.

CRDF: The primary goal of the Small Grants Program is to enhance opportunities for faculty, especially junior faculty, at the University of Pittsburgh to engage in high-quality research, scholarshi...

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Jun
12

Prof. Seth Horne has been selected as a Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee for 2014.

Prof. Seth Horne has been selected as a Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee for 2014. The award is intended to recognize promising young professors at the beginning of their career and is made by the...

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Jun
10

Prof. Hrvoje Petek (Physics and Astronomy) and Prof. Sean Garrett-Roe (Chemistry) have become the first to detect a fundamental particle of light-matter interaction in metals, the exciton.

The Petek/Garrett-Roe research team published its work in the June 1 issue of Nature Physics. The ability to detect excitons in metals sheds light on how light is converted to electrical a...

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Jun
9

Prof. Kabirul Islam has been selected to participate in the 2014 NIH Mentoring Workshop.

Kabirul has been accepted to attend the 2014 mentoring workshop supported by the NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). The workshop is designed for new faculty in organic and...

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Jun
6

Lauren Marbella (Millstone group) has been awarded the Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS) Graduate Student Research Award.

Lauren has been selected as one of the winners of the EAS Graduate Student Research Awards. She is one of four students selected from many highly qualified nominees. Each award consists of an honor...

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May
28

Prof. Daniel Lambrecht has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 ACIE Innovation in Education Awards.

Each year the Provost's Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) selects proposals to further its mission to strengthen the role of teaching at the University of Pittsburgh. Daniel’s pro...

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May
19

Steve Groskreutz (Weber group) won top prize in the poster competition at the recent “HPLC 2014” meeting.

Steve Groskreutz, a second year graduate student in the Weber group, won top prize in the poster competition sponsored by Agilent ($1200) at the recent “HPLC 2014” meeting held in New Orleans, LA....

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May
15

Prof. Kabirul Islam has been chosen to be a participant in the CSC New Faculty Workshop taking place in Washington, DC.

Congratulations to Kabirul Islam! He has been selected to participate in the CSC New Faculty Workshop that will take place in Washington, DC in the ACS National Offices on July 31-August 2, 2014. T...

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