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Apr
10

Prof. Alex Star is highlighted on the home page of the University of Pittsburgh website, "Detecting Infection with a Microchip".

The work of Prof. Alex Star and his research group is highlighted on the home page of the University of Pittsburgh website. The paper "...

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Mar
26

Prof. Xinyu Liu's work on complex alkaloid biosynthesis in stigonematalean cyanobacteria is highlighted by ChemBioChem and ChemistryViews Magazine.

Recent work by the group of Prof. Xinyu Liu, (including postdoctoral fellows Matthew Hillwig and Qin Zhu, graduate students Daniel Kwak and Kuljira Ittiamornkul, and undergraduate students Heather...

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Mar
21

Prof. Ken Jordan's paper is highlighted on Elsevier site.

Ken Jordan along with his students Ozan Karalti and Xiaoge Su and collaborator Wissam Saidi have developed an improved version of the so called DCACP method for correcting density functional theory...

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Mar
21

Prof. Nat Rosi was awarded a Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award.

The Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award annually recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishments of members of the University of Pittsburgh's faculty. Awardees have demonstrated great potent...

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Mar
20

Jeffrey Bevan was awarded a University Honors College (UHC) Scholarship for Academic Year 2013-2014.

Jeff Bevan is one of the inaugural recipients of the University Honors College Scholarship.  Jeff is a junior chemistry major.  He is currently carrrying out undergraduate research u...

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Feb
7

Prof. Kenneth Jordan has been named a Richard King Mellon Professor as of February 1, 2014.

Ken has been a member of  the Chemistry Department since 1978. He was Department Chair from 2002-2005, and he was named a Distinguished Professor of Computational Chemistry in 2007.

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Feb
4

Prof. Xinyu Liu's research on novel synthetic methodology development related to complex carbohydrate synthesis was highlighted in Chemistry World.

Prof. Xinyu Liu's research on novel synthetic methodology development related to complex carbohydrate synthesis was highlighted in an article, Designer Esters for Complex Carbohydrates, in Chem...

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Jan
21

David Palm (Senior Undergraduate) Awarded a Churchill Scholarship.

David Palm, a Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and History and Philosophy of Science triple major is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Churchill Fellowship.  David is a very active mem...

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Nov
4

Congratulations to the American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Chapter

The American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Chapter in the Chemistry Department at the University of Pittsburgh, Oakland Campus, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Chapter Award for its ac...

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