Department of Chemistry RSS feed The University of Minnesota's Department of Chemistry RSS feed contains announcements about awards, seminars and information on the latest research news from our Faculty. http://www.chem.umn.edu Seminar: Measuring correlated vibrational and electronic motions in molecules Thu, 05 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Associate Professor Munira Khalil /seminar/abstracts/KhallilSeminarMay5_2016.pdf Seminar: Imaging Transition Metal Signaling in the Brain and Beyond Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Christopher Chang /seminar/abstracts/ChangStuSemMay3_2016.pdf Seminar: Drug Discovery in Academia: A Successful Case Study Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Michael Jung /seminar/abstracts/MikeJungAbbVieApril29_2016V2.pdf News: Pentadehydro-Diels-Alder Reaction featured in Nature Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 In the April 28 issue of Nature, Teng Wang, Reddy Naredla, and Severin Thompson, researchers in the laboratory of Professor Thomas Hoye, have announced a new variant of a Diels-Alder-like net cycloaddition. /news/news.lasso?serial=1099 Seminar: Expanded Porphyrins: A Personal Journey Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Jonathan Sessler /seminar/abstracts/SesslerSeminarApril28_2016.pdf News: Ten graduate students receive 2016-17 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Ten of the Department of Chemistry's top doctorate students—Jacob Brutman, Ryan Cammarota, Debanjan Dhar, Evgenii Fetisov, Chad Hoyer, Jingo Hu, Shaohong Li, Mohammadreza Nasiri, Kailey Soller, and Andrew Urick—received 2016-17 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship program awards. /news/news.lasso?serial=1095 News: Chemistry researchers win 2016 TechConnect National Innovation awards Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Three teams of chemistry researchers, led by Professors Marc Hillmyer, Lee Penn,Theresa Reineke, and Andreas Stein, won 2016 TechConnect National Innovation awards. /news/news.lasso?serial=1098 News: Chemistry major hopes to combine passions of science and ASL Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Chemistry major Jeremy Miller has been admitted into the competitive and prestigious Department of Interpretation at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., where he hopes to pursue a master’s degree in Interpretation for American Sign Language (ASL) and English. /news/news.lasso?serial=1097 Seminar: Iron-Based Catalysts for the Diversification of a Biodegradable Polymer Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Assistant Professor Jeffrey Byers /seminar/abstracts/ByersSeminarApril26_2016.pdf News: Christian Graefe receives Torske Klubben Fellowship Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Christian Graefe, a second-year graduate student working with Professor Renee Frontiera, has received a Torske Klubben Fellowship. /news/news.lasso?serial=1092 News: Researchers identify promising materials for next-generation sour gas sweetening Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers have identified promising zeolite structures that will be instrumental in the design of next-generation gas sweetening technologies. /news/news.lasso?serial=1093 News: Targeted singe-site MOF node modication research published in ACS virtual issue Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Collaborative research led by professors Christopher Cramer and Laura Gagliardi has been selected for publication in a special American Chemical Society virtual issue on atomic layer deposition. /news/news.lasso?serial=1094 Seminar: Development of new catalytic methods for the synthesis of natural products Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Assistant Professor Pavel Nagorny /seminar/abstracts/NagornyApril22_2016.pdf News: David Blank awarded 2016 President's Award for Outstanding Service Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor David Blank has been awarded the 2016 President's Award for Outstanding Service, honored for going well beyond his regular duties and demonstrating an unusual commitment to the University community. /news/news.lasso?serial=1089 Seminar: Many body methods for condensed matter: current status and future developments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Georg Kresse /seminar/abstracts/KresseMoscowitzApril21_2016.pdf News: Lodge elected Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Sciences Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Regents Professor Timothy P. Lodge has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, honored for his preeminent contributions to his field and the world. /news/news.lasso?serial=1088 News: Shaohong Li receives Overend Award for Graduate Research in Physical Chemistry Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Shaohong Li, a 4th-year graduate student working with Professor Donald Truhlar, has received the 2015-16 Overend Award for Graduate Research in Physical Chemistry. /news/news.lasso?serial=1090 News: Atom layer deposition research published in ACS virtual issue Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Collaborative research led by professors Wayne Gladfelter, Marc Hillmyer, and Christopher Leighton has been selected for publication in a special American Chemical Society virtual issue on atomic layer deposition. /news/news.lasso?serial=1091 News: Mona Minkara, Ph.D., receives Ford Foundation Fellowship Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Mona Minkara, Ph.D., a post-doctoral associate working with Professor J. Ilja Siepmann, has received a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Ford Foundation Fellowship. /news/news.lasso?serial=1087 News: Truhlar receives COGS Outstanding Faculty Award Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Donald Truhlar has received a 2015-16 Council of Graduate Students Outstanding Faculty Award. /news/news.lasso?serial=1086 Seminar: How Bacteria Convert Methane to Methanol at the Diiron Center in Methane Monooxygenase Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Stephen Lippard /seminar/abstracts/LippardApril18_2016.pdf News: Gee receives COGS travel grant for Bioorganic Gordon Research Conference Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Clifford Gee, a 4th-year graduate student working with Professor Will Pomerantz, has received a $1,200 travel grant from the University’s Council of Graduate Students. /news/news.lasso?serial=1085 Seminar: Exciton transport in thin films of semiconducting carbon nanotubes using 2D white-light spectroscopy Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Martin Zanni /seminar/abstracts/ZanniStuSemApril14_2016.pdf Seminar: Design and Applications of Metal-Catalyzed Reactions for Sustainable Chemistry Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 Professor David Milstein /seminar/abstracts/MilsteinApril13_2016.pdf News: Recyclable polyurethane research published in ACS Macro Letters Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0500 The award-winning work of student researchers in the Center for Sustainable Polymers on chemically recyclable biobased polyurethanes has been published in ACS Macro Letters. /news/news.lasso?serial=1082