Graduate student Haomin Wang of the Xu Research Group has received the 2018-2019 Roy R. Honor Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to a graduate student for original research in metallurgy and inorganic chemistry.
The Chemistry Department welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Young as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. A native of Macungie, Pennsylvania, Dr. Young received her B.S. in Chemistry (with a minor in German) from Haverford College. After spending a year abroad in Germany, she returned to the U.S. to begin her graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the laboratory of Daniel G. Nocera where she conducted research regarding proton-coupled electron transfer in model... Read More
Lehigh University has accepted Electronic Fluorocarbons (EFC) for participation in the Industrial Liaison program at the Lehigh Chemistry Department. In addition, the University has appointed EFC’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Robert Syvret, as a University Research Fellow.
The Industrial Liaison program gives industry participants access to the University’s laboratories and other support services and encourages scientific interactions between the University’s staff and students and the... Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Tesia Chciuk of the Flowers Group! She has became the first Lehigh student to receive the Anna Louise Hoffman Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Research from Iota Sigma Pi, the National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry. The award is given annually to one graduate student in the United States.
Six College of Arts and Sciences faculty were recognized for excellence in service and advising when the college hosted its annual faculty awards dinner March 30, 2017 in the University Center’s Asa Packer dining room.
“I continue to be inspired by the service activities produced by our faculty,” said Donald Hall, dean of the college. “Lehigh’s reputation for academic excellence is not possible without the passion and commitment of our faculty. As I reviewed the nominees for... Read More
The March for Sciencewas held all throughout the world on Earth Day (Saturday, April 22)! The march demonstrated our passion for science and show our concerns for recent policy changes. The mission was to “unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political... Read More
Congratulations to our General Chemistry Lab Manager, Professor Denise Beautreau, on being awarded the Alfred Noble Robinson Exempt and Non-Exempt Staff Award whichrecognizes outstanding performance ... Read More
Dr. Robert Flowers received the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award for Research, Scholarship and Creative activity for his work in physical organic chemistry and the techniques he has developed.
Douglas Solowey, an undergraduate student in the Vicic lab, was awarded a prestigious 2014 Moissan Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Fluorine Chemistry. This program is sponsored by the Fluorine Division of the American Chemical Society and provides funds for a student's summer salary and supplies. It is awarded directly to faculty members conducting research in any area of fluorine chemistry at colleges or universities on the basis of competitively judged applications. In... Read More
This highly competitive Professorship recognizes faculty who have achieved the rank of associate professor and have shown excellence in teaching, research, and service. He also received the Eleanor and Joseph F. Libsch Early Career Research Award, honoring a faculty member or members early in their research career demonstrating the potential for high-quality research and scholarship.
Peter Kaplan, a graduate student in the Vicic Lab, was a co-winner of the best poster award at the 22nd Winter Fluorine Conference at St. Pete Beach, FL for his poster entitled "New Reagents for (CF2)n Transfer and the Construction of Fluoroalkyl-Containing Rings". Winners were selected by referees from industry and academia and received $250.
Congratulations to the following chemistry graduate students awarded departmental fellowships for 2015-2016: Kelly Burns (Thévenin Group), Peter Kaplan (Vicic Group), and Godfred Fianu (Flowers Group).
Please welcome the following new graduate students for the 2015-2016 academic year: Xiang Ao, Caroline Bartulovich, Qingqing Cao, Phillip Esempio, Yu Han, Conor Jenkins, Michael Kerner, Sophia Miotto, Kelcie Molchany, and Haomin Wang.
Damien Thévenin, assistant professor of chemistry, and Ph.D. candidate Kelly Burns are developing a system that delivers anti-cancer drugs exclusively to cancer cells based on the relative acidity of their environments.