Department of Chemistry

Undergraduates Help Fuel Innovative Energy Research
Elyse Kedzie Ď17 is one of several undergraduates working on clean energy research in the lab of Associate Professor Travis Williams at the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute. This hands-on experience is guided by Williams and supported by programs including the Provostís Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
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Daniel Lidar named Guggenheim Fellow
Daniel Lidar has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow for his work in quantum information processing. Lidar is a professor in Chemistry and Electrical Engineering, and director of the Center for Quantum Information Science and Technology. "This is an exciting time to be working in quantum computation, and I am deeply grateful to the Guggenheim foundation for their award, which will free me up to focus on my research," Lidar said. The highly competitive John Simon Guggenheim Foundation program awards about 175 fellowships each year from a pool of 3,000 applications. He is the only Fellow named in the Engineering category this year.
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Congratulations to Jotheeswari Kothandaraman on receiving the Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Award which will be presented at the 36th Annual Academic Honors Convocation.

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Seminar / Events

05/04/2017: Inorganic
Professor Joshua Figueroa
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego
"Unsaturated Metal Isocyanides: Molecules to Materials"
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

09/01/2017: Other
Professor Francois Gabbai
Department of Chemsitry, Texas A&M University
"Burg Lecture"

09/11/2017: Physical-Theoretical
Professor Jahan Dawlaty
University of Southern California
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

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