Department of Chemistry

Two of the departmentís majors won recognition at this yearís Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference. Lisa Kam (Williams group) won best in category poster prize for her work on dehydrogenation of ammonia borane. Green Ahn (Jung group) won the Organic award for podium presentation about research on Direct H-D Exchange of Pharmaceuticals.

In an article highlighted in this monthís Chemistry World, Travis Williamsí group show how we are now one step closer to borane-powered fuel cells thanks to their new ruthenium catalyst.
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Congratulations to Ray Stevens
Ray Stevens has been elected a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. The academy is responsible for awarding the Abel Prize in mathematics and the Kavli Prize in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. It has only 409 foreign members.

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Seminar / Events

09/12/2016: Organic-Materials
Prof. Josef Michl
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Colorado
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Center Lecture Hall

09/28/2016: Organic-Materials
Prof. Chulsung Bae
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Troy, New York
"Molecular Engineering of Ion-Conducting Polymers for Clean Energy Technology"
12:00 p.m., Olah Library

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