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From the Chemistry Department

Jeffrey Dick Attends Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany

By Jeffrey E. Dick, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in Prof. Allen Bard's Lab.     The 65th Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany was a week to remember, rife with intellectual conversation, passionate debates, and copious amounts of German beer, sauerkraut, and sausage. 651 students from 88 different count...

Chemists Develop Technique to Detect Single Viruses

Graduate student Jeffrey Dick of the Bard Group is the lead author on a paper describing a laboratory technique that can detect single viruses floating in a solution of water. A version of the technique had previously been demonstrated for metals and other inorganic materials, but this is the first time it's been demonstrated on biological samples....

Graduate student Edward Evans receives NSF fellowship

Department of Chemistry graduate student, Edward Evans has been awarded a graduate fellowship by the National Science Foundation.  Edward works in the lab of Professor Charles "Buddie" Mullins where his research focuses on renewable energy.  Edward received a B.A. in Chemistry from Wabash College in May 2013.  

Michael Cammarata Receives ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Graduate Fellowship

Michael Cammarata, of the Brodbelt group, received a 2015 ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Graduate Fellowship.  This highly competitive fellowship is given to graduate students in the field of analytical chemistry with a strong record of accomplishments.  Michael is completing his fourth year in the graduate program at UT, and the AC...

Zhongxing Huang Receives IPMI Elemetal Graduate Student Award

Congratulations to Zhongxing Huang, of the Dong Group, for receiving the 2015 IPMI Elemetal Graduate Student Award from the International Precious Metals Institute. The award recognizes unique research that advances the science of precious metal chemistry, catalysis, metallurgy, or natural science and increases the probability of industry to use or...