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News in the Chemistry Department


5/22/2019

Congratulations to all of the award winners from Chemistry:

ACS Penn-Ohio Border Section Award – Brea Tinsley

Ohio Chapter of the American Institute of Chemist Award – Robert Voland

Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Physical Chemistry Award – Kathryn Platt

Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Organic Chemistry Award – Jordan Zackasee

Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry – Brandi Gatte

CRC Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award – Madeline Handel

Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Award – Dante DeChellis

ACS Student Chapter Award – Salam Picard

Dr. Irwin Cohen Scholarship for UG Research in Chemistry – Monther Nassar

Dr. Eugene D. Scrudder Graduate Student Teaching Award – Joseph Pallone and Brian Stahl

Dr. James A. Reeder Graduate Scholarship – Audriy Jebet

Dr. Ralph E. Yingst Scholarship in Chemistry – Brea Tinsley and Brandi Gatte

Anthony, Elizabeth & Dr. Janet E. Del Bene Award in Chemistry (Graduate) – Robert Voland

Friedrich W. & Eva-Marie Koknat Graduate Award in Chemistry – Marc Harper and James M. Omweri

Friedrich W. & Eva-Marie Koknat Undergraduate Award in Chemistry – Tristan Malvasia and Nicholas Kacir

Congratulations to Drs. Brian Leskiw and Nina Stourman for being awarded Distinguished Professor in Teaching Awards and Mr. Raymond Hoff for being awarded Distinguished Service Award

 

1/18/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Delbene, for the Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Janet Elaine Delbene

 


4/23/2018

Congratulations to all of the award winners from Chemistry.
American Chemical Society Award (Penn-Ohio Section)

Salam A. Picard
American Chemical Society Inorganic Division

Robert W. Voland
American Chemical Society Student Affiliates Award

Harley T. Parker
Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Graduate Student Teaching Award

Milica Zivak
Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Graduate Student Teaching Award

Tara L. Pickens
Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Organic Chemistry Award

Monther M. Nassar
Dr. Irwin Cohen Scholarship for Undergraduate Research in Chemistry

Jordan L. Zackasee
Dr. James A. and Patricia S. Reeder Graduate Scholarship

Alissa Geisse
Dr. Ralph E. Yingst Scholarship in Chemistry

Nicholas E. Matsukas
Friedrich and Eva-Maria Koknat Undergraduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Maranda C. Liogas
Friedrich and Eva-Maria Koknat Undergraduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Tristan J. Malvasia
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Award

Marc A. Harper
Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry

Emilee Rogers
Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Physical Chemistry Award

Robert W. Voland
Friedrich W. & Eva Marie Koknat Graduate Award in Chemistry

MD Faruque Hasan
Friedrich W. & Eva Marie Koknat Graduate Award in Chemistry

Bernard L. Adjei


4/2/2018

Congratulations to the Chemistry’s Distinguished Professor Awards – Dr.  Peter Norris (teaching), Dr. Balendiran and Dr. Genna (scholarship) and APAS Distinguished Service Award, Tim Styranec


3/27/2018

Congratulations to Dr. Genna, being awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant totaling $293,943.  The award will fund a project entitled “RUI: Mechanistic Elucidation of the Formation of Secondary Building Units in Metal Organic Frameworks via Tandem Spectroscopic and Synthetic Approaches.”


2/23/2018

Caleb Tatabe, Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Caleb Tatebe

 

9/7/2017

An NIH award in the amount of $288,000 was awarded to the department.  Congratulations to Dr. Balindrian and his group.


8/21/2017

The department would like to welcome Dr.  Chris Arnsten as  new physical chemistry assistant professor.

Faculty Faction: Dr. Christopher Arntsen


7/27/2017

Dr. Delbene, Emeritus Faculty, has been recognized as a Selected Highly Prolific Author for the  Journal of Physical Chemistry.

http://journalstars.acs.org/physical/journal/journal-of-physical-chemistry-a


7/5/2017

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Bellas

Transforming the Future: Chemistry Graduate is Princeton-Bound


5/12/2017

Congratulations to Bill Synder who is retiring from Adjunct teaching in the Chemistry Department after nearly ten years, after having spent 30 as a high school teacher.  Good luck Bill.

bill_retirement


5/8/2017 :  Congratulations to Sam Mock, Mariah Defuria, Mike Bellas, Alissa Geisse, Allision Guerrieri, Breanna Naylor, Tyler Pabst, and Cassandra Shaffer for graduating with their bachelor degrees in chemistry at Spring Commencement


5/8/2017:   Congratulations to Cole Gasior for earning his MS in Chemistry


3/28/2017:  Congratulations to Dr. Moser for being awarded a 2017  Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr. John Jackson for being awarded a Distinguished Professor in Teaching Award