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News in the Chemistry Department

04/23/2020

Congratulations to the Student Awards recipients from the Department of Chemistry:

ACS Penn-Ohio Border Section Award – Nathan Williams

Ohio Chapter of the American Institute of Chemist Award – Dillon McBee

Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Physical Chemistry Award – Brandi Gatte

Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Organic Chemistry Award – Nicholas Kacir

Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry – Ngan Thai

CRC Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award – Taylor Barber

Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Award – Brandi Gatte

ACS Student Chapter Award – Salam Picard

Dr. Irwin Cohen Scholarship for UG Research in Chemistry – Ngan Thai

Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Graduate Student Teaching Award – Marc Harper and Joseph Pallone

Dr. James & Patricia S. Reeder Graduate Scholar-ship in Chemistry –Wyatt J. Simmons

Dr. Ralph E. Yingst Scholarship in Chemistry – Nathan Williams and Yazan Adhami

ACS Inorganic Division – Sydney Livermore

George Carl “Barney” Rumberg, Jr. Scholarship – Cailey Tingler

ACS Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry – Swan Bleacher

Anthony, Elizabeth & Dr. Janet E. DelBene Chemistry Scholarship – Nathan Williams

Anthony, Elizabeth & Dr. Janet E. Del Bene Award in Chemistry-Masters – Brandi Gatte

Friedrich W. & Eva-Marie Koknat Graduate Award in Chemistry – Nancy Keter, James Malika, Charity Maosah, Haron Moasa

Friedrich W. & Eva-Marie Koknat Undergraduate Award in Chemistry – Kaylee Ray and Isabelle Romo

Dr. Leonard B. Spiegel Memorial Scholarship – Taylor Barber


04/03/2020

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Serra – a recipient of Distinguished Professor Award 2019-2020 for Excellence in Service 

03/05/2020

Congratulations to Lisa DeVore – a recipient of 2019-2020 ACE Distinguished Service Award!

02/13/2020

 

Over thirty students and faculty came to the Chemistry Night that was organized by the YSU ACS Student Chapter in the Department of Chemistry. The main idea of the event was to bring together students interested in Chemistry and professors teaching the Chemistry courses. Faculty talked about various topics ranging from what Chemistry courses they took and liked the most as students to how to study more effectively. The fun activities included DIY Chemistry experiments that can be done at home and Chemistry themed Escape room.

 

 


8/19/2019

The department would like to welcome Ms. Janelle Russell as  new chemistry lecturer. Ms. Russell holds BS Chemistry and MS in Chemistry degrees from YSU.

 

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.

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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