chemistry

S&T faculty receive tenure, promotion

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions or tenure effective today (Tuesday, Sept. 1). The faculty members are:

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New chemistry online labs show teaching, learning success

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Dr. Klaus Woelk, associate professor of chemistry, and Dr. Philip Whitefield, Chancellor’s Professor and professor emeritus of chemistry, embraced the task of putting their labs online due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have written a paper outlining best practices for other educators.

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Grad student wins ‘science as art’ contest

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Shuohan Huang, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, won first place in the Science as Art competition organized by the Materials Research Society. Her advisor is Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry.

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Nano diamonds are forever – and the battery life is pretty long, too

Posted by on September 1, 2020

The nano diamond expertise of Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry, was featured in an Aug. 25 mass media release from NBD Inc. The company is the creator of the first self-charging nano diamond battery that provides up to thousands of years of charge.

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S&T wins $1.5 million NSF award to create spectrometer

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Missouri S&T has received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop a new rotational microwave spectrometer. The instrument will be used by several universities to collect some of the most detailed information available about the structure of gas phase molecules.

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CAFE announces grant recipients

Posted by on August 4, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) announces faculty grant recipients for its two main grant programs: the educational research mini-grant program and the Provost’s eFellows grant program.

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Color research published in chemistry journal

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Research on the use of a new video-based colorimetry (the quantitative determination of color) method has been published in Talanta, an international journal of pure and applied analytical chemistry.

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Thrice as nice – ‘We love your class’ award goes to Winiarz

Posted by on June 2, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz received the S&T’s Advising Center’s “We Love Your Class” award from freshman students, who voted for their favorite teacher. Dr. Agnes Vojta received second place. Other nominees include:

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Chemist publishes textbook

Posted by on June 2, 2020

Dr. V. Prakash Reddy, professor of chemistry at S&T, has authored a new, 358-page book covering modern synthetic methodologies and applications of organofluorine compounds. It is published by Elsevier.

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Researchers working to develop simple breast cancer test

Posted by on June 2, 2020

Funded by a $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, a pair of researchers from Missouri S&T and Phelps Health are teaming up to develop a urine test to determine whether a patient may be at increased risk of having breast cancer.

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