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Dr. Pappas

Dr.'s D'Auria and Cozzolino receive funding from the Presidential Collaborative Research Grants Program

Dr. Pappas

Dr. Pappas selected as President's Administrative Fellow

Dr. D'Auria and Dr. Cozzolino, in collaboration with Dr. Kaye (TTU Physics) and Dr. Zeng (TTUHSC El Paso), will work towards constructing a sensor for the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. This effort brings together elements of solid state physics, surface chemistry, biochemistry and infectious diseases.

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An associate professor of chemistry in the Texas Tech University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry has been selected as the university's newest President's Administrative Fellow.
Dimitri Pappas, who is chairman of the Institutional Laboratory Safety Committee and maintains an active research group, will begin his new role on Sept. 1.

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Dr. Robert W. Shaw, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Recognized for Innovative Research.

Dr. Gamez

Dr. Gamez has been awarded the inaugural JAAS Emerging Investigator Lectureship

Texas Tech University's Office of Technology Commercialization hosted the West Texas Innovation Showcase to honor TTU/TTUHSC innovators on May 13, 2015. Robert V. Duncan, senior vice president for research at Texas Tech University presented Dr. Shaw with two separate awards for his research on antibiotics.

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This Lectureship was launched to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Journal for Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy and will be awarded annually from 2015 to recognize and support an emerging scientist working in the area of atomic spectrometry in the early stages of their independent career. As a winner of this Lectureship, Professor Gamez is invited to present his research at a high-profile international conference.

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Dr. David Birney

Dr. Clemens Krempner has been awarded an NSF grant

Dr. Birney

Dr. Birney demonstrates an unexpected reaction pathway

Prof. Clemens Krempner has been awarded an NSF grant for his project "Harnessing the Unquenched Reactivity of Novel Frustrated Lewis Pairs for Transition Metal-Free Hydrogenation Catalysis", which competed successfully in the international competition in sustainable chemistry. His co-workers in the tri-lateral research effort are from Germany and China.

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Experimental and theoretical results from Professor Birney's research group, showing that [3,5]-rearrangements of esters are allowed, although predicted to be forbidden by the Woodward-Hoffmann rules, was recently published in JACS and recognized with a "spotlight" by the editors.

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NMR Spectroscopy

Dedicated recognition of alumna, Dr. Ginny S. Lin

The Department extends sincerest thanks to alumna, Dr. Ginny S. Lin, for
generous support of the NMR Spectrometer Facility.

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