■ Prof. A. F. Cozzolino was featured on Texas Tech Today on July 10th for his $655,710 NSF Career Award of five-years.
■ Prof. Mechref was invited to join the ISPPP scientific committee.
■ Prof. Mechref was also invited to co-Chair the ISPPP 2021 symposium.
■ Prof. Mechref reviewed a proposal for the Croatian Science Foundation.
■ Prof. Hase gave the Keynote Address at the XXVII Dynamics of Molecular Collisions (DMC) Conference at Big Sky, Montana, July 7 - 12, 2019. The title of his lecture was "Chemical Dynamics Simulations. Comparison with Experiment and Theoretical Models".
■ Prof. Mechref gave an invited lecture entitled "LC-MS/MS of Labeled Glycan and Glycopeptide Isomers" at the 39th International Symposium and Exhibit on the Separation, Purification and Characterization of Biologically Important Molecules (ISPPP 2019), July 10-12, Baltimore, MD.
■ Prof. Cozzolino presented his research work at the Physical Organic GRC in Holderness, NH, June 23-28, 2019. The title of his presentation is "Molecular and Anion Recognition by Pnictogen Bonding in Solution."
■ S. Moaven from Prof. Cozzolino’s group presented her research work at the Physical Organic GRC in Holderness, NH, June 23 - 28, 2019. The title of his presentation is "Formation of reversed bilayer vesicles via pnictogen bonding and their possible applications."
■ Prof. Hutchins gave an invited talk at at GPC 2019: The Polymer and Biomacromolecular Applications and Characterization Conference, June 10-11, 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana. The title of her talk was "Pyridine-functionalized polymers for removal of pharmaceutical contaminants."
■ Dr. Jonathan Jerke, post-doctoral research associate of Dr. Poirier, gave an invited talk at the US Army Research Office Contractor’s Meeting, Durham, North Carolina, on June 25, 2019. The title of his talk was "Lifting the Curse of Dimensionality: Ewald, diatomic pre-born Oppenheimer, and 3-electron computations."
■ Prof. Poirier gave an invited talk at the 15th International Workshop on Quantum Reactive Scattering (QRS) 2019, Saitama, Japan. The title of his lecture was "Adiabatic Quantum Trajectory Capture Method for Ultra-cold Chemical Reactions."
Prof. D. Casadonte was selected as a member of the 2019 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society.Learn More
Prof. C. Korzeniewski has received a grant from the NSF for the project "Advancing
Strategies for In-Situ Determination and Spatial Mapping of Components within Membrane
Systems for Energy Conversion". + More Korzeniewski (PI) and Shelley Minteer (U. Utah, co-PI) received a total award of
$558,362 with $302,300 to Texas Tech. The three-year project supports the construction
a confocal Raman microscope with oil-immersion optics to enable high spatial resolution
imaging and measurements on single, micron-scale particles in the Korzeniewski lab.Learn More
Prof. C. Korzeniewski has been awarded beamtime at the NIST Center for Neutron Research
in Gaithersburg, Maryland for the project "Spatial Profiling Ion-Depletion/Water Accumulation
in Bilayer Ion-Exchange Membranes for Energy Conversion". + More The award supports reflectometry measurements that probe chemical gradients at polymer-polymer
interfaces with nanometer-scale spatial resolution.Learn More
Dr. Janos Sarka (Postdoc in the Poirier group) has received a MolSSI "Seed" Software
Fellowship. MolSSI is the "Molecular Sciences Software Institute", an NSF-funded center
housed in Blacksburg Virginia, + More serving “the worldwide community of computational molecular scientists as a nexus
for science, education, and cooperation.” The fellowship provides travel to Blacksburg
for training, as well as six-months' salary. Janos received the fellowship for developments
of the ScalIT code.Learn More
Prof. Michael Mayer has been elected to the Texas Tech University Teaching Academy.
Prof. Mayer and the 11 other new members (university-wide) will be officially inducted
into the Academy during the New Member Induction Ceremony in September 2019. Learn More
Sakshi Gautam, a graduate student in Prof. Mechref, was awarded the Analytical and
Bioanalytical Chemistry (ABC) Poster Award for the excellent presentation of particularly
significant innovative analytical research + More at the 43rd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & 16th GCxGC Symposium. The poster was entitled Glucose Unit index (GUI) of Permethylated Glycans for Effective identification of
Glycans and Glycan Isomers and coauthored by Sakshi Gautam, Wenjing Peng, Byeong Gwan "Andrew" Cho, Yifan Huang,
Alireza Banazadeh, Aiying Yu, Xue Dong, Yehia Mechref.Learn More
Chitranjan Srivastav has been awarded a competitive 'James D. and Mary Hazlewood
Memorial Graduate Fellowship' by the Graduate School. The award is for $3000 in the
upcoming academic year. Learn More
Cecila Smith (Mentor: Prof. Findlater) placed 3rd out of 288 entrants in the '2019
TrUE Undergraduate Research Conference' at TTU on April 2nd and 3rd for her poster
'Conversion of Imines to Secondary Amines Using Iron-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation.' Learn More
Grad student Shipra Garg (Krempner group) has been awarded a Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate
Fellowship. The Fellowship award is $3500 per year for 3 years (Doctorate) starting
fall 2019. Learn More
Grad student Amandeep Brar (Krempner group) has been awarded a Texas Tech University
Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship through the Graduate School. The award
provides monthly salary and tuition/fee waivers beginning fall 2019 through graduation
in Summer 2020.Learn More
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is committed to providing high quality
education in the chemical and biochemical sciences for undergraduate and graduate
students, producing research contributions that are recognized nationally and internationally,
and making service contributions at all levels.
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019• DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR Prof. Dimitri Pappas
TTUCHEMBIO@TTUChem (Undergraduate)@TTUChemGrad (Graduate)