Faculty member, Dr. Michael Findlater, promoted to Associate Professor and tenured
At the February 2017 meeting of the TTU Board of Regents, faculty member, Dr. Michael Findlater, was granted tenure and promotion (from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor). While tenure is immediate, promotion takes effect on September 1st, 2017.
Dr. Gamez is recognized as a 2017 Emerging Investigator
According to the recent Focus Section editorial in the Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry: "...contributing authors...were recommended as individuals who show exceptional promise for doing creative research by a group of prominent mass spectrometrists... Although each of these authors has established his/her independent + More
academic career in only the past 3–7 years, they are already making important contributions in their respective areas of research, and they are influencing the future directions of our field.
Prof. Yehia Mechref featured in a "Communicators in a Cart!" video interview
From KTTZ-TV: "Welcome back to Communicators in a Cart! This week Chris Cook grabs coffee with Dr. Yehia Mechref, Professor and Director of Texas Tech University's Center for Biotechnology & Genomics." Over the short ride and cup of coffee, academic and research activities are discussed.
Anu Saini awarded Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Departmental graduate student, Anu Saini, was recently awarded (spring '17) a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship by the TTU Graduate School. This funding will be used to fully support Anu's stipend for the next academic school year as she completes her experimental + More
work and finishes writing her Ph.D. dissertation.
PhD Candidate, M. Mustafa Cetin, to begin new work with 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
On March 4th, 2017, PhD candidate and Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate student, M. Mustafa Cetin visited Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and he presented an overview of his research activities (with the Mayer group and collaborators) here at TTU. Mustafa has since accepted an offer for a postdoctoral research associate position, to begin in the fall at Northwestern, in the laboratories + More
of Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart (2016 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry), after a summer 2017 TTU graduation.
Prospective Graduate Student Visitation Weekend, March 3-4, 2017
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted a student visitation weekend for qualifying graduate applicants. The focus of the event was to provide information about Texas Tech University, the department, and Lubbock. The weekend-event featured tours, meals, and many opportunities to speak with current graduate students and faculty. Please contact Donna Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.