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Department News

harnedProf. Andrew Harned named Associate Editor for Royal Society Open Science + More
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YehiaProf. Yehia Mechref has received an NIH R01 competing renewal award for $1,151,179 (4-years) + More
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BenjaminProf. Benjamin Wylie received a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award of $1,745,725 + More
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Latham MichaelProf. Michael Latham has received half of a TTU Presidents' Collaborative Research Initiative Grant of $50,000 + More
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DAuriaProf. John D'Auria received an NSF Collaborative grant of $800,000 + More
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PappasProf. Dimitri Pappas received a CH Foundation's gift of $102,126 + More
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PoirierProf. Bill Poirier receives 3 year grant ($498,009) from NSF + More
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David NesProf. David Nes receives R33 grant ($881,354) from NIH for 3 year study + More
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HaseProf. Guigen Li's Work Featured in ACS C&EN
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HaseProfessor's Collaborative Work Gives Explanation for Organic Chemistry Reactions 
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StudentDr. Bill Hase is hosting Shreyas Vijay Malpathak, a 2017 S.N. Bose Scholar + More
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FindlaterNew faculty member, Dr. Kristin Hutchins, joins Department in fall 2017 + More
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MechrefHope-Weeks New Department Chairman, June 1, 2017 + More

FindlaterWeile YanCollaboration awarded an EAGER grant by the Engineering Division of the NSF + More

Student Highlights

MillerAmanda Miller, BS Biochemistry major, received a 2017 Amgen Scholar award to perform research this summer at Harvard University 
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BaghiDr. Roya Baghi, a 2017 Ph.D. graduate from Dr. Hope-Week's research group, has received an appointment with the TTU Waco campus 
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Rui Sun2014 TTU Ph.D. graduate Dr. Rui Sun (Hase group) has accepted a faculty position at the University of Hawaii
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Zhou ShiyueShiyue Zhou awarded 2017 Song Prize for best departmental Ph.D. dissertation + More
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Kappa8 Chem/Biochem majors inducted into Phi Beta Kappa + More
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Holden FriedBiochemistry major, Holden Fried (BS, May '17) received two American Chemical Society awards + More

Anu SainiAnu Saini awarded Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship + More
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MustafaPhD Candidate, M. Mustafa Cetin, to begin new work with 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry + More

Our Vision


ChemistryThe 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.

Upcoming Events


Thursday, October 19th, 2017
•  Ph.D. DEFENSE
     Sureshbabu Mummadi

Friday, October 20th, 2017
•  Ph.D. DEFENSE
     Ranjith Kumar

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
•  ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
     Lu Cheng

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
•  Ph.D. DEFENSE
     Josmalen Ramos-Lewis
•  INORGANIC CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
     Mohammed Shahidul Islam

Friday, October 27th, 2017
•  PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SEMINAR
     Prof. Benjamin Wylie