Chemistry News

January 17, 2017
Crystallization method offers new option for carbon capture from ambient air

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) including Radu Custelcean, an MSU Chemistry Ph.D. graduate from Professor Ned Jackson’s group in 2000, have found a simple, reliable process to capture carbon dioxide directly from ambient air, offering a new option for carbon capture and storage strategies to help combat global warming. 

December 19, 2016
Professor James Dye named Fellow
Professor James Dye named Fellow

The National Academy of Inventors has named Professor James Dye a Fellow

December 19, 2016
2016 Fall Graduates
2016 Fall Graduates

Congratulations to all of the MSU Chemistry Fall, 2016 Graduates!

December 16, 2016
Professor Aaron Odom voted "Favorite Molecule of the Year"
Professor Aaron Odom voted "Favorite Molecule of the Year"

Professor Aaron Odom’s nitrido–imido–amido complex voted "Favorite Molecule of the Year"

December 15, 2016
Professor Melanie Cooper receives award
Professor Melanie Cooper receives award

Chemistry Professor Melanie Cooper awarded Honorary Doctorate of Science

December 8, 2016
MSU Chemistry Professors Elected to Leadership Offices
MSU Chemistry Professors Elected to Leadership Offices

Two MSU Chemistry Professors Elected to Leadership Offices in ACS Division of Organic Chemistry for 2017

December 1, 2016
Professor Piotr Piecuch named Fellow
Professor Piotr Piecuch named Fellow

Chemistry Professor Piotr Piecuch Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

November 23, 2016
Tom Pinnavaia named Fellow
Tom Pinnavaia named Fellow

MSU's Thomas Pinnavaia, Professor Emeritus of chemistry was named 2016-17 AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

November 22, 2016
Broad Art Museum Combines Art With Chemistry In New Exhibition
Broad Art Museum Combines Art With Chemistry In New Exhibition

"2116: A Forecast of the Next Century" opened on Nov. 5 and will be on display at the Broad Art Museum until April 2.

November 22, 2016
2016 Chemistry CNS Award winners
2016 Chemistry CNS Award winners

(From L to R): Nancy Lavrick, Jim McCusker, Lynmarie Posey, Chrysoula Vasileiou, and Steve Poulios