Chemistry News

April 21, 2017
Dr. Amy Pollock wins award
Dr. Amy Pollock wins award

Iota Sigma Pi (The National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry) has named Dr. Amy Pollock the recipient of their 2017 Centennial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

April 11, 2017
Professor Piotr Piecuch named Lecturer
Professor Piotr Piecuch named Lecturer

MSU Chemistry Prof. Piotr Piecuch named 2017 Lawrence J. Schaad Lecturer

February 22, 2017
Weakly Coordinating yet Ion Paired: Anion Effects on an Internal Rearrangement
Weakly Coordinating yet Ion Paired: Anion Effects on an Internal Rearrangement

Professor Aaron Odom and co-workers have recently published an article in Organometallics which has been chosen for highlighting on the cover of the April 10, 2017 issue.

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 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.