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Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research Reaches Around the World in 2014

November 19, 2014
Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research

The coast of Antarctica. The Canadian Arctic. Delhi, India. The Congo. There's little that these places, oceans apart, seem to have in common, except for this: At some point in 2014, researchers from Drexel were or will ...

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THE RUTH AND EUGENE ROSENBAUM GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT AWARD 2014 WINNERS

November 07, 2014
2014 Rosenbaum

At a ceremony on November 7, 2014 the department awarded the 2014 Rosenbaum graduate teaching assistant award to Jennifer Chen and Joshua Smith...

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MARYANOFF FRESHMAN SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH SEMINAR

November 06, 2014
2014 Maryanoff - thumb

On November 6, 2014 the department held a seminar at which this year’s Maryanoff Freshman Summer Research participants presented the work they accomplished
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Mourning Carey Rosenthal, PhD, Department of Chemistry

October 17, 2014
Rosenthal Obit

The Department of Chemistry will hold a Memorial Event in honor of our former colleague Prof. Carey Rosenthal
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Sophomore Dmitry Malyshka's Manuscript Accepted in Vibrational Spectroscopy Journal

October 15, 2014
Dzmitry Paper

Dmitry Malyshka a sophomore in the department of chemistry will be the first author in a paper just accepted for publication
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Jean-Claude Bradley - Memorial Service

September 09, 2014
Jean-Claude Bradley, PhD

Jean-Claude Bradley - Memorial Service...

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Dr. Anthony Addison has co-authored a book

August 18, 2014
Chemistry of Metalloproteins

Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry has co-authored a book “Chemistry of Metalloproteins – Problems and Solutions in Bioinorganic Chemistry”...

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Mourning Carey Rosenthal, PhD, Department of Chemistry

August 01, 2014
Rosenthal Obit

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Carey Rosenthal, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry.  Dr. Rosenthal passed away on July 30, 2014, after a series of health ...

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Three Drexel Faculty Make Thomson Reuters' 'Highly Cited Researchers' List

July 10, 2014
Research volumes in a library

Three Drexel University faculty members earned the distinction of being ranked among the most cited researchers in their respective fields according to Thomson Reuters' "Highly Cited Researchers 2014" list. Gordon Richar...

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The DeCarlo group receives NSF award

July 02, 2014
DeCarlo News

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, Assistant professor of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering has received an NSF award to...

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Chemistry Students Win Awards at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day

May 22, 2014
CoasHonorsDay

Congratulations to the following chemistry department undergraduate students who have won the awards listed below! The awards were officially presented at the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Day which was held May ...

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1st Annual Student Research Symposium

May 15, 2014
1st Annual Chemistry Research Achievement Awards

The Chemistry Department has initiated an annual event giving our students an opportunity to present their research.  At this event the department announced the recipient of the 1st Annual Research Achievement Award...

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Mourning Jean-Claude Bradley, PhD, Department of Chemistry

May 14, 2014
Jean-Claude Bradley, PhD

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Jean-Claude Bradley, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry....

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Jodi Kraus places 2nd in the 78th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention at Albright College

April 28, 2014
Jodi Award - Stenner Group

Jodi Kraus has won the 2nd place in the Physical Chemistry Category for her talk presented at the 78th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention at Albright College on April 26, 2014...

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Great Research Papers Published in Chemical Science (RSC)

March 20, 2014
Dr. Bryan Wong

A paper by Bryan Wong, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with Boston University was selected as...

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HOT Chemical Science Edge Article (Royal Society of Chemistry Blog)

March 19, 2014
Bryan M. Wong, PhD

A paper by Bryan Wong, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was featured in...

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Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

March 02, 2014
Dr. Peter DeCarlo

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was quoted in...

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ACS Student Chapter Participates in 2014 Plastic Fair at the Franklin Institute

February 20, 2014
ACS at 2014 Plastics Fair

The 2014 Plastic Fair, held by the Philadelphia Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers at the Franklin Institute...

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Climate Science Days in Washington D.C.

January 28, 2014
Aerial view of the Capitol Hill

At the invitation of the American Chemical Society, Dr. Peter DeCarlo went to Washington D.C. on January 28 and 29th to speak with congressional offices about Climate Change as part of the 2014 Climate Science Days....

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Science on Saturday Lecture at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

January 25, 2014
PPPL-ScienceOnSaturdays

Dr. Peter DeCarlo recently gave an invited hour lecture entitled "The Atmosphere As a Laboratory: Aerosols, Air Quality, and Climate" at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory for their Science on Saturday lecture serie...

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Distinguished Chemistry Alumni Award 2013

November 05, 2013
frank jordan

The Department of Chemistry was pleased to present its 2013 Distinguished Chemistry Alumnus Award to Professor Frank Jordan of Rutgers Newark.  Dr. Jordon received his BS in Chemistry from Drexel in 1964....

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Biospectroscopy Group Research Featured on the Cover of Biochemistry

October 01, 2013
Soffer Biochemistry Cover

Prof. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner’s, PhD students Jonathan B. Soffer, Leah Pandiscia, and undergraduate Emma Fradkin published a cover article on...

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Announcing New Department Leadership

October 01, 2013
Ira Taffer, PhD

It’s another busy academic year in the College of Arts and Sciences and with it comes some exciting changes in the leadership of our departments...

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Chemistry Prof Presents at White House

July 23, 2013
Matthew McBride, and Drs. Jean-Claude Bradley and Andrew Lang at the White House

Research in the science world is often done behind closed doors, never seeing the light of day until publication. For Drexel’s Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, however, this is not the case. In 2006, Bradley, an associat...

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Drexel Engages Science and Technology Communities at Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Week

April 17, 2013
Philadelphia Science Festival

As part of city’s vibrant scientific and technological community, Drexel University will play a big role in the 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Week on April 18-28. From a 29-story video game, to...

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Dr. Anthony Addison Named ACS Fellow

September 12, 2012
Dr. Anthony Addison receiving ACS Fellow

Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry, was named a 2012 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow. The ACS is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 164,000 members, it is the world’s...

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Papish Group Published in Inorganic Chemistry on Biomimetic Denitrification Chemistry

August 02, 2012
Elizabeth Papish

Dr. Elizabeth Papish, assistant professor of chemistry, and Natalie Dixon, chemistry doctoral candidate, along with several other collaborators, were published in Inorganic Chemistry for their research on de...

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Chemistry Students Win Awards at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day

May 30, 2012
Drexel College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day

Congratulations to the chemistry undergraduate students who won awards at the annual CoAS Honors Day....

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Prof. Alan R. Bandy Memorial Symposium - May 18th

May 02, 2012

The memorial symposium for Prof. Alan R. Bandy will be held Friday, May 18th from 4 pm - 8 pm at the Quorum conference room located at 3711 Market St., 8th floor. Appetizers and refreshments will be available and a rece...

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Joseph DePasquale and Natalie Dixon Win Awards at the 12th Annual ACS Student Poster Session

April 20, 2012

The American Chemical Society Philadelphia Section held their 12th Annual Student Poster Session on February 23, 2012. All areas of chemistry, chemical engineering and biochemistry were represented. ...

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In Appreciation of Alan R. Bandy, R.S. Hanson Prof. of Atmospheric Chemistry: September 13, 1940 - December 24, 2011

January 06, 2012

Drexel University, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Chemistry mourn the death of Prof. Alan R. Bandy, a highly esteemed and most valued researcher, teacher and colleague. ...

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Papish Group Publishes in Organometallics on Hydrogenation in Water with New Bifunctional Ligand

November 14, 2011

New ligand places hydrogen bonding groups near the metal center, and ruthenium complexes with this ligand allow for “green” transfer hydrogenations run in water as the solvent. This article was a team effort and included...

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Professor Frank Ji's Manuscript Accepted for Publication

October 14, 2011

"High Proton Conductivity of Water Channels in a Highly-Ordered Nanowire" Accepted on Angewandte Chemie Authors: H. Wang, X. Xu, N. Johnson, N. K. R. Dandala, and H. Ji....

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Prof. Elizabeth T. Papish Receives Drexel University Career Development Award

September 19, 2011

Assistant Professor Elizabeth T. Papish received a Drexel University Career Development Award to fund “Bioinorganic and Organometallic Chemistry Seminars to Discuss “Big Picture” Issues: Green Chemistry and Bioinspired C...

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2011 Chemistry Department Award Winners

June 03, 2011

The 2011 Chemistry Department awards were officially presented at the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Day, May 19, 2011, in Mandell Theater....

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The Ruth and Eugene Rosenbaum Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 2011 Winners

June 02, 2011

The award ceremony for the The Ruth and Eugene Rosenbaum Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards was held on May 20, 2011, in the Department of Chemistry's conference room....

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6th Annual Graduate Student Association Awards 2011

June 01, 2011

The 6th Annual Graduate Student Association Awards were presented on May 25, 2011 at Van Rensselaer Hall....

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The Ruth and Eugene Rosenbaum Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 2010 Winners

May 01, 2010
TA Award Winners

Congratulations to our two winners. ...

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5th Annual Graduate Student Association Awards 2010

March 12, 2010

The 5th Annual Graduate Student Association Award winners ...

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Congratulations to Mr. William Erb, the recipient of the 2007 American Institute of Chemists Graduate Achievement Award.

June 11, 2007

Congratulations to Mr. William Erb, who is the recipient of the 2007 American Institute of Chemists Graduate Achievement Award. The awardee is selected by the department on the basis of both their academic record ...

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Congratulations to Dr. Daniel King

June 11, 2007

A well-deserved congratulations to Dr. Daniel King, co-winner of the 2007 Allan Rothwarf Award for Teaching Excellence, which is awarded to faculty at the junior level. The award was presented at the 2007 Faculty ...

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Dr. Yen Wei has Published his 384th Scientific Paper

June 11, 2007

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry and the Director of the Drexel Center for Advanced Polymers and Materials Chemistry, has his 384th scientific paper: Shuxi Li (Drexel Chemistry), Apoorva Shah (...

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Congratulations to Thomas Measey

May 22, 2007

Congratulations to Thomas Measey...

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Chemistry Students Win Awards at CoAS Honors Day

May 18, 2007

Congratulations to the following chemistry department undergraduate students...

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Dr. Anthony Addison Receives Award

May 14, 2007

Dr. Anthony Addison, professor in the Department of Chemistry receives award...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivers an Invited Speech

May 04, 2007

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry and the Director of the Center for Advanced Polymers and Materials Chemistry, delivered an invited speech on "Novel Nano-Materials Platforms for Biocatalysis, Drug Rel...

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Social Networking Anyone?

April 30, 2007

Nature's science and technology blog Nascent just did a review of activities on Nature Island in Second Life. Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley has developed an area on Nature Island where his organic chemistry undergraduat...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley

April 02, 2007

An interview with Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, Associate Professor of chemistry, was published in a MarketPlace.com story on March 28, 2007, about open-source science. ...

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Open Source/Open Notebook Science

March 11, 2007

Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley will be giving a talk and participating in a panel about Open Source/Open Notebook Science on April 17, 2007 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. ...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley Hosts Open Notebook Session

February 05, 2007

As read in the February 1, 2007 Drexelink... Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, e-Learning Coordinator for the College of Arts & Sciences and Associate Professor of Chemistry, hosted the Open Notebook Science Session at...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivered an Invited Lecture on "Nanostructured Materials Platforms for Biocatalysis, Drug Release, Neurological Diseases, Dentistry, and Tissue Engineering"

January 29, 2007

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymers and Materials Chemistry and Director of the Center for Advanced Polymers and Materials Chemistry, delivered an invited lecture on "Nanostructured Materials Platf...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivered Invited Lectures on "Nanoporous Materials for Bioscience and Biotechnology"

January 03, 2007

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymers and Materials Chemistry and the Director of the Center for Polymers and Materials Chemistry, delivered invited lectures on "Nanoporous Materials for Bioscience a...

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Dr. Yen Wei Presented an invited paper on "Templated Synthesis of Novel Electroactive Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Materials"

December 01, 2006

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymers and Materials Chemistry and Director of the Center for Polymers and Materials Chemistry, presented an invited paper on "Templated Synthesis of Novel Electroactiv...

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Dr. Anthony Addison Presented a Paper

November 06, 2006

As read in the November 2006 Drexelink... Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry, presented the paper "Some Bis (azacylce)Isoindolines and Mono- Di- and Trinuclear Complexes of Nickel (II) Derived From Them&a...

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Dr. Yen Wei is honored with a Lecture-Chaired Professorship in Nanotechnology

November 03, 2006

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymers and Materials Chemistry and the Director of the Center for Polymers and Materials Chemistry, was honored with a Lecture-Chaired Professorship in Nanotechnology a...

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Dr. Lynn Penn Delivers a Talk

October 16, 2006

Dr. Lynn Penn, Department Head of Chemistry, delivered a talk entitled "Polymer Brushes for Creating Fiber Surfaces of Controlled Structure and Technological Relevance" at the Fiber Society Meeting, October 10-12,...

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Dr. Yen Wei co-chaired a International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry

October 05, 2006

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymers and Materials Chemistry, co-chaired a successful International Symposium on Polymer Chemistry (PC2006) in Dalian, China. He also presented an invited paper there...

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Dr. Daniel A. Kleier Publishes an Article

September 26, 2006

Also read in the September 2006 Drexelink... Dr. Daniel A. Kleier, senior instructor of chemistry, and colleagues published the article "Computational Characteristics of Metal Binding Groups for Metalloenzyme Inhi...

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Dr. Anthony Addison and Gordan T. Reeves Presented Research Posters

September 26, 2006

As read in the September 2006 Drexelink... Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry and Gordan T. Reeves, chemistry doctoral student, presented the research posters " Synthesis, Characterization and Comparison ...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley Works with Open Source Science

July 22, 2006

Open-source science- the sharing of all details of a research project in real-time- has the potential to remake the scientific landscape. Work now being done in the laboratory of Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, Associate Profes...

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Dr. Daniel King Presents a Poster

June 26, 2006

Dr. Daniel King, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, presented the poster entitled "Quantitative Measures of Personal Response Device Effectiveness" at the American Chemical Society Fall National Meeting in San Fran...

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Open-Source Science

June 24, 2006

At the request of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Peter Wade served as Chairman of the Visiting Committee for Initial Accreditation of an undergraduate chemistry program at the Un...

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The 54th American Society of Mass Spectrometry Meeting was held in Seattle.

June 09, 2006

The Owens research group was well represented at the 54th American Society of Mass Spectrometry Meeting held in Seattle, WA, May 28-June 1, 2006. William J. Erb presented a paper entitled, "The Study of Salt/Analy...

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Dr. Daniel King gave a talk entitled "Teaching environmental chemistry: which course components are most effective?"

June 07, 2006

Dr. Daniel King, Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, gave a talk entitled "Teaching environmental chemistry: which course components are most effective?" at the Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the...

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Congratulations to Ms. Mozhgan Bahadory

May 30, 2006

Congratulations to Ms. Mozhgan Bahadory, a winner of the 2006 Teaching Excellence Competition. She will receive a certificate and a cash award to be presented at the Award Ceremony in the Bossone Auditorium at 3 p...

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Ms. Alpa Patel Wins in the Research/Service Competition

May 25, 2006

Ms. Alpa Patel, a Ph.D. candidate working under the direction of Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor, at the Department of Chemistry, is the winner in the research/service competition for graduate students at ...

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Dr. Yen Wei Honored

May 25, 2006

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, was honored with Cheung-Kong Lecture-Chaired Professorship in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China....

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Chemistry Students Awarded

May 12, 2006

Congratulations to the following chemistry department graduate and undergraduate students who have won the awards listed below. The awards will be officially presented at the College of Arts & Sciences Honors ...

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Professor Joe Foley Presents an Invited Paper

April 17, 2006

Professor Joe Foley presented the invited paper "Recent Advances in Surfactant-Based Separation Media in Capillary Electrophoresis and HPLC" in the technical session "Separation Science: It's Not a Contradiction in Terms...

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Recent Publications

April 17, 2006

Many faculty have recently published items in the Department of Chemistry. ...

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Congratulations to Dr. Dan King

March 07, 2006

Congratulations to Dr. Dan King, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, for his win in the "Battle of the Brains" competition at the Handschumacher Dining Center. Students nominated faculty to provide a recipe to the D...

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Congratulations to Dr. Karl Sohlberg

January 22, 2006

Congratulations to Dr. Karl Sohlberg, Associate Professor of Chemistry, who received a five-year $527,152 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his proposal entitled: "A New Approach to Modeling Sw...

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Dr. Kevin Owens asks "Is it REALLY Possible?"

January 22, 2006

Dr. Kevin Owens, Associate Professor of chemistry, presented a talk entitled "Quantitative Analysis by MALDI TOFMS: Is it REALLY Possible" at the January 18, 2006 meeting of the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh ...

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Congratulations to Ms. Alpa C. Patel

January 22, 2006

Congratulations to Ms. Alpa C. Patel, winner of the "Service is Our Business Award", at the Fifth Annual Graduate Student Poster Session sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society at th...

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Dr. Daniel King Presented a Poster Called "Oceanic Contributions of Bromine to the Atmosphere"

December 13, 2005

Dr. Daniel King, Assistant Professor of chemistry, presented a poster entitled "Oceanic Contributions of Bromine to the Atmosphere" at the annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco on Decembe...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley was on the Local News

November 03, 2005

Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, Associate Professor of chemistry, was featured in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) newscast on November 1, 2005...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivers an Invited Speech

October 14, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, delivered the invited speech "Novel Nanobiotechnolgy: Encapsulation of Enzymes and Therapeutic Agents in Nanoporous Materials for Biocatalysts, ...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley Presents at the "Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange" at Utah Valley State College.

October 14, 2005

Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley Presented a Talk on "Podcasting, Screencasting, Blogs and Games as part of a Low Risk Strategy to the Production of Blended and Fully Online Classes"...

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Dr. Anthony W. Addison Publishes an Article

October 14, 2005

Dr. Anthony W. Addison, professor of chemistry, and colleagues published the article "copper(II) Complexes of Tetradentate Thioether-Oxime Ligands", in Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol 358, 2005, pp 3449-56....

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Drexelink Quote

September 23, 2005

As Philadelphia's technological university, Drexel is continually exploring ways to bring new advancements to our campuses to improve the learning experience. Podcasts are a way for students to extend campus boundaries t...

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Dr. Anthony Addison Presents a Paper

September 23, 2005

Dr. Anthony Addison, Professor of Chemistry, presented "Coordination Considerations in Biomemetic and Oligonuclear Systems" at the University of Sydney and at Massey University in New Zealand....

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Dr. Daniel King Presented a Poster

September 23, 2005

Dr. Daniel King, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, presented the poster "Changing Focus: Becoming a Chemical Education Researcher" at the Gordon Conference on Chemistry Education, Research and Practice....

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley In the News

August 30, 2005

Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, Associate Professor of chemistry, appeared on WGIR-AM, WGIN-AM and WGIP-AM (New Hampshire) on August 20, 2005 to comment on the use of technologies such as podcasting and screencasting in college...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivers an Invited Speech at the Johnson & Johnson 9th Annual Analytical Worldwide Conference

July 05, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, delivered an invited speech on "Novel Nanobiotechnology: Encapsulation of Enzymes and Therapeutic Agents in Nanoporous Materials for Biocatalysi...

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In Memoriam: Eugene J. Rosenbaum

June 23, 2005

Eugene J. Rosenbaum, 97, of Broomall, a chemist and retired Drexel University chemistry professor, died June 2 at Bryn Mawr Hospital...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivers an Exciting Lecture on "Synthesis of Nanostrucutred Materials for Dental Applications"

June 15, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, delivered an invited lecture at University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC) on "Synthesis of Nanostrucutred Materials for Dental Applications...

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Congratulations to the Following Students

May 07, 2005

Congratulations to the following chemistry department graduate and undergraduate students who have won awards. The awards will be officially presented at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day...

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Dr. Yen Wei Spoke at the "Joseph Priestley Society Symposium on Electroactive Polymers"

May 04, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, was an invited speaker and discussion panelist at "the Joseph Priestley Society Symposium on Electroactive Polymers", organized by the Chemical ...

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College of Arts & Sciences Fifth Annual Research Day, April 13, 2005

April 16, 2005

Congratulations to Alpa Patel for receiving the 2nd place Graduate Award for her poster presentation entitled, "Encapsulation of Horseradish Peroxidase in Electrospun Porous Silica Fibers for Potential Biosensor and Bioc...

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Dr. Yen Wei Delivers a Seminar at UPenn

April 05, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, delivered an invited seminar at University of Pennsylvania, Department of Chemistry, entitled "Protein folding and protein-protein interactions ...

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Alumna Cynthia A. Maryanoff Wins an Award

March 11, 2005

Drexel Chemistry Department alumna Cynthia A. Maryanoff, distinguished research fellow of Johnson & Johnson’s Cordis Corporation, a McNeil Pharmaceutical company, will be presented the Earle B. Barnes Award for Leade...

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Dr. Yen Wei Receives a Large Grant

February 12, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, received a $190,000 U.S. Army Research Office grant via a subcontract from Triton Systems, Inc. for his research on the preparation of novel hie...

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Dr. Yen Wei served as Chairman of NIH Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences-Integrated Review Group

February 11, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, served as Chairman of NIH Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences-Integrated Review Group (ZRG1 MOSS-A 02) in January 2005....

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Dr. Yen Wei Receives Another Award

February 11, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, received the 2004 SEAM Award from the Herman Mark Polymer Research Institute of Polytechnic University on Dec. 4, 2004....

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Congratulations to the Following Students

February 03, 2005

Congratulations to the following students for their awards at the Fifth Annual Graduate Student Poster Session sponsored by The Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society at the meeting held January 27, 2005 a...

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Dr. Yen Wei is Honored with appointment as Distinguished Guest Professorship of Materials Science at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

January 11, 2005

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry, was recently honored with appointment as Distinguished Guest Professorship (a.k.a. Consultant Professor) of Materials Science at Fudan University, Shanghai, China....

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Dr. Kevin G. Owens, former graduate student Richard C. King III, and Bruce N. LaPrade Were Recently Granted US Patent

December 22, 2004

Dr. Kevin G. Owens, Associate Professor of chemistry, former graduate student Richard C. King III, and Bruce N. LaPrade (Burle Electro-Optics, Inc., Sturbridge MA), were recently granted US patent # 6,828,729 (issued Dec...

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Dr. Alan Bandy Receives Three National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants

October 04, 2004

Dr. Alan Bandy, R.S. Hanson Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, received three National Science Foundation (NSF) grants...

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Dr. Karl Sohlberg Joins a Multi-Investigator Team

August 12, 2004

Dr. Karl Sohlberg, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, is part of a multi-investigator team that recently received a three-year, $334,071 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "DREAM: Drexel Research E...

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Dr. Peter Wade Leads a Discussion Group

August 12, 2004

Dr. Peter Wade, Associate Professor and Interim Department Head of chemistry, was a discussion group leader at the Fourth Annual Leadership in Science Education Conference held at the Chemical Heritage Foundation...

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Dr. Anthony Addison Presents at a Seminar

August 12, 2004

Dr. Anthony Addison, Professor of Chemistry, presented a seminar entitled "Coordination Chemistry Consequences in Biomimetic and Oligonuclear Systems" at Texas A&M University....

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Dr. Yen Wei Receives Another U.S. Patent

July 16, 2004

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, received a US patent for "Mesoporous Materials and Methods of Making the Same". Co-inventors are his former graduate students Drs. Danliang Jin,...

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Dr. Anthony Addison and Friends Publish an Article

June 22, 2004

Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry, and colleagues published an article entitled "Efficient Mechnochemical Synthesis of Tris(Pyrazolylborate) Complexes of Manganese(II), Cobalt(II), and Nickel(II)" (Inorganic Ch...

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Congratulations Graduates!

June 18, 2004

The faculty and staff of the Chemistry Department would like to congratulate the following students on their graduation...

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Faculty Recognition Dinner, Behrakis Grand Hall

June 03, 2004

The 2004 Faculty Recognition Dinner was held on Thursday June 3, 2004 at 6:00 pm in the Behrakis Grand Hall....

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Drexel University Research Day

May 05, 2004

Congratulations to David Thomas for his winning poster in the Basic/Applied Science-Graduate Division entitled "Stationary Phase Effects on Efficiency in Micellular Liquid Chromatography". David’s faculty advisor is Dr. ...

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College of Arts & Sciences Research Day

April 27, 2004

Congratulations to the following students for their awards at the Fourth Annual CoAS Research Day!...

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Bill Erb Wins the Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (DVMSDG) 2004 Student Travel Award!

April 27, 2004

Congratulations to Bill Erb on winning the Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (DVMSDG) 2004 Student Travel Award! The cash award will defray travel costs to the annual American Society of Mass Spectrometr...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley to Serve as the New Coordinator of e-Learning

April 16, 2004

On April 14 Dean Donna Murasko announced that Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley, Associate Professor of Chemistry, has agreed to serve as the new Coordinator of e-Learning within the College of Arts & Sciences....

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Dr. Yen Wei Receives a U.S. Patent

April 14, 2004

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, received a U.S. Patent (No. 6,696,258 B1 issued on February 24, 2004) for "Mesoporous materials and methods of making the same"....

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Dr. Kevin Owens Starts the Year Off Right

April 06, 2004

Dr. Kevin Owens, Associate Professor of Chemistry, gave an invited talk entitled "Application of Correlation Analysis to Mass Spectral Data: Tips and Techniques" on March 16, 2004 to the North Jersey Mass Spectrometry Di...

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Dr. Kevin Owens Publishes Two Papers

April 06, 2004

Dr. Kevin Owens' research group published two papers recently in the Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry. The first, with co-workers at Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (Allentown, PA) and the National...

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Chemistry Department Undergrads get Awarded

March 30, 2004

Congratulations to the following chemistry department undergraduate students who have won the awards listed below. The awards will be officially presented at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day which will ...

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Dr. Yen Wei Presents a Paper Entitled "Synthesis of Polymer-Inorganic Hybrid and Nanocomposite Materials"

February 27, 2004

Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, presented a paper entitled "Synthesis of Polymer-Inorganic Hybrid and Nanocomposite Materials" at Triton Systems, Inc. in Boston. He also gave a...

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Fourth Annual American Chemical Society-Philadelphia Section Graduate Student Poster Session

January 16, 2004

Congratulations to the following chemistry department poster submissions that won awards at the Poster Session, held in the Behrakis Grand Hall at Drexel University:...

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Dr. Anthony Addison Presents a Paper at ACS

January 12, 2004

Dr. Anthony Addison, Professor of Chemistry, presented a paper entitled "Strongly Antiferromagnetically Coupled Copper (II) Dimers of Tripodal Oximate Ligands" at the 226th Meeting of the American Chemical Society...

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Dr. Yen Wei Receives the 2003 Outstanding Overseas Scholar Award

December 02, 2003

Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, received the 2003 Outstanding Overseas Scholar Award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China. He also co-authored a paper entitled "Effects of Confinement and Crowding ...

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Dr. Yen Wei Invited to HEP

December 01, 2003

Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, was an invited panelist at the Chinese National Higher Education Press (HEP) Conference....

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Dr. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner is Invited to Singapore

December 01, 2003

Dr. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, will present an invited lecture at the 3rd Singapore International Chemical Conference, to be held December 15-17, 2003. Dr. Schweitzer-Stenner ...

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Dr. Kevin Owens Gives Invited Lecture in Maryland

November 18, 2003

Dr. Kevin Owens, Associate Professor of Chemistry, gave an invited lecture entitled "Quantitative MALDI of Synthetic Polymer Blends" at the Mass Spectrometry of Synthetic Polymer Mixtures Workshop held at the National In...

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Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience Adds a New Member

November 17, 2003

Dr. Karl Sohlberg, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, joined the editorial board of the Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience....

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Dr. Yen Wei Strikes Again

November 11, 2003

Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, delivered two plenary speeches at the 6th Organic Solid State Electronics Conference in Wuhan, China (Oct. 17, 2003)....

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Dr. Yen Wei Presents an Invited Paper

October 01, 2003

Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, presented an invited paper entitled, "Wrapping DNA Double Helix with Plastics via Self-Assembly and Photodecomposition of Diazonium Salt and Diazoresin" at the 226th American Chemical...

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Dr. Yen Wei Presents Two Papers

August 12, 2003

Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, presented two papers at the 36th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Princeton University....

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Congratulations Graduates

June 23, 2003

The faculty and staff of the Chemistry Department would like to congratulate the following students on their graduation...

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Dr. Yen Wei Publishes a New Book

June 03, 2003

Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, has published a book "Electroactive Polymers for Corrosion Control", co-edited with Drs. Peter Zarras and John Stenger-Smith, both at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons in California, p...

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Outstanding Undergraduate Awards

May 29, 2003

Congratulations to the following chemistry department undergraduate students who have won the awards listed below. The awards will be presented at 2:00pm on May 29, 2003 in the Mandel theatre...

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Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

May 15, 2003

Congratulations to Gordan T. Reeves, who has just been designated one of the three CoAS Teaching Assistants to win a 2003 T/A Excellence award....

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Drexel University Research Day

April 23, 2003

Congratulations to the following chemistry department poster submissions that won Honorable Mention at the 5th Annual Research Day...

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College of Arts & Sciences Poster Day

April 15, 2003

Congratulations to Mrs. Melissa Mertzman for a first-prize award in the Graduate Division of the College of Arts & Sciences Poster Day for her poster entitled, "Microemulsion Electrokinetic Chromatography Studies in ...

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Dr. Yen Wei named Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry

March 30, 2003

On Monday March 29, 2004 Interim Provost Dr. Ali Houshmand announced that Drexel University will officially confer a named professorship upon three of its most distinguished faculty members at the Convocation cere...

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Departmental Undergraduate Student Awards

February 01, 2003

Congratulations to the following Award-winning Chemistry Undergraduate students...

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Chemistry Alum wins 2003 ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry

January 17, 2003

Dr. Bruce Maryanoff (Ph.D. Drexel University 1972, Chemistry Department Alumni Award 1994) was recently named as the 2003 recipient of the prestigious American Chemical Society Award in Industrial Chemistry. Bruce will r...

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Chemistry Distinguished Alumnus Award

January 09, 2003

The Department of Chemistry has named Dr. Walter J. Stevens as the biennial Chemistry Distinguished Alumnus for 2002-2003. Dr. Stevens is currently the Director of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Divi...

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In Memoriam: Louis L. Pytlewski

September 25, 2002

In memory... The department passes along with sadness the news that Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Louis L. Pytlewski suffered a fatal heart attack on Sunday October 20....

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Dr. Yen Wei Awarded Grant

September 03, 2002

Congratulations to Dr. Yen Wei on the award of a $1,345,991 five-year duration National Institutes of Health grant (NIH-NIDCR) entitled "Novel Molecular Composite Dental Materials."...

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Material Safety Data Sheets Project Completed

August 19, 2002

The MSDS project is now complete! As part of the University's increased attention to safety, Material Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals present in the department's teaching and research labs were required to be within...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2002

June 08, 2002

The faculty and staff of the Chemistry Department would like to congratulate the following students on their graduation...

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ChemSketch v5.0 Licence Donated to Department

May 20, 2002

As detailed in the IRT Technology Update 3.8, Drexel University is the beneficiary of the donation of a site license for ChemSketch v5.0 software from Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Ca...

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Dr. Robert O. Hutchins Endowed Chemistry Prize Established

April 19, 2002

The Drexel University Chemistry Department announces the establishment of the Dr. Robert O. Hutchins Endowed Chemistry Prize. Dr. Ira M. Taffer '79/PhD'83 and Dr. Robert Zipkin '79 established the Dr. Robert O. Hutchins ...

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Dr. Karl Sohlberg Selected as a North America DuPont Young Professor

March 12, 2002

Congratulations to Dr. Karl Sohlberg, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, who has been selected as one of eight North America DuPont Young Professors for the 2002-2003 academic year. This prestigious award includes researc...

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Professor Joe P. Foley Presents at Two Invited Talks

December 01, 2001

Professor Joe P. Foley recently presented two invited talks: "Novel Separation Modes and Pseudostationary Phases in Capillary Electrophoresis", to the Department of Chemistry, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Decembe...

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Dr. Karl Sohlberg Awarded Research Grant

October 01, 2001

Dr. Karl Sohlberg (Assistant Professor) is the lead principal investigator on a proposal to the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program that was awarded a three-year $599,000 grant for ...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley's Research Blogs Listed

Dr. Jean-Claude Bradley's research blogs UsefulChem and UsefulChem-Molecules were listed in a January 29, 2007 article in Chemical and Engineering News on chemistry blogging.

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