Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry

Events

Department Calendar

Thursday, September 3, 2015
10:00 a.m.

Final Public Oral Examination for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

Antonina Simakova

Development of Aqueous ATRP for Biomedical Applications

Location: Mellon Institute Social Room

Thursday, September 3, 2015
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Brent S. Sumerlin, University of Florida

Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Polymers Capable of Structurally Dynamic Assembly

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Thursday, September 10, 2015
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Ilya Zharov, University of Utah

Functional Membranes Materials Based on Polymer Brush Nanoparticles

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

News & Announcements

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Chemist Kevin Noonan Receives Prestigious CAREER Award

Kevin Noonan, an assistant professor of chemistry, has received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for young faculty members, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.

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Chemists Characterize 3-D Macroporous Hydrogels

Methods Will Allow Researchers To Develop New “Smart” Materials

Carnegie Mellon University chemists have developed two novel methods to characterize 3-dimensional macroporous hydrogels — materials that hold great promise for developing “smart” responsive materials that can be used for catalysts, chemical detectors, tissue engineering scaffolds and absorbents for carbon capture.

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Chemistry Doctoral Students Win Chinese Government Awards for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad

Two doctoral students studying in Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Chemistry have been granted the 2014 Chinese Government Awards for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. Given by the China Scholarship Council, the awards honor self-financed Chinese students studying overseas for their outstanding academic accomplishments and is granted across all fields of study. Hongkun He and Chenjie Zheng accepted their awards at a ceremony and reception held at the Chinese Consulate General in New York.