Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry


Thursday, June 23, 2016
12:30 p.m.

Graduate Student Summer Seminars

Heather Stout

Civil War — DFT vs Spectroscopic studies: Reconciling conflicting results in the determination of the electronic ground state of a novel Fe(III)-superoxo complex.

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Department Calendar

News & Announcements

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The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation announced the selection of 62 WW New Jersey Teaching Fellows for 2016. Among them is Carnegie Mellon alumnus Jacob Good (S'2015).

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Clouds Provide Clue to Better Climate Predictions

A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment, including Chemistry Professor Neil Donahue, have uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution. The findings are key to creating accurate models to understand and predict global climate change.

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Chemistry and Creative Writing Major Sophie Rose Zucker To Speak at Carnegie Mellon Commencement, May 15

Graduates Urged To Put Their Hearts Into Their Work (Carnegie Mellon story, May 15, 2016)

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Carnegie Mellon Awarded $10M for Center for Air, Climate and Energy Solutions to improve health outcomes

Neil Donahue and Ryan Sullivan are among the new center's faculty.

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MCS Students Earn Education and Research Awards

The Mellon College of Science (MCS) presented its awards for education and research during the college’s annual faculty meeting on Monday, May 2. Winners included chemistry major Rebecca Alford.

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Chemistry Major Rebecca Alford Named Hertz Foundation Fellow

Carnegie Mellon University senior chemistry major Rebecca Alford is one of 12 college seniors and first-year graduate students nationwide to be named a 2016 Hertz Fellow by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

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Molecular Sleuth

In the field of mass spectrometry, scientists like Carnegie Mellon University’s Mark Bier are making big innovations to understand tiny particles. That technology, which impacts everyday life, may even reveal whether there is life on Mars.