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Prof. Tara Meyer is the recipient of the Greater Pittsburgh WCC Award for Encouraging Women into the Chemical Sciences. Read More
Prof. Sanford Asher is the Awardee of the 2015 FACSS Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Read More
Prof. Sanford Asher is highlighted in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review,The Pitt News, and on the home page of the University of Pittsburgh website. Read More
Prof. Xinyu Liu is highlighted on the home page of the University of Pittsburgh website, "Pitt Chemical Biologist Finds New Halogenation Enzyme". Read More
A special issue of "The Journal of Physical Chemistry" is dedicated to Prof. Kenneth D. Jordan. Read More
Prof. RenĂ£ A.S. Robinson has been selected as the 2014 NOBCChE recipient of the Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award Read More

Events & Seminars

Prof. Robert Haddon - The Effect of Covalent Chemistry on the Electronic Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene: Role of Organometallic Complexation Reactions in the Interconnection of Graphitic Surfaces More
Prof. Hao Xu - Searching for New Reactivity: Iron-Catalyzed Stereoselective Olefin Aminohydroxylation and Aminofluorination Reactions through N-O Bond Activation of Functionalized Hydroxylamines More
Prof. Todd Krauss - Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Robust and Efficient Solar Hydrogen Production More
Prof. Jon Thorson - Strategies for Microbial Natural Products Discovery and Diversification More

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