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Mike Trenary has won the 2022 Outstanding Researcher Award.

Prof. Trenary Wins 2022 Outstanding Researcher Award!

Michael Trenary has won the 2022 Outstanding Researcher Award from the Prairie Chapter of the American Vacuum Society, which was conferred at the chapter’s annual symposium held at the University of Notre Dame…

Prof. Gao has won the 2022-23 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award

Gao wins McKnight Award

Ruixuan Gao, UIC assistant professor of chemistry and biological sciences, has been named the recipient of the 2022-23 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award! He will lead a project to chemically engineer a…

Prof. Nguyen has been highlighted by Nature Chemistry for his recent article in JACS

Nguyen group's JACS article receives Nature highlight!

The Nguyen group has developed a new class of porous materials (called UIC-1) that can remarkably mimic protein active sites to a much higher degree than previous porous frameworks as recently reported in…

Hu receives $1.9M NIH MIRA award

Hu receives $1.9M NIH MIRA award

UIC faculty member Ying S. Hu is a recipient of the prestigious Maximizing Investigator Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Hu, an assistant professor of chemistry in the…

Cologna has won a Scialog competition!

Cologna wins Scialog Competition.

Stephanie Cologna is among 13 researchers from seven cross-disciplinary teams from the United States and Canada to receive funding in the second year of Scialog: Microbiome, Neurobiology and Disease, an initiative to catalyze advances in understanding of…

Desire Ortiz Torres has won the Second Place Award at the Three Minute Thesis Competition

Desire Torres Wins at 3MT Competition!

Desire Ortiz Torres has won the Second Place Award at the Three Minute Thesis Competition at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Conference that was held in Milwaukee Wisconsin on Friday April 8,…

Ruixuan Gao named Searle Scholar for 2022!

Ruixuan Gao named 2022 Searle Scholar.

Ruixuan Gao, UIC assistant professor of chemistry and biological sciences, has been named a 2022 Searle Scholar! He is the second UIC scholar to receive the award, which supports ground-breaking research in chemistry…

The Jiang group has imaged oxidation at the atomic level

Jiang Group's Recent Paper in Nature Communications

The Jiang group’s new article entitled “Chemically identifying single adatoms with single-bond sensitivity during oxidation reactions of borophene” was published by Nature Communications (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29445-8). In this work, they used ultrahigh vacuum tip-enhanced Raman…

Alexa Cabrera and Assma Ali have published a report with Profs. Yermolina and Papadantonakis

Undergraduate researchers have a bright future!

Two undergraduate researchers, Alexa Cabrera and Assma Ali, have published a report in the journal Computational and Theoretical Chemistry with Profs. Yermolina and Papadantonakis. Alexa Cabrera is a 2022 graduate and will join…