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Don Wink has won the Pimentel Award in Education.

Donald Wink wins the George C. Pimentel Award

Donald Wink will be the 2024 recipient of the American Chemical Society’s George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education. The award is supported by an endowed fund established by the ACS Division of…

MOF photocatalysts for photoreduction of CO2.

UIC Researchers report the photoreduction of CO2 using MOFs

The Glusac Group recently published a paper in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters on the photoreduction of CO2 using MOFs as the photocatalyst. This publication is a result of a collaboration with researchers…

Sayantan Mahapatra receives Nottingham Prize at the 83rd Physical Electronic Conference

Sayantan Mahapatra wins Nottingham Prize!

Sayantan Mahapatra from Nan Jiang’s research group competed for the Nottingham Prize at the 83rd Physical Electronic Conference, a meeting that focuses on new research results in the field of surface science and…

An OER textbook

Faculty publishes new textbook

Prof. Preston T. Snee has published an open education resource (OER) textbook for junior to senior level physical chemistry. The purpose of OER is to reduce the financial burden that disproportionately affects  low…

Spencer Huynh wins Riddle Prize

Spencer Huynh wins Riddle Prize

Congratulations to 2023 Riddle Prize Winner Spencer Huynh! The Donald and Leah Riddle Prize is awarded each year at Commencement to an outstanding graduating senior. According to Spencer, “Biochemistry with Dr. Hatfield was…

The Snee and Hu groups have revealed energy transfer from QD-dye conjugates is not efficient.

Problems with solar energy conversion revealed by UIC groups

A recent report by the research groups of Profs. Snee and Hu revealed heretofore known problems with converting energy from inorganic sensitizers to organic dyes. Examples of such coupled systems include quantum dot-organic…

Undergraduate Awards Day was held on Apr. 14

Undergrad Awards Day!

Our deparment held Undergraduate Awards Day on Apr. 14. Speaking was Wink/Cho group alumnus Dr. Jeong Choe, with awards given to the following students: Outstanding Performance in Honors General Chemistry, Karylle Baltazar, David…

Career Fair 2023 is on April 21st

Chemistry Career and Undergraduate Research Fair

The Department of Chemistry will host the Career and Undergraduate Research Fair on April 21st. There are speakers from Lilly, AbbVie, and DTI, who will discuss their career paths, as well as an…