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Prof. Luke Hanley was named UIC LAS Distinguished Professor on Nov. 20.

Luke Hanley named UIC Distinguished Professor.

Prof. Hanley was honored at the LAS Distinguished Professor Award Ceremony and Lecture on Nov. 20. He has been a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) since 1990. He…

Nan Jiang has won the NSF Career award.

Nan Jiang wins CAREER!

Prof. Nan Jiang has received the recommendation of his proposal, entitled “CAREER: Probing Chemistry of Surface-Supported Nanostructure at the Angstrom-Scale”, as a CAREER Award from National Science Foundation. The CAREER is a prestigious…

Jeremy Schultz won the Graduate Research Award for the Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division of the American Vacuum Society.

UIC Takes Top Honors at AVS National Meeting!

Jeremy Schultz won the Graduate Research Award for the Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division of the American Vacuum Society. The Graduate Competition is held at the annual AVS International Symposium to highlight and…

UIC alumnus Dr. Marvin Parasram and alumna Dr. Jenny S. Martinez were engaged Aug. 30

The chemistry between UIC alumni

UIC alumnus Dr. Marvin Parasram and alumna Dr. Jenny S. Martinez were engaged Aug. 30 in the Science And Engineering South building, where they met and spent most of their time while enrolled…

Several UIC educators presented at the GRC conference at Bates College this summer.

Education researchers present at this summer's GRC

Several UIC educators presented at this summer’s Gordon Research Conference, “Chemistry Education Research and Practice”, held at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Presenting were Prof. Don Wink, Loredana Huma, Hongyang Zhang, Stephanie Werner…

The Stieff Group had their research highlighted by the ACS recently.

Stieff Group's research featured in ACS Editor's Choice

Mike Stieff’s recent article in the Journal of Chemical Education, “Improving Learning Outcomes in Secondary Chemistry with Visualization-Supported Inquiry Activities”, has been selected to be featured in ACS Editor’s Choice. ACS Editor’s Choice…

Five graduate students were awarded with the TA of the year award by our dept.

TA of the Year Awards!

Five of our graduate students were awarded with the Teaching Assistant of the Year award during a ceremony recently; honorees include Erik Askins, Sepalika Bandara, Jesbaniris Bas Concepcion, Yanxiao Han, Zoe Petros, Yuki…

Prof. Russell Hemley studies materials under high pressure environments.

New Faculty Russell Hemley!

The UIC Chemistry Department recently hired Dr. Russell J. Hemley as our newest Physical Chemistry faculty member! The Hemley group explores the nature of materials in extreme environments, specifically high pressures, and temperatures.…

The Jiang group has made a new record for imaging single molecules!

Jiang Group reports new imaging record!

The Jiang group in our department have applied their imaging and spectroscopy methods to distinguish two structurally very close structural skeletons (regioisomers) with 8 Angstrom spatial resolution. In selective heterogeneous catalysis reaction, two…

Prof. Minjung Ryu is joining the UIC Chemistry faculty as a chemical educator.

New Faculty Minjung Ryu!

The UIC Chemistry Department recently hired Dr. Minjung Ryu as our newest Chemistry Education faculty member! Dr. Ryu’s research focuses on issues of diversity and equity in chemistry education and more broadly in…