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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…

Melissa Pergande has recently published two 1st authord articles and won a travel grant from Cayman Chemicals

Graduate Student win Grant!

Melissa Pergande received a Women in Research Travel Award from Cayman Chemicals, having just published two papers (“Quantitative, Label‐free Proteomics in the Symptomatic Niemann‐Pick, Type C1 Mouse Model Using Standard Flow Liquid Chromatography…

Andy Nguyen is our newest faculty member!

New Faculty Andy Nguyen!

The UIC Chemistry Department recently hired Dr. Andy Nguyen as our newest Inorganic / Bioinorganic chemistry faculty member! Prof. Nguyen’s research aims to transpose the features that make metalloproteins highly effective functional molecules…

Marija Zoric recieves the 2018 Gerhard Closs award.

Marija Zoric wins the 2018 Gerhard Closs Award!

It is our great pleasure to announce that Marija Zoric, a PhD student in the Glusac group at UIC’s Chemistry Department, has received the 2018 Gerhard Closs award. This prestigious award is given annually by…

The Cologna group has created visual maps of gangliosides in mouse brain tissue.

Recent Faculty Accomplishments!

Two of our faculty have reported substantial new findings in several publications. Prof. Stephanie Cologna recently published “Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Lipids: Generation of Untargeted Consensus Spectra Reveals Spatial Distributions in Niemann-Pick Disease,…

Dr. Marvin Parasram wins Outstanding Thesis Award

Dr. Marvin Parasram wins Outstanding Thesis Award!

Congratulations to alum Dr. Marvin Parasram on being selected to receive a 2018 Annual Graduate College Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award for his doctoral dissertation titled “Development of Heck and Desaturation Reactions Involving…