News for the front page
Professor Scott Schaus has established the Irene Sophia Prado Endowed Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will provide need-based support to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), with preference given to women of Mexican American or Latina backgrounds. See the inspiring story between the formation of the Scholarship Fund here: https://www.bu.edu/cas/scott-schaus-alum-and-chemistry-professor-honors-his-mother/
Congratulations to Professor Debbie Perlstein for being awarded the CAS Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring. This award comes directly from polling the senior class and recognizes her commitment to working with students and a sincere desire to help them do their best work.
Congratulations to graduate student Feng Yang (nominated by John Porco) for receiving the Vertex Summer Fellowship!
Congratulations to Mark Grinstaff for being appointed a William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor! This is the highest recognition that Boston University bestows on a faculty member. Read more about him here.
Congratulations Malika Jeffries-EL for being promoted to full professor! Read more about her in BU Today’s article.
Professor Rosina Georgiadis received BU’s 2019 Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award. The award is given annually to a faculty member “who best exemplifies innovation in teaching by use, development, or adaptation of technology.” For more https://www.bu.edu/provost/awards-publications/award-opportunities/university-wide-teaching-awards/gerald-and-deanne-gitner-family-award-for-innovation-in-teaching-with-technology/past-gitner-award-winners/
Professor Elliott Published in Nature Communications: Enzymatic Discovery Cools a ‘Hot’ Intermediary
Enzymatic Discovery Cools a ‘Hot’ Intermediary In the world around us enzymes perform the wizardry of allowing reactions that should occur, to do so in a timely fashion. Enzymes that transform hydrogen peroxide often generate a highly reactive, ‘hot’ intermediate along the way, which will transform another molecule in a startling feat of chemistry. In […]
BU Chemistry is pleased to announce a three-year renewal of funding for our NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. This summer program, hosted by the Chemistry Department, provides students from primarily undergraduate institutions with opportunities to work in advanced research laboratories. Of the 33 students who participated in the program over the past three years, […]
Dear all, I’d like to invite you to join the Jeffries-EL group at the Advances in Organic Electronics Research Symposium on Monday 26th November in SCI 113. The symposium begins at 3 pm with light refreshments in SCI 103, before the first talk at 3.30 pm. We have two brilliant speakers lined up (please see […]
We were pleased to announce the Department of Chemistry student award winners for the 2017-2018 academic year at the Orientation BBQ. For those who may have missed it, here are the award winners. Sugata Ray Memorial Award for International Students: Nathchar Naowarojna (Liu Lab) This award was established by the Ray family in memory […]