News items about Students

2023 Graduate Award Winners

The Graduate Program Committee has announced the winners of the 2023 Graduate Student Awards. The Lichtin Award, for research excellence in Chemistry goes to Leslie Velasco from the Reinhard Group, who excelled at pushing the boundaries of research, including developing a microscope providing new and improved spectral resolution for the visualization of nanoplasmonic assemblies. The […]

Accepting Applications for Lecturer in General Chemistry Through April 21

The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications from outstanding candidates for the position of Lecturer starting July 1, 2023. This position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry, with a preference for candidates who have substantial experience in teaching general chemistry lectures and laboratories. Duties include coordinating and leading the laboratory component of a two-semester general chemistry […]

West End House Marathon Team

  This year Melissa Marquez, a fourth-year graduate student from Professor Deborah Perlstein’s group, will be supporting the West End House Boys & Girls Club in Allston-Brighton by running the 2019 Boston Marathon! She is excited to join their marathon team and to get to know the West End House community even more through this […]

BU Chemistry NSF-REU Program Awarded Three-Year Renewal of Funding

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, […]

Department of Chemistry 2017-2018 AY Outstanding Student Awards

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 […]

Boston University’s 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

On Friday, May 4th, 2018 the work of 22 students was spotlighted in this year’s Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS).  The high-caliber projects presented underscored the importance of the hands-on, challenging research that is the hallmark of Boston University’s Chemistry major. The even was organized by the Undergraduate Programs Committee, Professor John Snyder and coordinated by our Undergraduate Program […]

Stephanie Beach, of the Doerrer Group, wins prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship

Stephanie Beach, of the Doerrer Group, recently won a prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship! The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected […]

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Pu-Ting Dong Wins SPIE Photonics West Translational Research Best Paper Award

  Research at Boston University’s Photonics Center reporting on a drug-free photonic approach to eliminating methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) earned Pu-Ting Dong (BU Chemistry Student, Dr. Ji-Xen Cheng Group) the SPIE Photonics West 2018 Translational Research Award. Translational Research Symposium Chairs Bruce J. Tromberg of the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Center at the University of California, Irvine (USA) […]

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