Congratulations to Katelyn Baumler, who has just been notified that she will be a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow.

Brennan McBride, senior in Chemistry, is one of 30 Iowa State students selected to present their research at the 33rd annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), which takes place April 11-13 at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.  McBride will presen

Congratulations to Brett VanVeller who has been notified that he will be receiving a NSF Career Award for his meritous research. Brett VanVeller

Yan Zhao, professor of chemistry is the recipient of the 2019 Trapp Innovation award.

Congratulations to Jared Anderson for receiving the 2019 Dean's Emerging Leaders Award.Jared Anderson

Congratulations to Beatrise Berzina, member of the Anand Group, for being awarded a summer fellowship from the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry! Beatrise Berzina

William Jenks as been renewed as Chair of the Department of Chemistry for three academic years, ending in 2022.

Kirill Kovnir is pleased to annouce that his postdoctoral research scholar, Georgyi Akopov, has been selected to receive the 2019 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) Young Investigator Award.

There were many truly excellent posters this year presented at the open house, but the judging committee was able to arrive at 4 finalists for the Cotton-Uphaus award.Congratulations

Congratulations to Joani Mato and Peng Xu, both in Mark Gordon's Group, who recieved major recoginitions at the recent Sanibel Symposium on Quantum Chemistry.

Jared Anderson, has been named editor for the Journal of Chromatography A, an Elsevier publication.

Ames Laboratory Plastic AdA federal research project involving Ames Lab scientists, and chemistry professor, Aaron Sadow, is looking for ways to "upcycle" single-use plastics, turning them into more valuable chemicals to make recovery worthwhile.

Synthesis Hydrides imageCongratulations to the Zaikina Group, on your feature in the ACS Virtual Issue, "Emerging Investigators in Solid-State Inorganic Chemistry."

Women Impacting ISU 2019 LogoOne of the three students selected for the 2019 calendar is our very own Ihssan Ait-Boucherbil, senior in chemistry. The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women in Politics honored four women in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by selecting them to be a part of the thirteenth annual Women Impacting ISU calendar in 2019.

Javier VelaJavier Vela is one of seven researchers at Iowa State University being recognized by The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), for his work.

Ann Lii-EosalesCongratulations to Ann Lii-Rosales who was given the Nellie Yeoh Whetton Award, a nationally competitive award with the American Vacuum Society, which required that she give a private presentation to its awards committee. 

Benjamin PrinceAir Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate scientist Dr. Benjamin Prince was recognized as an AFRL Science and Engineering Early Career Award winner. Each ECA award winner receives a three-year grant of $100,000 per year in support of their research. (Courtesy photo)

Students in labChemistry is one of six departments that made all three top 10 lists for graduate enrollment.

Iowa Space Grant ConsortiumShannon Lee and Bryan Owens-Baird, two graduate students in Kirill Kovnir's Group have been awarded fellowships from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium.

Pat ThielCongratulations to Pat Thiel, who was elected to the board of the American Vacuum Society (AVS).

Javier VelaCongratulations to Javier Vela, who was recently invited to join the editorial board of ACS Energy Letters!

Students performing experimentsCongratulations to Robbyn Anand who was named as part of the Top 40 Under 40 List in the Analytical Scientist.

Anand also gave a great talk last week as part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.

Thomas HolmeCongratulations to Dr. Tom Holme, who has been named Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Chemical Education. Established in 1924, this high-impact chemical education publication is co-published by the ACS Division of Chemical Education and ACS Publications.


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