Chemistry professor is one of seven Illinois faculty members in the American Association for the Advancement of Science Class of 2022, which also includes professor Charles Schroeder, an affiliate faculty member in chemistry.
Chemistry professors Wilfred van der Donk and Angad Mehta and UIUC biochemistry professors Beth Stadtmueller and Nicholas Wu will work with a University of Colorado professor on a three-year project funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to investigate how to better prevent avian viruses from spreading among animals and humans.
The National Academy of Sciences award recognizes Timken's groundbreaking work at Chevron on innovative catalysts, which has been instrumental in making oil refineries safer, and fossil fuels more environmentally friendly.
An end-of-year review of 2022 chemistry trends and discoveries includes work by a research team in the lab of Professor M. Christina White for their discovery of a new way to build tertiary amines from secondary amines.
Students can apply now for this short-term summer program that offers undergraduates the opportunity to learn about natural products in a tropical region of the world and gain a new cultural experience.