02/12/2019 - We are saddened to share the news that alumnus Alan Branfman (PhD, ’73, Rinehart) passed away on February 5, 2019.
02/07/2019 - In 1916, St. Elmo Brady became the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry in the United States, graduating from the University of Illinois.
02/06/2019 - Marina Philip is a PhD candidate studying analytical chemistry in the Jonathan Sweedler group.
02/06/2019 - Center for Advanced Study Fellows are untenured University of Illinois faculty members whose proposals are selected in an annual competition.
02/04/2019 - Chemistry professor Liviu Mirica, who came to Illinois this semester from Washington University, is one of seven researchers who were brought to the university as part of th
02/01/2019 - I have to pass on some sad news to the department: I just learned that our long-time colleague Andrzej Wieckowski passed away yesterday.
01/31/2019 - We are saddened to share that Dr. James R. Beck (PhD, ’61, Rinehart), alumnus and longtime supporter of the University of Illinois, passed away on January 16, 2019. Dr. Beck was born in Paris, Illinois on August 17, 1931. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1957 before coming to Illinois where he studied under Prof. Kenneth L. Rinehart, completing his PhD studies in 1961.
01/28/2019 - The Chemistry Graduate Diversity Office recently received a $5,000 grant from the PPG Industries Foundation towards diversity and inclusion initiatives for under-represented minority (URM) graduate
01/09/2019 - Chemistry professor M. Christina White and graduate student Jinpeng Zhao developed a new catalyst that has the potential to advance the pace and efficiency of drug development.
12/10/2018 - Cutting edge ideas presented in three minutes or less. In the time it takes for your favorite song to play, University of Illinois graduate students recently showcased their remarkable re
- Three chemists rank among the world's most influential on the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers List
12/07/2018 - Nine faculty members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been named to the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list.
12/04/2018 - Chemistry alumnus traces his success to influential professor at Illinois. This fall, Martin Pomper gathered with others from across the world to be officially inducted the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in medicine for professional achievement and commitment to service.
11/29/2018 - An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
- Peter Senter (PhD, ’81) part of Seattle Genetics team recognized with an ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award
11/16/2018 - Peter D.
11/14/2018 - The gold nanocrystals created by Catherine Murphy carry huge potential The gold nanoparticles created by Catherine Murphy, the Larry R.