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New Staff Member

The Department of Chemistry Mass Spectrometry Core Laboratory is excited to welcome our newest staff member, Diane Wallace. Diane is a North Carolina

NO-Releasing Polyurethanes

In work published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Ph.D. student Maggie J. Malone-Povolny in professor Mark Schoenfisch's research group, describe how...

Molecular Transport

The luminal surface of the small intestine is composed of a monolayer of cells overlying a lamina propria comprised of extracellular matrix, ECM, proteins. The ECM provides...

Porous Metal Nanoparticles

Porous metal nanoparticles, NPs, are important to a variety of applications. However, robust control over NP porosity is difficult difficult to achieve...

UAAW Awardees

The University Award for the Advancement of Women, UAAW, annual award recognizes people on campus who have elevated the status of women...

DOE SCGSR Fellowship

AMPED EFRC graduate student Matthew Brady has been selected to receive a U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, Office of Science Graduate Student Research, SCGSR, award...

Chemically Tuned 2D Perovskites

Two-dimensional perovskites have emerged as more intrinsically stable materials for solar cells. Chemical tuning of spacer organic cations ...

Green Solvent Solar Cells

Organic photovoltaics, OPVs, possess the advantageous trait of solution processability, yet OPV blends typically use hazardous chlorinated solvents for processing...

Protecting Dessicated Enzymes

Protein‐based drugs called biologics are among the most effective therapeutic treatments available. However, these drugs are unstable and require refrigerated storage...

Quantum Dot Surfaces

Quantum dot surfaces are redox active and are known to influence the electronic properties of nanocrystals, yet the molecular-level...

Polymerization of Vinyl Ethers

The tacticity of vinyl polymers has a profound effect on their physical properties. Despite the well-developed stereoselective methods...

Electronic Excitation Dynamics

Published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Ph.D. student Dillon Yost and Professor Yosuke Kanai...

Our Graduate Students

Our graduate students form the next generation of scientific leaders. As a department, we seek to recruit and mentor a diverse cohort of students dedicated to excellence in the classroom and research laboratory.

The creativity, drive, collegiality, and accomplishments of our graduate students in tackling difficult scientific problems are significant reasons why UNC is an international leader in chemical research.