UNC Chemistry doctoral students, Erin Day and Ann Marie May, were recently awarded the Department of Defense (DoD) National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Fellowships.
Leslie Hicks, associate professor of chemistry, is the recipient of the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine’s (SfRBM) 2020 Mentoring Excellence Award.
Stewart, along with mentors and colleagues from UNC-Chapel Hill, recently launched Level the Playing Field, an organization intended to create generational change for minority students by providing professional development and access to door-opening internships.
The Celebration of Inventorship was held via webinar on September 10, 2020. The University innovation community convened online to recognize the UNC Inventor of the Year Michael Ramsey and faculty, student and staff inventors from UNC-Chapel Hill who received issued patents during the past year.
Brian Hogan, teaching professor in the department of chemistry, says a successful remote course is highly structured, with pre- and post-class assignments in addition to class time.
Fred Young, Department Facilities Maintenance Technician, is the recipient of the 2020 Chemistry Extra Mile Award.
Ramsey, who holds the Minnie N. Goldby Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, will be honored as the recipient of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Inventor of the Year Award during the 2020 UNC Celebration of Inventorship on Thursday, Sept. 10
Frank Leibfarth, assistant professor of chemistry, is a recipient of the 2020 Herman F. Mark Young Scholar Award. The Mark Scholar Awards were established in 2006 to recognize excellence in basic or applied research and leadership in polymer science by scientists of all ages.
To advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology, the National Science Foundation will invest a total of $84 million over five years. A renewal grant of $5.5 million over five years will go to the Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN), a partnership between UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke and NC State.
Sondrica Goines is a doctoral student in chemistry and a member of the Dick research group that studies perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are found in household and industrial products.