Candice Crilly found her passion for mentoring others through her time at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is pursuing her Ph.D. in chemistry. Read more about how she discovered research to be a gateway to help her mentor others.
We are excited to share with you a virtual celebration of our graduates in the Class of 2021. Click to view a video message from the chair, presentation of Senior Awards, congratulatory messages from department members and, most importantly, meet our Class of 2021 graduates!
The annual Departmental Senior Awards are presented to students demonstrating excellence in their academic studies in chemistry and/or research in the labs. We are pleased to announce the recipients of Carolina Chemistry’s 2021 Departmental Senior Awards.
Amanda Smythers, second-year graduate student, was featured in the TarHelium for her remarkable accomplishments in research and mentorship.
The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce the recipients of our annual Departmental Undergraduate Summer Research Awards.
Frank Leibfarth, assistant professor of chemistry was selected as 2021 ACS POLY Fellow. The award recognizes chemists in the field of polymer science for their scientific accomplishments and service to the field
Four chemistry undergraduates receive American Chemical Society Undergraduate Awards for exceptional work in their research disciplines. The award recognizes undergraduates for outstanding achievement in their respective disciplines of chemistry and encourages further studies in their respective fields.
The United States gets about 81% of its energy from fossil fuels. However, these fuels are a limited resource and will one day run out. Read how CHASE plans to make liquid fuels directly from sunlight and air-fuels that are clean and storable to boot.
Alex Zhukhovitskiy has been selected as a recipient of the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty who were nominated by 3M researchers and selected based on their research.
The Wilkerson-Hill Group, led by Sidney Wilkerson-Hill, assistant professor of chemistry, is the recipient Organic Letters' 2021 Outstanding Publication of the Year award in recognition of their research publication, "Programmed Sequential Additions to Halogenated Mucononitriles."
Eight chemistry students and alum were selected as fellows by the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The fellowships recognize and support outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.