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Mas Subramanian was already an accomplished scientist. But he wanted something more — to help students with their own discoveries.
Richard Nafshun has devoted his career to creating better learning experiences for students.

At the Department of Chemistry, our passions are broad and far-reaching. Our researchers have access to world-class facilities that help them solve critical problems. Our students come from all over the world, and we create experiences for them that go beyond the classroom. Whether it’s providing study abroad opportunities, internships, or the chance to work alongside faculty, our job is to help scientists build a promising future.

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Benton County Historical Museum Showcases Blue Discoveries

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Nov 25, 2014

     Superstition says a bride needs four things on her wedding day. Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Milton Harris Professor of Materials Science, Mas Subramanian provided all four of those things recently to the Benton Country Historical Museum for their newest exhibit, Something Old, Something Blue. Something old came in the […]

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David Ji Wins New UVDF Award in Chemistry

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Nov 24, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. David Ji for winning the new UVDF (University Venture Development Fund) Award in Chemistry.  His research titled, “Prototype development for high-power pseudocapacitors,” won him funding for the next 12 months. According to Dr. Ji, “The project will study the electrode materials for a device, called supercapacitor, that stores electric energy. If the […]

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Jennifer Field Research featured in Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Magazine

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Nov 24, 2014

Chemists from Oregon State University developed a method that detects and measures the chemical composition of the four Corexit surfactants in seawater. This research also helped to identify best practices that addresses the complexities of sample collection, handling, and storage for improved toxicity testing and biodegradation experiments. They published their findings in the 2014 Deep-Sea Research […]

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University of Washington – Assistant Professor in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry

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Nov 24, 2014

I want to bring to your attention an opening at the Assistant Professor level in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry at the University of Washington: http://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/position/aa9010/ This is at the UW- Bothell campus, where I am now the Chair of Physical Sciences.   We are looking for great a teacher-researcher who can contribute to our rapidly growing Chemistry program.  […]

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GRAD 522 – Preparing an IRB Submission

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Nov 21, 2014

Workshop-style course resulting in applications that are ready for IRB review. Ethical issues in research will be discussed. Students will draft all submission materials outside of class and participate in the critique of each other’s protocols and consent forms. IRB approval will not be granted as part of this class. Graded P/N. PREREQS: (a) CITI […]

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Upcoming Events

Nov
25
2014

Ric Kaner Seminar

 Exploring the Synthesis and Applications of Graphene…
Dec
04
2014

WEBINAR: Postgraduate Career Strategies: Industry

 Register: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/230757999 

 For more information: http://sustainablematerialschemistry.org/news-event/events/postgraduate-career-strategies-industry#.VG5m6lfF995 

Dec
04
2014

Kyril Solntsev Seminar

 Photoinduced processes in Fluorescent Proteins. From ultrafast to ultraslow.…
Dec
04
2014

Professor David Kingston

"Adventures in the Chemistry and Biology of Taxol, a Famous Anticancer Natural Product"…
Dec
05
2014

Emeritus Colloquim

 60 Years of Fun with Molecules: Understanding Molecular Structure…
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