Chemistry Department News
Oct 01, 2014
This year's theme: "The Sweet Side of Chemistry--Candy." Learn about the week's events here. Get tickets for chemistry magic shows here.
Sep 30, 2014
On Friday, October 17, Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Emeritus, Department retirees and partners are invited to attend this special event hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
The evening's events will include:
6:00 p.m. reception in W170 BNSN
6:30 p.m. dinner in W170 BNSN
7:30 p.m. in W140 BNSN
Recognition of Dr. Earl M. Woolley
Dr. Paul B. Savage will present "Chemical warfare at the microbiological level ...
Sep 24, 2014
Dr. K. LeRoi Nelson, a professor emeritus of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, recently wrote an article for the October 2014 issue of the Ensign.
Please go to this link to read the article. https://www.lds.org/ensign/2014/10/my-forgetter-is-getting-better?lang=eng
Dr. Nelson received a BS degree in Chemistry at Utah State University in 1948 and a PhD in Organic Chemistry at Purdue University in 1952. In 1956, he began his ...
Sep 11, 2014
Professors Adam Woolley, Steven Graves and Barry Willardson each received awards from the University for their effective work here at BYU.
Click to read the article about Adam Woolley.
Click to read the article about Barry Willardson.
Click to read the article about Steven Graves.
Sep 08, 2014
Chemical & Engineering News recently published an article about the exhilarating experience it can be to become a new faculty member.
C&EN highlighted the experience of Kara Stowers, Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at BYU. Read about her experience and the rest of the article at:
Sep 05, 2014
Edward G. Paul, professor of Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Brigham Young University, passed away on August 29, 2014. He was a longtime faculty member at BYU and will be missed.
His obituary can be read at:
Sep 05, 2014
From the elixir of life to the fountain of youth, people have been searching for a way into immortality since humans could think.
Although science hasn’t led us that far yet, Dr. Barry Lunt from the BYU College of Informational Technology and Dr. Matthew Linford from the BYU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have created a way for our digital information to be immortal—or, at least, nearly so.
On July 21, Lunt and ...
Aug 13, 2014
Dr. Adam Woolley's lab is in the process of developing a device that will allow people to test themselves for diseases at home.
Read the full article here.