Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry Department News

Graduate Student Wins Award at HPLC Symposium

Posted: May 22, 2014

Suresh Kumar, a BYU graduate student originally from New Delhi, India, has received the third place award for best poster at the 41st International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations held in New Orleans.

The symposium, which was held from May 10 to May 15, is considered one of the best places to learn about the latest issues important to discovery, development, and economic production processes inherent to a wide range of related
technologies ...

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BYU Chemists Research Gamma Alumina

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Stacey Smtih, Brian Woodfield, and Juliana Boerio-Goates team up with Branton Campbell (Department of Physics and Astronomy) to study this important material.

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Unexpected Path to a Well-Deserved Honor

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Dr. Milton Lee was recently awarded the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from LCGC Europe at the International Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography Conference in Bruges, Belgium.

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Decoding Disease

Posted: Apr 02, 2014

Dr. Adam Woolley and Dr. Milton Lee create nanofluidic devices that can predict and detect diseases based on the proteins present in blood.

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Charlotte Reininger Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Posted: Mar 31, 2014

Charlottle Reininger, a junior in Dr. Farnsworth's lab, has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which awards up to $7,500 to sophomores or juniors studying mathematics, science or engineering.

The scholarship was designed to encourage students to pursue careers in the three areas, and to contribute to the knowledge base for each community. Each year, four applicants are chosen by the university to be submitted for selection at the national level ...

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Scientists Find New Way to Upgrade Natural Gas

Posted: Mar 13, 2014

Dr. Daniel Ess featured in the news for his study on natural gas. 

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Dr. Macedone Recognized by the University Accessibility Center

Posted: Mar 04, 2014

Each year, the University Accessibility Center recognizes two faculty members for extraordinary service to BYU students with disabilities. This year, department member Jeffrey H. Macedone and G. Bruce Schaalje of the Statistics Department were selected.

The award winners were honored at the UAC’s Annual Awards Banquet in the Wilkinson Student Center where a donation was made to the college of each recipient to fund student mentoring experiences.

“The entire event was focused on encouraging ...

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Dr. Ess Receives Faculty Young Scholar Award

Posted: Mar 04, 2014

Ess was nominated because of his excellent teaching style and his remarkable level of productivity in research.

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