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Using Sponges to Soak Up Smog's Secrets

Posted: May 28, 2014

Dr. Milton Lee and his research group are helping to eliminate smog, one monolithic structure and nanometer sieve at a time.

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BYU Professor Awarded Fellowship for Material Preparation

Posted: May 27, 2014

Dr. Matthew Linford is made a fellow of the American Vacuum Society.

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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
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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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Turning Up the Heat

Posted: Nov 06, 2013

Dr. Scott Burt and collaborators at UCLA develop an MRI technique that produces a temperature map of gases in heterogeneous reactions. 

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Paul Farnsworth Acts as Atomic Spectroscopy Advisor at Pittcon

Posted: May 21, 2013

Dr. Paul B. Farnsworth was one of four professors asked to serve as advisors for the ACS’ Chemical and Engineering News(C&EN) at the 2013 Pittcon Conference and Exposition, held in Philadelphia March 17-21.

Although the annual conference includes technical symposia,C&ENand Pittcon “is known for its huge exposition of analytical and laboratory instruments from hundreds of companies. A panel of four academic advisors—specialists in atomic and molecular spectroscopy, chromatography, and mass spectrometry ...

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Adam Woolley Published in ACS Review Journal

Posted: Apr 22, 2013

Dr. Adam Woolley and two of his graduate students recently published a review on general advances in microfluidics research in the ACS review journal Chemical Reviews.

The issue, released online April 10, takes an in-depth look at “new frontiers in bioanalytical chemistry” and includes 12 other review articles with topics ranging from “Mass Spectrometry of Structurally Modified DNA” to “Biocompatible Materials for Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices.”

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Milton Lee Honored in Chromatography Journal Special Issue

Posted: Nov 16, 2012

On October 26, the Journal of Chromatography A published a special issue in honor of Dr Milton L Lee, a distinguished and respected researcher in the scientific community and at Brigham Young University.

The issue was organized by Lee’s former students and colleagues, and each article included in the issue was written or co-written by someone who worked with and was influenced by Lee. The foreword, written by Doug Raynie, a former graduate student ...

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