Two videos which illustrate graduate research by Prashant Kamat's group related to energy conversion have been posted on the American Chemical Society's publication pages.
Patricia Clark, the Rev. John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C. Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has received two NIH grants totaling $3.36 million for studies on protein folding.
A paper announcing a breakthrough discovery in the fight against Niemann-Pick Type C, coauthored by Olaf Wiest and Paul Helquist at Notre Dame, and Frederick Maxfield at Cornell University, appeared recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
The department is delighted to announce that Dr Haifeng Gao will join our faculty.
The department is delighted to announce that Dr Vlad Iluc will join our faculty.
Chemistry senior Katherine Grant is a co-author with Notre Dame geoscientist Prof. Patricia Maurice on a paper just published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.
Prof. Richard R. Ernst, 1991 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, will deliver a John A. Lynch Lecture entitled, "NMR and its Nobel Glory" on April 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in McKenna Hall.
Bill Hawse, a postdoctoral fellow in Brian M. Baker's laboratory, has received a prestigious three year fellowship from the American Cancer Society.
Mana Espahbodi has received the 2011 Norbert L. Wiech Outstanding Junior Award. The award, established by Wiech, a 1960 Notre Dame graduate who became a leading biochemist and drug developer, honors academic excellence and accomplishments in undergraduate research.
An article co-authored by Franklin Tao was published in Science magazine, as well as a video speech on the journal's website highlighting the significance of in-situ studies of chemistry and structure of catalysts under reaction conditions.
Marvin Miller, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received the 2011 James A. Burns, C.S.C., Graduate School Award, conferred at the Graduate School awards dinner in May.
Viktor Krchňák has received a grant of more than $1 million from the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports that will support the group for three years.
Professors Kamat, Miller, Schneider, Serianni and Smith have been awarded the distinction of Fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Graduate student Jeff Bertke has been awarded a prestigious Ludo Frevel crystallography scholarship for 2011. This award supports the education and research program of promising graduate students in crystallography-related fields.
Mayland Chang has received a grant from NFL Charities to design and develop therapeutics for the treatment of traumatic brain injury. NFL Charities has awarded grants to support sports-related medical research at 16 organizations, including the University of Notre Dame.
M. Sharon Stack has been named Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Science Director of the Mike and Josie Harper Cancer Research Institute and professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame.
Prashant Kamat, along with faculty from Notre Dame’s college of engineering, have been awarded a grant from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) for research on the development of novel materials for improved battery technology.