Sarah Specht, a Department of Chemistry graduate student in the Hermans Group, took first place in the Three-Minute Thesis contest held by the UW-Madison Graduate School. Specht studies inorganic chemistry with a focus on the kinetics …
New Faculty Focus: Daniel Weix
This summer, professor Daniel Weix and members of his research group joined the chemistry department, bringing with him a reputation for finding solutions that others might miss.
Shakhashiri, presenter of popular chemistry shows, wins science education award
University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of chemistry Bassam Z. Shakhashiri is the recipient of the 2018 Grady-Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public. The American Chemical Society announced the award Monday, adding Shakhashiri’s name to a list of recipients …
UW–Madison chemist named American Chemical Society fellow
University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry Professor Ned Sibert is one of 65 newly selected American Chemical Society fellows. The fellows program honors scientists who have made important contributions to the chemical sciences.
In words and glass, collaboration unlocks birth of modern chemistry
Andrew Buller, Assistant Professor
Andrew Buller joined the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry as an assistant professor of chemistry. Before he worked as a National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow in the Francis Arnold research group at …
Daniel Weix, Associate Professor
“Dan has established himself as a pioneer in the field of homogeneous catalysis, especially in the development of reductive or cross-electrophile coupling reactions,” Professor Shannon Stahl says. “There are many possible applications of this chemistry, …
Chemistry professor honored for early-career teaching and research
Randall Goldsmith, a University of Wisconsin–Madison assistant professor of chemistry, is among the 13 U.S. early-career faculty members in the chemical sciences to win a 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.
Esselman and Hill receive 2016-17 Taylor Teaching Awards
Nicholas J. Hill and Brian Esselman each received a 2016-2017 James W. Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry. The two organic chemistry laboratory directors organized and hosted a conference …