Goodbye, crowded chemistry labs. So long to space crunches so severe that some 20% of UW-Madison students took introductory organic chemistry at a different university.
UW-Madison opened its gleaming nine-story Chemistry Tower to students this semester after months of construction delays. The new building at 1101 University Ave. will ease enrollment bottlenecks that have plagued the department for decades.
AMES, Iowa – Peter K. Dorhout from Kansas State University has been named vice president for research (VPR) at Iowa State University. Dorhout, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and …
Thomas Brunold, Joshua Coon, and David Lynn were selected for Kellett Mid-Career Awards for 2020-21. Awardees span the four divisions on campus: arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences. “During these difficult times, it …
Jordan Nutting, a graduate student in the Stahl Group who studies how electricity can power chemical reactions, was named a 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science and Engineering fellow.
Two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Chemistry were selected to receive 2020 University Staff Recognition Awards. Read about the other winners and view the full story here>> Kurtis Casperson Lab Prep Tech, …
Helen Blackwell, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Chemistry, received the 2020 Cottrell Science Teaching and Research (STAR) Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) on March 3, 2020.
A group of UW-Madison chemists have been selected to participate in a Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) for the United States Army. This fundamental research, which begins in May, will explore new material combinations and responsive material designs. The total award for the project is $6.25 million over five years, with $1.03 million going to the Boydston group at UW-Madison and the rest to researchers at partner institutions.
The UW-Madison Department of Chemistry has an active network of faculty, staff, alumni and friends who understand the value of the department’s mission, and who take part in working to see that mission fulfilled. Badger Chemist News and the yearly Badger Chemist print publication share those efforts and celebrate success.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison conducts world-class, groundbreaking research in the chemical sciences, while offering the highest quality of education to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral associates. Our leadership in research includes the traditional areas of physical, analytical, inorganic, and organic chemistry, and has rapidly evolved to encompass environmental chemistry, chemical biology, biophysical chemistry, soft and hard materials chemistry, and nanotechnology. We pride ourselves on our highly interactive, diverse, and collegial scientific environment. Our emphasis on collaboration connects us to colleagues across campus, around the country, and throughout the world.