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Chemistry Undergraduate Student Starts Company
  • Posted: May 11, 2015

Omar Goheer is a junior at University of Maryland, College Park pursuing a double degree in Economics and Chemistry

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Sang Bok Lee & Gary Rubloff “nanopore battery” wins Outstanding Invention of the Year 2014
  • Posted: May 6, 2015

The University of Maryland Invention of the Year Awards were announced at the Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships event on April 29

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Willie May (Ph.D. ’77, Chemistry) Confirmed as Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director of N.I.S.T
  • Posted: May 6, 2015

Alumnus Willie May is a past Distinguished Advisor to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Dr. Nicholas Corsepius awarded the University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Prize
  • Posted: May 1, 2015

  Dr. Nicholas Corsepius was awarded the University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Prize (more…)

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Senior Chemistry Major Brandon Ng Awarded Fulbright Scholarship
  • Posted: April 1, 2015

Brandon Ng has been awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to study in Israel. Ng has been a researcher in the laboratory of Jason Kahn

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Help Send ACS Student Affiliates Chapter to Boston
  • Posted: March 10, 2015

The UMD ACS Chapter is requesting funding for the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Boston, MA, which will take place from August 16-20, 2015.

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UMD inventors including Herman Sintim awarded patent for compounds capable of fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria
  • Posted: March 1, 2015

University of Maryland researchers have developed chemical compounds that enhance the effectiveness of conventional antibiotics and inhibit the formation and persistence of biofilms.

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Customized Soap Bubbles Set to Transform Drug and Vaccine Delivery
  • Posted: January 29, 2015

Professors Philip DeShong and Daniel Stein develop technology which could change the way drugs and vaccines fight against bacteria, viruses and cancer.

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Congratulations to Our Newest PhD’s
  • Posted: January 14, 2015

Distinguished University Professor George Lorimer (center) stands with (left-to-right) Dr. Nicholas Corsepius, Dr. Xiang Ye, Dr. Dong Yang and Dr. Xue Fei (more…)

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YuHuang Wang and collaborative team receive ARPA-E Award
  • Posted: January 5, 2015

The Meta-cooling Textile project will develop a thermally responsive fabric that extends the skin’s thermoregulation ability to maintain comfort in office settings

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