Final Examination – Dissertation Defense

GuerretteCongratulations to Joshua Guerrette, who defended his Ph.D. research “Fluorescence Enabled Electrochemical Microscopy and Nanoscale Electrochemical Analysis.” on May 17. He has been working for Professor Bo Zhang for the past 4 years studying electroanalytical chemistry. Josh will spend a short time travelling this summer before starting a postdoctoral position at UNC-Chapel Hill in September.

Joshua Guerrette awarded ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Summer Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to Joshua Guerrette, who has been awarded a 2012 ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry (DAC) Summer Graduate Fellowship to support his Ph.D. work in our department! Joshua is a third year graduate student working with Professor Bo Zhang to develop an electroanalytical technique known as fluorescence-enabled electrochemical detection and imaging. Previously, Joshua was an undergraduate at University of Hawaii, where he majored in Chemistry.

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Congratulations to Jon Cox, Josh Patterson, and Cynthia Stanich for receiving the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for the 2010-2011 academic year. This award is based on reliability, initiative, and scientific preparedness in meeting the duties of a Teaching Assistant in addition to nominations from undergraduates throughout the year.