Department of Chemistry News

October 26, 2007

Munira Khalil joins faculty as Assistant Professor

Khalil’s research focuses on the ultrafast structural dynamics of light-driven chemical and biological processes in solution.

Munira Khalil receives Dreyfus New Faculty Award

Khalil receives one of eleven Dreyfus New Faculty Awards given out nationally in 2007.

October 25, 2007

Rob Synovec appointed CPAC Faculty Director

Synovec, whose research focuses on the studies and applications of separation science, is the new Faculty Director of the Center for Process Analytical Chemistry.

October 18, 2007

Rob Synovec succeeds Heinekey as Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Heinekey steps down after a decade of service as Associate Chair.

October 4, 2007

Daniel Chiu receives Life Sciences Discovery Fund Grant

Chiu receives one of the first six grants awarded by the LSDF, receiving $760,000 to fund his breast cancer research.