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Mar 18, 2023

2022-2023 Students’ Honors and Awards

Graduate Students Obtin Alkhamis, Xiao Group, was awarded the Kenneth W. and Jane A. Hanck Chemistry Graduate Student Endowment Award for Fall ‘22. Obtin Alkhamis, Xiao Group, won the Excellence… 

White flowers bloom on a tree in front of the Bell Tower

Mar 15, 2023

Innovation in Molecular Monitoring Technologies

NC State chemist Leslie Sombers and her collaborators received a 1.8M dollar award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 

Mar 15, 2023

Recent Appointments and Faculty Promotions

New Faces Faculty Employee Name Position Effective Date David Heidary Research Professor 01/03/2023 Edith (Phoebe) Glazer Professor 01/01/2023 Daniel Fowler Teaching Assistant Professor 08/16/2022 Naish Lalloo Teaching Assistant Professor 08/16/2022… 

a robot with a computer brain moves brightly colored chemicals around a board

Mar 15, 2023

Self-Driven Laboratory, AlphaFlow, Speeds Chemical Discovery

The system has already found a more efficient (and previously unheard of) way to produce high-quality semiconductor nanocrystals. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Mar 13, 2023

Expanding the Chemistry and ‘Folding Rules’ of Peptidomimetics

Proulx received a prestigious grant from NIH to investigate new strategies for Peptide Mimicry. 

Thomas Theis, assistant professor of chemistry

Mar 7, 2023

Chemist Theis Wins International Research Award

Thomas Theis, assistant professor of chemistry, won the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award for his outstanding accomplishments in research. 

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Feb 23, 2023

Maria Oliver-Hoyo, ACS 2023 National Award Winner

Maria Oliver-Hoyo wins an ACS2023 National Award. 

Dabney and Cox view from the Brickyard. Students walking to class on North Campus.

Feb 13, 2023

NMR signals, Dramatically Boosted

Learn how NC State researchers demonstrated how NMR signals are dramatically boosted via simple visible light excitation. 

Daniel Comins Headshot

Feb 2, 2023

Comins, ISHC Senior Fellow

Dr. Daniel L. Comins, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry, has been selected as a Senior Fellow of the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry (ISHC). 

Kiran Soma is wearing eye glasses and a beige swetaer. He is posing in front of a bridge in a city crowded with high rises.

Jan 26, 2023

Chemistry Student Wins 2022-23 Creative Artist Award in Theater

Kiran Soma, a third-year chemistry student, has been selected for the 2022-23 NC State Creative Artist Award in theater. 

Forrest Hentz at the blackboard in an archival, black-and-white photo.

Jan 11, 2023

Hentz Made Chemistry Make Sense

Longtime chemistry professor Forrest C. Hentz, inaugural recipient of the Holladay Medal, died in December at the age of 89 (the atomic number of actinium). 

A group photo at Sheba Gage's final presentation

Dec 16, 2022

ACS Project SEED at NC State

Learn how several research groups from the Department of Chemistry at NC State hosted SEED students in their labs last summer,