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Dec 21, 2023

Chemistry Recent Appointments and New Faces – December 2023

Faculty Employee Name Position Effective Date Raja Ghosh Assistant Professor 01/01/2024 Xiatong Li Assistant Professor 01/01/2024 Postdocs Employee Name Position Research Group Effective Date Yaoyao Shen Postdoctoral Research Scholar Chang…

The attendees at the LORD Distinguished Professorship reception pose for a photo, including Yi Xiao and Wei-chen Chang

Oct 20, 2023

College Honors Chemists Chang, Xiao at LORD Professorship Reception

The College of Sciences recognized Wei-chen Chang and Yi Xiao from the Department of Chemistry for being newly named LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholars.

European Swift

Oct 16, 2023

Mimicking a Bird’s Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels

A small bird’s nest-making inspires a nontoxic process for making cellulose gels.

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Oct 10, 2023

Podcast: Private Support With Joshua Pierce

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by Joshua Pierce, a distinguished professor and the executive director of NC State’s New Integrative Sciences Initiative, to discuss how private support benefits the university.

Wolf sketched using chemistry symbols

Oct 9, 2023

Eight Chemistry Faculty Get 2024 Alt-Textbook Libraries Grants

Eight Chemistry faculty were recently awarded Alt-Textbook Libraries Grants that will benefit chemistry courses.

Oct 6, 2023

Jackie Hughes Receives 2022-23 University Award for Excellence

The Department of Chemistry is fortunate to have Jackie, who goes above and beyond to provide outstanding customer service. 

The Belltower provides a backdrop for colorful fall leaves.

Sep 28, 2023

Prof. Yi Xiao and Prof. Wei-chen Chang Named LORD Distinguished Scholars by the College of Sciences

The College of Sciences has named Dr. Yi Xiao and Dr. Wei-chen Chang, associate professors in the Department of Chemistry, as the Hugh C. Lord, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar at NC State, and the Thomas Lord, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar at NC State, respectively.

Sep 28, 2023

The Libraries announces its spring 2024 Alt-Textbook Grants to faculty

The program helps instructors switch from expensive textbooks to open educational resources that are helping over 3600 students save a total of over $488K this year alone.

Sep 27, 2023

Chemistry Students, Symposium Poster Session Winners

Meghan Kriger and Boyang Chen, who are chemistry graduate students, were announced winners during the poster session held at the College of Sciences Excellence Symposium. The inaugural College of Sciences…

Sep 27, 2023

Ghada Rabah Receives OUR-CURE Grant

This year, Teaching Professor Ghada Rabah has received the OUR-CURE Grant to grow collaborative interdisciplinary course-based undergraduate research experiences for students.

Sep 27, 2023

Remembering Suzanne “Suzy” Purrington

Dr. Suzy Purrington, a beloved faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at NC State, passed away on June 25, 2023, after a short illness.

The Belltower provides a backdrop for colorful fall leaves.

Sep 27, 2023

Two Chemistry Faculty Appointed College of Sciences Dean Fellows

Prof. Ghada Rabah and Prof. Thomas Theis have been appointed Dean’s Faculty Fellows in the College of Sciences for the academic year 2023-2024.