Billy Johnson shows in GRC presnentation

  • Billy Johnson receives 2nd place in the Physical Science division for his Oral presentation “Water purification using novel nanomaterials,” at the 16th Annual UNC Charlotte Graduate Research Symposium, Charlotte, NC, United States, April 2nd, 2016
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Tim Eldred win Presentation Award

Tim Eldred  receives 1st place award for his oral presentation “Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Nanostructures for Water Purification” UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Conference Friday, April 21st, 2016 UNC Charlotte in the Physical, Computer and Engineering  symposium.

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Emily Schmidt wins ACS award

Congratulations to Emily Schmidt for winning the American Chemical Society’s Division of Analytical Chemistry Undergraduate Award given to the best undergraduate student in analytical chemistry at UNC Charlotte for the 2014-2015 academic year.  I can’t wait to see all the great things she does in the future!

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PRG representing at 2015 Undergraduate Research Conference

2015 URC picI am so proud of these research students. They all presented at the UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference and did great. Tim, Chauncey and Emily all presented posters. Emily Schmidt won 2nd place for sustainability. James Mitchell gave a talk, won the best presentation in Chemistry and won the Atkins award for the Physical Sciences.

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Congratulations to James Mitchell again!

James Mitchell has received an honorable mention for his poster “Utilizing Hybrid Nano-Composite Materials to Increase Specific Capacitance for Supercapacitor Applications” at the 2014 UNC Charlotte Summer Research Scholars Symposium.  The only student in Chemistry to be recognized with an award.  Way to go James!

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Congratulations to Jeff Alston

Dr. Jeff Alston has received an NRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.  These are very prestigious, and competitive awards.  Way to go Jeff, good luck on your research and future successes.

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Congratulations to James Mitchell

Congratulations to James Mitchell who received the 2014 Hendley Scholarship ($500 award) for his work on metal oxide nanoparticle synthesis and characterization.

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Congratulations to UNC Charlotte 2014 Graduates

Congratulations to all the UNC Charlotte Chemistry Graduates of 2014. A special pat on the back to our own Dylan Brokaw who graduated with departmental honors and will be attending UNC Chapel Hill for his MD degree this Fall.

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PRG publishes new paper on the Aggregation mechanism of SWCNTs

The PRG’s latest work is now published online (print and page numbers for full reference to follow). “Aggregation kinetics of single-walled carbon nanotubes investigated using mechanically wrapped multinuclear complexes: probing the tube–tube repulsive barrier”, Anjail A. Ameen,  Andrea N. Giordano, Jeffrey R. Alston,  Michael W. Forney,  Natalie P. Herring, Shiho Kobayashi,  Shawn G. Ridlen, Sarah S. Subaran, Thomas J. Younts and   J. C. Poler*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, Advance Article DOI:10.1039/C3CP55530E Received 31 Dec 2013, Accepted 02 Feb 2014.  First published online 18 Feb 2014.
Six years of work and analysis, great team effort!TOC abstract

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Dylan Brokaw wins 2nd place at 2013 SERMACS

Congratulations to Mr. Dylan Brokaw for receiving 2nd place best presentation at the 21013 SERMACS in Atlanta. Dylan won first place at the 2012 SERMACS after losing his belt. This year he lost his car key. I think we cracked the code. It’s not crazy if it works.dylan 001
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