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Graduation Spotlight: Emalyn Delgado Rosario

Chemistry Ph.D. graduate Emalyn Delgado Rosario was recently featured on Graduation Spotlight through the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more below!

2023 Chemistry Awards Luncheon Held on May 3

On May 3, the Department of Chemistry hosted our 2023 Chemistry Awards Luncheon. We were honored to be joined by our Outstanding Alumnus Awardee, Dr. Ming Zhao, who gave a lecture outlining his rise in the field of data storage technology. A warm congratulations to the undergraduate, graduate, faculty,...

Chemistry Students Present Collaborative Work with Lubrizol

Chemistry students Steffy Tene (senior undergraduate) and Nathalie Milbrandt (5th year PhD) from the Samia Lab presented their collaborative work at the Lubrizol-CWRU Event held on March 1, 2022. Present in this photo are their long time collaborators from Lubrizol, Liliana Miinea and Yafan Li. Milbrandt and Tene were...

The 2023 Nobel Prizes in Science Colloquium to be held Feb. 9

The Departments of Physics and Chemistry and the Program in Cell Biology are co-sponsoring the 2023 Nobel Prizes in Science Colloquium on Feb. 9 at 4 PM. Four Case Western Reserve University faculty will describe the accomplishments of the 2023 Nobel laureates: Jesse Berezovksy (Physics) on the prize in Physics ...

First Year Chemistry PhD Student Wins GSSCE Grant

Lucia Yuan, a 1st-year PhD student from Karayilan Research Lab, received The Graduate Council of Arts and Sciences (GCAS) Graduate Student Scholarship and Creative Endeavors (GSSCE) Grant. Lucia's proposal on the synthesis of a new type of viscoelastics for ocular research is funded by GCAS. She will present the...

Emeritus Professor Malcolm E. Kenney Dies At 94

We are sad to announce that Hinman B. Hurlbut Professor of Chemistry Malcolm E. Kenney passed away peacefully at home on November 28, 2022 at the age of 94. Dr. Kenney first began his academic career at the Case Institute of Technology in 1956 and became Professor of Chemistry...


Crespo Group paper selected as one of the top in P&P

The recent paper, “The Triplet State of 6-thio-2′-deoxyguanosine: Intrinsic Properties and Reactivity Toward Molecular Oxygen” by Crespo Group members, Marvin Pollum and Luis Ortiz-Rodriguez was selected as one of the top papers published in Photochemistry and Photobiology for P&P’s virtual issue celebrating the publications 55th anniversary.