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Ohio University Chemists Discover a Surprisingly Fast Phase Change in a Material for Solar Cells

Figure. Ohio University researcher discover fast phase changes in mixed halide lead perovskite materials.Lead halide perovskites are a group of materials that are heavily being studied for a variety of applications in solar cells and light emitting diodes (LEDs). These materials have the potential to serve our demands on the green and sustainable future in energy and illumination. However, their instability over time […]

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Posted on 02/11/2020

Professors Find New Compound with Therapeutic Potential

Ohio University professors (Left to Right) Douglas Goetz, Stephen C. Bergmeier and Kelly McCall led team discovery of a new compound with therapeutic potential.From Ohio University news Imagine discovering a compound that has the potential to create therapeutic opportunities for a plethora of diseases. Ohio University professors from three different colleges, along with the support of many students, faculty members and staff, may have just done that. Dr. Douglas Goetz, Dr. Kelly McCall, […]

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Posted on 02/10/2020

Masson Co-Authors Paper in Top-Tier Chemistry Journal on Supramolecular Self-Sorting

Eric Masson studies pumpkin-shaped Cucurbituril moleculesDr. Eric Masson co-authored a paper on “Dual Layer” Self-Sorting with Cucurbiturils in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a top-tier research journal with one of the highest impact factors in the chemical literature. Masson is the Roenigk Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 01/16/2020

Chemistry Student, Faculty Present at 2019 NOBCChE National Meeting in St. Louis

Demi Reed at NOBCChE ForumTwo members from Ohio University’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department recently presented original research at the 2019 NOBCChE national meeting in St. Louis from Nov 18 – 21. The annual meeting of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) provides students, postdocs, faculty, and […]

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Posted on 01/13/2020

Students Present at Ohio Inorganic Weekend, Roell Takes Undergraduate First

Sarah Roell takes first at Ohio Inorganic Weekend.Dr. Jessica White and Dr. Travis White, both Assistant Professors of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, and members of their research labs participated in the 2019 Ohio Inorganic Weekend at the University of Toledo on Nov. 1-2. Ohio Inorganic Weekend is a student-focused meeting for inorganic chemistry groups in […]

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Posted on 01/12/2020

Harrington Gives Keynote at Analytix 2020 in Japan

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, portrait in officeDr. Peter Harrington is the keynote speaker at Analytix 2020 in Osaka, Japan, where he also will be the keynote session chair. Harrington, recently named a Presidential Research Scholar, is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. The keynote presentation is “Chemometrics for the Masses: How to Easily Improve […]

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Posted on 01/11/2020

Cimatu and Students Author ACS Papers on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, Substituted Monomers

Unsubstituted and substituted monomersDr. Katherine Cimatu and students in her lab recently published two papers, one on molecularly imprinted polymers with Dr. Imee Su Martinez and graduate students from the University of the Philippines – Diliman and one on substituted monomers authored solely by the Cimatu lab. Cimatu is Associate Professor of Chemistry& […]

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Posted on 01/11/2020

Stender Presents on Software for Analytical Chemistry at MUACC

Dr. Anthony Stender, portrait in his officeDr. Anthony S. Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, was recently invited to present a talk at the Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference (MUACC). This year’s conference was held Nov. 7 – 9 at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. Stender first attended this conference when it was hosted […]

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Posted on 12/18/2019

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan CananBy Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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Posted on 12/04/2019

New NQPI Member Breaks Chemical Bonds, Builds Professional Partnerships

Jessica White’s research on metal complexes is relevant for medical research.By Amanda Biederman, Ph.D. NQPI writer Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter The development of effective treatments for cancer and infections represents a crucial aspect of the modern field of medical research. Dr. Jessica White, a newly inducted member of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute, is working to […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019