Chemistry News and Events

2016 UNC Charlotte Science and Technology Expo Photos

April 24, 2016
The Science and Technology Expo featured over 100 activities for the science-curious of all ages, including hands-on educational presentations and fascinating displays — engineering demonstrations, computer and software explorations, all kinds of cool robots in action, lab tours in the life sciences, STEM education activities, environmental science, rockets, drones, the nearby UNC Charlotte...

Thesis Defense | Sushant Patil | Ph.D in Nanoscale Science

April 5, 2016
Defense Title: Applications of next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms for multiplexed biosensing and aptamer discovery: G-quadruplex aptamers as a case study. Candidate: Sushant Patil Sponsoring Chair: Dr. Jennifer Weller Committee: Dr. Jennifer Weller, Dr. Jerry Troutman, Dr. Joanna Krueger, Dr. Ed Stokes, Dr.Valery Grdzelishvili Defense Date: April 5, 2016 - 2:30 PM...

Chemistry and Nanoscale Science Graduate Students Contribute to the Success of the 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

April 4, 2016
Students from the Chemistry M.S. program and the Nanoscale Science Ph.D. program made outstanding contributions to the 16th Annual UNC Charlotte Graduate Research Symposium, held on Saturday, April 2.  Three Chemistry M.S. students (Jerrod, Flanagan (advisor: Dan Rabinovich), Billy Johnson (advisor: Jordan Poler), and Crystal Waters (advisor: Tom Schmedake)) along with two Nanoscale Science...

Thesis Defense | Derek Micheal Peloquin | Ph.D. in NanoScale Science

March 30, 2016
Defense Title: Hexacoordinate Silicon Complexes as Cathodic Colorants Candidate: Derek Micheal Peloquin Sponsoring Chair: Dr. Thomas A. Schmedake Committee: Dr. Bernadette Donovan-Merkert, Dr. Daniel Rabinovich, Dr. Michael Walter, and Dr. Brigid Mullany (Graduate Faculty Representative) Defense Date: March 30, 2016 – 1:00 PM Location: Burson 116 Degree Program Name: Ph.D. in Nanoscale...

Workshop with local high school teachers a huge success!

October 28, 2015
​Dr. Michael Walter and Ms. Jessie Enlow (Cox Mill High School teacher) led a polymer semiconductor workshop for 13 local high school science teachers in the  Burson building on Monday, October 26. The goal of the workshop was to integrate nanoscale material science experiments into prescribed high school curricula. The program - funded by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation - was...