Graduate student Igor Gayday wins prestigious MolSSI Fellowship
Mr. Gayday has been awarded an 18-month fellowship by the Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI) to pursue a research program for the calculation of coupled rotational-vibrational energy levels and their respective lifetimes of three-atomic (and, potentially, tetra-atomic) systems in hyper-spherical (APH) coordinates. This fellowship includes 12 months graduate support followed by 6 months of postdoctoral funding.
Undergrad student Pouya Mirzaei's chemistry comic book featured on NPR
Mr. Mirzaei submitted an illustrated 12-page comic book entitled, Stuck With Atomic Bonds, for a creative chemistry assignment in his first-year chemistry course taught by Dr. Llanie Nobile. NPR interviewed both Mr. Mirzaei and Dr. Nobile for the Beats Me: Innovation radio show.
Dr. Jier Huang receives grant from Department of Energy to study solar energy
Dr. Huang has been awarded an Early Career Research grant by the DOE to investigate the challenges surrounding how to capture and store carbon dioxide as well as how to convert it into useful chemicals for use in solar energy systems.