7 March 2014
Professor Emily Weiss was chosen to present the 2014 Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture at the upcoming ACS National Meeting & Exposition. The lecture will be given Monday, March 17, from 4:00-5:00 PM at the Dallas Convention Center.
6 March 2014
Professor Dave Harris has been selected to participate in the U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator Program. This program will fund the Harris Lab for the next three years with research aimed to stabilize and study reactive chemical species in metal-organic frameworks.
21 February 2014
Graduate student, Kristen Brown (Wasielewski Group) received the university's most prestigious award for outstanding intellectual and creative ability with the capacity to play an active part in the life of the Society of Fellows.
19 February 2014
Professor Chad Mirkin, and research assistant professor Sarah Petrosko, received the International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge People’s Choice Award for their animated video “Spherical Nucleic Acids." Watch the video.
17 February 2014
Professor Mercouri Kanatzidis has been named a 2014 Einstein Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The Einstein Professorship is a key initiative of the CAS and is awarded to only those scientists working at the frontier of science and technology.
11 February 2014
The Theoretical Chemistry Institute at the University of Wisconsin will award Professor George C. Schatz the 2014-15 Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry. This annual prize was established in 1991, and has been distinguished by a superb set of winners.
Special Seminar: Alex Spokoyny
March 10, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Physical Seminar: Marty Zanni
March 12, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Physical seminar: David Reichman
April 9, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
UCC Distinguished Speaker: Marcy Towns
April 14, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Organic Seminar: Richard Payne
April 17, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Organic Seminar: Michael Pollastri
April 24, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
About the Department
Established in 1884 and located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University's Department of Chemistry is a center for global excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and research in chemistry. We have a long-standing commitment to collaborative research in the fundamentals of chemistry as well as exploring multidisciplinary connections in nanotechnology, energy sciences, catalysis, life processes, biological chemistry, material science, drug development, chemical and biological engineering, and environmental science. Our department has innovative faculty and outstanding students. We currently have 29 world-renowned, 100% research active chemistry faculty including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences and one Knight-Bachelor. READ MORE