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.
4 February 2014
The NSF Career Award will provide Professor Toru Shiozaki and the Shiozaki Group with $625,000 over the next five years to carry out research focused on theories for magnetic properties of lanthanide and actinide complexes.
3 February 2014
Jonathan Barnes, a graduate student in the Stoddart group, has received the 2013 Distinguished Student Award. The award is given to a college or graduate student whose work is notable in the field of nanotechnology.
31 January 2014
The NSF Career Award will provide Professor T. David Harris and the Harris Lab with $575,000 over the next five years to carry out research focused on the synthesis and studies of hybrid inorganic-organic one-dimensional magnetic materials.
31 January 2014
David L. Hughes, a 1982 PhD graduate who worked with the late Professor Frederick G. Bordwell has received the 2014 ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry.
30 January 2014
Professor Danna Freedman and Professor Toru Shiozaki both received the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigators Grant. This grant is awarded to young scientists who show exceptional ability and promise for conducting research.
30 January 2014
Recent graduate student, Carson Bruns, jointly mentored by Fraser Stoddart and Sam Stupp, has been awarded a 2014–2017 Miller Research Fellowship. It is the second year running that a graduate student from the Stoddart group has received a Miller Research Fellowship.
28 January 2014
Dr. Albert Fahrenbach (Stoddart Group) and Dr. Daniel Cohen (Scheidt Group), 2013 PhD graduates, have won the 2014 Award for Excellence in Graduate Research. The award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in research, comes with a monetary prize and an honorary plaque that will be presented to them in the Fall.
22 January 2014
Professor Mercouri Kanatzidis served as the Plenary Lecturer of the 2013 International Conference on Directions in Materials Science. The conference was hosted by C.N.R. Rao and the JNCASR in Bangalore, India.
11 December 2013
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) elected Professor Chad A. Mirkin to Fellow status. The election is a professional distinction given to academic inventors who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation.
14 November 2013
The Electrochemical Society (ECS) will award Professor Chad A. Mirkin the 2013 Vittorio deNora Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology.
14 November 2013
Radha Boya and Keith Brown, students in the Mrikin Research group, both received awards from the Science in Society's 2013 Scientific Images Contest.
12 November 2013
The HG10 lab in the Technological Institute underwent a complete renovation this past summer. The new space includes a modern tutoring area, an enhanced undergraduate research area and improved overall safety features. News Center Story
8 November 2013
Professor Chad A. Mirkin has recently been named an Honorary Professor by ShanghaiTech University in China for his service to the institution. This is one of the highest honors given by a Chinese University.
5 November 2013
Professor Chad Mirkin has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS). This is the highest honor that the CCS can bestow on an individual.
4 November 2013
Andrew J. Ouderkirk, a Northwestern Chemistry Alumnus and former member of the Weitz research group, was presented the 2013 R&D Magazine Innovator of the Year award. Ouderkirk received this honor for his leadership and creativity as one the top scientists at 3M.