Department of Chemistry

S&T technique to detect breast cancer moving from lab to commercialization

Posted by on February 2, 2016

Cancer screening could soon be as simple as giving a urine sample using a patented device developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher. This week, Wyoming-based Cancer.im Inc., a Viratech Corp. company (Symbol: VIRA) and social network for cancer patients, survivors and caretakers, announced an agreement with Missouri S&T to commercialize the device.

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented five Awards of Professional Distinction during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 19. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Kavandi shares lessons learned in space at S&T commencement

Posted by on December 19, 2015

Dr. Janet L. Kavandi, deputy director at NASA’s Glenn Research Center and a NASA astronaut, shared lessons she learned during her three space flights as part of commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, Dec. 19.

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New way to store solar energy could lead to more common solar cell usage

Posted by on September 14, 2015

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a relatively inexpensive and simple way to split water into hydrogen and oxygen through a new electrodeposition method. The method produces highly efficient solar cells that can gather solar energy for use as fuel.

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Missouri S&T to renovate Schrenk Hall

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology plans to renovate a portion of Schrenk Hall, the building that houses Missouri S&T’s biological sciences and chemistry departments, in part through state capital improvement funding.

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Missouri S&T research center develops single-cell analyzer

Posted by on May 28, 2015

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a probe capable of detecting signs of disease or environmental change inside a single human cell.

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Switzer named Materials Research Society Fellow

Posted by on April 3, 2015

Dr. Jay A. Switzer, the Donald L. Castleman/Foundation for Chemical Research Professor of Discovery at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a Fellow of the Materials Research Society, a leading organization dedicated to the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research.

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Missouri S&T student earns American Chemical Society award

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Ariel Donovan, a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was recently honored by the American Chemical Society for her undergraduate research into the removal of lead and other heavy metals from water.

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Harvest Collier to receive Chancellor Medal from S&T

Posted by on December 11, 2014

Dr. Harvest Collier, professor emeritus of chemistry and former vice provost of undergraduate studies at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will receive the Chancellor Medal from Missouri S&T during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T Dec. 19 and 20. Collier will also serve as commencement speaker.

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Ma named associate dean

Posted by on December 11, 2014

Dr. Yinfa Ma, Curators’ Teaching Professor of chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will become associate dean for research and external relations in Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) effective Jan. 1, 2015.

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