Department of Chemistry

Studying blood for the greater good

Posted by on April 14, 2016

Elizabeth Bowles, a Ph.D. student in chemistry at Missouri S&T, has had a rather unconventional goal for the past several years: improve the care of patients with conditions like diabetes or pulmonary arterial hypertension by reducing severe adverse side effects of pharmaceuticals through a new and innovative drug delivery system. Bowles first started tackling her […]

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Missouri S&T researcher to present at Higher Learning Commission conference

Posted by on April 12, 2016

Dr. Klaus Woelk, associate professor of chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to share his blended laboratory teaching techniques at the Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference.

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Missouri S&T student earns awards for tracking nanoparticles in water

Posted by on February 10, 2016

Ariel Donovan, a graduate student in chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently earned two awards at the Water Quality and Technology Conference, an international conference of the American Water Works Association, for her research into the removal of nanoparticles during drinking water treatment processes.

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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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