Department of Chemistry

Missouri S&T students exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 6, 2023

Thirteen undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday, April 6, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

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O’Fallon native works to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere

Posted by on March 9, 2023

Missouri S&T student Samuel Hackett says that he feels most at home in the laboratory. Hackett is only a sophomore, but he has already conducted chemical research for two years and hopes to continue that path for the rest of his life.

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Reddy named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Posted by on January 31, 2023

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced today (Tuesday, Jan. 31) that Dr. V. Prakash Reddy, professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, has been elected Fellow of its organization.

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Mochalin named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Posted by on January 24, 2023

Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. According to the society, this title is awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the chemical sciences.

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77 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 2, 2022

Sixty-five current and former faculty of Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the top researchers in their field as measured by their career research records, and 12 other current or former Missouri S&T researchers were among the best in their fields in 2021, according to a recent analysis by Stanford University.

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Everyone needs a mentor

Posted by on November 28, 2022

Raheemat Rafiu finds coaching and mentoring others very fulfilling. So fulfilling in fact, that she started a mentorship program to help international students navigate their career paths by using various teachable moments from her personal journey.

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$2 million FAA grant supports study of sustainable aviation fuels at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 25, 2022

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $2.05 million grant to a Missouri S&T researcher to study how different types of sustainable aviation fuels could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. Dr. Philip Whitefield, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, received the funding through the FAA’s Aviation Sustainability Center (ASCENT), […]

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The future of automobile travel may be low-temperature combustion

Posted by on August 24, 2022

Ph.D. student Adrian Batista is motivated to learn from different fields of science and combine them to solve problems, because he believes that connecting them is the path to solving for new technological applications. That is why he chose to attend graduate school in chemistry after earning an undergraduate degree in physics.

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Missouri S&T makes list of “degrees of the future” for energy engineering

Posted by on August 14, 2022

Missouri S&T is one of 15 U.S. universities chosen by the science and technology website Gizmodo as schools that offer the best energy engineering programs in a recent “degrees of the future” report. “One of the most critical problems humans currently have is how to generate power efficiently,” Gizmodo’s editors wrote in the report, which […]

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Sotiriou-Leventis named chemistry chair at S&T

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis has been named chair of the chemistry department at Missouri S&T. Her appointment began July 1.

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