Department of Chemistry

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Muriel Maurer

Congratulations to 2020 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient Prof. Muriel Maurer

Every year, the University honors faculty who bring distinction to the university through their accomplishments. In 2020, Prof. Muriel Maurer (Chemistry) won the Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity award for her work.

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Department of Chemistry researchers developing method to convert carbon dioxide to usable products

Department of Chemistry researchers developing method to convert carbon dioxide to usable products

– Scientists at the University of Louisville received new support for developing a method to sustainably sequester and convert carbon dioxide to valuable products. The three-year project on catalysts for CO2 is funded by the Catalysis Program of the Chemistry Division of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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UofL students mobilize food delivery to senior citizens during COVID-19 outbreak

UofL students mobilize food delivery to senior citizens during COVID-19 outbreak

Goli is both a Henry Vogt Scholar and a KEES Scholar. He serves as the founder of both the Louisville Social Innovation Lab and the Droplet Water Project, and is also a member of the Indian Student Association. He has been involved in research in diabetes care and treatment at the University of Louisville and Harvard Medical Schools.

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UofL sugar substitute, bio-coal technology licensed to Louisville startup

UofL sugar substitute, bio-coal technology licensed to Louisville startup

A technology born from University of Louisville research uses spent distillers’ grains, corn and waste wood to create a low-calorie sugar substitute.

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Inspired by experience as a student, Chemistry Alum renovates lab

Inspired by experience as a student, Chemistry Alum renovates lab

Self-described die-hard organic chemist, Tilford Riehl, recently cut the ribbon on a newly renovated Chemistry teaching lab bearing his name. Riehl created an endowment last year for the renovation and subsequent maintenance of the teaching lab.

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Department of Chemistry Wins Big at Presidential Celebration of Excellence

Department of Chemistry Wins Big at Presidential Celebration of Excellence

The Department of Chemistry pulled a hat trick at this year’s Presidential Celebration of Excellence on May 1, with three professors – Frederick Luzzio, Lenore Hoyt, and Xiang Zhang – bringing home Distinguished Faculty Awards.

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Hydrogen Fuel Research Tests Sustainable Catalyst Development

Hydrogen Fuel Research Tests Sustainable Catalyst Development

Scientists at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., are working on a method to generate hydrogen fuels that significantly lowers energy use. This research on catalysts for hydrogen attracted combined funding of more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Energy (DOE).

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Science for a Day

Science for a Day

Students from Marian Moore Middle School spent a day on UofL’s campus learning about climate change and other environmental science as part of a worldwide collaboration with UofL and students in other countries.

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Meet Kentucky’s ‘Hidden Figures’ in STEM

Meet Kentucky’s ‘Hidden Figures’ in STEM

Dr. Aleeta Powe (Chemistry) and Dr. Angelique Johnson (J.B. Speed School of Engineering) will be holding a talk of women in the STEM field at The Yearling’s Club’s salute to Kentucky’s ‘Hidden Figures.’

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Meet Chemistry Ph.D. student Kelsey Kaht

Meet Chemistry Ph.D. student Kelsey Kaht

Kaht is working in a group studying how a remote sensor that can detect electrochemically-active species in water, such as metals (i.e., arsenic and lead) and pharmaceuticals (i.e., estrogens and antibiotics).

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Prof. Hammond (Chemistry) receives $1.8 million grant

Prof. Hammond (Chemistry) receives $1.8 million grant

Prof. Gerald B. Hammond (Chemistry) received a $1.8 million dollar grant funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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A&S faculty recognized at Celebration of Excellence

A&S faculty recognized at Celebration of Excellence

Acting President Neville Pinto and Acting Provost Dale Billingsley recognized nine outstanding faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences at the 2016 Celebration of Faculty Excellence Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Brown and Williamson Club.

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Arts & Sciences welcomes 27 new faculty members

Arts & Sciences welcomes 27 new faculty members

From Chemistry to Comparative Humanities, new professors bring an array of research and teaching interests. Meet the newest faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences for Fall 2016.

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STEM students take the lead in the classroom

STEM students take the lead in the classroom

In A&S, the Chemistry, Geosciences & Geography, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy departments recruit undergraduates for placement in the foundational courses for each department. UTAs have been used as laboratory TAs, as instructors in recitation or supplemental instruction sections, or as classroom assistants during the normal course time.

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