Kilina Receives 2017 Meier Professorship

Svetlana Kilina, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry was awarded the 2017 James A. Meier Junior Professorship. This award recognizes an associate or assistant professor who has contributed to excellence in teaching and research at NDSU. Demonstrated success interacting with students is a primary criterion for this award. Dr. Kilina has teaching…
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Undergraduate Student Takes Home Awards

NDSU chemistry major, Brendon Disrud, was honored with two awards at the 57th annual Sanibel Symposium held February 19-24 on St. Simons Island in Georgia. This is an international meeting of scientists focussed on quantum chemistry, dynamics, condensed matter and materials physics. Brendon received a Dell O’Brien travel prize for excellence in his computational chemistry research…
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Governor’s School Student Soars

Martin Altenburg, a Fargo North High School student was recently accepted to all eight Ivy League Schools (http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/05/us/nd-teen-ivy-league-trnd/index.html ). As a North Dakota Governor’s School Student over the summer of 2015, Martin performed research in Dr. Sangita Sinha’s lab in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and was mentored by graduate student Karen Glover and…
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NDSU Receives $2M For Pancreatic Cancer Research

NDSU has received a $2M research grant to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence focussed on pancreatic cancer. Profs. Sanku Malik (Pharmaceutical Sciences) and DK Srivastava (Chemistry and Biochemistry) are leading up the effort. Associate professor, Guodong Liu from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will also participate on the research team. Reported today in…
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NDSU Chemistry Faculty Receives Funding To Study Sustainable Chemistry

Jayaraman Sivaguru, North Dakota State University James A. Meier Jr. Professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received a three-year, $440,000 award (CHE-1465075) from the National Science Foundation to develop environmentally benign, green strategies for performing chemical reactions with light. These projects are significant in the Department’s research focus area in sustainability and materials chemistry. The funding also provides research opportunities…
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