Ramya Raghunathan selected for Green Chemistry Summer School

Ramya Raghunathan, an NDSU chemistry graduate student, was selected to attend the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Summer School held at Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo., in July.

Raghunathan works jointly with the research groups of Sivaguru Jayaraman, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Mukund Sibi, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and biochemistry.

“Ramya is working in the area of light-induced reactions with an eye toward developing green chemical processes. This summer school initiative will help her as it aims to nurture future leaders in the field of Green Chemistry, ” said Sivaguru.

The summer program was sponsored by the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has several faculty who’s research is focussed on green and sustainable chemistry.

NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.

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