- July 2014
Chemistry Department encourages high school students to do research
Congratulations to Prof. Stephen Koch for being elected Fellow of the American Chemical Society.
- June 2014
Hee Nam Lim / Parker group is 1 of 45 finalists worldwide for the PhD Reaxys Prize
Stony Brook receives $10 Million DOE Grant for New Energy Frontier Research Center
- May 2014
Alumni Newsletter May 2014 (pdf)
Commencement May 23, 2014. Speaker, Dr. Ruth Heidelberger
David Walt, Honorary Degree
Second Annual Francis Johnson Lecture, speaker Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi.
- April 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Oatis who just received the Provost's Outstanding Lecturer Award! This recognition is well-deserved for all that Dr. Oatis does in our undergraduate laboratories and masters program to the benefit of our students.
Two SBU professors elected into AAAS - Congratulations to Ken A. Dill, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Chemistry, and Director of the Laufer Center for Physical & Quantitative Biology, and Jules Ralph Feiffer, an artist and writer, and core faculty member of the Graduate Arts Campus..
Congratulations to our four NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awardees: Dara Bobb-Semple in Chemistry, Stephen K. Lee in Biomedical Engineering, Marisa Lim in Ecology & Evolution, and Micah Mumper in Psychology/Cognitive Science.
- March 2014
The Department of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Dr. Melanie Chiu, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University with Professor Zhenan Bao, and Dr. Christopher Johnson, a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University with Professor Mark Johnson, will be joining the faculty on September 1, 2014. Read more.
- February 2014
Congratulations to the University Service Awards Recipients from Chemistry for 2013: Benjamin Chu (45 years), Frank (Bill) Fowler (45 years), Francis Johnson (40 years), Stephen Koch (35 years), Iwao Ojima (30 years), and Bradford J. Tooker (25 years). We are proud and grateful for their continued contribution to the Chemistry Department.
- December 2013
Congratulations to Ben Chu, Ben Hsiao, and Esther S. Takeuchi regarding being named NAI Fellows. It is quite an honor and well deserved! Ben and Ben were named 2013 NAI Fellows, while Esther was named a 2012 NAI Fellow (the inaugural class). Read more.
- October 2013
Congratulations, Jo-Ann Jee, for winning the Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship. Click here to read the article.
- September 2013
Two Stony Brook Researchers Among Those Selected to Receive SUNY RF Collaboration Fund Awards Announced by Governor Cuomo.
Orlando Scharer investigates targeted cancer therapy; Joanne Davila's expertise on close relationships key in search to treat negative consequences of stress.
Seven Faculty Win 2013 Provost’s Outstanding Lecturer Award. Congratulations to Dr. Fernando O. Raineri for receiving The Outstanding Lecturer Award.
Dr. Nancy Goroff Appointed Associate Provost for the Integration of Research, Education, and Professional Development and Associate Dean of the Graduate School
- June 2013
The Department of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Dr Jarrod French, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Penn State University with Professor Stephen Benkovic, and Dr. Liang Gao, a postdoctoral scholar at Janelia Farms with Dr. Eric Betzig, will be joining the Stony Brook faculty on January 1, 2014 with joint appointments in Chemistry and Biochemistry & Cell Biology. They are the first two hires towards building a cluster of faculty in Biomolecular Imaging. Dr. Scott Laughlin, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley with Professor John Ngai, and Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai, a postdoctoral scholar at Harvard University with Professor Tobias Ritter, will be joining the Chemistry faculty on September 1, 2013 as part of our departmental initiative in Chemical Biology.
- May 2013
Congratulations to Peter Giattini for receiving Goldwater Scholarship, a member of Nancy Goroff Research Group.
- April 2013
Professor Clare Grey, FRS was awarded the 2013 Günther Laukien Medal at the 54th ENC conference in Asilomar, California. This award is for her innovative applications of solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to energy storage systems, in particular to lithium batteries. She has to a large extent created, by her own contributions, a flourishing new field of NMR with a great potential for future beneficial discoveries and applications.
SBU Professors Collaborate on NSF-Funded "Materials Genome Initiative" White House supported initiative to speed up transition time from lab to marketplace.
The Fowler Challenge: a donation of $25,000 to endow fellowships for Undergraduate Learning Assistants (ULAs) and with the Alumni challenge to match the gift.
Stony Brook Chemistry Department at the 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. April 7-11, 2013 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Chemistry Department Colloquium: Advancing Graduation Education in the Chemical Sciences
Stony Brook Chemistry Awarded $400,000 to Fund Graduate Education and Research and Professional Development
The Department of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Dr. Scott Laughlin, currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley with Professor John Ngai, and Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai, a postdoctoral scholar at Harvard University with Professor Tobias Ritter, will be joining the faculty on September 1, 2013.
- March 2013
Prof. Clare Grey FRS was awarded the IBA2013 research award at the International Battery Association conference in Barcelona
Four Stony Brook Professors Receive NSF CAREER Awards Totaling Nearly $2 Million.
Professor Takeuchi Congratulated by Congressional Record.
The Department of Chemistry at Stony Brook University Applauds our 2013 American Chemical Society Awars Recipients
- February 2013
Stony Brook University's Vice President for Research and past Chair Benjamin Hsiao is featured in an interview with Jim Paymar, host of Long Island Business Report, on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7 PM. The program explores Stony Brook University and the Lab, focusing on the impact these world-class institutions are making in the fields of science, engineering, and technology, as well as the business opportunities stemming from the research.
University Distinguished Lectures in Science and Engineering presents Nobel Prize Winner Robert H. Grubbs, Phd - "Catalysis: Green Chemicals and Materials. Friday February 15 at 4pm in the Charles Wang Center. This is free and open to the public.
- January 2013
Congratulations to the 2013 Intel Semifinalists especially those mentored by Chemistry Professors Chu, Hsiao, Lacey, Ojima, Simmerling, and Tonge and the post docs, graduate and undergraduate students who helped them in their research!
AFOSR awards grants to 40 scientists and engineers through its Young Investigator Research Program. Congratulations to Professor Thomas Allison.
News & Events
Chemistry Research Day (CRD) - 10/04/2013