Chemistry

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Chemistry is the central science linking our understanding at the molecular level to the applied sciences ranging from new materials to new methods of harnessing and storing energy. Chemistry drives our understanding of biology and the environment and provides a basis for the discovery of new drugs and how mankind interacts with earth. The Department of Chemistry at FIT is a dynamic and stimulating environment that will engage you in modern courses and cutting edge undergraduate research, preparing you for career in your field of choice.

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Chemistry Student to Intern in Nuclear Treaty Monitoring Center

Chemistry Student to Intern in Nuclear Treaty Monitoring Center

Master’s degree student Nathaniel Price has been awarded a competitive internship at the Ciambrone Radiochemistry Laboratory at Patrick AFB.

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Awards

Florida Tech Chemists receive Orlando ACS awards

Florida Tech Chemists receive Orlando ACS awards

Dr. Andy Knight has been selected as the 2015 American Chemical Society Outstanding Chemist. Mr. Shishir Chourey, a PhD student In Dr. Joshua Rokach's research group, was recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student.

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Research Highlights

Light Triggered Molecules for Brain Mapping

Light Triggered Molecules for Brain Mapping

Prof. Nasri Nesnas has been awarded a 3-year $280,000 grant from the NIH to develop his research on photoactive neurotransmitters, which are critical tools for understanding the Brain’s network.

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