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 Department Welcomes Two New Faculty

Chemistry Department Welcomes Two New Faculty

The two newest faculty members of the Chemistry Department both hail from internationally recognized groups at the University of California Berkeley.

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Awards

Professor and Student Win Local ACS Awards

Professor and Student Win Local ACS Awards

The Orlando Section of the ACS recognizes the accomplishments of Dr. Jessica Smeltz and Ms. Elizabeth Stewart (Junior, Research Chemistry option).

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Research Highlights

Drs. Liao and Baum Awarded $400,000 NSF Grant

Drs. Liao and Baum Awarded $400,000 NSF Grant

Drs. Yi Liao and Clayton Baum receive a $400,000 grant from NSF to study a class of molecules that can reversibly change acid concentrations when irradiated with light.

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