Chemistry

Research Highlights

Read more about the research highlights coming from the Chemistry Department.

Light-Controlled Proton Chemistry

Light-Controlled Proton Chemistry

Dr. Liao publishes review of metastable-state photoacids in Accounts of Chemical Research.

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Dr. Brown leads international research collaboration

Dr. Brown leads international research collaboration

Dr. Al Brown leads a productive international research collaboration with Dr. Ashraf Aly at Minia University in Egypt.

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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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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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New approaches for destroying chemical warfare agents

New approaches for destroying chemical warfare agents

Dr. Andy Knight has been awarded a 5-year, $963,555 contract from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, DC.

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Asthma Drug Advances into Clinical Trials

Asthma Drug Advances into Clinical Trials

Dr. Rokach’s research support by the American Asthma Foundation has been extended with an additional, $150,000 infusion bringing the total support to approximately $900,000.

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