Department of Chemistry at UMass Amherst
Cutting Edge Research and INNOVATIVE EDUCATION
$10 million in external funding
The most Distinguished Teaching Award winning faculty
of any department at UMass
Prof. Derek SteinBrown UniversitySchool of Engineering"Wet, Wiggly, Weird, and Wonderful – New Discoveries in Nanofluidics"11:30 amSeminar
Prof. Katie HartWilliamsCollegeDepartment of Chemistry"Traversing protein energy landscapes in the purple valley"11:30 amSeminar
Prof. Joseph ZaiaBoston UniversityChobanian & Avedisian School of MedicineBrain Matrisome Glycosylation Alterations in Neurological Diseases11:30amSeminar
Prof. Rob CoridanUniv. of ArkansasDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry11:30 amSeminar
Building a Community of Dignity and RespectThe University of Massachusetts Amherst believes that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence and that our students, faculty, and staff should reflect the diverse world in which we live.
Venkataraman Bridging the Clean Energy GapProf. Dhandapani Venkataraman (DV) is passionate about an interdisciplinary approach to solving problems, and one of his new directions is at the intersection of energy and equity.
Rotello Receives International Cope Scholar AwardProf. Vincent Rotello has been recognized for his work using synthetic organic chemistry to engineer the interface between the synthetic and biological worlds.
Andrew Solves Wearable Sensor ProblemA team of researchers, led by Trisha L. Andrew, professor of chemistry and chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, announced that they have synthesized a new material that solves one of the most difficult problems in the quest to create wearable, unobtrusive sensitive sensors: the problem of pressure.
Researcher Team Led by Prof. You Awarded Grant to Develop New RNA Fluorescence Imaging SystemAn interdisciplinary team at UMass Amherst, led by Mingxu You, associate professor of chemistry, has been awarded a grant by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to develop a novel multiplexed fluorescence imaging system for living cells.
Dheeraj Krishan Agrohia Receives PPG FellowshipDheeraj Krshan Agrohia (Vachet group) received PPG Fellowship for outstanding research in the area of materials chemistry.
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