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Congratulations to Chemistry alum Dr. Paul Harney on being named President, North America, for Prescient Healthcare Group. Dr. Harney earned his PhD with Ben Chu in 1996, and has since worked at companies including Deloitte Consulting, Quintiles and IQVIA.  Read more






Professor Tonge's recent paper: New Technique that Shows How a Protein “Light Switch” Works May Enhance Biological Research  Read more




etCongratulations to Prof. Esther Takeuchi for winning the European Inventor Award 2018! The European Patent Office presents this award annually to distinguish outstanding inventors from Europe and around the world who have made an exceptional contribution to social development, technological progress and economic growth. The winners were chosen by an independent international jury from a nomination list of more than 500 individuals and teams of inventors put forward for this year’s award. Prof. Takeuchi was recognized for inventing the compact batteries that power most implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs).



Dr. Nicole Sampson, Professor of Chemistry, will assume new duties as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), effective July 16, 2018.



Vote for Distinguished Professor Esther Takeuchi for the European Inventor Award. 
Dr. Takeuchi is a finalist for the European Inventor Award, the winners of which will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on June 7. But she is also eligible to win in another category — the European Inventor Award Popular Prize — open to all 15 finalists that is based on voting. Members of the public can cast their vote for Professor Takeuchi now through June 7.  


Congrats to Eric Rizzo who has received the ACS DOC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship is very competitive award. Less than 10 students are awarded in the nation each year.


Congrats to Johnny Lee who is the recipient of GSO's Distinguished Travel Award!


Michael Berman is our 2018 convocation speaker. He received his B.S. in 1975 and did senior research with Professor Philip Johnson. 


baSave the Date
Celebrating 60 Years of The Department of Chemistry
October 19-20, 2018
Join us in celebrating the Department of Chemistry's 60th Anniversary, and enjoy the festivities of Wolfstock, a homecoming tradition.
The celebration will include: Keynote Alumni Talks, Long Island Wine Tasting, Meet and Greet Brunch, Alumni Career Panel, Building Tours
Registration and schedule of events coming soon.

Congratulations to Prof. Esther Takeuchi, who has been named a finalist for the 2018 European Inventor Award. Prof. Takeuchi is being recognized for her seminal inventions in lithium/silver vanadium oxide batteries for implantable cardiac defibrillators. Read More


Congrats to Prof. Stanislaus Wong, who has been chosen to receive the 2017-18 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. The Chancellor's Award "supports the pursuits foundational to sustaining the intellectual growth of SUNY institutions by recognizing consistently outstanding scholarly and creative productivity, conducted in addition to teaching, by SUNY’s instructional faculty."

New Drugs Using the Body’s “Natural Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, Cancer   Read More


Congratulations to Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai for being selected as a winner of the 2018 Young Academic Inventor's Award from the NAI-SBU Chatper!



poDr. Jennifer Doudna is the twenty sixth Jacob Bigeleisen Endowed Lecture speaker.

Friday, April 6, 2018
Lecture starts at 3:00 p.m.
Frey Hall 102
Stony Brook University
Overflow location Frey Hall 104
Refreshments served at 4:30 p.m. in the Chemistry Building lobby

jf Dr. Jarrod French, 2018 Cottrell Scholar! Read more
The Department of Chemistry presents Dr. Clare P. Grey at the 2018 Franklin Award Lecture, Friday, January 26, 2018

The Department of Chemistry welcomes Dr. Clare P. Grey, Geoffrey Moorhouse-Gibson Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge to be our distinguished speaker for the 2018 Franklin Award Lecture, on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Theater. The title of her talk is " Developing and Applying New Tools to Understand How Materials for LI and "beyond-Li" Batteries and Supercapacitors Function." The purpose of the endowment is to sponsor an annual lecture in inorganic chemistry by an internationally renowned scholar. Light refreshments will be served at 2:30 pm in the Wang Center Theater lobby. For further information, please contact the Chemistry Department at 632-7885. Read more

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