Nathan Richey Named UF’s Outstanding Graduate Student

Nathan Richey

Nathan is a 5th-year graduate student in the McElwee-White lab. He was chosen for one of two Outstanding Graduate Student awards by the Graduate Student Council at UF. During his time as a graduate student, he served as the head teaching assistant for first-semester general chemistry lab for two years.

In addition to teaching, Nathan has mentored several undergraduate students, graduate students, and visiting scholars who aimed to gain more experience in a fully functioning research lab. As a result of these collaborations, Nathan was an author on four peer-reviewed publications within the McElwee-White lab. More recently, Nathan served as the founding member of the UF Graduate Student Symposium Planning Committee that hosted a symposium at the 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans.

Graduate Student Teaching Awards Winner: Gabriel Short

Gabriel Short is the winner of this year’s Graduate Student Teaching Award in Chemistry. Each academic year, the UF Graduate School recognizes the best, brightest, and most industrious among UF’s graduate teaching assistants for their work as instructors in the classroom and laboratory. Gabriel is a 5th-year student in the Miller group and has worked as TA in the CHM2211L organic chemistry laboratory.

Professor Gail Fanucci named as a UFRF Professors for 2018-2021

University of Florida Research Foundation named Professor Gail Fanucci as one of 33 UFRF Professors for 2018-2021. UF recognizes faculty members for having distinguished current records of research and strong research agendas likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields.

“Since 1997, more than 700 faculty members have been named UFRF Professors,” said David Norton, UF’s vice president for research. “Many have gone on to spectacular success, earning grants and fellowships from a wide array of public and private funding sources; publishing in the leading journals in their field; assuming institutional leadership positions, and commercializing their discoveries for the benefit of society.”

Congratulations, Dr. Fanucci!

UF News: UF Research Foundation Names 2018 Professors

Prof. Yost’s Contribution to Mass Spectrometry in C&EN

The March 5th issue of American Chemical Society’s weekly magazine, Chemical & Engineering News, features an article about how Dr. Christie Enke and Dr. Richard Yost developed the triple quadrupole mass spectrometer. The article explains the history and how it became the most commonly used mass spectrometer in the world today.

Read the article “As the triple quadrupole turns 40, mass spec gurus look back on what it’s meant to chemistry”