Dr. Brent Sumerlin has been selected for the 2024 Mark Scholar Award, recognizing excellence in basic or applied research and leadership in polymer science, and will be honored at the Fall 2024 ACS National Meeting. The Mark Scholar Awards are administered by the POLY division of the ACS. The award is presented biennially at the fall … Read more
Dr. Adrian Roitberg was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in December 2023, and honor bestowed for his contributions to the field. Honorary Fellows of the RSC, nominated by peers, represent diverse backgrounds, careers, and countries. They include research pioneers, industry leaders, and innovators who significantly impact chemical science advancement. By recognizing Dr. Roitberg with its highest … Read more
Yu Tin Lin is pursuing a triple major in Chemistry, Statistics, and Biology. He joined thelab of Professor Boone M. Prentice as an undergraduate researcher the spring of hisfreshman year, where his research focuses on developing experimental andcomputational imaging mass spectrometry methods. His experimental researchleverages spatial metabolomics and lipidomics to study sepsis and mitochondrial diseases. … Read more
The American Chemical Society Computers in Chemistry (COMP) Division has announced its 2024 award recipients. Assistant Professor Ramon A. Miranda Quintana was selected by a panel of distinguished reviewers as one of four winners of the highly competitive ACS OpenEye/Cadence Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for Spring 2024. COMP’s mission is to empower “a diverse community … Read more
Polymer chemists Austin Evans and Brent Sumerlin receive U.S. government funding By Brian Smith — April 24, 2023 AUSTIN EVANS and BRENT SUMERLIN from University of Florida’s Department of Chemistry have secured a generous research grant from the U.S government that will fuel their materials science research. The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiatives (MURI) program is a highly competitive grant program funded … Read more
Professor Rick Yost has been awarded the 2023 ABRF Award for Outstanding Contributions to Biomolecular Technologies. Dr. Yost is University Professor Emeritus and directs the Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics and the NIH National Metabolomics Consortium. He has received the ASMS Award for Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry, the MSACL Award for Distinguished Contribution to … Read more
Congratulations to our Director of General Chemistry, Melanie Veige, for being selected as a recipient of one of the UF Center for Teaching Excellence Affordable Access Awards for 2023. Melanie worked closely with the Center for Online Innovation and Production over the course of Fall 2022/Spring 2023 to reimagine the course CHM1020: Chemistry for the Liberal Arts, … Read more
Yu Tin Lin, a Chemistry and Biology double major at the University of Florida, has been awarded a 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Lin was one of 413 college sophomores and juniors selected nationwide in natural science, engineering, and mathematics as a Goldwater Scholar. The Scholarship Program honoring the late Senator Barry Goldwater is designed to … Read more
Congratulations to Whitney Laboratory Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. Sandra Loesgen for recently being selected as a recipient of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) Matt Suffness Young Investigator Award. Click here for full article.
The Analytical Chemistry Division is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2023 James and Laura Winefordner Summer Graduate Scholarship, Tyler Volta. Tyler is a graduate of the University of Florida and a member of Professor Charles Martin’s research group. His dissertation research focuses on the ionic and electronic transport properties of synthetic gold nanotube membranes. Congratulations Tyler!