Dr. Adrian Roitberg Named Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

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

2023 Keaffaber Scholar Award Winner Yu Tin Lin

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

Dr. Ramon A Miranda Quintana ACS COMP Division Award Winner Spring 2024

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

UF Chemists Score Major Grant for Breakthrough Research in Polymer Science

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

RICK YOST AWARDED 2023 ABRF Award for Outstanding Contributions to Biomolecular Technologies

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

2023 UF Center for Teaching Excellence Affordable Access Award

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

2023 James and Laura Winefordner Summer Graduate Scholarship

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!