2022 Tarrant Summer Graduate Research Fellowship recipients Announced

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Tarrant Summer Graduate Research Fellowship. The endowment honors Prof. Paul Tarrant, a member of our department from 1946 to 1981, and this award promotes outstanding research for graduate students working in the division of Organic Chemistry. This year’s recipients are Alec Esper, Cory Kornman, Angie … Read more

Professor Zhongwu Guo wins ACS Cabohydrate Division 2022 Melville L. Wolfrom Award

Professor Zhongwu Guo, Steven M. and Rebecca J. Scott Chair, has received the ACS Carbohydrate Division 2022 Melville L. Wolfrom Award. This award recognizes one’s outstanding service and contributions to the field of carbohydrate chemistry. Dr. Guo’s research interest in focused on developing novel synthetic methods for carbohydrates, glycolipids, and other glycoconjugates, as well as … Read more

Ken Wagener Awarded 2021 ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry

Ken Wagener was awarded the 2021 ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry for his significant contributions in both industry and academia, including pioneering the acyclic diene metathesis polymerization, which launched an entirely new field of synthetic polymer chemistry (Chemical & Engineering News, January 4, 2021).  At UF, Prof. George Butler (founder of the Butler Polymer Research Laboratory) previously received … Read more

The collaboration of Wei group and Angerhofer group published in JACS

A collaboration paper from the Wei group and Angerhofer group has been published in JACS. The article titled “Manipulating Atomic Structures at the Au/TiO2 Interface for O2 Activation” reports a discovery of new science in an old catalytic system (Au/TiO2)   by demonstrating how the manipulation of atomic structures at the Au/TiO2 interface significantly altered the … Read more

Jordan Levi and Guancen Liu are co-recipients of the 2019 Keaffaber Scholar Award

Congratulations to Jordan Levi and Guancen Liu who have been named co-recipients of the 2019 Keaffaber Scholar Award. The award has been made possible through the generosity of Dr. Jeffrey Keaffaber, a longtime friend and supporter of the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Keaffaber received his Ph.D. from the Department in 1989 (with Prof. William Dolbier, … Read more