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2023 Graduate Student Awards
Congratulations to our outstanding Graduate Student Awardees for 2023! Each year, LSU Chemistry recognizes the achievements of graduate students who have excelled in research, teaching, or both.
LSU Chemistry alum hopes to solve environmental challenges with polymer science
November 13, 2023
In his laboratory at Murray State University, Dr. Sourav Chatterjee hopes to create novel monomers from a plant waste source and polymerize them, yielding polymers with enhanced recycling capabilities for various applications. | Read more
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Friday, November 17, 2023 | 12:30 PM | Tureaud 100
“Material for Future Sustainable Applications: Development of CO2 Gas Separation Membrane and Capture Solvent”
Dr. Sourav Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of Organic & Polymer Science at Murray State University
Professor John Pojman receives Southwest Regional ACS Award
October 18, 2023
Professor John Pojman was selected as this year's recipient of the Southwest Regional ACS Award for his exceptional contributions to the promotion and advancement of the field of chemistry while in the Southwest Region of the American Chemical Society.
Dr. Pojman will be presented with the award at the 2023 Southwest Regional Meeting Awards Banquet on November 16th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. | Learn more
A New Patent for 3D Cell Culture Method and Materials
October 6, 2023
A collaboration between the LSU Department of Chemistry and the LSU Department of Chemical Engineering has led to the invention of a method and materials for 3D cell culturing in microfluidic droplet-generating devices, now available for licensing. LSU Chemistry Professor John Pojman, LSU Chemistry Alum Dr. Anowar Khan, and LSU Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Adam Melvin developed the affordable, high-throughput platform capable of producing 3D tumor spheroids. The promising technology has the potential to help researchers better understand and treat cancer. | Learn more
LSU Chemistry Professor Named 2024 Rising Star
September 13, 2023
Assistant Professor Noémie Elgrishi has been chosen by the American Chemical Society, or ACS, Women Chemists Committee for a 2024 Rising Star Award. The award recognizes her commitment, talent, and contributions to the field of environmental chemistry and serves as a source of inspiration and motivation for women scientists and chemists worldwide. | Read more
H.M. “Hub” Cotton Award for Faculty Excellence
Professor Andrew Maverick
The H.M. “Hub” Cotton Award for Faculty Excellence recognizes a faculty member with a distinguished record of teaching, research, administration, public service, or any other outstanding contributions to the university.
LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award
Professor Gerald Schneider
The LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award award recognizes faculty members for outstanding teaching, research, and/or service. For a full list of 2023 University Faculty Award recipients, visit the press release.
College of Science Graduate Teaching Award
Assistant Professor Noémie Elgrishi
The award recognizes Dr. Elgrishi’s dedication and excellence in teaching and the professional development of graduate students.
College of Science Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mentoring Award
Senior Instructor Funda Kizilkaya
The award recognizes Dr. Kizilkaya’s outstanding mentoring of individuals from underrepresented groups and creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. For a full list of 2023 College of Science Award recipients, visit the press release.
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