U. S. Patent Issued

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The patent filed a year ago for the development of carbon-based catalyst for the waste-to-bioenergy conversion was issued last week. The work was done in collaboration with ORNL and was initiated by a superb collaboration between two alums: Zach Hood … Continue reading

Dr. George Donati and Graduate Student Jake Carter Featured on Fox 8

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Testing for lead in water at schools “The testing in Winston-Salem Forsyth County happened because of a research professor at Wake Forest University. Doctor George Donati won a national grant to buy a machine that tests samples to measure low concentrations … Continue reading

WFU students to teach ‘kitchen chemistry’ to kids at Kaleideum North

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“Students can only learn so much out of a book,” said Comstock-Ferguson, an associate professor of chemistry. “You can’t learn science without actually doing it. This is a great way for Wake Forest students to embody the spirit of Pro Humanitate by … Continue reading

Grant Awarded to Dr. Dos Santos

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The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $680,000 grant to Wake Forest University Associate Professor of Chemistry Patricia Dos Santos. In addition to funding research that helps scientists better understand life on earth, the grant also enables her to mentor … Continue reading

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Inorganic/Materials Chemistry

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The Department of Chemistry at Wake Forest University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Inorganic and/or Materials Chemistry to begin Aug. 2018. While the focus is on applicants at the Assistant Professorship level, outstanding senior candidates will be considered. Applicants must hold … Continue reading

Outstanding Graduate Students Recognized

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Outstanding chemistry graduate students were recognized during the department annual picnic on September 8th. Awards were given to: Angela Broadnax in recognition of her outstanding teaching performance and contributions to educational activities inside and outside the classroom and laboratory chemistry courses, … Continue reading