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

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

DeaconChemist Newsletter, Volume 19

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Volume 19 of the DeaconChemist is now available online at http://email.www.wfu.edu/chemistry/deaconchemist.201601.html Topics include: Letter from the Chair Undergraduate and Graduate Program updates Faculty Highlights And much more… … Continue reading

10 yrs of Chemistry first destination data – trends in education choices and employment

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Graduates of Wake Forest University start their careers with First Destinations that cover a spectrum of industries, functions, fields of study, and service. Below is a link to the outcomes ranging from from 2004-2014, Ten years’ worth of data. http://opcd.wfu.edu/files/2015/01/Chemistry.xlsx … Continue reading

National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship

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Chemistry Department alumnus, Zach Hood (BS 2013) recently received the prestigious National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship, to puruse Ph.D. studies beginning this fall with Dr. Younan Xia at Georgia Tech. Zach will enjoy a joint appointment with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and he … Continue reading

Theresa A. Swanson Isbell successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation.

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Theresa A. Swanson Isbell successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Protein and opioid analysis by capillary electrophoresis with laser induced fluorescence and mass spectrometry detection,” in December 2014, and she will begin a new position as an analytical chemist at … Continue reading