Aggies of Impact
Nov 22, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemistry bachelor's and Ph.D. graduate Atashi Mukherjee Bell '08 '14, one of 12 former students named to the 2022 cohort of the Texas A&M University 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight recognizing Aggies who have graduated within the past 12 years and are leading by example in both business and service.
Climate of Opportunity
Nov 05, 2021Texas A&M chemistry doctoral students Gabrielle Risica '22 and Tiffany Sill '22 are among 10 students nationwide selected by the American Chemical Society to attend the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, where they hope to use social media to promote climate science literacy and education among college and university students.
Oct 30, 2021Chemist Emily Pentzer and astronomer Louis Strigari are among 20 campus-wide faculty unveiled October 28 as Texas A&M's most recent class of Presidential Impact Fellows, a coveted title recognizing the development of and excellence in one of the university's greatest strengths — its faculty.
For the Soul
Oct 25, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Sarbajit Banerjee, who has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences in recognition of his efforts to advance diversity in the chemical sciences within the American Chemical Society Southwest Region.
Oct 22, 2021Texas A&M chemist Osvaldo Gutierrez and University of Rochester colleagues have succeeded in using iron as a cheaper, faster and safer route for complex chemical synthesis — a promising development that has broad application to both practical and large-scale synthesis of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, pesticides and a host of other materials used in industry, healthcare and environmental sectors.
Oct 18, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemistry doctoral student Asim Maity '18, one of four Texas A&M students selected to receive the 2021 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Award recognizing scholarly excellence — Texas A&M Science’s 12th recipient in the last decade.
CHEM Open House Goes Virtual
Sep 30, 2021In the spirit of all things scientific, occasionally explosive and all-around inspirational, the Texas A&M Department of Chemistry is gearing up to host a virtual edition of its long-standing Chemistry Open House and Science Exploration Gallery, set for Saturday, October 16, beginning at 10 a.m.
Recognized Role ModelDistinguished Professor of Chemistry Karen Wooley is one of two Texas A&M faculty members honored with the Aggie Women Network's 2021 Eminent Scholar Award recognizing extraordinary achievement in research, scholarship and service -- the third recipient from Texas A&M Science among the eight total faculty selected for the award since its inception in 2012.
Sep 28, 2021It’s one thing to question how human genetics work, but it's quite another to question whether science can create a new genetic system altogether. Thanks to two new National Science Foundation grants totaling nearly $2 million, Texas A&M chemist Jonathan Sczepanski hopes to do both.
Global Top 50
Sep 20, 2021Three academic programs in the Texas A&M College of Science are among the world's top 50 in the Shanghai Ranking 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), an annual survey of more than 4,000 international universities in a total of 54 subjects across the natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.
Sep 08, 2021Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu is among 13 campus-wide faculty announced September 8 as Texas A&M University's 2021 class of Chancellor's Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows — mid-career faculty who are making significant marks in their disciplines as promising researchers and educators.
COVID-19 Game Changer
Aug 26, 2021A discovery by Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and his research group leads to an agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company to develop a drug that could be the most effective treatment yet for patients with COVID-19, including more aggressive variants of the virus such as Delta and others.
Jul 28, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Andy Thomas, one of 35 recipients of the 2021 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award recognizing his research achievements and untapped career potential.
Jun 28, 2021A worldwide audience can virtually explore the past, present and future of material transformation along with its potential in green chemistry and sustainability, thanks to a new Google Arts & Culture-featured exhibit developed by the Science History Institute in partnership with Texas A&M's National Science Foundation-funded Center for the Mechanical Control of Chemistry.
Jun 02, 2021Texas A&M chemistry Ph.D. candidate Jezrielle Annis ’22 is one of 32 recipients nationwide of a U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship — the second chemist and third overall honoree among the current Texas A&M student body within the past four years.