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Partnerships for Research and Education in Chemistry (PREC) with NSF’s ChemMatCARS (Click here)

CALL FOR PREPROPOSALS
NSF’s ChemMatCARS is seeking candidates to form partnerships for research and education in chemistry, in response to the solicitation for Partnerships for Research and Education in Chemistry (PREC), released on September 15, 2021, from the Division of Chemistry (CHE), NSF (https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/partnerships-research-and-education-chemistry-prec). The PREC program will fund partnerships between minority-serving institutions (MSIs) and CHE-supported research centers/facilities, such as NSF’s ChemMatCARS.

PME to celebrate 10th anniversary

PME to celebrate 10th anniversary

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago will celebrate its 10th anniversary throughout the 2021-2022 academic year with event series.

Congratulations to Ankit Kanthe for Successful Ph.D Thesis Defense

Congratulations to Ankit Kanthe for Successful Ph.D Thesis Defense

Congratulations to Ankit Kanthe (2018 Faculty and Student Team Research Award at NSF’s ChemMatCARS recipient) on his successful Ph.D thesis defense!Media Links Click here to watch his presentation View article on 2018 Faculty and Student Team Research Award

Confidence and Perspective: In-Depth Crystallography Training Restructures Two Young Researchers’ View of Their Work: Abhishek Ravada, University of Rennes 1 and Damola Taye Shuaib, Illinois Institute of Technology

Confidence and Perspective: In-Depth Crystallography Training Restructures Two Young Researchers’ View of Their Work: Abhishek Ravada, University of Rennes 1 and Damola Taye Shuaib, Illinois Institute of Technology

Damola Shuaib and Abhishek Ravada were the recipients of the 2019 Graduate Student Research Award at ChemMatCARS. In six weeks of learning side by side, the two very different men—one a passionate chemist from his earliest studies, the other an equally passionate nonchemist—found challenge, and camaraderie, in their differences. Interacting with the stream of...

NSF’s ChemMatCARS Receives $14 Million Grant from the National Science Foundation

NSF’s ChemMatCARS Receives $14 Million Grant from the National Science Foundation

NSF’s ChemMatCARS Team, March 2019. Left to Right: Natalie Chen, SuYin Grass Wang, Wei Bu, Yu-Sheng Chen, Theodore Betley, Mati Meron, Jason Benedict, Matthew Tirrell, Mark Schlossman, Mrinal Bera, Ka Yee Lee, Binhua LinMark Schlossman of the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois at Chicago [https://schloss.people.uic.edu] and Matthew Tirrell, Ka Yee...

NSF’s ChemMatCARS Hosts Tour for REU Site Program Participants

NSF’s ChemMatCARS Hosts Tour for REU Site Program Participants

50 undergraduates who are participating REU Site program from Ohio State, The University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had a tour at the NSF’s ChemMatCARS. Dr. Wei Bu and Dr. Mati Meron of NSF’s ChemMatCARS introduced the synchrotron research at Sector 15.