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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Highlights 

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External Funding Awarded 2017-2018
· Dr. Holly Ellis – NSF (PI) Total $525,000
· Dr. Byron Farnum – NSF (Co-PI, 50%) Total $531,981
· Dr. Christian Goldsmith – NSF (PI) $420,000
· Dr. Anne Gorden – DOE/EPSCOR (PI) $419,658
· Dr. Monika Raj – NSF Career (PI) $650,000

Currently Active External Grants
· Dr. Christopher Easley – NIH (PI) $1,460,000
· Dr. Douglas Goodwin – NSF (PI) $569,460
· Dr. Steven Mansoorabadi – DOE Career (PI) $750,000
· Dr. Steven Mansoorabadi – NSF Career (PI) $703,000
· Dr. Bradley Merner – NSF Career (PI) $699,993
· Dr. Vincent Ortiz – NSF (PI) $420,000
· Dr. Konrad Patkowski – NSF (PI) $459,273
· Dr. Curtis Shannon – NSF (co-PI) $821,702

Faculty Honors and Awards (2017-2018)
· Dr. Vincent Ortiz – Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2017)
· Dr. Stewart Schneller – Fellow of the American Chemical Society (2017)

High Impact Publications (2017-2018)
· Dr. Christian Goldsmith – Nature Chemistry (July 2018)
· Dr. Jordan Harshman – Science (2018)
· Dr. Monika Raj – Angewandte Chemie, International Edition (2018)
· Dr. Christian Goldsmith – Journal of the American Chemical Society (2017)

Past High Impact Publications
· Dr. Steven Mansoorabadi – Science (2016)
· Dr. Evert Duin – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016)
· Dr. Christian Goldsmith – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2014)
· Dr. Bradley Merner – Journal of the American Chemical Society (2016)
· Dr. Wei Zhan – Accounts of Chemical Research (2016)

New Instrumentation ($500,000 investment by Department and COSAM)
· Bruker D8 Venture dual source single crystal X-ray diffractometer for small molecule
  and biological molecule structure determination.



Last Updated: 12/06/2018