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Faculty Teaching Awards Winner

Let’s give a big congratulations to Aniruddha Dey, part of the Goldberg Lab, for winning the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award!! He works tirelessly to shape young minds and prepare tomorrows leaders. We are proud to have him represent the Chemistry department in such a wonderful way through his drive, ambition, and diligence!


Thoi Group wins First Place Poster Prize at Women in STEM Symposium

Congratulations to graduate student Avery Baumann, and undergraduate students Gabrielle Aversa and Samantha Goldschmid in the Thoi Lab for winning a First Place Poster Prize at the 1st Women in STEM Symposium, hosted by the Women of Whiting (WOW). They presented their research on Li-S MOF batteries and electrocatalyst development for sustainable energy conversion and […]


Lectka Group Published in Angewandte Chemie

Congratulations to Cody Pitts (now at ETH Zürich) and Max Holl of the Lectka Group for their recent paper in Angewandte Chemie on the spectroscopic characterization of a C-F-C fluoronium ion in solution (Pitts, C. R.; Holl, M. G.; Lectka, T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1924-1927). This paper was also highlighted as a Science Magazine concentrate […]


Fairbrother Lab Featured on Cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Congratulations to the Fairbrother lab, whose work “Electron Induced Surface Reactions of HFeCo3(CO)12, a Bimetallic Precursor for Focused Electron Beam Induced Deposition (FEBID)” performed in collaboration with research groups in Iceland and Austria, is featured on the front cover of the current issue of the Journal of Physical Chemistry C.


Juan Chamorro Receives Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

Congratulations to Juan Chamorro of the McQueen lab, one of ten recipients of the International Centre for Diffraction Data’s 2018 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship. The ICDD selects its recipients for the scholarship on a competitive basis, awarding them with $2,500 to assist in the continuation of studies in their selected fields of crystallographic research.


Rebekka Klausen Receives NSF CAREER Award

Rebekka Klausen

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Rebekka S. Klausen has won the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation, Division of Chemistry: Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry. The five year, $675,000 award supports Prof. Klausen’s research in boron-containing polymers. The Klausen Group developed these unique polymers to enable a new strategy for controlling the […]


Professor Robert H. Grubbs Receives 72nd Remsen Award

On November 16, 2017, Dr. Robert H. Grubbs gave the 72nd Remsen Award Lecture, which is hosted annually by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society in conjunction with the JHU Chemistry Department. Dr. Grubbs is the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology. In 2005, Dr. Grubbs received the […]


Sara Thoi Selected as a Scialog Fellow for Advanced Energy Storage

V. Sara Thoi

Congratulations to Professor Sara Thoi for being selected as a Scialog Fellow by the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement. Scialog Fellows meet every year to discuss new strategies to enhance energy storage technology and build collaborations between young investigators in the field.


Paulo Zaragoza Paper Featured in Chemical & Engineering News

Congratulations to Paulo Zaragoza of the Goldberg Group, for his paper appearing as a communication in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, entitled “Direct Observation of Oxygen Rebound with an Iron-Hydroxide Complex.” This paper was also highlighted in a recent (October 2, 2017) issue of Chemical and Engineering News, in Concentrates […]


Thomas Lectka Selected as 2017 ACS Maryland Chemist of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Lectka, who was recently named 2017 Chemist of the Year by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society. Professor Lectka will be honored at an event on December 13th, where he has been invited to give a presentation.