It is with deep regret that we must inform you of Dr. Justine Roth’s passing this week. She was an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Roth’s family, students, and departmental colleagues have been notified. Dr. Roth began working at Johns Hopkins in 2003. Her research – described as relevant to health, energy and the environment – […]
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Date: July 20, 2016
Date: July 13, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez for receiving the 2016 Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) Transformative Research and Excellence in Education (TREE) Award! His award lecture, “My Science, My Outreach, My Life,” will be given Thursday, July 14th at the Cottrell Scholar Conference in Tuscon, Arizona, just days after starting on our faculty. The RCSA […]
Date: July 12, 2016
After an unduly long break, JHU Chemistry has released its Summer 2016 newsletter! Since we are playing catch up since our last newsletter in 2012, it is a bit longer than usual, covering news and updates from 2013 to present. Be on the lookout for our next newsletter in Winter 2016!
Date: July 8, 2016
Congratulations to Max Holl and his labmates in the Lectka Group for their recent paper appearing in Angewandte Chemie entitled Positioning a Carbon–Fluorine Bond over the π Cloud of an Aromatic Ring: A Different Type of Arene Activation. The paper was highlighted on the cover of the journal as well as in C&E News.
Date: July 7, 2016
We are pleased to welcome Professor Rigoberto Hernandez and his research group to our department as a new Professor of Chemistry! Dr. Hernandez comes to JHU from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) where he spent 20 years in the School of Chemistry. Dr. Hernandez is a theoretical and computational chemist. He specializes in the dynamics of chemical reactions […]
Date: June 1, 2016
Congratulations to Prof. Rebekka Klausen, who has been named an American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Young Investigator. This award recognizes young investigators from academia, government, and industry who are within seven years of having completed their graduate or postdoctoral studies and have made significant contributions to their respective fields. Professor Klausen […]
Date: May 16, 2016
On May 15, Dr. Charles M. Lieber of Harvard University gave the 71st Remsen Award Lecture, which is hosted annually by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society in conjunction with the JHU Chemistry Department. Dr. Lieber is the Mark Hyman Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology with a […]
Date: May 13, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. John Toscano, Professor of Chemistry and also now Vice-Dean for Research of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences! The company he developed from his own research on the chemistry of nitroxyl (HNO), Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, was just recently acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb biopharamaceuticals. The company, co-founded with David Kass and Nazareno Paolocci […]
Date: May 10, 2016
Congratulations to Blessing Deeyaa of the Rokita Lab on receiving a JHU Diversity Recognition Award! Blessing was recognized for her organization and pro-active managing of the JHU National Organization for Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) chapter and was the only individual awardee from the School of Arts and Sciences.
Date: May 5, 2016
Congratulations to Jiawang Zhou of the Bragg Lab on receiving the National Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Chinese Students Studying Overseas! Jiawang was one of 166 Chinese students from all disciplines in the U.S. to be recognized with this award.