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Alumni News | Chemistry’s Busch Named Acting Dean of University College

Dr. Carey Busch

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis named Ohio University alum Carey Busch, Ph.D., as the acting dean of University College effective Jan. 16. Busch earned a B.S. in Forensic Chemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences, followed by an M.Ed. and a Ph.D. from the Patton College of Education. […]

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January 12, 2018 at 10:05 amAlumni

Harrington Delivers Keynote on Boltzmann Machines and Authentication of Botanical Medicines

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, delivered a keynote lecture titled “Applications of restricted Boltzmann machines to the authentication of botanical medicines” at the Advances in Pharmaceutical Analysis conference in Wuhan, China on Nov. 19. This lecture demonstrated that the combination of deep-learning algorithms with chemometrics […]

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January 11, 2018 at 4:07 pmResearch

How To Be a Better Lab TA

Ramin Rabbani

By Ramin Rabbani Graduate Student in Chemistry at Ohio University If you are a graduate student in chemistry, physics or biology, you may have to teach in one of the many labs offered for undergraduates. A lab is different compared to a class in many aspects, but the main difference […]

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January 6, 2018 at 1:28 pmNews

Stender Quoted in Chemical & Engineering News about ‘Glowing Fingerprints’

Dr. Anthony Stender

Dr. Anthony Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was quoted in an article headlined “Luminescent nanoparticles leave a glowing fingerprint” in Chemical & Engineering News. A new fingerprinting technique that uses long-lived luminescent nanoparticles provides sharp images of otherwise invisible prints (Anal. Chem. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b03003). The method offers […]

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December 13, 2017 at 8:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Nano Wagon Team Makes The Podium

Pit crew members, from left,  Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

By Raymond Humienny NQPI writing intern The Ohio University BobCat Nano Wagon took home the silver medal from the first ever Nanocar Race hosted at CEMES (Centre d’Élaboration de Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales) in Toulouse, France. Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute members Dr. Saw-Wai Hla (Physics & Astronomy) and Dr. […]

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December 3, 2017 at 11:04 pmNews Research

NQPI Welcomes Forensics Faculty Member Anthony Stender

Anthony Stender in his microscopy lab at Clippinger. He joined NQPI in March 2017.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI writing intern The trip to tenure track in academia is a windy road. The Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute’s newest member and Chemistry & Biochemistry professor Dr. Anthony Stender knows the journey all too well. “I had no interest in chemistry when I first went to […]

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December 2, 2017 at 10:13 pmResearch

Masson Engineering Pumpkin-Shaped Molecular Transporters

Eric Masson studies pumpkin-shaped Cucurbi-turil molecules

By Amanda Biederman NQPI writing intern Named after the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, a unique group of molecules are known for binding things in tight complexes. While pumpkins are said to whisk fairy tale characters off to royal balls, the Cucurbiturils transport molecules to specific targets. Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry […]

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December 2, 2017 at 10:03 pmResearch