The department’s ACS student affiliates’ chapter was this year’s recipient of the Green Chemistry award. This accolade was given in addition to their chapter being named an outstanding chapter for the third year running – a feat that few others nationally can claim. In making the award, which was accepted at the 2013 National meeting […]
I was drawn to research on neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s. But by 1987, I switched to neuropsychiatric diseases, and that’s what I’ve been focused on ever since.
Thomas R. Gilbert was recently elected to the American Chemical Society Board of Directors. He will serve as the director for District I, which includes New England, New York, and parts of Pennsylvania. Gilbert, whose research focus at Northeastern is chemical and science education, has been a member of the ACS since 1968, and has […]
The department hosted a two day conference on Indo-US academic collaborations in July. Attended by over 100 delegates from Indian Universities, including vice-chancellors of no less than fifteen, the event was opened with remarks from Provost Director. Lecture and breakout sessions facilitated discussions on how Northeastern’s co-op model may benefit Indian universities, and mechanisms for […]
Several of our students were the recipients of prestigious awards this year. Lisseth Silva was named as an NSF doctoral fellow, following in the footsteps of Joslynn Lee last year. Another of the 2013 awards went to BS-MS alumna Lauren Chapman who is studying for her PhD at the California Institute of Technology. Another award […]
Jeremy Casson, the interim director of Student Services in the College of Science at Northeastern University, was the #sciencechat guest for June 26. He tried to calm the nerves of some incoming students.
Throughout her Northeastern experience, rising senior Kaitlyn Duffy has explored a range of science and security-related topics from an interdisciplinary perspective in the classroom, on co-op, and abroad.
Mehmet Ates and Matthew Trahan, both graduate students in the same lab, are working with research professor K. M. Abraham to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.