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Graduate School Announces Fall 2018 Award Recipients

We are happy to announce chemistry grad students Mingxi Fang and Xin Yan are among the winners for the Doctoral Finishing Fellowship Award. Congratulations!

Finishing Fellowships provide support to PhD candidates who are close to completing their degrees. These fellowships are available through the generosity of alumni and friends of the University. They are intended to recognize outstanding PhD candidates who are in need of financial support to finish their degrees and are also contributing to the attainment of goals outlined in The Michigan Tech Plan.




In Print

CC.inddResearch scientists Yibin Zhang and Yanbo Zeng, PhD students Shuai Xia, Mingxi Zhang and Wafa Mazi, undergraduate students Taylor Johnston and Adam Pap and faculty members Rudy Luck and Haiying Liu published a paper entitled “New Near-infrared Rhodamine Dyes with Large Stokes Shifts for Sensitive Sensing of Intracellular pH Changes and Fluctuations” in Chemical Communications.

This research is supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R15GM114751.




Chemical Engineers and Chemistry Majors Wanted

Students with posters on easels during a fairMichigan Tech Career Services will host a Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Virtual Career Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. tomorrow (April 11)  using Brazen virtual technologies.

There are 12 employers registered for the fair, including PepsiCo, 3M, Exxon Mobil Corporation, The Estee Lauder Companies and Pfizer. From manufacturing to fashion and pharmaceuticals to food & beverage, there are many industries seeking students with chemistry-related majors.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Illinois Institute of Technology and Clarkson University students are also invited to participate.Virtual career fairs let participants chat with employers in real time from any desktop, laptop, smartphone or table with browser capabilities. Registration is now open.


Chemistry Faculty, Visiting Scholars, and Students Collaborate

Sensors and Actuators Journal coverHaiying Liu, Marina Tanasova (Chem), visiting scholar Jianbo Wang, graduate students Shuai Xia, Jianheng Bi, Mingxi Fang and Wafa Mazi and undergraduate students Tyler Philips, Aslan May and Nathan Conner published “Fluorescent Probes Based on π-Conjugation Modulation between Hemicyanine and Coumarin Moieties for Ratiometric Detection of pH Changes in Live Cells with Visible and Near-infrared Channels” in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. This research is supported by NIH.’