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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.’




2018 UP ACS Student Research Symposium

Symposium logo, Upper Peninsula of Michigan with a research logoThe Upper Peninsula ACS Student Research Symposium will be held Saturday, April 14th at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The purpose of the symposium is to provide a venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. This symposium will be an excellent opportunity for students, faculty, and the community at large to learn about the interesting research being conducted in the UP! The event is sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Section of the American Chemical Society.

Undergraduate and Graduate students, pursuing research projects through externally-funded grants, guided independent study, or as part of a course are encouraged to present at the symposium. No Cost to Present! For more information on how to present or travel support please see event details.