Chemistry News

Fri Apr 24, 2015

 In an effort that reaches back to the 19th-century laboratories of Europe, a discovery by University of Georgia chemistry researchers establishes new research possibilities for silicon chemistry and the semiconductor industry.

The study, published April 20 in the journal Nature Chemistry, gives details on the first time chemists have been able to trap molecular species of silicon oxides.

Thu Apr 23, 2015

Francisco Sarabia, a graduate student in the UGA Chemistry Department, was named a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship recipient in the area of sustainable chemistry.  Francisco is currently a second year student under the direction of Professor Eric Ferreira, where he is investigating the design and application of light-activated catalysts based on earth-abundant metals.  He is one of only eight graduate students at the University of Georgia who received the award.