WVU awarded $1 million grant from NSF for new High Performance Computing cluster
A three-year National Science Foundation grant totaling nearly $1 million was awarded to a group of 22 faculty led by Blake Mertz, assistant professor of chemistry. It will let West Virginia University develop its next-generation High Performance Computing to advance research in drug delivery, genomics, and astrophysics.
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WVU chemistry department receives $1 million gift from C. Eugene Bennett Family FoundationThanks to a recent $1 million gift, the West Virginia University C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry is modernizing the general chemistry laboratories.
The Pierce and C. Bennett Family Foundation gift
A new analysis suggests that cicadas are lousy fliers because of the chemical composition of their wings. In a study appearing the ACS’ The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Professor Terry Gullion and his son, John report that certain chemical components in the insect’s wings could explain why.
Glen Jackson named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Glen Jackson, Ming Hsieh Distinguished Professor of Forensic & Investigative Science holds a joint appointment in the C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry and an adjunct position in the Department of Biology at West Virginia University.Read in E-news
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Summer Undergraduate Research at the WVU
The chemistry department hosted 17 undergraduate students as part of the Chemistry REU, NanoSAFE RUE, and SURE programmes.Learn more about undergraduate summer research