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2015 University of Illinois Undergraduate Research Day at the Illinois State Capitol

Two UIS chemistry students presented their research for Illinois lawmakers at the State Capitol as part of Research Day sponsored by all 3 campuses of the University of Illinois.

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UIS Chemistry majors Shelby Jarrett and Matt Sojka discuss their research projects

 

103rd Meeting of the American Association of Variable Star Observers in Boston

Shelby Jarrett presented her research on Epsilon Aurigae, sponsored by Dr. John Martin at the American Astronomical Society meeting in November 2014.

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UIS student Shelby Jarrett with her poster in Boston.

 

223rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society  in Washington, DC

Justin Mock presented his research project on Light Curves from Supernova which he worked on with Dr. John Martin at the American Astronomical Society meeting in January 2014.

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UIS Chemistry major Justin Mock presenting his poster at AAS.

 

2013 ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis

UIS sent 4 faculty and 3 students to the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Indianapolis from Sep 8-11, 2013.

They presented 4 posters and gave 2 talks on undergraduate research and chemical education.

2013 ACS Klinghsirn and Kramer Poster

2013 ACS Klinghsirn and Kramer Poster

Morsch and TIburzi poster

2013 ACS Morsch and TIburzi poster

2013 Dungey Uppuluri

Dungey and Uppuluri poster.

 

Student and faculty presenters from 2013 ACS meeting

Student and faculty presenters from 2013 ACS meeting

2013 ACS poster - UIS, Perkin-Elmer and McGraw-Hill Education collaborators on ChemDraw for iPad

2013 ACS poster – UIS, Perkin-Elmer and McGraw-Hill Education collaborators on ChemDraw for iPad

Aubrey Watson presentation at ACS 2012

Watson ACS presentation

Senior chemistry major Aubrey Watson presented the results of her research project, “Zero Valent Iron Nanoparticle (nZVI) Preparation by a Sustainable Method and Application in Bacterial Denitrification” at the 243rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego on March 27. Her coauthors included chemistry senior James R. Johnson, and alumni Stephanie Gorsuch (’10) and Nicole Vanderpool (’10) . Ms. Watson and Mr. Johnson also presented their results at UIS StARS on April 13. Their faculty mentor is Dr. Keenan E. Dungey, associate professor and chair of chemistry.

Keenan Dungey studies Nanotechnology

University of Illinois Springfield Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry Keenan Dungey studies the nanoscience of chemical materials for technical and environmental applications.