News + Announcements
  • David Beratan Wins 2017 ACS Florida Award!

    David Beratan has won the Florida Award of the ACS!  David will receive the award during the 2017 Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition (FAME 2017), held May 4-6, 2017 at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club near Tampa, FL, where a special symposium will be held in his honor. Prior Duke Chemistry awardees include pioneering colleagues Paul Gross (1952) and Charles Hauser (1957) and Weitao Yang (2014).

  • Patrick Charbonneau named JCP Top Reviewer

    Congratulations to Prof. Patrick Charbonneau who has been named as one of 2016 Journal of Chemical Physics top reviewers in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to the journal.  See more on this here.  



  • Professor Hargrove Receives 2017 Cottrell Scholar Award.

    The Cottrell Scholar program recognizes "the very best early career teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics and astronomy” in the country.  As a 2017 Cottrell Scholar, Professor Hargrove will receive $100,000 to support her teaching and research efforts, which involve the use of small molecules to study RNA structure and function.

  • Derbyshire Receives 2017 AAAS Award

    Professor Emily Derbyshire was awarded a Marion Milligan Mason Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  The award recognizes promising young women faculty in the chemical sciences and helps them kick-start their academic careers by providing them with research support as well as leadership and mentoring opportunities.  Congratulations to Professor Derbyshire!

  • Chem89S - Chemistry and Physics of Cooking in the new West Union

    The latest iteration of Chem89S - Chemistry and Physics of Cooking - uses the newly renovated West Union for its kitchen-lab space.  A few undergraduate students making soft toffee, which requires controlling the crystallization of sugar-based materials, are featured in the recent Duke Magazine (pg. 14) featuring the new kitchen.