News + Announcements
  • Chemistry wins Safety Award from American Chemical Society (ACS)

    The Department’s undergraduate teaching program and Duke’s Occupational and Environmental Safety Office (OESO) have been selected to receive the 2016 American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Health and Safety (CHAS) SafetyStratus Collegiate Safety Award.  The Award is presented to recognize a comprehensive laboratory and chemical safety program at an institution of higher learning (undergraduate aspects only).

  • Chrissy Wins Presidential Award

    Congratulations to Christiana Gooden, who received a Meritorious Service Award from 
    President Brodhead at the Duke Presidential Award Luncheon on April 14.  These 
    awards are presented each year "to recognize outstanding employees who have distinguished 
    themselves through diligent work and dedicated service.”  Many thanks to Chrissy for all 
    that she does for Chemistry faculty, students, and staff alike!


  • Charbonneau and International Team of Physicists Seek Understanding of the Physics of Glass

    Professor Patrick Charbonneau and an international team of physicists have been awarded four years of support from the Simons Foundation to seek a clearer understanding of the physics of glass.  The team, led by Prof.

  • Two Students Win National Graduate Fellowship Awards

    Congratulations to Abigail Jackson and Lucy Li, recipients of national graduate fellowship awards.  Ms. Jackson has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship by the National Science Foundation which will fund her Ph.D. work with Prof. Kathy Franz.  Ms. Lucy Li has received a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship by the DoD, funding her Ph.D. work with Prof. Jie Liu.  These national awards will give Abbey and Lucy greater freedom to take on new and high impact projects in which they are interested.

  • Qiu Wang Receives Sloan Research Award!

    Congratulations to Qiu Wang, who has been awarded a 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship!  The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.  These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.