News + Announcements
  • We Are Expanding our Undergraduate Program! Join our Team as a Professor of the Practice!

    The Department is seeking to expand our undergraduate instructional abilities by hiring a colleague with strong commitments teaching and embracing a diverse and inclusive community of scholars. We invite applications for a regular rank, non-tenure track Professor of the Practice position to begin July 1, 2020.

  • Warren Warren Receives Günther Laukien Prize

    Professor Warren Warren has been awarded the 2020 Günther Laukien Prize for his contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  Warren received the Laukien prize together with two other researchers from England and Russia for a technique they developed, called X-SABRE, that can create a 100,000-fold jump in signal strength with results that last for over an hour, for 1% of the cost of current methods. Warren and his team are working on scaling up the X-SABRE technology so it can be used for non-medical applications too, such as detecting

  • Cracking the Glass with Prof. Patrick Charbonneau

    Take a quick peek in to Prof. Patrick Charbonneau's efforts devoted to cracking glass in a You Tube video featured here on The Duke Daily!  Interested in learning more?

  • Hargrove Receives Sloan Award!

    Prof. Amanda Hargrove has been named a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow! The fellowship acknowledges her work on the small-molecule targeting of RNA, which may hold the key to curing a number of hard-to-fight diseases. 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.

  • Chem Major Awarded Churchill Scholarship

    Senior Azim Dharani has been awarded a 2020 Churchill Scholarship to pursue a year of graduate study at Cambridge University in England (one of only 16 in the country!!). Azim, an Angier B. Duke scholar from Lewisville, Texas, is a chem major and computational biology and classical archaeology minor. The Churchill Scholarship program enables outstanding American students to conduct one year of graduate study in engineering, mathematics or the natural or physical sciences at Cambridge's Churchill College. Azim plans to pursue a master’s degree in chemistry at Cambridge with Dr.