News + Announcements
  • Charlie Cox to Join on August 1!

    We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Charlie Cox will join the Department to further expand Chemical Education in Chemistry! Professor Cox will promote active learning, including the use of flipped classrooms and case studies to improve learning and retention as an Associate Professor of the Practice. Charlie was born in North Carolina and completed his undergraduate program at NC State where he explored research in biophysical chemistry. He completed his doctoral study at Clemson with a focus on chemical education. Dr.

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Graduates!

    The Department congratulates the graduating Class of 2020! We invite you visit the Marking the Moment webpage to view a video of Chemistry faculty and YouTube to see a video of our graduates! We wish you all well as you begin your next journey! Amazing adventures await!



  • Derbyshire Receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award!

    We are delighted to announce that Prof. Emily Derbyshire has been awarded a 2020 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This award recognizes demonstrated leadership in research and education and will further Emily's efforts to uncover novel aspects of malaria parasite biology with the ultimate aim of identifying druggable targets.  Congratulations, Emily!

  • Chemistry Faculty Receive Distinguished Professorships

    Congratulations to Matthew Becker and Michael Rubinstein for receipt of Duke Distinguished Professorships! This is a wonderful recognition of their contributions to the sciences and to Duke! Matt will be the Hugo L. Blomquist Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, effective September 1, 2020 and Michael will be the Aleksander S. Vesic Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics and Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1, 2020.

  • Michael Therien Named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

    Congratulations to Professor Michael Therien! Prof. Therien has been selected as a Guggenheim Fellow for his research in to ambient-temperature spintronic materials and devices enabled by soft matter. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation selected Prof.