Mukamel wins 2019-2020 Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry

Professor Shaul Mukamel will receive the 2019-20 Joseph O. Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry, administered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Theoretical Chemistry Institute (TCI).  Prof. Mukamel is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at University of California, Irvine.  Mukamel is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

WI Crystal Growing Contest celebrates state-wide winners

Today, the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry celebrated the 2019 Wisconsin Crystal Growing Competition (WICGC), a middle and high school competition organized by the Molecular Structure Laboratory, where students and teachers put their crystal growing and art skills to the test. Participants were judged on best overall crystal, best quality crystal, best teacher’s crystal for the crystal competition and best crystal-inspired art in the art competition.

Department of Chemistry awards more than $290,000 in scholarships

The Department of Chemistry celebrated more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty and staff members, at the 2019 Student Award Ceremony on April 26. Thanks to generous donors, the department was able to offer more than $290,000 in awards to aide student education and research. In addition, students who won awards from several other groups were honored for their accomplishments.