2009 NEWS

  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on receiving a Materials World Network Award from the National Science Foundation. This Grant will establish collaborative research projects between the Western Michigan University and scientists at the University of 7 November in Tunisia.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on receiving an International Faculty Development Award from the Haenicke Institute for Global Education.
  • Congratulations to Minghong Liu. She has been awarded the Graduate Student Research Award from the Graduate College on her proposal.
  • Congratulations to Tova Samuels on receiving the AGEP fellowship from the Graduate College.
  • We welcome Arnab Mukherjee, Susmita Bandyopadhyay and Clara Adams to the Research Group.
  • Congratulations to Wen Guo on being awarded with the MPI Research Award. This award is provided to a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry who has shown the strongest success through their graduate work.
  • Congratulations to Wen Guo. She has been named the All University Graduate Research Scholar. This award is provided to students the graduate students who have displayed the strongest research record in the University.
  • Congratulations to Chandrima De on being named the All University Graduate Research Scholar. This award is given to a student in the University who has displayed the strongest academic and research record in a M.S. program.
  • Congratulations to Kevin Major and Chandrima De on their article that has been published in Plasmonics
  • Congratulations to Tova Samuels for receiving the Eastman Kodak Dr. Theophilus Sorrell fellowship.
  • Congratulations to Wen Guo on winning a Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
  • Congratulations to Christopher Ciptadjaya, Wen Guo and Jayni Angeli on the publication of their work in Environmental Science and Technology.
  • Congratulations to Ruel, Minghong and Wen on the publication of their book chapter in Metallic Nanomaterials for Life Sciences.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on being award with an IUPAC Young Observer Award from the National Academies.

2008 NEWS

  • Congratulations to Tova Samuels on receiving an American Chemical Society Younger Chemists Committee Leadership Development Award
  • Congratulations to Wen, Chris, Minghong and Cathy on the publication of their paper in the Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies.
  • Congratulations to Daniel Beaudoin on his article that was published in Tetrahedron Letters.
  • Congratulations to Wen Guo on the publication of her work in Tetrahedron Letters.
  • Chandrima De has received the College or Arts and Sciences Award to attend the ACS conference in New Orleans. Congratulations!
  • Congratulations to Ruel and Tova who have each been awarded with an ‘Advancing Science Award’ through NOBCChE.

2007 NEWS

  • Congratulations to Marshal James. Marshal won the Silver Award at the Kalamazoo ACT-SO Science Competition.
  • Congratulations to TaJay Haywood for being named an ACS Scholar. Tajay will graduate from Kalamazoo High School in June 2007 and will attend Western Michigan University.
  • Congratulations to Bridgette Engelmann who has received a B.S. in Chemistry and Biochemistry with Honors. Bridgette will be pursuing a M.D./Ph.D. degree at Virginia Commonwealth University staring in June 2007.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare and her collaborators on receiving funding from the National Science Foundation for the International Research Experience for Students Program to conduct research in Brazil.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on being awarded with the Carl Storm Minority fellowship.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on being the recipient of the ACS Dreyfus/PROGRESS Lectureship Award.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on receiving an American Chemical Society Younger Chemists Committee Leadership Development Award.
  • Minghong Liu joins the Obare Research lab to conduct Graduate Research.
  • We welcome Nicholas Kelly and Zachary Denkins from Kalamazoo College to conduct Undergraduate Research.

2006 NEWS

  • Brigitte Engelmann is named the Department of Chemistry Presidential Scholar at Western Michigan University. Congratulations!
  • Daniel Beaudoin is named the Department of Mathematics Presidential Scholar at Western Michigan University. Congratulations!
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare and her collaborators on receiving a 21st Century Research Award from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare and her collaborators on receiving continued research funding from the National Institutes of Health for the Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program at Western Michigan University
  • Chandrima De joins the Obare Research lab to conduct Graduate Research.
  • Congratulations to Sherine Obare on winning the NSF CAREER Award
  • Congratulations to Jayni Angeli on receiving a Monroe Brown Life Sciences Research Award.
  • Congratulations to Kate Shaw on receiving the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award.
  • Ruel Freemantle joins the Obare Research Group to conduct Graduate Research.

2005 NEWS

  • Congratulations to Daniel Beaudoin on receiving the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award.
  • Congratulations to Jayni Angeli on receiving the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award.
  • Congratulations to Brigitte Engelmann on receiving the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award from the Lee Honors College.
  • Jayni Angeli, Daniel Beudoin, Bridgitte Engelmann, Catherine Simms and William Males join the Obare Research lab to conduct Undergraduate Research.
  • Christopher Ciptadjaya and Wen Guo join the Obare Research lab to conduct Graduate Research.

2004 NEWS

  • Sherine Obare joins Western Michigan University as an Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry.