Michael Ihde, a fifth-year graduate student in our group, was awarded again the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Student award. This is the premier graduate award from our Department, given to a senior graduate student by a vote of the faculty to recognize academic, research, and service accomplishments through a student’s graduate career. We are proud of Michael progress in his graduate career and thankful of his contributions to our group. Congratulations to Michael on a well-deserved recognition!
Michael Ihde, a fourth-year student in our group, was notified today that he was selected to give an oral presentation on his research at the 2019 Physical Organic Gordon Research Seminar, taking place right before the corresponding GRC on June 22-23. Congratulations Michael!
Flor Lozada Santiago is a first year graduate student in our group. She was previously an REU researcher with us in Summer 2017. Flor was recently recognized with the Outstanding First-Year Graduate Student award from our Department. This award recognizes excellence and dedication in teaching among our first-year graduate students. Congratulations Flor!
Xiaoli Liang, a graduate student in our group, was recognized with the third prize for her oral presentation at the 2018 Lester Andrews Graduate Research Symposium organized by Mississippi State University. Congratulation Xiaoli!
Addison Iszler, a senior at UA and an undergraduate researcher in our group for close to two years, has recently won the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, the topmost UA award for undergraduate research. Addie's and the other awardees' accomplishments were recognized today at a luncheon hosted by UA President Stuart Bell.
Today we learned that Addison Iszler, an undergraduate researcher that has been working in our group since last Spring, will be recognized by UA with the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, the premier undergraduate research award on our campus, awarded annually to selected nominees across all disciplines on campus. This is an impressive recognition of her outstanding accomplishments, less than a year after she started her undergraduate research journey. Congratulations Addie!
Congratulations to Dr. Marco Bonizzoni, who was named a Distinguished Teaching Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences for his innovative contributions to the integration of technology in teaching large-enrollment classes.
Michael Ihde, a graduate student in our group, was selected to receive a fellowship from the US Department of Education's Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) for the 2017-18 academic year. The fellowship will provide tuition and stipend coverage for the year, in addition to access to professional development courses and funding for research supplies. Congratulations Michael!
Xiaoli presented a poster today on the detection of sugars using boronated polymers at the 5th WiSE (Women in STEM Experience) Symposium organized by the University of Alabama. Her poster was selected to win the First Prize Poster Award! Congratulations Xiaoli!
Dr. Bonizzoni was one of the 14 junior academics selected nationwide as emerging young investigators by the Division of Organic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society and invited to present at the Academic Young Investigator Symposium held at the Fall ACS National meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Michael Ihde, a first-year graduate student in our group, was awarded the third prize at the 6th Annual Lester Andrews Graduate Research Symposium held at Mississippi State University, for his talk titled "A minimal sensor array for metal ion detection in water". Congratulations Michael!
Ashley and Xiaoli were both recognized today during our departmental Chemistry Honors ceremony. Ashley won the Outstanding Dissertation award, and Xiaoli the Outstanding Second Year Graduate Student award. Congratulations to both!
Xiaoli was selected to be a Graduate Council Fellow for the 2016-17 academic year, in recognition of her outstanding work in our graduate program. Congratulations Xiaoli!
Dr. Bonizzoni delivered an invited talk on the group's recent research on the interaction of hydrophobics with cationic polyelectrolytes at the 2015 Physical Organic Chemistry Gordon Research Conference held at Holderness School, Holderness, NH.
Nick White, a graduate student in our group, was awarded the first prize in the poster competition for his poster presentation titled "Small-Molecule Models of Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers" at the 5th Annual Lester Andrews Graduate Research Symposium held at Mississippi State University. Congratulations Nick!
Kyle Glisson, an undergraduate researcher in our group, was awarded the Randall Outstanding Research Award by our Honors College for his calorimetric studies on the interactions of PAMAM dendrimers with anions in water. Congratulations Kyle!
Katheryn Adam's research talk at the Southern Undergraduate Research Conference organized on our campus this year was selected for a presentation award. Congratulations Katheryn!
Madison Beck, who joined our group last fall as an undergraduate researcher, was awarded a grant from the UA Student Government Association. The funds will support her research on immobilizing cationic polyelectrolytes on plastic surfaces to develop portable and rugged chemosensors for anions. Congratulations Mady!
2014-07-24 Ashley is attending the prestigious Graduate Research Symposium organized by the Division of Organic Chemistry of the ACS, taking place this weekend at the University of California - Irvine. Ashley's selection for the symposium was highlighted in a recent UA News bulletin as well. Congratulations Ashley!
Ashley won a poster prize at the Mardi Gras Supramolecular Symposium organized by Bruce Gibb and Janan Jayawickramarajah at Tulane University. Ashley was one of six winners, together with students from the Anslyn (UTexas), Gibb (Tulane), Smith (Notre Dame), Stoddart (Northwestern) and Wiley (UNO) groups. Congratulations Ashley!
Our group was awarded funding from UA's College Academy for Research and Creative Activities (CARSCA) to support the development of our "molecular construction set" for the template-directed synthesis of large macrocycles.
Dr. Bonizzoni was selected as Pi Beta Phi Professor of the Month for February. Many thanks to the ladies of the Alabama Beta chapter for the honor!
Ashley Jolly's GAANN fellowship was renewed for the 2012-2013 academic year. The GAANN program, administered by the US Department of Education, will provide support for the tuition and stipend, as well as access to professional development seminars and some funding for research supplies. This will be Ashley's second year as a GAANN fellow. Congratulations Ashley!
Ashley was selected to receive a fellowship from the US Department of Education's Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) for the 2011-2012 academic year. The fellowship will provide tuition and stipend coverage for the year, in addition to access to professional development courses and funding for research supplies. Congratulations Ashley!