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2003

  • December

    • Dr. Yen Wei Receives the 2003 Outstanding Overseas Scholar Award

      December 02, 2003

      Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, received the 2003 Outstanding Overseas Scholar Award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China. He also co-authored a paper entitled "Effects of Confinement and Crowding on Protein Folding and Protein Stability"

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    • Dr. Yen Wei Invited to HEP

      December 01, 2003

      Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, was an invited panelist at the Chinese National Higher Education Press (HEP) Conference.

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    • Dr. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner is Invited to Singapore

      December 01, 2003

      Dr. Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, will present an invited lecture at the 3rd Singapore International Chemical Conference, to be held December 15-17, 2003. Dr. Schweitzer-Stenner also received a three-year, $596,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, "The Use of Vibronic Coupling to Determine the In-Plane and Out-of-Plane Distortions of Metalloporphyrins in Solution and in Proteins".

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  • November

  • October

    • Dr. Yen Wei Presents an Invited Paper

      October 01, 2003

      Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, presented an invited paper entitled, "Wrapping DNA Double Helix with Plastics via Self-Assembly and Photodecomposition of Diazonium Salt and Diazoresin" at the 226th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Symposium on Polymer Chemistry in Nanotechnology, in New York City, September 7-11, 2003.

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  • August

    • Dr. Yen Wei Presents Two Papers

      August 12, 2003

      Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, presented two papers at the 36th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Princeton University.

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  • June

    • Dr. Yen Wei Publishes a New Book

      June 03, 2003

      Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, has published a book "Electroactive Polymers for Corrosion Control", co-edited with Drs. Peter Zarras and John Stenger-Smith, both at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons in California, published by the American Chemical Society and distributed by the Oxford University Press.

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  • May

    • Outstanding Undergraduate Awards

      May 29, 2003

      Congratulations to the following chemistry department undergraduate students who have won the awards listed below. The awards will be presented at 2:00pm on May 29, 2003 in the Mandel theatre

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    • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

      May 15, 2003

      Congratulations to Gordan T. Reeves, who has just been designated one of the three CoAS Teaching Assistants to win a 2003 T/A Excellence award.

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  • April

    • Ayi Kwei Armah Visit

      April 17, 2003

      Ayi Kwei Armah visited Drexel University's English and Philosophy Department on April 17, 2003.

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    • College of Arts & Sciences Poster Day

      April 15, 2003

      Congratulations to Mrs. Melissa Mertzman for a first-prize award in the Graduate Division of the College of Arts & Sciences Poster Day for her poster entitled, "Microemulsion Electrokinetic Chromatography Studies in Enantiomeric Separation Using the Chiral Surfactant Dodecoxycarbonylvaline". Melissa's faculty advisor is Dr. Joe Foley.

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  • March

    • Dr. Yen Wei named Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry

      March 30, 2003

      On Monday March 29, 2004 Interim Provost Dr. Ali Houshmand announced that Drexel University will officially confer a named professorship upon three of its most distinguished faculty members at the Convocation ceremony to be held in October of this year. The chemistry departments’ Dr. Yen Wei will become the Herman B. Wagner Professor of Chemistry.

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  • February

  • January

    • Chemistry Alum wins 2003 ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry

      January 17, 2003

      Dr. Bruce Maryanoff (Ph.D. Drexel University 1972, Chemistry Department Alumni Award 1994) was recently named as the 2003 recipient of the prestigious American Chemical Society Award in Industrial Chemistry. Bruce will receive the award at the 225th National Meeting of the ACS in New Orleans on March 25, 2003. The citation on the plaque will read: “For his outstanding contributions to organic and medicinal chemistry, and for leadership in the discovery and development of TOPAMAX topiramate, a pharmaceutical product for the treatment of epilepsy and other CNS disorders.”

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    • Chemistry Distinguished Alumnus Award

      January 09, 2003

      The Department of Chemistry has named Dr. Walter J. Stevens as the biennial Chemistry Distinguished Alumnus for 2002-2003. Dr. Stevens is currently the Director of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division of the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, DC. He graduated from Drexel with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1967, and went on to do his doctoral and postdoctoral work at Indiana University and Argonne National Laboratory, respectively. He has published over 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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