The Department of Chemistry has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation Program for the purchase of a new X-ray diffractometer. The diffractometer will be housed in UVa’s Nanoscale Materials Characterization Facility and will be maintained by the Department of Chemistry. The new instrument, which will combine molybdenum and copper X-ray sources with a highly accurate goniometer, will serve a wide range of research groups including those that are focused on chemical synthesis and/or catalysis, working on structures of large biological macromolecules or that have efforts in materials science. Drs. Mura, Sabat and Gunnoe authored the proposal.
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- Egorov article selected as a 2016 Editors’ Choice article by the Journal of Chemical Physics
- Cassandra Fraser recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching
- Nicole Swope awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
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