The Chemistry Department has welcomed new faculty members with specialties ranging from quantum chemistry to STEM education. Read Q & A's with them in this New Faculty Focus.
A team of UW–Madison researchers has been awarded a patent for a method to synthesize acetaminophen — the active ingredient in Tylenol — from a natural compound derived from plant material.
Tracy Drier wants to increase interest in scientific glassblowing as a career choice by demonstrating the precision and artistry involved in constructing these delicate, almost ice-like glass instruments.
UW-Madison researchers realized that a one-vat, multiple-component approach — similar to a chemist's one-pot approach when synthesizing molecules — would be more practical than multiple reservoirs with different materials in 3D printing.
Five UW–Madison professors have earned prestigious awards from the American Chemical Society — the largest scientific society in the world. Three will be honored at the ACS National Meeting, and two will deliver awards addresses at the Arthur C. Cope Symposium.
Matt Bowman has guided some 3,500 students through the demanding course of organic chemistry — a requirement for many majors. His warmness, energy and humor have won him fans.
Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are studying how our past, present and future climates are affected by a complex aerosol made up of seawater, air and bits of organic matter from the organisms that call the ocean home.
UW-Madison researchers have described initial steps toward achieving chemistries that encode information in a variety of conditions that might mimic the environment of prehistoric Earth.
A UW–Madison researcher has succeeded in creating an array of colorful thin diamond films, which will help explore light-powered chemical reactions catalyzed by diamond.
The technology Professor Song Jin is advancing – unifying solar electricity generation with storage – could first be used in off-grid, standalone energy systems.
With the start of construction on a $133 million chemistry tower and other renovations, students — as well as faculty and other researchers — will gain access to updated teaching and laboratory spaces to accommodate the next generation of chemical education and research.
Disappearing packing peanuts, floating mugs, color-changing solutions and skewered balloons captivated a room full of elementary students and their teachers in the style of a magic show.