2015 University of Illinois Undergraduate Research Day at the Illinois State Capitol
Two UIS chemistry students presented their research for Illinois lawmakers at the State Capitol as part of Research Day sponsored by all 3 campuses of the University of Illinois.
103rd Meeting of the American Association of Variable Star Observers in Boston
Shelby Jarrett presented her research on Epsilon Aurigae, sponsored by Dr. John Martin at the American Astronomical Society meeting in November 2014.
223rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Washington, DC
Justin Mock presented his research project on Light Curves from Supernova which he worked on with Dr. John Martin at the American Astronomical Society meeting in January 2014.
2013 ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis
UIS sent 4 faculty and 3 students to the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Indianapolis from Sep 8-11, 2013.
They presented 4 posters and gave 2 talks on undergraduate research and chemical education.
Aubrey Watson presentation at ACS 2012
Watson ACS presentation
Senior chemistry major Aubrey Watson presented the results of her research project, “Zero Valent Iron Nanoparticle (nZVI) Preparation by a Sustainable Method and Application in Bacterial Denitrification” at the 243rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego on March 27. Her coauthors included chemistry senior James R. Johnson, and alumni Stephanie Gorsuch (’10) and Nicole Vanderpool (’10) . Ms. Watson and Mr. Johnson also presented their results at UIS StARS on April 13. Their faculty mentor is Dr. Keenan E. Dungey, associate professor and chair of chemistry.
Keenan Dungey studies Nanotechnology
University of Illinois Springfield Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry Keenan Dungey studies the nanoscience of chemical materials for technical and environmental applications.