All chemistry

March 22, 2024

UIC physicists find hidden flaw in century-old, common chemical extraction technique 

Discovery could improve many industrial processes

José Villegas and Ruixuan Gao headshots

October 10, 2023

Early career researchers first from UIC to receive NIH New Innovator awards 

Ruixuan Gao and José Villegas receive awards for high-risk, high-reward research

September 13, 2023

UIC chemist receives prestigious George C. Pimentel Award in chemical education

Donald Wink honored for outstanding contributions in training professional chemists

Quantum dots in containers

September 11, 2023

Open-source textbook makes STEM education more accessible 

Textbook allows for open sharing, adaptation

Terrell R. Morton, Asst. Professor, College of Education

August 4, 2023

Education professor probes causes of systemic racism in chemistry 

In a commentary for Nature Chemistry, UIC’s Terrell Morton applied critical race theory to the field of chemistry

Russell Hemley, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

February 23, 2023

Study offers new perspective on chemical interactions that govern metals’ structure

Research from UIC’s Russell Hemley appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Quantum dots in containers

December 5, 2022

New quantum dots study uncovers implications for biological imaging

Paper published in the American Chemical Society’s journal Nano Letters

UIC will be home to the world’s first analytical, aberration-corrected and monochromated transmission electron microscope, or TEM, with a magnetic field-free objective lens.

September 28, 2022

$4M NSF award brings next-generation microscope to UIC

New lens design allows for atomic-resolution imaging as well as chemical analysis of critical materials

August 17, 2022

UIC early-career scientists earn bioimaging awards

Ruixuan Gao and Ying Hu receive funding to develop next generation imaging technologies

Ruixuan Gao, UIC assistant professor of biological sciences and chemistry

August 4, 2022

UIC researcher wins McKnight Award for neuroscience innovations

Ruixuan Gao to develop new imaging technologies for neuroscience and neuropathology research

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