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Science Pub: Water, Electronics and Energy Featuring Doug Keszler

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

The first Corvallis Science Pub of the new year will feature distinguished professor of chemistry and Director of the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry, Dr. Doug Keszler.  In his talk, “Water, Electronics and Energy” he will discuss solutions to the problems of climate change and creating more efficient, lower cost solar power that can help […]

Chemistry World: Blues Standard

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Mas Subramanian was featured in Chemistry World‘s article, Blues Standard.  Read the full article here.  

2012 College of Science Awards Day

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The College of Science Faculty and Staff Awards Day was held on September 19th to celebrate accomplishments of the college over the past year. Supervisors, colleagues and students nominated awardees based on their contributions to the college and to their field of academia and research.  Interim Dean Vince Remcho, Associate Dean Janine Trempy and Head […]

Bringing the research lab to the classroom

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Dr. Rich Carter in the Department of Chemistry is working with a Dallas High School science teacher, Lee Jones, through the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Partners in Science Program.  During summer break, Jones will have the opportunity to hone his basic research skills in Carter’s lab.  The program will allow Jones to bring the research […]

OSU Chemistry Department Newsletter

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Follow the link to the biannual Chemistry Newsletter.

Undergraduate research launches students to new heights

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Gazette Times The College of Science at Oregon State University is generating Science Leaders for the next generation.  Collaborations between faulty and undergraduate researchers in OSU labs are leading toward innovation for Oregon. When Sam Bartlett ran into his advanced organic chemistry professor, Chris Beaudry, at the near-campus coffee shop Interzone in spring 2010, he […]

OSU undergraduate develops new time-saving method in organic chemistry

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Nick Houtman, Oregon State University, News & Communications CORVALLIS, Ore. — When Sam Bartlett, an Oregon State University senior in chemistry, put on his lab coat, goggles and latex gloves in the summer of 2010, he didn’t expect to wind up helping organic chemists around the world. With guidance from Chris Beaudry, assistant professor of […]

Health and Science Research at OSU and Beyond: Doug Keszler

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Distinguished Professor Doug Keszler leads a lab that has developed new materials with novel electrical and optical properties that have created breakthroughs in transparent electrical circuits, thin panel displays and high efficiency lighting. To watch his presentation at the Linus Pauling Science Center Launch on October 14, 2011, please click here.

Discovery offers new therapy approach for Lou Gehrig’s disease

Monday, October 17th, 2011

David Stauth, Oregon State University News and Communication CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers in Uruguay and Oregon have discovered a previously unknown type of neural cell that appears to be closely linked to the progression of amytrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, and they believe it will provide an important new approach to therapies. There […]

Microwave ovens a key to energy production from wasted heat

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

David Stauth, Oregon State University News and Communication CORVALLIS, Ore. – More than 60 percent of the energy produced by cars, machines, and industry around the world is lost as waste heat – an age-old problem – but researchers have found a new way to make “thermoelectric” materials for use in technology that could potentially […]