Welcome to Laboratory Manager Katryna Williams

We are happy to announce that Katryna Williams will join UWM Chemistry & Biochemistry as Laboratory Manager in Fall of 2022. Katryna completed her PhD in organic chemistry from UWM in May of 2022 and is looking forward to working… Read More

Hiring: Lab Technician

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a Lab Technician. Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the Lab Technician serves as a departmental lab technician supporting the undergraduate laboratories for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. This position works closely with the… Read More

Welcome to Assistant Professor Jon-Marc Rodriguez

We are happy to announce that Assistant Professor Jon-Marc Rodriguez will join UWM Chemistry & Biochemistry as faculty in Fall of 2022. Dr. Rodriguez conducts chemistry education research with an emphasis on theory-based qualitative methods. His research group focuses on… Read More

Professor David Frick selected to receive the 2022 UWM Research Foundation Senior Faculty Award

Professor Emeritus Dennis Bennett to receive the Ernest Spaights Plaza Award

Professor Emeritus Dennis Bennett will receive the 2022 Ernest Spaights Plaza Award. This special recognition will be honored at the 2022 Annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 19th at 3:00pm in the UWM Union Ballroom. Inclusion on the Spaights… Read More

Prof. Dietz’s role in increasing radioisotope production in the U.S.

Prof. Dietz Group is helping to blaze the trail of reducing the United States’ dependence on foreign countries for vital medical isotopes. Over the last four years, five students who have trained under UWM Chemistry Professor Mark Dietz have been… Read More

Senior Excellence in Research Award recipients, 2022-23

Congratulations to our 2022-23 Senior Excellence in Research Awardees! And thank you to the faculty mentors, listed below: Alex Nelson (Joshua Gwon, Nursing) Claire Bolda (Dawn Erb, Physics) Dhivyahree Senthil Murugan (Xiaohua Peng, Biochemistry) Marina Slawinski (Priyatha Premnath, Biomedical Engineering)… Read More

Annual Research Symposium & Awards Day

Our annual Research Symposium and Awards Day ceremony was held on Friday, April 22nd and organized by the Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate Student Council (Alexander Drena, Victoria Mandella, Michelle Meyer, Sepideh Rezvanian, and Nurul Setu) who did a fantastic job… Read More

14th Annual UWM Undergraduate Research Symposium

Chemistry students will be participating in the Office of Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, April 29. Please see the article link for the full list of students and the research they are presenting:

Finding new ways to connect: Virtual Meet & Greet for Prospective Graduate Students

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry held the first ever “Virtual Meet & Greet” for Prospective Graduate Students on April 4th. The virtual event began with a general welcome by Jorg Woehl (Graduate Admissions Subcommittee Chair) and Joe Aldstadt (Department… Read More