Department of Chemistry


Jan 28, 2019
Wright State senior Catherine Evers Smith is part of a research team that received funding from the National Institutes of Health to work on a novel approach to fight cancer.
Dec 19, 2018
From excavating an abandoned town to fighting viral infections to restoring a prairie, Wright State University faculty and students are undertaking numerous and important research endeavors.
Oct 4, 2018
The sixth TEDxDayton will take place Oct. 12 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton.
Oct 4, 2018
The award from the National Institutes of Health is designed in part to help expose undergraduate students to research.
Aug 21, 2018

On behalf of the CoSM Dean's Circle, the college is pleased to announce Ioana Pavel, Ph.D. as this year's winner for the College of Science & Mathematics "Student's Choice Award for Outstanding Teaching." Pavel is an associate professor for the Department of Chemistry. She joined Wright State University in 2008. Her research interests range from Bioimaging and cancer research, environmental chemistry, nanotoxicology, and nano-education and chemical education.

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Apr 24, 2018

 In high school, Cody Fourman was attracted to science for the puzzle qualities of the problems. He liked solving puzzles, and wanted to learn more about science and mathematics while increasing his knowledge of the surrounding world.

Cody grew up in Arcanum, Ohio and decided to attend Wright State to be close to home and because of the university's high-quality programs. He expected his college social experience to similar to his high school experience. He was pleasantly surprised to...

Mar 9, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics.
Dec 13, 2017
Chemistry Top Scholar James Herbort

This is the fourth of a 5-part series featuring The College of Science & Mathematics' Top Scholars. The college is proud to share the accomplishments of our talented students.

This article features James Herbort, Top Scholar for the Department of Chemistry.

James Herbort started his academic career interested in music performance.  Then he discovered how science, specifically chemistry, allows for expressions of creativity. And a career in chemistry...

Sep 12, 2017
President Cheryl B. Schrader and the campus community recognized award recipients during the University Convocation and Awards Ceremony.
Aug 31, 2017
Evidence from the study indicates the increasing and substantial role of illicitly manufactured fentanyl and the declining presence of heroin and pharmaceutical opioids in overdose fatalities.


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