Farewell to a good friend and leader: A retrospective on the career of FIU founding faculty and founding chair of the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Leonard S. Keller.
The coating used on the fabric was invented by FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton and chemistry researcher Abuzar Kabir who are co-authors of the study.
"The new analytical development will increase the number of molecules that can be examined six-fold, giving scientists a more detailed look into the chemical changes crude oil undergoes in a spill,” said Paolo Benigni, Ph.D. candidate in FIU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and lead author of the study. “This work opens the door to answering complex chemical questions about how molecules change in the environment.”
FIU Magazine features FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton and Abuzar Kabir of the College of Arts, Sciences and Education who collaborated on research which has led to patents with the potential to revolutionize the multi-billion dollar sample preparation and analytical testing industry.
A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and testing cheaper, faster, and more sensitive. The new technology, which has been independently validated, promises to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry.
Two FIU Chemistry Students, Marcela Jaramillo and Gabriela Goldberg were awarded the Prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Ms Jaramillo was featured in the current FIU News.
The target audience is summer interns (e.g., REU, SRI, FSTAR), undergraduate, graduate students and post-docs. Pizza will be served at 3pm.
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