WSU researchers awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop molecular machines that self-replicate material.
By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today the creation of the Alexandra Navrotsky Institute for Experimental Thermodynamics, made possible by a $1 million gift from Alexandra Navrotsky, Distinguished Interdisciplinary Professor of Ceramic, Earth and Environmental Materials Chemistry at University of California-Davis.
By Will Ferguson, WSU College of Arts and Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Aurora Clark, a WSU professor of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.
Pat Meier, associate professor of the Department of Chemistry, was selected for the WSU January 2009 Crimson Spirit Award. Meier received a record seven nominations from students, teaching assistants and colleagues for his talents in advising and teaching, and his work with the WSU Chemistry Club.
Meier was selected for the Crimson Spirit Award for his superior efforts in support of university strategic goals and values, and for his dedication and outstanding contributions to the WSU Chemistry Club.
Department of Chemistry professor Ming Xian was chosen as a “Journal Awardee” for 2009 by the editorial boards of the research journals Synlett and Synthesis.
The award is for “promising young professors at the beginning of their career.”