Department News

Congratulations to the DCSTEM Faculty Excellence Winner

Dr. Noureen Siraj is the winner of the DCSTEM Faculty Excellence Award in research. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Siraj on her award and outstanding contributions to research

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Ms. Ronia Kattoum is featured in the article “International Day of Women and Girls in Science.” February 11, 2022, is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We are proud to have outstanding colleagues Ms. Ronia Kattoum, Dr. Noureen Siraj, and Dr. Juliette Rivero-Castro.

Congratulations to the Fall 2021 Graduates
Grant Adametz, Chemistry B.S. degree
Anthony Aloi, Chemistry B.S. degree
Kalia Foster, Chemistry B.A. degree
Travis Jumper, Chemistry B.A. degree
Thao Luu, Chemistry B.A. degree
Thao Nguyen, Chemistry B.A. degree

Congratulations to this semester’s  ATLE award winners
Dr. Mark Baillie
Dr. Noureen Siraj

Congratulations to the Student Presenters at the
AR INBRE 2021 Conference
Ibraheem Abbood                        Hannah Krehbiel
Haris Atif                                    Lauv Patel
Shiraz Atif                                  Gabrielle Roberts
Sahana Bettadapura                    Ruby Trotter
Sadie Goss                                 Tripti Shukla
Arisha Ishtiaq

Tripti Shukla was awarded 1st place in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Congratulations to the Recipients of the DCSTEM Collaborative Proposals for Research Award, 2022

Dr. Mark Baillie
Dr. Jerry Darsey
Dr. Brian Walker

Lauv Patel was the 2021 recipient of the Dr. Raye J. Montague Endowed Scholarship.

Nabeel Alwan was the 2021 recipient of the James H. Fribourgh Scholarship.

Stuti Chatterjee, chemistry BA major, was awarded the University-wide 2021 Edward L. Whitbeck award.

Dr. Noureen Siraj received two research proposals funded from AR INBRE for Summer and Collaborative Research Program.

Dr. Wang received research funding for the instrument from AR INBRE.

Dr. Ghosh and Dr. Siraj received funding from NASA EPSCOR.

Dr. Brian Walker, Assistant Professor of chemistry, was named “Professor of the Year” by the Central Arkansas American Chemical Society Chapter.

The Central Arkansas American Chemical Society Chapter recognized Anthony Aloi, Sadie Goss, Tripti Shukla, Kajal Desai, Nabeel Alwan, and Samantha Macchi for their activities and research work.