Inaugural Inorganic Nano-Materials Seminar

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Professor Catherine Murphy (University of Illinois) gave the first Inorganic Nano-Materials Seminar on Friday, February 10th.

The seminar, titled “Gold Nanocrystals: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Ecology” was sponsored by MilliporeSigma (formerly Sigma-Aldrich).  It took place in the recently renovated chemistry & biochemistry lecture hall, CS76.

After the seminar, an award plaque was presented to Murphy by MilliporeSigma representative Dr. Adam Raw, Technology Transfer and Business Development Manager in the Division of Materials Science. 

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(Left) Prof. Catherine Murphy was presented the award plaque by MilliporeSigma representative Dr. Adam Raw. (Right) Murphy with (from left) UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry Profs. Alex Spokoyny, Anne Andrews & Paul Weiss.

About the Speaker

Prof. Catherine Murphy is the Peter C. and Gretchen Miller Markunas Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). She and her research group have won numerous awards over the years (NSF CAREER Award, Cottrell Scholar of the Research Corporation, Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, AAAS Fellow, ACS Fellow, ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry’s Inorganic Nanoscience Award).  She is the Associate Director of the UIUC Materials Research Laboratory, and is the Deputy Editor for the Journal of Physical Chemistry.

Photos by Penny Jennings – UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry