Topic: "Chemistry"

Harvey Mudd Granted Supercomputing Currency

December 17, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College researchers have been awarded a large allocation of supercomputing resources to investigate properties of metallic alloys. The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most powerful and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and supercomputing services in the world. Composed of 12 high-performance supercomputers and storage systems, it is […]

Endowed Chair Appointments Include New Stauffer Chair

October 16, 2014

Hal Van Ryswyk

Harvey Mudd College has appointed Professor of Chemistry Hal Van Ryswyk to the inaugural John Stauffer Professorship in Chemistry, an endowed chair established in 2014 by the trustees of the John Stauffer Charitable Trust and with matching funds from the College. An important addition to the $150 million Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, the John […]

Conference to Explore Intersection of Science, Faith

October 7, 2014

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Is the Bible really opposed to evolution? How should human origins be understood in light of Genesis and science? Biblical experts John H. Walton and C. John Collins and biologist Jeffrey Schloss will discuss these questions and more at a conference titled “The Bible, Evolution and Human Origins: Starting Conversations.” The all-day event takes place […]

ASA Fellow David Vosburg Fosters Science/Faith Dialogue

September 15, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg has been elected a 2014 Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA), an international network of Christians in the sciences who explore the relationship between science and Christianity and foster dialogue between two often opposing viewpoints. A longtime member of the group, Vosburg is the first […]

Chemistry Professor Published in Journal of Chemical Education

August 18, 2014

Hal Van Ryswyk

Harvey Mudd Professor of Chemistry Hal Van Ryswyk has teamed with Carleton College Professor of Chemistry Deborah Gross to publish a paper in the Journal of Chemical Education exploring a novel technique for probing the structure of large molecules. Electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) is a new, powerful technique for probing molecular structures, especially those […]

Seeing Through the Smog

July 29, 2014

Prof Lelia Hawkins and student working in lab

Student researchers in Professor Lelia Hawkins’ lab tackle tough atmospheric chemistry questions, exploring how air pollution impacts climate change. They collect smog particles from a rooftop sampling inlet and measure organic carbon and optical properties. They also generate mimics for smog particles to determine how light and oxidants impact those same properties as particles pass […]

Chemistry Seniors Capture Poster Award

May 1, 2014

Sejal Shah and Anastasia Patterson

Extensive hands-on research is integral to a Harvey Mudd education, but it doesn’t end there. The College is committed to teaching students how to communicate their findings effectively and professionally through top-notch written work, posters and presentations. Chemistry students Sejal Shah ’14 and Anastasia Patterson ’14 recently earned Best Poster awards at the Materials Research […]

Mudd Chemists Get Big Reactions

April 2, 2014

Harvey Mudd College was well represented at the 2014 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas recently, as students took home two honors related to undergraduate chemistry. Chemistry major Sara Tweedy ’15 received the Best Poster Award in the Division of Computers in Chemistry. Creating molecular dynamics simulations involving the NSD1 gene, Tweedy […]

Christian Stevens ’14 Awarded Watson Fellowship

March 19, 2014

Christian Stevens

Joint biology and chemistry major Christian Stevens ’14 has been awarded one of this year’s prestigious Watson Fellowships. Forty-three fellows were chosen from more than 700 candidates worldwide. The Thomas J. Watson Foundation awards the coveted fellowships to a distinguished group of graduating seniors each year, providing each fellow one year of international, independent study […]

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