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The New Mexico Tech Chemistry Department is the only one with a purpose-built building. All students pass through the chemistry courses, but the department also educates the next generation of brilliant chemists. Techies have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and undergraduates often contribute to professors projects and doctoral-level research.

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12:10-1 p.m., Nov. 19, 2021 Lopez 106

Chemistry Senior Thesis Seminar

NMT's Chemistry Majors will be talking about their Senior Thesis Projects. Zoom Link https://zoom.us/j/93622297036  Meeting ID: 936 2229 7036. 

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Dr. Wenyang Gao

Dr. Wenyang Gao has published his first independent work, “A porous supramolecular ionic solid” in Chemical Communications. 

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Dr. Menake Piyasena

Dr. Piyasena's research group has published their recent work, "Fluorescent Lipo-Beads for the Sensitive Detection of Phospholipase A2 and Its Inhibitors" in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.