The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry are proud to announce Prof. Dr. Serena DeBeer as the winner of this year’s award.
Prof. Dr. Serena DeBeer is a professor and research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany. Her research group is focused on the development and application of advanced X-ray spectroscopic tools for understanding key mechanisms in biological, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis. A combination of synchrotron-based, as well as a broad range of advanced laboratory spectroscopies tightly coupled to modern computational methods, are utilized in order to obtain quantitative insights into electronic structural changes in catalytic systems.
View selected articles authored by Prof. Dr. Serena DeBeer:
X-ray Absorption and Emission Study of Dioxygen Activation by a Small-Molecule Manganese Complex
Inorganic Chemistry 2015 54 (13), 6410-6422
Ca K-Edge XAS as a Probe of Calcium Centers in Complex Systems
Inorganic Chemistry 2015 54 (4), 1283-1292
Study of Iron Dimers Reveals Angular Dependence of Valence-to-Core X-ray Emission Spectra
Inorganic Chemistry 2014 53 (19), 10378-10385
Call for nominations for 2016 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship
Deadline December 15, 2015
For details please see: http://connect.acspubs.org/lectureship
This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated creativity and impact in leading research in inorganic chemistry, broadly defined.
The winner will receive:
- An award plaque
- $3,000 USD honorarium
- Travel and hotel accommodations up to $1,500 USD to attend the 2016 Fall ACS National Meeting
Sponsored by Inorganic Chemistry and the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry
Congratulations to the newly elected 2016 officers of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry.
And thanks to the all of the candidates for their willingness to serve our division!
NEW 2016 OFFICERS:
John Protasiewicz – Case Western Reserve University
Jeff Rack – University of New Mexico
Members at large
Kim Dunbar – Texas A&M University
Debbie Crans – Colorado State University
Hannah Shafaat – Ohio State University
Bioinorganic Subdivision Chair-elect
Edith C. (Phoebe) Glazer – University of Kentucky
Organometallic Subdivision Chair-elect
Mitch Smith – Michigan State University
Solid State Subdivision Chair-elect
Amanda Morris – Virginia Tech
Nanoscience Subdivision Chair-elect
Joshua E. Goldberger – Ohio State University
Coordination Chemistry Subdivision Chair-elect
Eric Schelter – University of Pennsylvania
ByLaws Revisions: passed
We would like to bring to your attention the current nationwide search for senior-level researchers to serve as program directors at the Division of Chemistry, U.S. National Science Foundation. For details of the search and qualifications, please see:
ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry
The Division of Inorganic Chemistry wins a Chemluminary Award in Boston!
from the Committee on Divisional Activities
Recognition of Innovation and Outstanding Service to Members of a Division
The Division of Inorganic Chemistry established a symposium to celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding students at the culmination of their graduate or postdoctoral studies. Marking the event’s ten-year anniversary at the ACS National Meeting, Inorganic was the first to initiate Young Investigator Awards with others seeing the benefit to young students.
RSC Dalton Division invites calls for 5+5+5 meeting at Dalton 2016
29 – 31 March 2016
We are looking for 5 sets of people, each containing 1 Canadian, 1 US and 1 UK based researcher in any area of inorganic chemistry to take part in a 5+5+5 meeting at the Dalton 2016 meeting to be held in Warwick, UK 29-31 March 2016.
The scheme is designed to initiate new collaborations and preference will be given to groups of people where diversity (age, gender, ethnicity, etc) has been taken into account. An attempt will also be made to cover a wide range of inorganic chemistry in the selected collaborations.
For full details and form please visit:
In order to better serve DIC membership, the DIC Secretary will now accept requests to advertise postdoctoral positions on our Facebook page and on our Postdoc Ads section of our website. Submissions must be from current DIC members, and are subject to review. Please send your ads to the current DIC secretary, John Protasiewicz, at email@example.com.
The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry are proud to announce Daniel Gamelin, University of Washington, as the winner of the third Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award. Dr. Gamelin was nominated by his peers for his broad, unique, and outstanding sustained contribution to the development of inorganic nanoscience. He will be presented with an award at a symposium in his honor at the fall ACS National Meeting, August 16-20, 2015 in Boston, MA.
Dr. Gamelin’s research interests focus on combining synthesis, spectroscopy, and ligand field theory or ab initio electronic-structure methods to elucidate key functional properties of inorganic materials. His work has been recognized with numerous awards including the ACS Inorganic Nanoscience Award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, and a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Senior Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg, and a Scialog Fellow of the Research Corporation.
If you wish to nominate someone through the Division of Inorganic Chemistry:
1. Please read and carefully follow the instructions below
2. *Please send the completed form (attached) to either of the DIC award co-chairs Stephanie Brock (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Tim Warren (email@example.com) by 5PM on Feb. 16 [note-this is earlier than the Feb 22 date mentioned below so that DIC has time to conduct reviews]*
3. Please note that the DIC can only forward two nominations, and thus nominations will be reviewed to select finalists
To: ACS Division Secretaries
cc: ACS Division Officers, MPPG Executive Committee
The Kavli Foundation has agreed to sponsor The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture through 2025 featuring two lectures at each ACS national meeting. The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture is awarded to an outstanding chemical scientist who is less than 10 years past receipt of his/her PhD and is under 40 years of age. The candidate is a distinguished younger scientist who is highly regarded by his or her peers for significant contributions to an area of chemistry or related multidisciplinary area of chemistry.
MPPG is very pleased to sponsor the sixth lecture in this series at the 250th ACS National Meeting in Boston with the involvement of the ACS Divisions in nominating the candidates for this award.
Please take this opportunity to reach out to your division members to send recommendations to the Division for consideration. All nominations must be submitted by the Division Secretary or acting Division Secretary to the KavliEmergingLecturer@acs.org email box using the attached Emerging Leader Nomination Form. *[please note instructions above!]*
Nominations must be received by February 22, 2015. *[Feb 16 5PM to DIC awards co-chairs]*
Please note that Divisions who submitted nominations for previous meetings, may resubmit them at the Division’s discretion as long as the candidate meets the nominating criteria for the Denver meeting.
Luke Achenie, 2015 MPPG Chair