August 6, 2015
VIPER's Carol Wang has contributed to research accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, as part of Penn Prof. Patrick Walsh's group in Chemistry. Their work has revealed how a type of highly reactive organic molecule (a sulfenate anion) is capable of being used as a catalyst for cross-coupling reactions. See more here.
Press Release on Penn Prof. and VIPER Mentor Eric Schelter: Pioneering Research in Rare-Earth Magnet Recycling
June 18, 2015
Penn Communications has issued a press release featuring pathbreaking new research by Eric Schelter, Penn Professor of Chemistry and VIPER mentor, into the recycling of rare-earth magnets. VIPER student Connor Lippincott conducts research in the Schelter group, which recently marked the publication of findings in Angewandte Chemie (International Edition). Read more here.
June 12, 2015
This month's edition of Penn's "SAS Frontiers" features VIPER's Alan Dai, spotlighting his summer research at DuPont in Newark, Delaware. Dai, a 2015 Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar, is learning to improve the manufacturing process of agricultural materials. Read more here.