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Archive – February 2012

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Abigail Doyle, assistant professor of chemistry, is one of three Princeton University professors selected as 2012 Sloan Research Fellows. Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders. "Today’s Sloan Research Fellows are tomorrow’s Nobel Prize winners," said Dr.
The Neutron Scattering Society of America, which advances neutron scattering research in the United States, just named Professor Robert Cava as a 2012 NSSA Fellow for his work in “the outstanding applications of neutron diffraction to the understanding of complex materials and advocacy for the field, particularly among young scientists.”  The NSSA Fellowship Program was established to recognize members who have made significant contributions to the neutron scattering community i
The Chirik Group, in collaboration with Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has developed a new iron hydrosilylation technology that is featured in the February 3, 2012 issue of Science magazine article . The paper "Iron Catalysis for Selective Anti-Markovnikov Alkene Hydrosilylation Using Tertiary Silanes" is the result of research conducted by graduate students Aaron Tondreau (now a postdoc at ETH Zurich) and Crisita Atienza of the Chirik group, Professor Paul Chirik, and resear