Chemistry Department News
Alexey Ignatchenko, assistant professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, has been granted a patent for technology that has the potential to revolutionize the production of fertilizers.
Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Dr. Chinwe H. Ikpeze, and Dr. Irene W. Kimaru published an article in the April issue of Educational Research International.
On Tuesday, March 10, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a free screening of the film, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Basil 135.
Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Dr. Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty; and Professor Lafayette Eaton, Chemistry Adjunct Faculty, presented two workshops at the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) Conference. The conference was held from November 1-4 in Rochester.
Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club.
Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, will be joining the Mentor Training Core (MTC) as part of the National Research Mentoring Network for A Diverse Biomedical Workforce (NRMN). This award is a portion of the $31 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards granted in fiscal year 2014.
Dr. Kermin Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and Dr. Nahyr Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct Faculty, led four professional development sessions and presented one oral presentation at the 2014 SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) National Conference in Los Angeles, CA. The conference took place October 15-19.
St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on October 2. The induction took place during the College’s Alumni Weekend, which runs through Sunday, October 5.
The 2014 Loss Science Lecture Series will feature Dr. Chih-Chang (C.C.) Chu, Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Endowed Chair at Cornell University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00 p.m. in Basil 135. It is free and open to the public.