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The Chemistry of Olive Oil

Zeynep Delen (PhD '07, Lahti group) co-authored a book The Chemical Story of Olive Oil: From Grove to Table.

Andrews' Featured in C&E News

Trisha Andrews' research on using off-the-shelf textiles to create triboelectric nanogenerators is featured in C&E News.

Auerbach to Give Keynote

Scott Auerbach will be giving the keynote address at the 2017 Mass. PKAL Winter Meeting on Jan. 11 at Worcester State.

Jackson on the cover of J. Physical Chemistry

Bret Jackson and his group made the cover of The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters with their publication on the effects of lattice motion on dissociative chemisorption.

New Department Head

As of the first of December, Richard Vachet, is the new department head for Chemistry. Welcome!

UMass Amherst Launches Institute for Applied Life Sciences

The opening of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) at UMass Amherst was celebrated today by Massachusetts life science industry leaders and state and university officials during a day-long event, celebrating a $150 million investment to bring new discoveries in healthcare services and products to market.