Chemistry Lab Safety Video - Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Style

Are those shoes you're wearing lab safe? What do you do when you splash acid in your eye? Georgia Tech's School of Chemistry and Biochemistry has developed this video, in the choose-your-own-adventure style to help you learn how to get through the lab in one piece. Click your answer (sorry, doesn't work on mobiles) when the time comes and see if you're right.

New Prof Amit Reddi is a Metal Maniac

Amit Reddi is a new assistant professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry with a specialty in bio-inorganic chemistry. We sat down with Reddi to find out more about him and his work.

Grad Student Troy Alexander Makes Discovery in Amazon, Stumps Scientists

Georgia Tech Chemistry and Biochemistry grad student Troy Alexander found a hitherto unexplained web-tower-thing growing in the Amazon. Scientists are stumped as to what it is. See the story in Wired.

Grad Students and the Quest for the Origins of Life

Want to learn how life began? You can do that. Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate student Eric Parker tells how.

Seminars & Events

Prof. Eric Betzig - Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Peter B. Sherry Memorial Lecture - Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm - MoSE G011
Prof. Eric Betzig - Janelia Farm Research Campus, HHMI
Special Seminar - Friday, April 25, 2014 - 11:00am - MoSE 3201A
Prof. Amy Medlock - University of Georgia
Biochemistry Division Seminar - Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 11:00am - MoSE 3201A
Prof. W. David Wei - University of Florida
Physical Division Seminar - Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 4:00pm - MoSE 3201A

Featured Research

Article Title
Research Authors
Pollet, Pamela., Davey, Evan., Urena-Benavides, Esteban., Eckert, Charles., Liotta, Charles.
Citation
Green Chemistry (2014), Vol. 16, 1034-1055
Miscellaneous Details
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The properties and some key applications of solvents such as (1) supercritical fluids (SCFs), (2) gas-expanded liquids (GXLs) and organic-aqueous tunable solvents (OATS), (3) water at elevated temperature (WET), and (4) switchable solvents like reversible ionic liquids (RevILs) are discussed in this review.  Each system offers a unique set of properties to enable alternative strategies for varied applications. These applications range from chemical transformations, product separation, catalyst recycling, nanomaterial processing, and CO2 capture. For each application, however, the common thrust is to enable greener and sustainable solutions for chemical processes.

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