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Rice University seeks applicants for tenure-track appointments with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017. We welcome applicants with expertise in all areas of organic chemistry, all areas of inorganic and nanoscale chemistry, and experimental physical chemistry. Rice University also seeks applicants for new faculty members at all ranks in the broad area of molecular nanotechnology.

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Pasquali elected American Physical Society fellow>

Pasquali elected American Physical Society fellow

Matteo Pasquali, chair of Rice’s Department of Chemistry and the A. J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and of materials science and nanoengineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. 

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Pine product offers fresh take on fine chemical synthesisPine product offers fresh take on fine chemical synthesis
November 28
The goop from pine trees that contains compounds known as terpenes is used in the manufacture of food, cosmetics and drugs, but it might become even more valuable as a chemical reagent made through a process developed by scientists at Rice University. 


9 Rice faculty on prominent ‘highly cited’ list9 Rice faculty on prominent ‘highly cited’ list
November 18
Nine Rice University faculty members have been named to the Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016. 


Molecular imaging hack makes cameras ‘faster’Molecular imaging hack makes cameras ‘faster’
November 17
A new Rice University technique grabs images of chemical processes that happen faster than most laboratory cameras are able to capture them.


2-D material a brittle surprise2-D material a brittle surprise
November 14
Scientists at Rice University have discovered that an atom-thick material being eyed for flexible electronics and next-generation optical devices is more brittle than they expected.