Chemistry

Dr. Robert Swarthout, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences and Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, is the principal investigator on the project. Department of Physics and Astronomy professors Dr. Chris Thaxton and Dr. James Sherman serve as co-investigators.

Drs. Robert Swarthout, Chris Thaxton and James Sherman Receive $531,902 NSF Grant
Sep 25, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — A group of faculty members from the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded a three-year grant from...

Dr. Jefferson Bates, associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, is the co-recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Dr. Jefferson Bates receives NSF RUI award to study new chemical compounds
Aug 11, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Jefferson Bates, associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences...

Dr. Reddish and research students

Human Enzyme Research Finding a Home at Appalachian State
Feb 15, 2023

The NC Biotechnology Center published an article about our own Dr. Michael Reddish and his record-breaking grant. ...

Dr. Michael Reddish

Reddish Lab awarded largest National Institutes of Health grant in App State’s history
Feb 3, 2023

Dr. Michael Reddish is an assistant professor in App State’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences. The Reddish Lab focuses on stud...

Energy & Fuels November 2022 issue

Dr. Bob Swarthout's research makes cover of Energy and Fuels journal
Dec 13, 2022

The recent paper of Dr. Bob Swarthout, Associate Professor in the department, on the impacts and possible sources of the 2019 Brazil mystery oil spill...

Undergraduate research students co-author article with Dr. Christian Wallen
Dec 13, 2022

Dr. Christian Wallen, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, along with undergraduate research students, Morgan...

Kennedy Williams presents her poster about fluorescent sensors

App State student presents findings at photochemistry symposium
Oct 25, 2022

On October 8, 2022, Kennedy Williams presented her research on fluorescent sensors for nerve gas agents at the North Carolina Photochemistry...

The Periodic Times Student Newsletter

Chemistry students create newsletter, The Periodic Times
Oct 10, 2022

From Editor-in-Chief HANNAH NIXON: Welcome to the first edition of The Periodic Times: Student Newsletter. We are all very excited to be part of ...

Dr. Brooke Christian

Dr. Brooke Christian receives the Excellence in Academic Advising Faculty Advising Award
Oct 5, 2022

The Undergraduate Advising Council (UAC) established App State's first university wide, peer nominated academic advising award in 2019. These awards a...

Dr. Michael Reddish

App State team researches treatments for aggressive breast cancer
Sep 30, 2022

Dr. Michael Reddish, assistant professor in App State’s A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, has been awarded a grant from ...