Jason Gillmore, Professor of Chemistry, recently received a $70,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Undergraduate Research Grant Program for the project titled Increasing Structural Diversity of Long-Wavelength Azo Dyes to Tune Wavelength and Synthetic Handles. The project will run from 1 August 2019 through 31 August 2022.
This project will increase our fundamental understanding of the chemical synthesis from coal tar starting materials and novel azo dyes into higher value functional molecules and materials. Since this award is provided under the Undergraduate Research Program, undergraduate students will participate in the project and play a significant role in the research.
Congratulations, Jason, on your new award!