School of Green Chemistry and Engineering

What is the UT School of Green Chemistry and Engineering?

The mission of the UT School of Green Chemistry and Engineering is to improve the human condition through research, education, and outreach activities that promote safe and sustainable use, production, and recycle of chemical materials.

Research Opportunities

Research opportunities include development of renewable feedstocks, atom economical syntheses,  catalysis, applications of benign solvents, improved analytical techniques, and process design.  Learn more

New Faculty in Green Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Michael Young as an Assistant Professor.  Dr. Young is an organic/organometallic chemist with research interests in green chemistry. Dr. Young started in August of 2016 and is currently recruiting students to join his research team.  Learn more

16th Annual GCEC, UT Group PhotoNews and Events

April 2017
The second meeting of the SGCE Advisory Board was held on April 14.  The SGCE greatly appreciates the board members' time and valuable feedback and suggestions. Click here for the names of SGCE board members.

April 2017
Congratulations to Badri Bhattarai and Yasaman Saleh on their admission to the ACS Summer School for Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy.  The school will be held at the Colorado School of Mines on June 20-27 with funding for the program provided by the ACS Petroleum Research Fund and the American Chemical Society.  Badri is a doctoral student of Dr. Terry Bigioni, and Yasaman is a doctoral student of Dr. Mark Mason.

March 2017
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Jorgensen for receipt of a 2016-2017 Edith Rathbun Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement at the University of Toledo.  Prof. Jorgensen was recognized for his considerable efforts in science education and outreach, particularly those related to climate change and sustainability.

November 2016
Congratulations to Badri Bhattarai for receipt of a Ciba Travel Award.  Badri will attend the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco in  April 2017 and will present his research results on greener routes for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles.  Badri is a doctoral student of Dr. Terry Bigioni.  Learn more

October 2016
The UT SGCE partnered with the U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA, and Spartan Chemical to host a webinar on Green Chemistry, Safer Choices. The webinar is available here for those who missed it.  Webinar Link

October 2016
Dr. Anne Marteel-Parrish, Professor of Chemistry and the Creegan Chair in Green Chemistry at Washington College, has been named the 2016 Outstanding Alumna for the UT College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.  Dr. Marteel-Parrish received her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Toledo in 2003. Her doctoral research, conducted with Professors Julian Davies, Mark Mason, and Martin Abraham, focused on the hydroformylation of alkenes in supercritical carbon dioxide   
November 2015
Congratulations to Brooke Mason for receipt of a Ciba Travel Award.  The award will support Brooke's travel to the ACS Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in June of 2016.  Brooke is a graduate student of Dr. Defne Apul.

September 2015
Paul Anastas and John Warner participate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry's centennial celebration. 

September 2015
The UT Professional Science Masters Degree in Green Chemistry and Engineering receives affiliation approval from the NPSMA. 

August 2015
The SGCE hosts the first meeting of its advisory board.  

August 2015
UT hires three new faculty members with interests in green chemistry and green engineering.

Past News and Events

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Recent publications that cite the UT SGCE affiliation are available at this site. These publications include the results of faculty and student research on topics related to green chemistry and green engineering.  Learn more

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Last Updated: 5/23/17