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September 2018

Dear SMS Community,

The "SMS Connects" newsletter is back! We’re already a month into our 2018-’19 academic year and this seems like an excellent time to showcase the activities of our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Everett Shock honored with prestigious award from ACS 

hock honored with prestigious award from the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced that Arizona State University's Everett Shock will be awarded their prestigious 2019 Geochemistry Division Medal.

Innovative in-person lab provides unique opportunity for Online students

This summer SMS launched a new in-person accelerated organic chemistry lab course that offers online B.S. biochemistry students the same experience as traditional on campus students.

Our Faculty

  • Nick Stephanopoulos receives NSF CAREER Award
    Nick Stephanopoulos, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and member of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics, has been named as a recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
  • Useful in a pinch: Nanoscale tweezers are triggered by light
    Using segments of DNA, researchers at ASU have constructed a pair of tweezers, measuring 100,000 times tinier than the width of a human hair. A brief burst of ultraviolet light causes the jaws of the tweezers to switch from their closed to open position in seconds.

Read more about our Recent Accomplishments.

Our graduate students

Read more about Our Students.

Our Alumni

Please visit our "Community Profile" page to read more stories about our alumni.

Employment Opportunities

  • Chemjobber
    Chemjobber is a website that helps chemists find jobs in a tough market. This is a valuable resource you can use to search for chemistry positions in the industrial and academic fields.

As always, all job postings are listed on our Employment Opportunities page.


Please feel free to send email to ASUSMS@asu.edu at any time with questions, concerns, or suggestions. You can visit our website at sms.asu.edu or connect with us by liking our Facebook page!

Have a great semester!