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Science Training in Advanced Interdisciplinary Research in Sustainable Chemistry (STAIRS @ Sivagroup) at North Dakota State University.

By Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru, Ramya Raghunathan and Ravichandranath Singathi In June 2016, Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru’s Center for Sustainable Materials Science (CSMS) research group, through a research collaborative partnership with Dr. Mafany Mongoh at Sitting Bull College (SBC), Fort Yates, ND, welcomed Mr. Saul Bobtail Bear and Mr. Josh Silk to Dr. Sivaguru’s lab at NDSU. […]

NATURE camp students shine light at Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru’s lab

By Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru, Ramya Raghunathan and Ravichandranath Singathi Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru and his Center for Sustainable Materials Science (CSMS) team hosted NATURE Summer Camp students during the Summer of 2016 and provided them with hands-on experience in scientific research. The NATURE (Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education) program, funded by ND-EPSCoR, was initiated […]

Chad Ulven awarded Walter F. and Verna Gehrts Presidential Professorship

Congratulations to Chad Ulven, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at NDSU, and researcher in the Center for Sustainable Materials Science, for receiving the Walter F. and Verna Gehrts Presidential Professorship. The Walter F. and Verna Gehrts Presidential Professorship is awarded to an Associate Professor with at least 5 years of service to NDSU who demonstrates […]

Two NATURE Camp students participate in NATURE+ research with NDSU CSMS researcher Dr. Mukund Sibi

By Catherine Sutton This summer at NDSU from June 13-16, the Dr. Mukund Sibi-CSMS team became involved in the NATURE program. The NATURE program, funded by the ND EPSCoR program, is in place to promote the experiences of Native American Students in STEM careers. As enthusiastic college students, Connie and Kimberlee were a part of […]

Welcome Quintin Elliott and Breanne Hatfield

By Kathy Wahlberg Welcome Research Experience for Undergraduates award recipients Quintin Elliott and Breanne Hatfield to CSMS. Quintin Elliott and Breanne Hatfield are two of five undergraduate students who have received awards in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Pilot Program of the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, known as ND EPSCoR. Through […]

Future Dentist’s Progression through Employment in an Organic Chemistry Laboratory

By Caitlin Bussard I recently graduated with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry at North Dakota State University (NDSU). During my undergraduate studies, I was gifted the opportunity to work in a green chemistry laboratory under the direction of Dr. Mukund Sibi. My primary task encompassed synthesizing bio-based monomers that maintain high functional […]