The Simpson Research Group

News

6/17/2019

The Simpson group receives notice that their proposal "Collaborative Research: Fundamental Studies on the Environmental Fate of Short-Chain and Emerging Fluorinated Alkyl Substances Using Mass-Spectrometry and Molecular Modelling" has been funded by the NSF for a total of $119,373. This research is a collaborative effort between the Simpson group and Dr. Diana Aga's group at the University at Buffalo.

3/26/2019

Scott Simpson receives St. Bonaventure University's Junior Faculty Excellence Award for 2019.

3/15/2019

Our educational paper "Investigating the Clough, Lutz, and Jirgensons Rule for the pH Dependence of Optical Rotation of Amino Acids " is featured in the Vernier Catalog! https://www.vernier.com/news/category/featured-in-science-journals/

8/19/2018

Alex presents her poster titled "Prediction of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Retention Times via Ab Initio Calculations" at the ACS National Meeting in Boston.

5/22/2018

The Simpson Research Group has been awarded a research grant from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF) for their grant titled “Using Density Functional Theory to Predict Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Selective Formation of cis-2-butene from 1,2-butadiene”.

5/8/2018

The Simpson Research Group was awarded a Keenan-Martine Grant for "Quantum Chemical Exercises for Current and Potential SBU Students". This grant provides some funding for new hardware and software.

4/28/2018

Alex presents her poster titled "Prediction of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Retention Times via Ab Initio Calculations" at the WNY ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium.