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Gaypril STEMinar with Professor Lee Penn

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Professor Penn is the Merck Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus and the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Chemistry. Their research group of nine graduate students and several undergraduate students focuses on fundamental formation and growth mechanisms of nanoparticles, green methods for making nanomaterials, and the roles nanoparticles play in chemical transformations in the environment.

Lee is also an Institute on the Environment Resident Fellow and won the Horace T. Morse University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education in 2015. Lee is a Distinguished University Teaching Professor and has been awarded for their advocacy supporting the LGBT community, including the Community Excellence Award from the University of Minnesota's Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life (2017). RSVP to receive STEMinar link.

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