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Chemistry Hosts 60th Annual Haines Lecture

Image William Heineman William R. Heineman will speak in the Haines lecture series on Monday in Churchill-Haines Laboratories.

VERMILLION, S.D. -- William R. Heineman, Ph.D., distinguished research professor of chemistry at the University of Cincinnati, will speak at 4 p.m., Monday, April 25, in Churchill-Haines Laboratories in honor of the annual Haines lecture series. He will speak about “Spectroelectrochemical Sensors: Remarkable Selectivity for Real World Applications.”

Heineman received his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at the University of North Carolina in 1968. His research interests include spectroelectrochemistry, chemical sensors and biosensors, electrochemical immunoassay and microfluidic systems for chemical analysis. He received the 2016 American Chemical Society award in analytical chemistry.

The Haines lecture is sponsored by the USD Chemistry Department and was established in 1956 in honor of Arthur Lee Haines, a member of the department for 71 years. This event is co-sponsored by the Dr. Charles R. Estee Fund.

For further details, contact the Chemistry Department at USD.


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