Science Café: Combatting Chemical Warfare with Nanotechnology
Omar Farha will talk about ways nanotechnology is being used to break down some of the most harmful chemicals in a presentation at the Skokie Public Library, Wendesday, January 13th.
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Professor Farha receives RSC Early Career Award
Research Professor Omar Farha is the 2015 Royal Society of Chemistry Early Career Award Winner in the Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division for seminal contributions to the development of catalysis, storage and separations by metal-organic frameworks. Read More

Research team Lead By Professor Farha synthesized and tested a  Catalyst capable of Destroying Common Toxic Nerve Agents Quickly
Material could be used one day to destroy stockpiles of deadly chemical weapons.
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Prof. Farha to give 2015 M. Frederick Hawthorne Lecture at UCLA
Research Professor Omar Farha will give the 2015 M. Frederick Hawthorne Lecture at UCLA on April 1st, 2015. The title of the Lecture is "Bioinspired Sponges: Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)." UCLA Event Page

Prof. Farha to give Talk at the Meeting for the Chicago Sections of the American Chemical Society & American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Prof. Farha will give the keynote talk titled, "Bioinspired Sponges: Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)" Friday, January 23rd. Poster session to begin at 5PM. Meeting Flyer

New Article Published in JoVE:

Professor Omar Farha has been published in the “2014 Worlds Most Influential Scientific Minds” Book. See the list

Professor Omar Farha has been selected as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher. See the list

Associate Editor of Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization, a specialty of Frontiers in Energy Research

Hupp/Farha Group Student Dana Cao Wins 1st Prize for Perovskite Solar Cells poster at HOPV14. Read more about the meeting