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Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing


FIU Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth G. Furton and Abuzar Kabir of the College of Arts, Sciences & Education led the discovery to patents with the potential to revolutionize the multibillion-dollar sample preparation and analytical testing industry.

IFRI Director elected to chair a research group at the IAEA to develop analytical methods that aim t


The IAEA has launched a project to enable countries to quickly detect food fraud and contamination with the help of low-cost, portable tools. The coordinated research project, run in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), brings together scientists from 13 countries to explore opportunities created by advances in field-deployable analytical equipment.

New chemical sampling technology is an industry game-changer


A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and testing cheaper, faster and more sensitive.

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time, permanent instructor position starting in August 2017. The position requires a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or Forensic Chemistry and experience teaching undergraduate students. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching. Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offer 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. Please click here for more information

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