John Gilbertson

Even the worst chemical compounds poisoning our environment and our bodies all have one thing in common: they are made up of common chemicals that pose little or no danger to us. What if we could take these harmful compounds apart, removing pieces like we would to deconstruct a LEGO creation,…

Even the worst chemical compounds poisoning our environment and our bodies all have one thing in common: they are made up of common chemicals that pose little or no danger to us. What if we could take these harmful compounds apart, removing pieces like we would to deconstruct a LEGO creation,…

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Chemistry John Gilbertson has been named a 2017 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, an award that comes with a $60,000 research grant.

The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award provides an unrestricted research grant to faculty at…

Western Washington University student Audrey Cheung of Hong Kong and her faculty advisor, Associate Professor of Chemistry John Gilbertson, have won a Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research from the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Cheung will be given her award…

Stephen L. Buchwald, the Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been awarded the 2014 Linus Pauling Medal Award, for "outstanding contributions to chemistry meriting national and international recognition," and will be honored at a…

From waste prevention to energy-efficient design to safer manufacturing processes and substitutes for rare natural resources, sustainability considerations are key to meeting projected global needs and encouraging a safer tomorrow.

It is likely then that National…

Western Washington University’s College of Sciences and Technology will continue its Wizards @ Western youth lecture series with “Metal Mayhem” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 11 in Science and Math Lecture Hall 150 on WWU’s campus.

The event is free and open to the…

Western Washington University assistant professor of chemistry John Gilbertson has been awarded a prestigious five-year, $470,000 Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation for his research into breaking down harmful greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and…

After three years and thousands of hours in the lab, Western Washington University graduate student Zach Thammavongsy’s research into breaking down carbon dioxide, one of the planet’s most plentiful greenhouse gases, into the more valuable carbon monoxide has just been published in…

Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), America's second-oldest foundation and the first wholly devoted to science, announced today that it has presented Scialog® Collaborative Innovation Awards of $100,000 to each of three groups of scientists to supplement the initial grant…

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