Week in Review: 4/30/17 – 5/6/17

5/4/2017

High Temperature Step-by-Step Process Makes Graphene from Ethene

An international team of scientists has developed a new way to produce single-layer graphene from a simple precursor: ethene – also known as ethylene – the smallest alkene molecule, which contains just two atoms of carbon.
http://www.news.gatech.edu/2017/05/04/high-temperature-step-step-process-makes-graphene-ethane

4/30/2017

Wayne State University appoints seven new distinguished professors

Seven faculty members were recently named distinguished professors at Wayne State University, the highest appointment awarded at the university. The appointment honors outstanding academic achievements. The new honorees bring the number of distinguished professors at Wayne State to 27.
https://wayne.edu/newsroom/release/2017/05/01/wayne-state-university-appoints-seven-new-distinguished-professors-6083