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Forbes Receives UI Distinguished Mentor Award

Posted on May 21st, 2014

Tori Z. Forbes has been awarded the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Mentor Award, which is presented to UI faculty or professional and scientific staff who have mentored undergraduates as they complete research and creative projects. Current students nominate their mentors for this award. Forbes is an assistant professor of chemistry, and also an assistant research […]

Core Faculty Research

Posted on August 7th, 2013

Forbes Lab—Department of Chemistry Actinides are a major source of radioactivity associated with nuclear waste, and their transport in environmental systems is enhanced through adsorption onto small (1–5 nm) nanoparticles. Tori Forbes’ research group synthesizes novel actinide nanomaterials that are used as geochemical model compounds to enhance our understanding of the mobility of nuclear materials […]