Headlines from the Department

Read about Professor Rob Walker's 3-month stay in Denmark: An interview by the Danish Technical University Press 

March and April Events from our Graduate Students- Join us!

Sam Bernard- 4th year seminar, March 22nd at 3:00 pm Byker  
Amanda Mattson-Ph.D Defense, April 12th at 1 pm Byker 
Christine Gobbrogge-Ph.D Defense, April 14th at 9 am Byker
Rebecca Danforth -Ph.D. Defense, April 14th at 2 pm Byker
Colin Miller-4th year Seminar, April 17th at 2 pm Byker
Amanda Fuchs-4th Year Seminar, April 19th at 1 pm Byker
Natasha Pence-3rd Year Seminar April 27th, at 11 am Byker
(see the seminar schedule for further information) 

Recent Publications

Hill, A. H.; Smyser, K. E.; Kennedy, C. L.; Massaro, E. S.; Grumstrup, E. M., Screened Charge Carrier Transport in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite Thin Films. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00046

"Excited-State Dynamics of Melamine and Its Lysine Derivative Investigated by Femtosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy" Yuyuan Zhang, Ashley A Beckstead, Yuesong Hu, Xijun Piao, Dennis Bong, Bern Kohler , Molecules  2016, 21(12), 1645; doi:10.3390/molecules21121645

"Hiding the Headgroup? Remarkable Similarity in Alkyl Coverage of the Surfaces of Pyrrolidinium- and Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids," Maria A Tesa-Serrate, Eric J Smoll, Lucia D'Andrea, Simon M Purcell, Matthew L Costen, Duncan W Bruce, John M Slattery, Timothy K Minton, Kenneth G McKendrick,  J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120 (48), pp 27369–27379

"Mono- and binuclear tris(3-tert-butyl-2-sulfanylidene-1H-imidazol-1-yl)hydroborate bismuth(III) dichloride complexes: a soft scorpionate ligand can coordinate to p-block elements." Kiyoshi Fujisawa, Ayaka Kuboniwa, Mercedesz Kiss, Robert K Szilagyi. Acta Cryst. (2016). C72, 768-776 https://doi.org/10.1107/S205322961