Group News

Apr. 29, 2021: Our collaboration with Prof. Rossini on high field NMR looking at boron catalysts was featured as a MagLab Science Highlight

Our collaboration with Prof. Rossini in Iowa State University on high field NMR looking at boron catalysts was featured as a MagLab Science Highlight.

Congrats to Melissa and Rick (Iowa State University) for driving this project!

 

Apr 21, 2021: Unni and Abdullah receive Ragatz Teaching Assistant laboratory award

Congratulations to Unni and Abdullah for winning first and second place in the Ragatz Teaching Assistant laboratory award in Chemical & Biological Engineering (CBE).

Apr. 21, 2021: Will defended PhD

Congratulations to Dr. William McDermott for successfully defending his PhD thesis "Development of Boron-based Catalysts for the Oxidation of Light Alkanes to Olefins"!

Mar 27, 2021: Edgard receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Edgard for receiving NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!!

News from CBE

Aug. 27, 2020: Melissa presents supported boron studies at CCC virtual symposium

Melissa will present supported her work "Controlled Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity of Supported Boron Catalysts" at Chicago Catalysis Club (CCC) virtual symposium.

Jun. 26, 2020: Lifeng defended PhD

Lifeng successfully defended his PhD thesis "Heterogeneous Catalyst Design and Synthesis with Controlled and Well-defined Strategies".

Congratulations Dr. Zhang!

Apr. 24, 2020: Melissa receives DOE SCGSR award

Congratulations to Melissa Cendejas for receiving 2020 DOE SCGSR (Department of Energy, Science Graduate Student Research) award!

Apr. 8, 2020: Natalie's paper is highlighted in ChemistryViews

Apr. 8, 2020: "B‐MWW Zeolite: The Case Against Single‐Site Catalysis" is highlighted in ChemistryViews.

 

Sep. 23, 2019: Prof. Hermans was honored at the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards in NYC

Sep. 23, 2019: Prof. Hermans was honored at the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards in NYC

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