News and Announcements


September 2016:

  • Congrats to Jie, who is selected for a 2016 Provost's Travel Award for Women in Science
  • The Chemistry Department recommends Professor Skrabalak for promotion to Full Professor!

August 2016:

  • Congrats to graduate student Alison Smith on the successful defense of her thesis
  • Congrats to postdoc Hamed on his acceptance of a new postdoc position at Georgetown University
  • Congrats to all our excellent REU students on their excellent poster presentations

July 2016:

  • Congrats to graduate student Jie Fu who was selected for the Chester Davis Inorganic Fellowship for 2016-17
  • Congrats to former graduate student Rebecca Weiner on starting at the FDA in Chicago! Way to go
  • We welcome Lena, Chenhao, and Jingyao to the Skrablab! They are international REU students!

June 2016:

  • Prof. Skrabalak is elected vice chair for the next Noble Metal Nanoparticles GRC
  • Welcome incoming graduate students Sandra and Josh!
  • Welcome REU student Joseph!
  • Sara and graduate student Dennis are off to JUAMI in Tanzania!

May 2016:

  • Congrats to Becca Weiner on receiving a best poster award from the Catalysis Club of Chicago
  • Congrats to Becca Weiner on completing her PhD!
  • Congrats to Samantha Harvey on completion of her degree - off to Northwestern for Graduate Studies
  • Congrats to Andjela Radmilovic on her acceptance into graduate school - off to Wisconsin!

March 2016:

  • Congrats to graduate students Meredith Kunz and Josh Santana on being selected for teaching awards by the Chemistry Department
  • Congrats to graduate student Dennis Chen on being selected for a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award!
  • Congrats to graduate student Nick Daanen on being selected for a NSF-GRF! Way to go!
  • Congrats to graduate student Becca Weiner on the successful defense of her thesis
  • Congrats to graduate student Jie Fu on being selected for the David A. Rothrock Award by the Department of Chemistry
  • Congrats to former Skrabalak group postdoc Ellen Steinmiller, our first, on her promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure from the University of Dallas (official August 17)! Way to go!
  • Congrats to graduate student Dennis Chen on receiving the University Graduate School President's Diversity Dissertation Fellowship
  • Professor Skrabalak visits the University of Minnesota and ACS San Diego

Feb 2016:

  • Congrats to Dennis on the acceptance of his paper in Inorganic Chem
  • Congrats to Becca, Dennis, and Oak Ridge Collaborator Ray on the acceptance on their paper in Small
  • Congrats to Alison and Becca on our manuscript accepted in JPC-C! A special issue for Prof. Van Duyne!

Jan 2016:

  • Moitree's paper is accepted in Journal of Materials Chemistry A - Congrats!
  • Professor Skrabalak joins the Editorial Advisory Board for Nanoscale
  • Graduate student Ethan Harak accepts a position at Cook! Congrats!

Seeking Graduate Students

The Skrabalak group is seeking highly motivated graduate students with an interest in materials chemistry. All applicants must apply directly to the program. LINK.

Undergraduate Research

Research opportunities available for undergraduates! Inquire via email. Include your resume, list of science courses completed, and gpa. Also, check out our Science Ambassadors' Program.

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