Hungry yet?

Check out these tasty dishes from our group potluck last week!

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Chemistry of Materials t-shirts travel to China!


At Peking University in Beijing with Prof. Dahui Zhao, Associate Editor of Chemistry of Materials


At Sun Yat-Sen University with editors Justin Gooding (EIC of ACS Sensors), Prashant Kamat (EIC of ACS Energy Letters), Kirk Schanze (EIC of ACS AMI), and Vivian Yam (AE of Inorganic Chemistry)

Thanks to the College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering at Peking University, Sun Yat-Sen University and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Southern University of Science & Technology for hosting Jillian!

Holiday Breakfast!

2017 Holiday Breakfast

A bit late, but here’s a photo from this year’s holiday celebration in December. You can see all those happy graduate students being fed!

KAUST 2016: Emerging Concepts and Materials in Solar Energy Conversion

20161102SolarConferenceWinners-42Jillian and Erik recently returned from Saudi Arabia where the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) hosted the 2016 Conference: Emerging Concepts and Materials in Solar Energy Conversion from October 31st – November 2nd. The conference was a great space for sharing novel ideas and recent discoveries in the field, bringing together top researchers from different disciplines including chemistry, physics and materials science.


ACS Symposium in Beijing – good times in China!

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Jillian giving out Chemistry of Materials t-shirts.


Buriak Group – past and present!

We had a big representation of Buriak Group members travel to Beijing, China for the ACS Symposium: Innovation in Molecular Science. Along with talks and posters from past and current group members, Jillian was one of the conference coordinators. But, as you can see from the photo – it wasn’t just all work and no play!

Jillian visits KAIST in Korea

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Jillian recently returned from an excellent trip to Korea where she visited KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). This beautiful campus hosted the International Workshop on Emerging Functional Materials, where Jillian was invited to give a talk on her current work. Later this year she’ll be headed to other international locations including China, Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands!

Erik Hanging Out, Raising Money

Here’s a pic of ErikIMG_0884 flying high on his aerial straps at a benefit event to support Lynnea’s Legion, a cycling team raising money for cancer research.