We are enthusiastic about designing, creating, and playing with exotic small molecules and large polymers with unusual properties and behaviors.
Congratulations to former student Junzhe for publishing their work on using competitor molecules to reversibly modulate the mechanical properties of viscoelastic hydrogels in ACS Macro Lett.!
Welcome to visiting scholar Hirogi Yokochi from Tokyo Tech!
Congratulations to JD and our collaborators from the Sottos and Moore groups at UIUC for publishing their work on frontal polymerization of DCPD with dihydrofuran in Chem. Mater.!
We are thrilled to be part of an EFRC team led by Prof. Sottos to develop recyclable thermosets!
Farewell to the visiting student Christian and wish you all the best for your next career stage!
Congratulations to Ke, Xianglin, Matias, and Zexin for publishing their work on regioselective activation of cyclobutadienoids to create curved carbon structures in J. Am. Chem. Soc.!
Congratulations to Dan and former student Junzhe for winning the 2022 PMSE Future Faculty Award!
Almost a decade in the making for CANAL ladder polymers going from chemistry development to membranes with unprecedented performance for gas separations. Tuning the molecular structures can significantly boost the separation selectivity. While many questions remain to be explored, the future of CANAL ladder polymers looks bright!
Congratulations to Holden, Joe, Ashley, and our collaborators from the Smith lab at MIT and the Pinnau lab at KAUST on publishing the exciting results in Science!!
Welcome to visiting scholar Christian from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany!
Joyful welcome for 1st year students Zekun and Amy and Postdoc Dylan to officially join the group!
Congratulations to JD and Matias for winning the prestigious 2021 Xia Group Awards!