February 2018: Adam has been promoted to the rank of Associate Provessor Without Tenure (AWOT)! See the announcement here..
January 2018: Welcome to the group our new undergraduate researcher, Songela Chen. Songela will be studying the effects of spatial heterogeneity on the dynamics of ions in polymeric systems.
January 2018: Our latest paper with the Johnson group, studying the effects of monomer chirality on the structure of di-block co-polymers has been published in JACS! Read the paper here.
January 2018: Our paper titled "Characterizing Hydration Properties Based on the Orientational Structure of Interfacial Water Molecules" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. Read the paper here.
January 2018: Our ACS Central Science paper, The Enhancement of Interfacial Exciton Dissociation by Energetic Disorder Is a Nonequilibrium Effect, is now available online.
November 2017: Welcome to the group our newest graduate students Kyaw Myint and Yizhi Shen!
November 2017: Our paper describing the role of energetic disorder in the dissociation of charge transfer states has been accepted for publication in ACS Central Science.
November 2017: Our paper with the Bawendi Group about energy transport and antenna effects in self-assembled dye aggregates has been accepted for publication in Nano Letters. Read the paper here
October 2017: Liza was awarded the AIChE 2017 Electronic and Photonic Material graduate student research award! Congrats Liza!
August 2017: Our paper with the Tisdale group about trap states in monolayer MoS2 has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. B. Read the preprint here.
July 2017: Our paper describing the effects of electrode on the microscpic mechanism of charge separation was published in PNAS. Read the paper here.
July 2017: Our paper describing how to account for the effects of ligands in continuum elastic sphere models of quantum dot vibrations was published in the Journal of Chemical Physics. Read the paper here.
March 2017: Kaitlyn was awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation!
March 2017: Adam's paper (emerging from his graduate studies nearly 10 years ago!) titled "Intra-chain organisation of hydrophobic residues controls inter-chain aggregation rates of amphiphilic polymers" has been published in J. Chem. Phys. Link
February 2017: Adam was named a 2017 Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). This award will support our work on Simulating the Effects of Nanoscale Disorder on Energy Transport in Molecular Semiconductors Read more about it here.
January 2017: Our paper about disorder and charge hopping dynamics in PbS quantum dot solids has been published in Nano Letters. link
January 2017: Adam won the Junior Faculty Poster Prize at the Berkeley Statistical Mechanis meeting.
December 2016: We have been awarded the NSF CAREER Award for our work in hydrophilic solvation!
November 2016: Welcome to the group Amr Dodin
October 2016: Our paper with the Tisdale group about the effect of ligands on the acoustic properties of quantum dot films has been published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett. Read the paper here.
September 2016: Kaitlyn's won a poster prize at the ECI conference for advanced membrane technology in Cork Ireland. Read about the conference here.
September 2016: Another collaborative paper with the Johnson Group has been published. This one looking at hierarchical structure in polyMOC gels. Read the paper here.
July 2016: Group postdoc, Liang Shi, has joined the faculty at the University of California, Merced. Best of luck Liang!
May 2016: Our paper on modeling magnetic field effects in donor-acceptor blends has been published in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Read the paper here.
November 2015: Our work with the Johnson Group investigating the self-assembly of polymer gels has been published in Nature Chemistry. Read the paper here.
October 2015: Our work on exciton dynamics was highlighted on MIT's news website. Read the article here.
October 2015: Our collaborative paper investigating the dynamics of charge-transfer excitons has been published in Nature Materials. Great work Liang and Chee Kong! Read the paper here
October 2015: Adam's paper about fluorescence quenching in polythiophene aggreages has been published in Nature Communications! Read the paper here
July 2015: John's paper looking at novel ion-conducting materials for microscopic battery architectures has been published in Macromolecules read the paper here
July 2015: Liza's paper about the effects of disorder on incoherent exciton dynamics has been published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B read the paper here
May 2015: Adam's commentary entitled "Illuminating the Interactions between Small Solutes in Liquid Water" has been published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters read the paper here
January 2015: Welcome to the group Thomas Avila!
September 2014: Welcome to the group Liang Shi!
July 2014: Congratulations Sucheol for the Poster Award at the American Conference on Theoretical Chemistry 2014!
June 2014: Welcome to the group our first UROP Lane Gunderman!
June 2014: Congratulations Sucheol for being selected for the Ann and Paul Steinfeld Memorial Graduate Fellowship!
May 2014: New publication, nice work Liza! link
January 2014: Welcome to the group John Kattirtzi!
November 2013: Welcome to the group Sucheol Shin!
October 2013: Welcome to the group Elizabeth Lee!
July 2013: The group has officially started!