News from The Engel Group at The University of Chicago

Greg Engel

Chair of the PHYS Division of ACS 8/27/2016

Greg Engel is now the Chair of the Physical Chemistry (PHYS) Division of the American Chemical Society.

Shu-Hao Yeh

Welcome 8/15/2016

Welcome to Shu-Hao Yeh, who is joining us as a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar from QEERI in Qatar.

Sara Massey

Merck Research Award 8/5/2016

Sara Massey has been featured by the ACS's Women Chemists Committee in recognition of her Merck/ACS Research Award.

Brenda Thomas

Welcome 8/1/2016

Welcome to Brenda Thomas who will be providing administrative support to our group. We wish Kathleen Conroy well in her future endeavors and thank her for 11 years of service to The University of Chicago.

Pete DahlbergGraham NorrisCheng Subha ViswanathanVed Singh

In the news... 7/29/2016

Our work has been featured on the JCP Facebook page as one of the 2015 JCP Editor's Choice selections. Congratulations to Pete Dahlberg, Graham Norris, Wave Wang, Subha Viswanathan, and Ved Singh.

Pete Dahlberg

Ph.D. 7/28/2016

Congratulations to Dr. Pete Dahlberg on successfully defending his doctoral disseration.

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New Laboratory Space 7/28/2016

The Group will be constructing new spectrometers in our new lab space in the subbasement of GCIS.

Brian RolczynskiPolina NavotnayaHallie Sussman

Paper Published 7/20/2016

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski, Polina Navotnaya, and Hallie Sussman on their commentary piece entitled, "Cysteine-mediated mechanism disrupts energy transfer to prevent photooxidation", which published today in PNAS.

Jake Higgins

Welcome 7/18/2016

Welcome to Jake Higgins, who is joining the group for the summer as a new Graduate Student Researcher in the Department of Chemistry.

Lawson Lloyd

Welcome 7/11/2016

Welcome to Lawson Lloyd who is joining the group for the summer as a new Graduate Student Researcher in the Department of Chemistry.

Ved SinghAlice Zhang

Congratulations 6/11/2016

Congratulations to Ved Singh, and Alice Zhang on having their degrees conferred today. We wish them luck in their future endeavors.

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In the news... 6/11/2016

James Anderson (Greg's Ph.D. Adviser) receives the Benton Medal for Distinguished Public Service at UChicago's Convocation ceremony.

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New Support 6/5/2016

We have received funding from the Qatar National Research Foundation to undertake a new project on solar light harvesting in collaboration with Sabre Kais and Fahhad al Harbi at QEERI. We thank QNRF for their support of our work and look forward to this collaborative effort.

Kirk Lancaster

Welcome 6/1/2016

Welcome to Kirk Lancaster who is joining the group as a new Undergraduate Researcher.

Sarah Zinn

Welcome 5/31/2016

Welcome to Sarah Zinn who is joining the group as a new Chemistry Graduate Student.

Pete DahlbergPo-Chieh TingSara Massey

Paper Accepted 5/26/2016

Congratulations to Pete Dahlberg, Po-Chieh Ting, Sara Massey and co-authors on having their paper entitled "Electronic Structure And Dynamics Of Higher-Lying Excited States In Light Harvesting Complex 1 From Rhodobacter sphaeroides" accepted to Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

Jonathan Michelsen

Summer Fellowship 5/26/2016

Congratulations to Jonathan Michelsen on receiving a Metcalf summer research fellowship from the College to support his research with Peter Jepsen in Denmark.

Matthew Talaga

Summer Fellowship 5/26/2016

Congratulations to Matthew Talaga on receiving a summer research fellowship from the Chemsitry department.

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Teaching Award 5/18/2016

Congratulations to Sara Hess on winning the Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award from the Department of Chemistry.

Ved Singh

Ph.D. 5/12/2016

Congratulations to Dr. Ved Singh on successfully defending his dissertation!

John Otto

Travel Grant 5/12/2016

Congratulations to John Otto on receiving a travel grant to attend a Gordon Research Seminar on Molecular Dynamics and Spectroscopy this summer where he will give an oral presentation.

Ruvim Ginzburg

Summer Fellowship 4/20/2016

Congratulations to Ruvim Ginzburg on winning a summer fellowship to study in Hong Kong at CUHK.

Hallie Sussman

Welcome 4/19/2016

Welcome to Hallie Sussman who is joining the group as a new graduate student researcher in the Biophysical Sciences Program.

Polina Navotnaya

Congratulations 4/6/2016

Congratulations to Polina Navotnaya on passing her qualifying exam.

Ryan Wood

NDSEG Fellowship 4/1/2016

Congratulations Ryan Wood on receiving an NDSEG fellowship from the Department of Defense!

Ryan Wood

Honorable Mention 3/29/2016

Congratulations to Sara Hess and Ryan Wood on receiving honorable mention in the NSF fellowship competition.

Pete DahlbergGraham NorrisCheng Subha ViswanathanVed Singh

Editors' Choice Selection 3/10/2016

Congratulations to Pete Dahlberg, Graham Norris, Wave Wang, Subha Viswanathan, and Ved Singh on having their paper selected for the 2015 JCP Editor's Choice as one of the top papers of 2015.

Sara Massey

Merck Research Award 3/8/2016

Congratulations to Sara Massey on winning a Merck Research Award from ACS and Merck to support her presenting her work at the Fall ACS meeting in Philadelphia.

Sara Massey

Travel Grant 3/3/2016

Congratulations to Sara Massey on her winning a Windt Travel grant and UChicago Grad Travel grant to support her presentation at the International Photosynthesis Conference.

Thomas Gao

Welcome 2/12/2016

Welcome to Thomas Gao, who has joined the group as a Masters student.

Richard MazuskiRyan Wood

Welcome 12/15/2015

Welcome to Sara Hess, Richard Mazuski, and Ryan Wood, who have joined the group as Graduate Students.

Moira Flanagan

Paper Accepted 12/1/2015

Congratulations to Moira Flanagan and co-authors on having her paper entitled, "Mutations to R. sphaeroides Reaction Center Perturb Energy Levels and Vibronic Coupling but Not Observed Energy Transfer Rates" accepted to the Journal of Physical Chemistry!

Jonathan Michelsen

Welcome 9/28/2015

Welcome to Jonathan Michelsen, a new undergraduate researcher in the Group.

Sean Harding

Welcome 9/26/2015

Welcome to Sean Harding, who will be joining us in the Group for the year as an exchange student from Edinburgh University.

Marco Allodi

Welcome 7/28/2015

Welcome to Dr. Marco Allodi, a Yen Fellow in the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, who is joining the group as a postdoctoral fellow.

Ishaan Dayal

Welcome 7/8/2015

Welcome to Ishaan Dayal who is joining our group for the summer from the UChicago Laboratory School.

Ryan WoodRichard Mazuski

Welcome 7/1/2015

Welcome to Ryan Wood, Richard Mazuski, and Curtis Peterson who are new graduate students in the Department of Chemistry and are working with us for the summer.

RJ Bogdan

Welcome 7/1/2015

Welcome to R.J. Bogdan who is joining our group as a summer undergraduate researcher.

Ryan McGillicuddyGraham Norris

Congratulations 6/20/2015

We offer our congratulations to Ryan McGillicuddy and to Graham Norris on their graduation from UChicago, and we wish them well as they head to graduate school next year at Harvard and ETH , respectively.

Nanzhu Li

Welcome 6/10/2015

Welcome to Nanzhu Li, who is joining our group as a new graduate student researcher.

Moira Flanagan

Congratulations 5/27/2015

Congratulations to Moira Flanagan on receiving the University of Chicago's Wayne C. Booth Prize for undergraduate teaching.

Ved Singh

Paper Accepted 5/10/2015

Congratulations to Ved Singh and co-authors for having their article entitled, "Toward quantification of vibronic coupling in photosynthetic antenna complexes" accepted to Journal of Chemical Physics.

Polina Navotnaya

Teaching Award 5/5/2015

Congratulations to Polina Navotnaya on winning the Chemistry Department's Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award.

Matthew Talaga

Welcome 4/26/2015

Welcome to Matthew Talaga as a new undergraduate researcher in our group.

Sara Massey

NDSEG Fellowship 4/1/2015

Congratulations to Sara Massey on receiving an NDSEG fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense.

Cheng

Congratulations 2/10/2015

Congratulations to Prof. Wave Wang on receiving an award from China's Thousand Talents Program for Distinguished Young Scholars.

Cheng

Congratulations 1/8/2015

Congratulations to Prof. Wave Wang on starting his new research lab as an Assistant Professor at Xiamen University.

Polina Navotnaya

Welcome 12/1/2014

Polina Navotnaya has joined the group as a new graduate student!

Greg Engel

Promotion 9/3/2014

Greg Engel has been promoted to the rank of Professor at The University of Chicago.

Greg Engel

NSSEFF Award 7/16/2014

Greg Engel has been selected as a National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow (NSSEFF). We appreciate DoD's support of our work.

Greg Engel

New Chemist in the Family 7/4/2014

Evan Engel arrived on 5/30/2014 (3120 g, 510 mm) and is ready to get to work.

Kenley Pelzer

Ph.D. 6/27/2014

Congratulations to Dr. Kenley Pelzer on successfully defending her thesis.

Graham Norris

Summer Fellowship 5/22/2014

Congratulations to Graham Norris on receiving a JFI Summer Research Fellowship.

Subha Viswanathan

Congratulations 5/21/2014

Congratulations to Subha Viswanathan on giving birth to her son, Rivan.

Alice Zhang

Summer Fellowship 5/18/2014

Congratulations to Alice Zhang on receiving an IBD Summer Research Fellowship.

Greg Engel

Welcome 5/16/2014

We offer a hearty welcome to all the new Engel Group members arriving this year at the group baby shower:

Ryan McGillicuddy

Summer Fellowship 5/1/2014

Congratulations to Ryan McGillicuddy on receiving a summer research fellowship to support his working in Hong Kong for the summer!

Sara Massey

Teaching Award 4/18/2014

Congratulations to Sara Massey on winning Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award!

Ved Singh

Fellowship 4/18/2014

Congratulations to Ved Singh on winning the Olshansky Memorial Departmental Fellowship!

Nick Williams

Fellowship 4/2/2014

Congratulations to Nick Williams on receiving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Ryan McGillicuddy

Fellowship 3/31/2014

Congratulations to Ryan McGillicuddy on receiving a Goldwater Fellowship!

Graham Griffin

Congratulations 2/14/2014

Congratulations to Prof. Graham Griffin on his accepting a professorship at Depaul University in the Department of Chemistry!

Kenley Pelzer

Congratulations 2/12/2014

Congratulations to Kenley Pelzer on the birth of our group's newest chemist!

Haibin Zheng

Paper Accepted 2/12/2014

Haibin Zheng's paper on creating a "Dispersion-Free Continuum Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectrometer" has been accepted to Applied Optics.

Kenley Pelzer

Paper Accepted 2/5/2014

Kenley Pelzer's paper on "Coherent Transport and Energy Flow Patterns in Photosynthesis under Incoherent Excitation" has been accepted to J. Phys. Chem. B.

Justin Caram

Paper Accepted 2/4/2014

Justin Caram's paper on "Exploring Size and State Dynamics in CdSe Quantum Dots Using Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy" has been accepted to J. Chem. Phys.

Po-Chieh TingSara MasseyNick WilliamsJohn Otto

Welcome 1/1/2014

Welcome to Po-Chieh Ting, Sara Massey, Nick Williams and John Otto who have now formally joined the group as new graduate students!

Graham Griffin

Paper Accepted 12/9/2013

Graham Griffin's paper on "Ultrafast energy transfer from rigid, branched side-chains into a conjugated, alternating copolymer" has beed accepted to J. Chem. Phys.

Justin Caram

Paper Accepted 12/9/2013

Justin Caram's paper on "Persistent Interexcitonic Quantum Coherence in CdSe Quantum Dots" has been accepted to J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

Greg Engel

Editorial Advisory Board 12/2/2013

Greg Engel has been appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of The Journal of Physical Chemistry for a two year term commencing in January 2014.

Pete Dahlberg

In the news... 11/18/2013

Pete Dahlberg's work has been featured on the New Under the Sun Blog on photosynthesis.

Greg Engel

Executive Committee Election 11/11/2013

Greg Engel has been elected to the Executive Committee of the ACS Physical Chemistry Division and will chair the division in 2016-2017.

Pete Dahlberg

Congratulations 11/10/2013

Pete Dahlberg has won the "Best Student Talk" award at the 39th Annual 2013 Midwest/Southeast Photosynthesis Meeting.

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FACSS Innovation Award 10/12/2013

Our work has been honored with the 2013 FACSS Innovation Award in recognition of our developing 2D Circular Dichroism spectroscopy and extending 2D spectroscopy to live cells.

Pete Dahlberg

Paper Accepted 10/11/2013

Pete Dahlberg's paper on "Energy Transfer Observed In Live Cells Using Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy" has been accepted to J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

Andrew Fidler

Paper Accepted 9/25/2013

Andrew Fidler's paper on "Probing Energy Transfer Events in the Light Harvesting Complex 2 (LH2) of Rhodobacter sphaeroides with Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy" has been accepted to J. Chem. Phys.

Lane Gunderman

Congratulations 9/12/2013

Congratulations to Lane Gunderman on being named one of the country's most impressive high school seniors by Business Insider.

Kenley Pelzer

Paper Accepted 8/23/2013

Kenley Pelzer's paper on "The dependence of exciton transport efficiency on spatial patterns of correlation within the spectral bath" has been accepted to New Journal of Physics.

Ved Singh

Paper Accepted 8/22/2013

Ved Singh's paper on "Independent phasing of rephasing and non-rephasing 2D electronic spectra" has been accepted to J. Chem Phys.

Cheng

Welcome 8/19/2013

Welcome to Cheng "Wave" Wang, who has joined the group as a postdoctoral scholar.

Greg Engel

Fellow of the Institute for Molecular Engineering 8/15/2013

Greg Engel has been named as an inaugural Fellow of the Institute of Molecular Engineering.

Phil Long

Ph.D. 7/11/2013

Congratulations to Dr. Phil Long on successfully defending his dissertation!

John OttoNick WilliamsGraham Norris

Welcome 7/1/2013

Welcome to the new students working with us in the lab for the summer: John Otto, Nick Williams, and Graham Norris.

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Editors' Choice Selection 7/1/2013

One of our articles has been selected as an "Editors Choice" article by JCP for 2012.

Hunter DavisMichael Westberg Sorensen

Congratulations 6/25/2013

Congratulations to Hunter Davis (S.B.) and Michael Westberg Sorensen (S.M) on their recent graduation. We wish Michael well as he heads to Denmark to do his doctoral work at Aarhus University.

Andrew Fidler

Ph.D. 6/21/2013

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Fidler on successfully defending his dissertation!

Justin Caram

Ph.D. 6/14/2013

Congratulations to Dr. Justin Caram on successfully defending his dissertation!

Dugan Hayes

Ph.D. 6/10/2013

Congratulations to Dr. Dugan Hayes on successfully defending his dissertation!

Greg Engel

DSSG 5/21/2013

Greg Engel has been selected for the IDA-DSSG program for 2014-2015.

Dugan Hayes

Thesis Award 5/13/2013

Congratulations to Dugan Hayes for winning the Yang-Caho-Lan-Xian Best Thesis Award from the Department of Chemistry.

Justin Caram

Service Award 5/13/2013

Congratulations to Justin Caram for winning the Edith Barnard Memorial Award for Service from the Department of Chemistry.

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In the news... 4/19/2013

Our work on quantum materials to mimic photosynthetic systems has been featured on UChicago News, PhysOrg, Science Codex, NewsWise, Science Daily, PhysNews, Chemistry2011, Newsana, DailyMe, and eScienceNews.

Dugan HayesGraham Griffin

Paper Published 4/16/2013

Dugan Hayes's and Graham Griffin's paper showing that quantum effects in biology can be reproduced in synthetic molecules has been published in Science Magazine.

Andrew Fidler

Paper Published 4/12/13

Andrew Fidler's paper on "Time Scales of Coherent Dynamics in the Light-Harvesting Complex 2 (LH2) of Rhodobacter sphaeroides"has been published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

Lane Gunderman

Intel Science Talent Competition 3/12/13

Lane Gunderman presented his work at the Intel Science Talent Show in Washington, DC. Pictured below is Lane with Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.

Subha Viswanathan

Welcome 2/5/13

Welcome to Subha Viswanathan who has formally joined our group, though we have been collaborating for years.

Lane Gunderman

In the news... 1/25/13

Lane Gunderman has been featured in the Chicago Tribune.

Andrew Fidler

Paper Accepted 1/24/13

Andrew Fidler's paper on "Nonlinear Spectroscopic Theory of Displaced Harmonic Oscillators with Differing Curvatures: A Correlation Function Approach"has been accepted to the Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

Lane Gunderman

Intel Science Talent Competition 1/23/13

Lane Gunderman has been named an Intel Science Talent Search 2013 Finalist! Congratulations, Lane!

Greg Engel

Welcome 1/14/13

Dr. Brian Rolcynzski has joined the Engel Group as a postdoctoral scholar. Welcome, Brian!

Lane Gunderman

Intel Science Talent Competition 1/11/13

Lane Gunderman has been named an Intel Science Talent Search 2013 Semifinalist! Congratulations, Lane!

Graham Griffin

Paper Accepted 12/11/12

Graham Griffin's paper on "Two Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy of CdSe Nanoparticles at Very Low Pulse Power" has been accepted to J. Chem Phys.

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Project Launch 12/7/12

The launch of our joint project with Profs. Mazziotti and Talapin has been highlighted here and here.

Greg Engel

E. Bright Wilson Lecture Prize 12/5/12

Greg Engel has been honored with the E. Bright Wilson Lecture Prize from Harvard University's Chemistry Department.

Greg Engel

Institute for Biophysical Dynamics Appointment 11/4/12

Greg Engel has been appointed to the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics.

Kelly Fransted

Congratulations 10/29/12

Kelly Fransted has taken a postdoctoral position at Argonne National Laboratories.

Michael Westberg Sorensen

Welcome 10/1/12

Michael Westberg Sorensen has joined our group for the year to do his Masters' Thesis.

Kelly Fransted

Journal Cover 9/25/12

Kelly Fransted's paper was featured on the cover of Chemical Physics:

Kelly Fransted

Paper Accepted 8/28/12

Kelly Fransted's paper on "Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy of Bacteriochlorophyll a in Solution: Elucidating the Coherence Dynamics of the Fenna-Matthews-Olson Complex Using its Chromophore as a Control" has been accepted to J. Chem. Phys.

Kelly Fransted

Ph.D. 8/14/12

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Fransted on successfully defending her dissertation!

Greg Engel

DTRA Grant 8/1/12

Greg Engel's DTRA research grant has been extended for another two years, and we look forward to continuing this important work for the agency.

Gitt Panitchayangkoon

Ph.D. 7/25/12

Congratulations to Dr. Gitt Panitchayangkoon on successfully defending her dissertation!

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Photo Shoot 7/9/12

Photo shoot for our building's generous donors has yielded some great photos of our laboratories.

Justin Caram

Paper Accepted 6/21/12

Justin Caram's paper on "Excited and Ground State Vibrational Dynamics Revealed by Two Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy" has been accepted to The Journal of Chemical Physics.

Hunter DavisRyan McGillicuddyTobias GellenAmir KhadiviLane Gunderman

Welcome 6/13/12

Welcome to Hunter Davis, Ryan McGillicuddy, Tobias Gellen, Amir Khadivi, and Lane Gunderman who have joined the group.

Nick Lewis

Congratulations 6/10/12

Congratulations to Nick Lewis for graduating with honors.

Greg Engel

Welcome 5/31/12

Greg Engel has joined the CIC Academic Leadership Program as a fellow.

Greg Engel

Quantrell Award 5/24/12

Greg Engel has been selected to receive a 2012 Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. More information on the award can be found here.

Kelly Fransted

Paper Accepted 5/9/12

Kelly Fransted's paper on "Probing Vibrational Dynamics of PM650 with Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy" has been accepted to Chemical Physics.

Greg Engel

New Support 5/2/12

Greg Engel has been honored with the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. We appreciate the continued support of the Dreyfus foundation.

Andrew Fidler

Paper Accepted 4/27/12

Andrew Fidler's paper on "Toward a Coherent Picture of Excitonic Coherence in the Fenna‐Matthew‐Olson Complex"has been accepted to the Journal of Physics B.

Greg Engel

Promotion 4/23/12

Greg Engel has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor by The University of Chicago effective July 1, 2012.

Kenley PelzerGraham Griffin

Paper Accepted 4/3/12

Kenley Pelzer's and Graham Griffin's paper on "Inhomogeneous Dephasing Masks Coherence Lifetimes In Ensemble Measurements"have been accepted to the Journal of Chemical Physics.

Kenley Pelzer

Fellowship 4/3/12

Kenley Pelzer has won first place in the DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship essay contest for highlighting how computational science directly and positively impacts society and our search for new energy technologies. Her essay will be published shortly in the 2012 edition of DEXIS Magazine. Congratulations Kenley!

Pete Dahlberg

Fellowship 3/30/12

Pete Dahlberg has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Pete!

Greg Engel

New Support 3/26/12

Greg Engel's DARPA QUBE proposal has been selected for Phase II funding. We thank DARPA for supporting our research.

Greg Engel

New Support 2/15/12

Greg Engel has been selected as a 2012 Sloan Foundation Research Fellow. We are grateful to the Sloan Foundation for supporting our research.

Justin Caram

Paper Accepted 2/13/12

Justin Caram's paper on "Signatures of Correlated Excitonic Dynamics in Two Dimensional Spectroscopy of the Fenna-Matthew-Olson Photosynthetic Complex" have been accepted to the Journal of Chemical Physics.

Alex Linkin

Welcome 1/23/12

Welcome to Alex Linkin, who has joined our group as a graduate student.

Greg Engel

W.M. Keck Foundation Award 1/1/12

Greg Engel, Dmitri Talapin and David Mazziotti have been selected by the Keck Foundation to pursue new directions using nanoparticles as "Designer Atoms."

Lili Wang

Welcome 12/13/11

Welcome to Lili Wang, who has joined our group as a graduate student.

Greg Engel

Coblentz Award 12/9/11

Greg Engel has been awarded the 2012 Coblentz Award by the Coblentz Society.

Elad Harel

Paper Accepted 12/2/11

Elad Harel's paper on "Quantum Coherence Spectroscopy Reveals Complex Dynamics in Bacterial Light Harvesting Complex 2 (LH2)" has been accepted to PNAS.

Justin Caram

Congratulations 11/3/11

Congratulations to Justin Caram on winning a scholarship from the Midwest Society for Cosmetic Chemistry.

Andrew Fidler

Paper Accepted 11/1/11

Andrew Fidler's paper "Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy Can Distinguish Between Decoherence and Dephasing of Zero-Quantum Coherences" has been accepted to Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

Tom Jarvis

Welcome 10/25/11

Welcome to Tom Jarvis, who has joined our group as a postdoctoral scholar.

Greg Engel

Executive Committee Election 10/24/11

Greg Engel has been elected to the Executive Committee of the APS Division of Laser Science as a "member-at-large."

Gitt Panitchayangkoon

Paper Accepted 10/19/11

Gitt Panitchayangkoon's and Dmitri Voronine's paper on "Direct Evidence of Quantum Transport in Photosynthetic Light-harvesting Complexes" has been accepted to PNAS. The paper was written in collaboration with Shaul Mukamel's group at UCI.

Greg Engel

Welcome 8/24/11

The Engel Group has joined the NSF Chemical Center for Innovation at Purdue University as a Phase II Member to explore Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry.

Andrew Fidler

Congratulations 8/3/11

Congratulations to Andrew Fidler for winning an award in the poster competition at the International Quantum Effects in Biological Systems conference in Ulm, Germany.

Kenley Pelzer

Fellowship 7/22/11

Congratulations to Kenley Pelzer for winning an award in the poster contest at the DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Conference.

Dugan Hayes

Paper Accepted 7/1/11

Dugan Hayes's paper "Peak shape analysis of diagonal and off-diagonal features in the 2D electronic spectra of the Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex" has been accepted to Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.

Elad Harel

ICAM 6/25/11

ICAM has highlighted Elad Harel's work in the group and our collabroation with the Weizmann Institute. See the full article here.

Joe TurnerJorge Jimenez

Welcome 6/20/11

Welcome to Joe Turner and Jorge Jimenez who have joined us for the summer.

Kenley Pelzer

Welcome 6/17/11

Welcome to graduate students Peter Dahlberg and Kenley Pelzer who have joined the group.

Hunter DavisNate McConnell

Welcome 6/1/11

Welcome to undergradates Hunter Davis and Nate McConnell who have joined the group.

Justin CaramDugan Hayes

Service Award 5/5/11

Congratulations to Justin Caram and Dugan Hayes on their departmental service awards!

Gitt Panitchayangkoon

Fellowship 4/1/11

Congratulations to Gitt Panitchayangkoon on her NSF EAPSI fellowship!

Elad Harel
Joe Turner

Congratulations 1/15/11

Congratulations to Joe Turner for being named an Intel Science and Technology Semi-Finalist!

Dugan Hayes

Paper Accepted 12/8/10

Dugan Hayes's paper on "Extracting the excitonic Hamiltonian of the Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex using three-dimensional electronic spectroscopy" has been accepted to Biophysical Journal.

Greg Engel

Kavli Frontiers of Science 12/6/10

Greg Engel participated in the National Academies of Science Japanense-American Frontiers of Science meeting sponsored by the Kavli Foundation.

Elad HarelAndrew Fidler

Paper Accepted 11/1/10

Elad Harel's and Andrew Fidler's paper on "Single-Shot GRadient-Assisted Photon Echo Electronic Spectroscopy" has been accepted to the Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

Gitt Panitchayangkoon

Congratulations 10/31/10

Congratulations to Gitt Panitchayangkoon for winning an ISPR Poster Prize at the Midwest Photosynthesis Conference.

Greg Engel

Solvay Meeting 10/13/10

Greg Engel participated in the 22nd Solvay Meeting on Chemistry: Quantum Effects in Chemistry and Biology.

Andrew Fidler

Paper Published 9/14/10

Andrew Fidler's paper on "Dissecting Hidden Couplings Using Fifth-Order Three-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy"has published in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

Dugan HayesSara Wichner

Poster Award 8/25/10

Congratulations to Dugan Hayes and Sara Wichner for winning "Best Poster" awards at the 2010 Autumn ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA.

Elad Harel

Paper Accepted 8/3/10

Elad Harel's paper on "Real-time Mapping of Electronic Structure with Single-shot Two-dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy" has been accepted to PNAS.

Greg Engel

New Support 6/21/10

Greg Engel's DARPA QUBE proposal has been selected for funding. We thank DARPA for supporting our research.

Greg Engel

New Support 6/3/10

Greg Engel has received a DTRA Young Investigator award. We thank DTRA for supporting our research.

Dugan Hayes

Paper Accepted 5/28/10

Dugan Hayes's paper on "Dynamics of electronic dephasing in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson Complex" has been accepted to the New Journal of Physics.

Phil Long

Fellowship 4/29/10

Phil Long has been awarded a DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE-SCGF). Congratulations Phil!

Greg Engel

New Support 4/22/10

Greg Engel has been honored with a DARPA Young Faculty Award. We thank DARPA for supporting our research.

Andrew Fidler

Fellowship 4/8/10

Andrew Fidler has been awarded a DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE-SCGF). Congratulations Andrew!

Dugan Hayes

Fellowship 4/6/10

Dugan Hayes has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Dugan!

Moira Flanagan

Welcome 3/15/10

Moira Flanagan has started a rotation in our group. Welcome Moira!

Graham Griffin

Welcome 3/1/10

Graham Griffin has joined our group. Welcome Graham!

Greg Engel

Welcome 1/20/10

Greg Engel has joined the Executive Committee of the Biophysics Subdivision of the American Chemical Society.

Greg Engel

PECASE Award 1/13/10

Greg Engel was honored at the White House PECASE Award Ceremony.

Graham Griffin

Welcome 12/15/09

Graham Griffin Ph.D. will be joining our group in March. Welcome Graham!

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New Support 7/15/09

Our group has received "seedling" support from DARPA for our work on Quantum Effects in Biological environments. Many thanks to DARPA for supporting our work.

Greg Engel

PECASE Award 7/9/09

Greg Engel has been honored with a PECASE Award by President Obama sponsored by AFOSR. We thank AFOSR and the White House for this opportunity to do high risk research.

Gitt Panitchayangkoon

Service Award 5/10/09

Gitt Panitchayangkoon has received an award for outstanding service to the department.

Kelly Fransted

Research Award 5/10/09

Kelly Fransted has received a departmental award for excellence in research.

Justin CaramAndrew FidlerDugan Hayes

Teaching Award 5/10/09

Justin Caram, Andrew Fidler and Dugan Hayes have received teaching awards from the department and division for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Greg Engel

New Support 5/8/09

Greg Engel has been named a Searle Scholar. Many thanks to the Searle family and Kinship Trust for supporting our research

Justin Caram

Fellowship 5/1/09

Justin Caram will be beginning his NSF GRFP fellowship in June.

Elad Harel

ICAM 3/10/09

Elad Harel received an ICAM Postdoctoral Fellowship for collaboration with Lucio Frydman's group at the Wiezmann Institute in Israel.

Justin CaramAndrew FidlerDugan Hayes

Welcome 11/26/08

Justin Caram, Andrew Fidler and Dugan Hayes have joined the group.

Greg Engel

AFOSR Young Investigator Award 10/17/08

Greg Engel has been named an AFOSR Young Investigator. Many thanks to the AFOSR for sponsoring our research.

Elad Harel

Welcome 9/1/08

Elad Harel has joined the group as a postdoctoral scholar having completed his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley.

Greg Engel

DURIP Award 3/15/08

AFOSR has awarded the Engel Lab a DURIP award. Many thanks to the AFOSR for sponsoring our research.

Greg Engel

SciAm Top 50 1/15/08

Greg Engel has been named as one of Scientific American's Top 50 Research Leaders for 2007. See the full article here.

Kelly FranstedGitt Panitchayangkoon

Welcome 12/1/07

Kelly Fransted and Gitt Panitchayangkoon have joined the group.

Greg Engel

Dreyfus New Faculty Award 9/30/07

Greg Engel has been selected for the Dreyfus New Faculty Award. Many thanks to the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation for sponsoring our research.