News from The Engel Group

Ping-Jui Coco Li

Fellowship   5/17/2024

Congratulations to Eric Wu and Coco Li on receiving support from the Eugene Olshansky Memorial Fellowship for the upcoming year.

Felice Chan

Summer Fellowship   5/14/2024

Congratulations to Felice Chan on receiving a research fellowship from the James Franck Institute to support her work this summer.

Sarah Kress

Congratulations   5/9/2024

Congratulations to Sarah Kress on receiving a summer research fellowship from the Department of Chemistry to support her research.

Cooper Costello

Congratulations   5/8/2024

Congratulations to Cooper Costello on receiving a Quad Grant to support his summer research.

Sunandita Paul

New Postdoctoral Scholar   4/29/2024

Welcome to Dr. Sunandita Paul, who is joining the group as a Postdoctoral Scholar

Siddhartha Sohoni

Ph.D.   4/23/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Sid Sohoni on successfully defending this PhD dissertation.

Ainsley Iwanicki

Off to Graduate School!   4/11/2024

Congratulations to Ainsley Iwanicki on her decision to attend graduate school in Chemistry at MIT!

Hugh Cairney

Off to Graduate School!   4/8/2024

Congratulations to Hugh Cairney on his decision to attend graduate school in Aerospace Engineering at MIT!

Emma McNesbyClaire JonesHugh Cairney

NSF Fellowships   4/4/2024

Congratulations to Emma McNesby, Claire Jones, and Hugh Cairney on being awarded NSF GRFP fellowships!

Sarah Kress

Scholarship   4/1/2024

Congratulations to Sarah Kress on receiving a Goldwater Scholarship!

Keerthi VaasanEmma McNesby

Quals Passed   2/27/2024

Congratulations to Keerthi Vaasan and Emma McNesby on passing their candidacy exams!

Sarah Kress

New Undergraduate Researcher   2/7/2024

Welcome to Sarah Kress, who is joining the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Cooper Costello

New Undergraduate Researcher   1/19/2024

Welcome to Cooper Costello, who is joining the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Chun-Chuan Molly Roesch

New Graduate Students   11/15/2023

Welcome to Andrew Huang and Molly Roesch, who are joining the group as Graduate Student Researchers.

Qijie ShenCaitlin Bellora

Paper Published   11/9/2023

Congratulations to Qijie Shen and Caitlin Bellora and our collaborators on having their paper entitled "Two dimensional electronic spectroscopy" published in Nature Methods Primers.

Claire JonesKatelyn Feuling

Quals Passed   11/7/2023

Congratulations to Claire Jones and Katelyn Feuling on passing their candidacy exams!

Qijie ShenKeerthi VaasanRachel LeechKatelyn FeulingPing-Jui

Congratulations   10/17/2023

Congratulations to Qijie Shen, Keerthi Vaasan, Rachel Leech, Katelyn Feuling, and Eric Wu on presenting their work at the 2023 Midwest/Southeast Photosynthesis Meeting.

Engelgroup

Welcome   10/23/2023

Welcome to Vanessa Tian, who is joining the group as a Rotating Researcher.

Indranil GhoshOlivia WedigJake Higgins

Paper Accepted   9/14/2023

Congratulations to Indranil Ghosh, Olivia Wedig, Jake Higgins and our collaborators in the Mazziotti Group on having their paper entitled "Quantum sensing using multi-qubit quantum systems and the Pauli polytope" accepted at Physical Review Research.

Nate Lopez

New Summer Researcher   8/21/2023

Welcome to Nate Lopez, who is joining the group as a Summer Researcher.

Indranil Ghosh

Poster Award   8/15/2023

Congratulations to Indranil Ghosh on winning a poster award from the PHYS Division of ACS at the national meeting in San Francisco

Greg Engel

Fellow of the American Chemical Society   8/14/2023

Greg Engel was honored at the ACS National Meeting and inducted as an ACS Fellow.

Jill Belluomini

New Summer Researcher   8/14/2023

Welcome to Jill Belluomini, who is joining the group as a Summer Researcher.

Molly Roesch

New Summer Researcher   8/5/2023

Welcome to Molly Roesch, who is joining the group as a Summer Researcher.

Greg Engel

Fellow of the American Chemical Society   7/31/2023

Greg Engel has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.

Justin Caram

Promotion   7/25/2023

Congratulations to Prof. Justin Caram on receiving tenure at UCLA. Justin's science was transformative for our group, and we are excited to see him to continue his brilliant scientific career at UCLA.

Francisco Lizano

New Summer Researcher   7/17/2023

Welcome to Francisco Lizano, who is joining the group as a Summer Researcher.

Chun-Chuan HuangChih-Tsun Yang

New Summer Researcher   7/10/2023

Welcome to Chun-Chuan Huang and Chih-Tsun Yang, who are joining the group as Summer Researchers.

Logan Bessel

Welcome   6/20/2023

Welcome to Logan Bessell who is joining our group for the summer to work on quantum dynamics and curriculum for deployment within Chicago Public Schools.

Daniela Santillán-EnríquezHugh Cairney

Congratulations   6/1/2023

Congratulations to Daniela Santillán-Enríquez and Hugh Cairney on accepting Metcalf funding to support their summer research.

Daniela Santillán-EnríquezHugh Cairney

Summer Fellowships   5/31/2023

Congratulations to Daniela Santillán-Enríquez and Hugh Cairney on being offered JFI Research Fellowships Metcalf to support their summer research.

Ainsley Iwanicki

Fellowship   5/30/2023

Congratulations to Ainsley Iwanicki on receiving a Chemistry Research Fellowship Metcalf to support her research.

Felice Chan

Congratulations   5/29/2023

Congratulations to Felice Chan on receiving the Pulido Grant to support her research.

Qijie Shen

Benjamin Ball Freud Scholarship   5/24/2023

Congratulations to Qijie Shen on winning the Benjamin Ball Freud Scholarship!

Emma McNesby

Teaching Award   5/24/2023

Congratulations to Emma McNesby on being awarding the Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award for her teaching in general chemistry.

Katelyn Feuling

Teaching Award   4/28/2023

Congratulations to Katelyn Feuling on winning a Teaching Prize from the Physical Sciences Division recognizing her excellence and dedication to undergraduate teaching in Honors General Chemistry.

Hugh Cairney

Undergraduate Research Symposium   4/21/2023

Hugh Cairney presented his work on lead-free perovskite synthesis, structure, and ultrafast dynamics at UChicago's undergraduate research symposium.

Siddhartha SohoniLawson LloydAinsley IwanickiIndranil GhoshQijie Shen

Paper Accepted   4/17/2023

Congratulations to Sid Sohoni, Lawson Lloyd, Ainsley Iwanicki, Indranil Ghosh, Qijie Shen, and our collaborators in Neil Hunter's group on having their manuscript entitled "The Phycobilisome's Exciton Transfer Efficiency Relies on an Energetic Funnel Driven by Chromophore-Linker Protein Interactions" accepted at JACS.

Daniela Santillán-Enríquez

New Undergraduate Researcher   4/11/2023

Welcome to Daniela Santillán-Enríquez who is joining the group as an undergraduate researcher

Felice Chan

New Undergraduate Researcher   4/6/2023

Welcome to Felice Chan, who is joining the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Angela Johnson

Congratulations   4/1/2023

Congratulations to Angela Johnson on accepting an offer to do her PhD work at UIC Chemistry. Way to go Angela!

Engelgroup

Shut The Sash   3/9/2023

Congratulations to the group for winning donuts from the University's "Shut the Sash" energy saving competition.

Engelgroup

CZI BioHub Chicago   3/2/2023

The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative is launching a new $275M BioHub in Chicago to address immunity and inflammation with quantum sensing as a key technological pillar.

Indranil Ghosh

Public Safety Advisory Council   3/1/2023

Thank you to Indranil Ghosh for representing all of us on the the University of Chicago’s Public Safety Advisory Council.

Indranil GhoshSiddhartha Sohoni

Paper Accepted   2/15/2023

Congratulations to Indranil Ghosh, Sid Sohoni, and all our collaborators in the Lin Group on having our paper entitled, "Two-Dimensional Nanosonosensitizers Facilitate Energy Transfer to Enhance Sonodynamic Therapy" accepted at Advanced Materials.

Greg Engel

White House Summit   12/2/2022

Greg Engel presented at the National Quantum Initiative Center Summit at the White House to focus on building the country's capabilities and workforce in Quantum Science and Engineering.

Sara Sohail

New Assistant Professor   11/28/2022

Congratulations to Professor Sara Sohail on accepting her position as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Swarthmore College.

Katelyn FeulingClaire JonesKeerthi VaasanEmma McNesby

New Graduate Students   11/17/2022

Welcome to Katelyn Feuling, Claire Jones, Keerthi Vaasan, and Emma McNesby, who are joining the group as Graduate Student Researchers.

Katelyn Feuling

NSF Fellowship   11/17/2022

Congratulations to Katelyn Feuling on bringing her NSF GRFP Fellowship to the group.

Lili Wang

Congratulations   8/23/2022

Congratulations to Prof. Lili Wang on launching her research group at Emory University.

Engelgroup

New Graduate Student   8/22/2022

Welcome to Liv Mumma, who is joining the group as a graduate student researcher for the summer.

Engelgroup

New Graduate Student   8/15/2022

Welcome to Calvin Raab, who is joining the group as a graduate student researcher for the summer.

Katelyn Feuling

New Graduate Student   8/5/2022

Welcome to Katelyn Feuling, who is joining the group as a graduate student researcher for the summer!

Angela Johnson

Welcome   7/13/2022

Welcome to Angela Johnson who is joining the group for the summer from Chicago State University

Emma McNesby

Welcome   7/13/2022

Welcome to Emma McNesby who is joining the group for the summer before starting graduate school in the fall.

Eman Sarhan

Welcome   7/1/2022

Welcome to Eman Sarhan who is joining our group for the summer to work on quantum dynamics and curriculum for deployment within Chicago Public Schools.

Michael TalapinSofia Veronesi

New Summer Researcher   7/1/2022

Welcome to Michael Talapin and Sofia Veronesi who are joining the group for the summer researchers.

Siddhartha Sohoni

Fellowship   6/1/2022

Congratulations to Sid Sohoni on receiving a Freud Fellowship from the Chemistry Department to support the next year of his studies.

Hugh CairneyAinsley Iwanicki

Congratulations   5/28/2022

Congratulations to Hugh Cairney and Ainsley Iwanicki on receiving Chemistry Department Research Grants to support their summer research.

Hugh CairneyAinsley Iwanicki

Congratulations   5/25/2022

Congratulations to Hugh Cairney and Ainsley Iwanicki on receiving Quad Grants to support their summer research.

Jake HigginsAnna DardiaChidera NdifeLawson LloydElizabeth Bain

Paper Accepted   5/12/2022

Congratulations to Jake Higgins, Anna Dardia, Chidera Ndife, Lawson Lloyd, and Elizabeth Bain on having their paper entitled, "Leveraging Dynamical Symmetries in Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectra to Extract Population Transfer Pathways" accepted to Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

Indranil Ghosh

Service Award   5/11/2022

Congratulations to Indranil Ghosh on being awarded a Distinguished Leadership & Service Award from UChicagoGrad in recognition of this diligent work while serving as a vice-president on the Grad Council.

Elizabeth Bain

Congratulations   4/23/2022

Best of luck to Elizabeth Bain as she departs to start her new position at Intel!

Lawson Lloyd

Congratulations   4/23/2022

Best of luck to Lawson Lloyd as he departs to start his postdoc at the Fritz Haber Institute in Berlin!

Rachel Leech

New Graduate Student   4/22/2022

Welcome to Rachel Leech, who is joining the group as a graduate researcher.

Lili Wang

New Assistant Professor   4/18/2022

Congratulations to Prof. Lili Wang on accepting a position as an Assistant Professor in Emory University's Chemistry Department! We are excited to see the great science produced by the Wang Group.

Jake Higgins

Ph.D.   4/8/2022

Congratulations to Dr. Jake Higgins on the successful defense of his doctoral dissertation!

Anna Dardia

Congratulations   4/5/2022

Congratulations to Anna Dardia on accepting an offer from UCSB Physics for her graduate studies.

Caitlin BelloraOlivia WedigKatelyn Feuling

NSF Fellowships   4/4/2022

Congratulations to Caitlin Bellora, Olivia Wedig, and Katelyn Feuling on receiving NSF GRFP fellowships!

Karen Watters

Congratulations   3/21/2022

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Watters on her promtion to a Grant Writing Specialist position. Thank you, Karen, for all that you do for us!

Siddhartha Sohoni

Travel Grant   3/16/2022

Congratulations to Sid Sohoni on winning a travel grant from the Grad Council to attend a Cordon Research Conference this summer.

Lawson Lloyd

Ph.D.   3/9/2022

Congratulations to Dr. Lawson Lloyd on the successful defense of his doctoral dissertation!

Elizabeth Bain

Ph.D.   3/1/2022

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Bain on the successful defense of her doctoral dissertation!

Greg Engel

Engel appointed in Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering   2/13/2022

Greg Engel has been appointed as a Professor in the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. The Engel Group is delighted to work alongside other groups in engineering at UChicago.

Siddhartha Sohoni

Travel Award   2/12/2022

Congratulations to Sid Sohoni on winning a Windt Travel Award to support his presentation at a conference this summer.

Sarah Zinn

Congratulations   2/1/2022

Best of luck to Sarah Zinn as she starts her new position in the Center for Laboratory Safety at UCLA!

Hugh Cairney

Fellowship   1/31/2021

Congratulations to Hugh Cairney on receiving a Quad Research Fellowship to fund his research in the group.

Ping-Jui

New Graduate Student   12/6/2021

Welcome to Eric Wu, who is joining the group as a new graduate researcher!

Jake HigginsMarco AllodiLawson LloydJohn OttoSara SohailRyan WoodSara MasseyPo-Chieh Ting

Paper Published   11/30/2021

Congratulations to Jake Higgins, Marco Allodi, Lawson Lloyd, John Otto, Sara Sohail, Ryan Wood, Sara Massey, and Po-Chieh Ting as well as our collaborators in the Blankenship Group on having their paper entitled, "Redox conditions correlated with vibronic coupling modulate quantum beats in photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes" published in PNAS.

Will Hollingsworth

Congratulations   11/17/2022

Best of luck to Will Hollingsworth as he starts his new position at Intel!

Olivia Wedig

New Graduate Student   11/16/2021

Welcome to Olivia Wedig, who is joining the group as a new graduate researcher!

Sarah Zinn

Ph.D.   11/15/2021

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Zinn on the successful defense of her doctoral dissertation!

Ainsley Iwanicki

Fellowship   11/12/2021

Congratulations to Ainsley Iwanicki on receiving a Quad Research Fellowship to fund her research in the group.

Caitlin BelloraIndranil GhoshCoco LiQijie Shen

Quals Passed   11/4/2021

Congratulations to Caitlin Bellora, Indranil Ghosh, Coco Li, and Qijie Shen on passing their candidacy exams. Well done!

Po-Chieh Ting

Good luck!   10/12/2021

Good luck to Dr. Po-Chieh Ting as he starts his new position at EPA in California!

Will Hollingsworth

Congratulations   10/1/2021

Congratulations to Will Hollingsworth on accepting a job at Intel Corp.

Pete Dahlberg

Fellowship   9/15/2021

Congratulation to Pete Dahlberg on receiving SLAC's ,a href="https://www6.slac.stanford.edu/news/2021-09-13-peter-dahlberg-and-benjamin-ofori-okai-receive-2021-panofsky-fellowships-slac.aspx">Panofsky fellowship!

Elizabeth Bain

Congratulations   9/13/2021

Congratulations to Elizabeth Bain on accepting a job at Intel Corp.

QuBBE

In the news...   9/2/2021

The NSF QuBBE QLCI has officially launched! Here is the NSF announcement. and here is an article from UChicago News on NSF QuBBE

Jake HigginsWill HollingsworthLawson Lloyd

Book Chapter Accepted   8/19/2021

Congratulations to Jake Higgins, Will Hollingsworth, and Lawson Lloyd on having their manuscript entitled, "Quantum Coherence in Chemical and Photobiological Systems" accepted as a book chapter in "Emerging Trends in Chemical Applications of Lasers." to be published by ACS Books.

Engelgroup

New Graduate Student   8/10/2021

Welcome to Sam Knight, an incoming Chemistry Graduate Student, joining us for the summer.

Olivia WedigRachel Leech

New Graduate Students   7/19/2021

Welcome to Olivia Wedig and Rachel Leech, who are incoming Chemistry Graduate Students and are joining us for the summer.

Siddhartha Sohoni

Paper Accepted   7/16/2021

Congratulations to Sid Sohoni and our collaborators in the Galli Group on having their paper, entitled "Spatial Patterns of Light-harvesting Antenna Complex Arrangements Tune the Transfer-to-trap Efficiency of Excitons in Purple Bacteria" accepted at JPCL.

Polina Navotnaya

Congratulations   6/10/2021

Congratulations to Dr. Polina Navotnaya on the conferral of her PhD!

Karen Ji

Congratulations   6/10/2021

Congratulations to Karen Ji on the conferral of her Bachelors!

Lawson LloydRyan WoodSiddhartha SohoniKaren JiPo-Chieh TingJake Higgins

Paper Published   6/5/2021

Congratulations to Lawson Lloyd, Ryan Wood, Sid Sohoni, Karen Ji, Po-Chieh Ting, Jake Higgins, and our collaborators in the Park Group on having their paper entitled, "Sub-10 fs Intervalley Exciton Coupling in Monolayer MoS2 Revealed by Helicity-Resolved Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy" published in ACS Nano.

Polina Navotnaya

Congratulations   5/30/2021

Congratulations to Dr. Polina Navotnaya accepting a position at Lam Research.

Po-Chieh Ting

Ph.D.   5/24/2021

Congratulations to the future Dr. Po-Chieh Ting on successfully defending his doctoral thesis! Way to go Po-Chieh!

Sarah Zinn
Polina Navotnaya

Ph.D.   5/11/2021

Congratulations to the future Dr. Polina Navotnaya on successfully defending her doctoral thesis! Way to go Polina!

Kirk Lancaster

Fellowship   5/6/2021

Congratulations to Kirk Lancaster on being awarded a Knight-Hennessy Fellowship to attend Stanford Law School.

Hugh CairneyMalachi ElueAinsley IwanickiSarah Martin

New Undergraduate Researchers   4/16/2021

Welcome to Hugh Cairney, Malachi Elue, Ainsley Iwanicki, and Sarah Martin who are joining the group as undergraduate researchers.

Karen Ji

Congratulations   4/11/2021

Congratulations to Karen Ji on deciding to attend Northwestern's Chemistry Doctoral Program near year. Well done, Karen!!

Jake Higgins

In the news...   3/11/2021

Jake Higgins's paper has been written up in Science Alert.

Jake Higgins

Popular Press Coverage   3/10/2021

Jake Higgins's paper has been featured in PhysOrg, SciTech Daily and Futurity.

Jake Higgins

In the news...   3/9/2021

Jake Higgins's paper has been highlighted by UChicago News and posted on Eurekalert.

Jake HigginsLawson LloydSara SohailMarco AllodiJohn OttoRyan WoodPo-Chieh Ting

Paper Published   3/8/2021

Congratulations to Jake Higgins, Lawson Lloyd, Sara Sohail, Marco Allodi, John Otto, Ryan Wood, Po-Chieh Ting and our collaborators in the Blankenship Group on their paper being published in PNAS. The paper is entitled, "Photosynthesis tunes quantum mechanical mixing of electronic and vibrational states to steer exciton energy transfer".

Brian RolczynskiShu-Hao YehPolina NavotnayaLawson LloydRuvim GinzburgHaibin ZhengMarco AllodiJohn Otto

Paper Accepted   3/4/2021

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski, Shu-Hao Yeh, Polina Navotnaya, Lawson Lloyd, Ruvim Ginzburg, Haibin Zheng, Marco Allodi, John Otto and our collaborators in the Cogdell and Kais Groups on their paper entitled, "Time-domain Line-shape Analysis from 2D Spectroscopy to Precisely Determine Hamiltonian Parameters for a Photosynthetic Complex" being accepted to J. Phys Chem B.

Sarah Zinn

ACS CHAS Award   3/3/2021

Congratulations to Sarah Zinn on receiving the ACS Chemical Health and Safety Graduate Student Safety Leadership Award!

Engelgroup

Welcome   2/25/2021

Welcome to Rudy Mendez Reina, who is joining the group from the Biophysical Sciences Program.

Marco Allodi

Good luck!   12/15/2020

Congratulations to Marco Allodi on starting his new position at Bain and Co. Good luck, Marco!

Indranil GhoshQijie ShenCaitlin BelloraCoco Li

New Graduate Students   12/7/2020

Welcome to Indranil Ghosh, Qijie Shen, Caitlin Bellora, and Coco Li who have joined the group as graduate researchers.

Lawson LloydRyan WoodMarco AllodiSiddhartha SohoniJake HigginsJohn Otto

Paper Published   12/7/2020

Congratulations to Lawson Lloyd, Ryan Wood, Marco Allodi, Sid Sohoni, Jake Higgins, and John Otto on their paper entitled, "Leveraging scatter in two-dimensional spectroscopy: passive phase drift correction enables a global phasing protocol," being published in Optics Express.

Richard Mazuski

Congratulations   9/15/2020

Dr. Richard Mazuski is off to start his new position at McKinsey and Co. Congratulations, Richard! We wish you well.

Ryan Wood

Congratulations   7/10/2020

Dr. Ryan Wood is off to start his new position at Intel. Congratulations, Ryan! We wish you well.

Sara SohailJohn OttoRyan WoodMarco AllodiJake Higgins

Paper Accepted   7/9/2020

Sara Sohail, John Otto, Ryan Wood, Marco Allodi, and Jake Higgins have had their paper entitled "DNA scaffold supports long-lived vibronic coherence in an indodicarbocyanine (Cy5) dimer" has been accepted to Chemical Science. The paper was written in collaboration with Joe Melinger, Paul Cunningham and Youngchan Kim at NRL.

Engelgroup

Research Resumption   6/17/2020

We are back in the lab doing our research safely and efficiently

Ryan Wood

Congratulations   6/13/2020

Congratulations to Ryan Wood on receiving his very real PhD at our virtual convocation.

James Hayman

Congratulations   6/13/2020

Congratulations to James Hayman on receiving his bachelor's degree from UChicago. Well done, James! We have loved working with you.

Richard Mazuski

Ph.D.   5/29/2020

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Mazuski on the successfully defending his PhD thesis. Well done, Richard!

Richard MazuskiRyan WoodLawson Lloyd

Paper Published   5/6/2020

Congratulations to Richard Mazuski, Ryan Wood, and Lawson Lloyd as well as our collaborators in the Medintz and Melinger groups at NRL on the publication of their paper entitled, "Ultrafast Excitation Transfer in Cy5 DNA Photonic Wires Displays Dye Conjugation and Excitation Energy Dependency", in JPCL.

Ryan Wood

Ph.D.   4/30/2020

Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Wood on the successfully defending his PhD thesis. Well done, Ryan!

Sami Abdulhadi

NDSEG Fellowship   4/20/2020

Congratulations to Sami Abdulhadi on receiving an NDSEG fellowship from the US Department of Defense.

Charles Chen

Congratulations   4/15/2020

Congratulations to Charles Chen on his acceptance of his letter of admission to Yale University.

Will Hollingsworth

New Postdoctoral Scholar   4/1/2020

Welcome to Dr. Will Hollingsworth, who is joining the group as a postdoctoral Scholar.

Ryan WoodLawson LloydLili WangMarco AllodiRichard MazuskiPo-Chieh Ting

Paper Published   3/13/2020

Congratulations to Ryan Wood, Lawson Lloyd, Lili Wang, Marco Allodi, Richard Mazuski, Po-Chieh Ting and our collaborators in the Park Group on the publication in JPCL of their paper entitled "Evidence for the Dominance of Carrier-Induced Band Gap Renormalization over Biexciton Formation in Cryogenic Ultrafast Experiments on MoS2 Monolayers".

Sarah Zinn

Paper Published   3/10/2020

Congratulations to Sarah Zinn on publishing a paper on the Joint Research Safety Initiative in ACS Chem Health and Safety

Ryan WoodLawson LloydLili WangMarco AllodiRichard MazuskiPo-Chieh Ting

Paper Published   2/27/2020

Congratulations to Ryan Wood, Lawson Lloyd, Lili Wang, Marco Allodi, Richard Mazuski, Po-Chieh Ting and our collaborators in the Park Group on the publication in Ultrafast Phenomena and Nanophotonics XXIV of their proceeding entitled "Biexcitons do not form in MoS2 monolayers from optical pumping at 6 K".

Sami Abdulhadi

Congratulations   3/10/2020

Best of luck to Sami Abdulhadi on starting his position as a polymer chemistry at Plaskipak Packaging Inc.

Sara Sohail

Congratulations   1/20/2020

Best of luck to Dr. Sara Sohail on starting her postdoc in Hoi Sung Chung's group at NIH

Sara Sohail

Ph.D.   12/6/2020

Congratulations to the newly minted Dr. Sara Sohail on defending her thesis

Anna Dardia

New Undergraduate Researcher   9/30/2019

Welcome to Anna Dardia, who is joining the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Engelgroup

New Support   7/23/2019

We have received funding from DOE to study in vivo energy transfer in cyanobacteria. Many thanks to DOE for supporting our reserach.

Engelgroup

New Summer Researcher   7/22/2019

Welcome to Kathryn Segner, who is joining the group as a summer researcher.

Lili WangMarco Allodi

Paper Published   6/25/2019

Congratulations to Lili Wang and Marco Allodi on having their paper entitled, "Quantum coherences reveal excited state dynamics in biophysical systems", published in Nature Reviews Chemistry.

Charles Chen

New Summer Researcher   6/24/2019

Welcome to Charles Chen, who is joining the group as a summer researcher.

Sara MasseyNick WilliamsNick Cleland

Congratulations   6/15/2019

Congratulations to Sara Massey (Ph.D.), Nick Williams (Ph.D), and Nick Cleland (S.B.) on having their degrees conferred at convocation.

Sara Massey

Congratulations   6/8/2019

Congratulations to Sara Massey and family on the arrival of their daughter, Ava Massey.

James Hayman

Summer Fellowship   5/19/2019

Congratulations to James Hayman on receiving a Summer Research Fellowship from the Chemistry Department.

Jake Higgins

Service Award   5/17/2019

Congratulations to Jake Higgins on receiving the Joan Shiu Departmental Service Award recognizing his outstanding contributions to our department.

Sami Abdulhadi

Teaching Award   5/17/2019

Congratulations to Sami Abdulhadi on winning the Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award recognizing his excellent teaching in UChicago's general chemistry courses.

Engelgroup

New Support   5/8/2019

We have received funding from NSF to study Chiral Rates and Dynamics. Many thanks to NSF for supporting our reserach.

Sarah Zinn

Congratulations   5/2/2019

Congratulations to Sarah Zinn on being named a "2019 Unsung Hero" by the UChicago Center for Leadership and Involvement

Sara Massey

Ph.D.   4/19/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Sara Massey on successfully defending her thesis.

Danika Nimlos

Congratulations   4/15/2019

Congratulations to Danika Nimlos on accepting her offer to matriculate at Caltech to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry!

Nick Cleland

Congratulations   4/15/2019

Congratulations to Nick Cleland on accepting his offer to matriculate at University of Colorado, Denver to pursue an M.D.!

Nick Williams

Ph.D.   3/1/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Williams on successfully defending his thesis.

James Hayman

New Undergraduate Researcher   2/7/2019

Welcome to James Hayman, who is joining the group as a new undergraduate researcher.

Syrian Truong

New Masters Student   1/8/2019

Welcome to Syrian Truong, who is joining the group as a new Masters Student in the Physical Sciences.

Sara MasseyPo-Chieh TingShu-Hao YehPete DahlbergSara SohailMarco Allodi

Paper Published   1/1/2019

Congratulations to Sara Massey, Po-Chieh Ting, Shu-Hao Yeh, Pete Dahlberg, Sara Sohail, Marco Allodi, and our collaborators in the Kais group and Hunter Group on having their paper entitled, "Orientational Dynamics of Transition Dipoles and Exciton Relaxation in LH2 from Ultrafast Two-Dimensional Anisotropy", published online in JPCL.

Moira Flanagan

New Assistant Professor   12/19/2018

Congratulations to Professor Moira Flanagan on accepting a tenure-track assistant professor position in Allegheny College's Chemistry Department.

Sara Massey

New Assistant Professor   12/13/2018

Congratulations to Professor Sara Massey on accepting a tenure-track assistant professor position at Southwestern University's Chemistry Department.

Siddhartha SohoniSami Abdulhadi

New Graduate Students   11/30/2018

Welcome to Siddhartha Sohoni and Sami Abdulhadi, who are joining the group as new graduate students.

Engelgroup

Paper Accepted   11/22/2018

Congratulations to Andrew Hu and our other collaborators in the Kais group on having our paper entitled, "Double-excitation manifold’s effect on exciton transfer dynamics and the efficiency of coherent light harvesting" accepted to PCCP.

Karen Ji

New Undergraduate Researcher   10/18/2018

Welcome to Karen Ji! Karen is a new undergraduate researcher in the group.

Nick WilliamsLili Wang

Paper Accepted   10/4/2018

Congratulations to Nick Williams and Lili Wang as well as our collaborators in the Talapin and Schaller Groups on having their paper entitled, "The origin of broad emission spectra in InP quantum dots: contributions from structural and electronic disorder", accepted to JACS.

Sara Massey

Benjamin Ball Freud Teaching Fellow   9/27/2018

Sara Massey was named the inaugural Benjamin Ball Freud Teaching Fellow in the Department of Chemistry. Sara will teach the Chemistry 101-102 sequence, an intensive, two-quarter general chemistry sequence with a rigorous active learning curriculum.

Lili Wang

Good luck!   9/17/2018

Good luck to Lili Wang in her new position as a postdoc at MIT with Moungi Bawendi's group!

Elizabeth Bain

Congratulations   9/13/2018

Congratulations to Elizabeth Bain on being voted one of the Chemsitry Department Ombudspeople.

Kirk Lancaster

Congratulations   8/24/2018

Congratulations to Kirk Lancaster on his graduation with honors from the College.

Sara Sohail

Poster Award   8/22/2018

Congratulations to Sara Sohail on winning the PHYS Division Poster Award at the Boston ACS Meeting for her poster entitled, "Following excitonic pathways in cyanobacteria by 2D electronic spectroscopy".

Ryan WoodSara SohailSara Massey

Congratulations   8/20/2018

Congratulations to Ryan Wood, Sara Sohail, and Sara Massey on presenting their work at the 256th ACS National Meeting.

Kirk Lancaster

Congratulations   8/15/2018

Congratulations to Kirk Lancaster on his new position at the Stimson Center.

Shu-Hao YehMarco Allodi

Paper Published   8/9/2018

Congratulations to Shu-Hao Yeh, Marco Allodi and our collaborators in the Kais group on having their paper entitled,"Elucidation of near-resonance vibronic coherence lifetimes by nonadiabatic electronic-vibrational state character mixing" published in PNAS.

Brian Rolczynski

Congratulations   8/1/2018

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski on starting his new position at the Naval Research Laboratory.

Engelgroup

New Graduate Student   7/30/2018

Welcome to Sarah Willson who is a new graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and is joining us for the summer.

Elizabeth BainSarah ZinnPolina NavotnayaJake Higgins

Girls 4 Science Event   7/21/2017

Elizabeth Bain organized a "Girls 4 Science" event for over 200 young female scientists with help from Sarah Zinn, Polina Navotnaya, and Jake Higgins

Sofia Kouri

New Summer Researcher   6/18/2018

Welcome to Sofia Kouri who is joining the group as a summer researcher

Danika Nimlos

New Technician   6/11/2018

Welcome to Danika Nimlos, who has joined the group as a laboratory technician

John OttoJonathan MichelsenDario Nuñez

Congratulations   6/9/2018

Congratulations to John Otto (Ph.D), Jonathan Michelsen (S.B.), and Dario Nuñez (A.B.) on their graduation!

Engelgroup

Paper Accepted   5/16/2018

Our paper in collaboration with the Kais group entitled "Connecting bright and dark states through accidental degeneracy caused by lack of symmetry" has been accepted to JCP.

Jonathan Michelsen

Honors Thesis   5/8/2018

Congratulations to Jonathan Michelsen on completing and submitting his undergraduate honors thesis on twisted light spectroscopy.

Dario Nuñez

Alumni Association Award   5/3/2018

Congratulations to Dario Nuñez on receiving the Howell Murray Alumni Association Award, one of the highest honors given by the College.

Polina Navotnaya

Service Award   5/2/2018

Congratulations to Polina Navotnaya on receiving the Joan Shiu Chemistry Department Student Service Award.

Sara Sohail

Travel Grant   4/30/2018

Congratulations to Sara Sohail on receiving a Windt Travel Grant.

Lili Wang

Congratulations   4/27/2018

Congratulations to Lili Wang on receiving the 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad from the Chinese Scholarship Council.

John Otto

Ph.D.   4/26/2018

Congratulations to Dr. John Otto on successfully defending his thesis.

Sarah Zinn

NDSEG Fellowship   4/13/2018

Congratulations to Sarah Zinn on receiving an NDSEG fellowship from the Department of Defense

Sarah Zinn

Congratulations   4/6/2018

Congratulations to Sarah Zinn on presenting her research in Phoenix at the national meeting of the Materials Research Society.

Jake HigginsElizabeth Bain

NSF Fellowships   4/3/2018

Congratulations to Jake Higgins and Elizabeth Bain in receiving NSF GRFP Fellowships!

Sarah Zinn

Travel Grant   3/19/2018

Congratulations to Sarah Zinn on receiving a travel grant from the UChicago Grad Council.

John OttoLili Wang

Paper Published   3/15/2018

Congratulations to John Otto, Lili Wang and our many collaborators in the Aspuru-Guzik, Bao, and Chiu groups on having their paper entitled, "Disentanglement of Excited-State Dynamics with Implications for FRET Measurements: Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy of a BODIPY-Functionalized Cavitand" published in Chemical Science.

Carlos Olivares

Congratulations   3/9/2018

Congratulations to Carlos Olivares on his acceptance to the Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program at the University of Toronto.

Carlos Olivares

Congratulations   3/5/2018

Congratulations to Carlos Olivares on his acceptance to the Brown University Summer Research-Early Identification Program (SR-EIP).

Engelgroup

Paper Accepted   1/25/2018

Our paper in collaboration with Kais and Al-Harbi groups entitled "Dark states and delocalization: competing effects of quantum coherence on the efficiency of light harvesting systems" has been accepted to JCP.

Brian RolczynskiHaibin ZhengVed SinghPolina NavotnayaRuvim GinzburgJustin CaramShu-Hao Yeh

Paper Published   1/11/2018

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski, Haibin Zheng, Ved Singh, Polina Navotnaya, Ruvim Ginzburg, Justin Caram, and Shu-Hao Yeh as well as our collaborators in the Kais and Cogdell Groups on having their paper published to Chem. Thanks to Margherita Maiuri and Greg Scholes for writing a nice Preview piece highlighting this work.

Lili WangPete DahlbergJohn OttoNick Williams

Paper Published   1/10/2018

Congratulations to Lili Wang, Pete Dahlberg, John Otto, Nick Williams as well as our collaborators in the Galli and Tiede groups on having their paper entitled, "Excitations Partition into Two Distinct Populations in Bulk Perovskites", published in Advanced Optical Materials.

Lili Wang

Paper Published   12/21/2017

Congratulations to Lili Wang and Alex Filatov on having their paper entitled, "Crystal structure of 4'-Allyl-4,5,6,7,2',7'-hexachlorofluorescein allyl ester solvate", published in Acta Crystallographica E

Marco AllodiJohn OttoSara SohailRyan WoodBrian RolczynskiSara MasseyPo-Chieh Ting

Paper Published   12/13/2017

Congratulations to Marco Allodi, John Otto, Sara Sohail, Ryan Wood, Brian Rolczynski, Sara Massey, and Po-Chieh Ting as well as our collaborators in the Blankenship Group on having their paper entitled, "Redox Conditions Affect Ultrafast Exciton Transport in Photosynthetic Pigment-Protein Complexes", published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

John Otto

Congratulations   12/4/2017

Congratulations to John Otto on accepting a position at Intel Corporation as an Engineer

Engelgroup

New Support   11/13/2017

We have received funding from AFOSR for a collaborative project with the Talapin Group to explore optical 3D printing of semiconducting systems. Many thanks to the AFOSR for sponsoring our research.

Pete DahlbergPo-Chieh TingSara MasseyMarco Allodi

Paper Published   10/17/2017

Congratulations to Pete Dahlberg, Po-Chieh Ting, Sara Massey, Marco Allodi and our collaborators in the Hunter Group on having their manuscript entitled, "Mapping the ultrafast flow of harvested solar energy in living photosynthetic cells" published in Nature Communications.

Haibin Zheng

Ph.D.   9/30/2017

Congratulations to Dr. Haibin Zheng, who successfully defended his thesis today.

Sara SohailPete DahlbergMarco AllodiSara MasseyPo-Chieh Ting

Paper Accepted   9/15/2017

Congratulations to Sara Sohail, Pete Dahlberg, Marco Allodi, Sara Massey, Po-Chieh Ting and our collaborators in the Hunter Group on having their paper entitled, "Broad Manifold of Excitonic States in Light-Harvesting Complex 1 Promotes Efficient Unidirectional Energy Transfer in vivo", accepted to JCP as a Communication.

Greg Engel

New Chemist in the Family   9/10/2017

Madeleine Engel arrived on 9/10/2017 (3220 g, 533 mm) and is ready to get to work.

Greg Engel

World Economic Forum   6/28/2017

Greg Engel participates in World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of New Champions 2017 in Dalian, China.

Karen Watters

New Scientific Editor   6/26/2017

Welcome to Dr. Karen Watters, who is joining the Group as a Scientific Editor.

Ruvim Ginzburg

Congratulations   6/10/2017

Congratulations to Ruvim Ginzburg on his graduation with honors. We wish him well next year at the University of Toronto

Greg Engel

Elected to College Council   6/7/2017

Greg Engel has been elected to The College Council at the University of Chicago

Ethan Bosch

New Summer Researcher   6/5/2017

Welcome to Ethan Bosch, who is joining the group as a Summer Researcher

Kirk Lancaster

Astronaut Scholarship   5/26/2017

Congratulations to Kirk Lancaster on his winning an Astronaut Scholarship. This award recognizes top Science and Technology undergraduates dedicated to making positive change in the world around them.

Carlos Olivares

Summer Fellowship   5/21/2017

Congratulations to Carlos Olivares on receiving a Metcalf Fellowship to support his research during the Summer.

Ruvim Ginzburg

Honors Thesis   5/16/2017

Congratulations to Ruvim Ginzburg on completing his undergraduate honors thesis on "Correlated Nuclear Motion for Long-Lived Quantum Coherences in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson Complex".

Nick ClelandDario NuñezCarlos Olivares

Summer Fellowships   5/15/2017

Congratulations to Nick Cleland, Dario Nunez, and Carlos Olivares on their receiving Summer Research Fellowships from the Department of Chemistry.

Brian RolczynskiHaibin ZhengSara Massey

Congratulations   5/9/2017

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski, Haibin Zheng, and Sara Massey on the upcoming births of our next generation of chemists.

Sara Sohail

NDSEG Fellowship   5/9/2017

Congratulations to Sara Sohail on receiving a Department of Defense NDSEG fellowship!

Lili Wang

Thesis Award   5/5/2017

Congratulations to Lili Wang on receiving the Yang Cao-Lan-Xian Best Thesis Award.

Sara Massey

Service Award   5/5/2017

Congratulations to Sara Massey on receiving the Joan Shiu Student Service Award.

Ruvim Ginzburg

Congratulations   5/4/2017

Congratulations to Ruvim Ginzburg on securing a position in Mark Wilson's research group at the University of Toronto for next year!

Jonathan Michelsen

Summer Fellowship   4/27/16

Congratulations to Jonathan Michelsen on being awarded a Jeff Metcalf IME Fellowship Grant to support his research this summer.

Carlos Olivares

New Undergraduate Researcher   4/12/2017

Welcome to Carlos Olivares, who has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Dugan Hayes

New Assistant Professor   4/11/2017

Congratulations to Prof. Dugan Hayes on accepting an assistant professor position with the University of Rhode Island Chemistry Department! We are excited to see the launch of the Hayes Group.

Marco AllodiJohn OttoRichard MazuskiRyan Wood

C&E News Coverage   4/3/2017

C&E News has covered our recent development of Optical Resonance Imaging by Marco Allodi, John Otto, Richard Mazuski, and Ryan Wood.

Justin Caram

New Assistant Professor   3/26/2017

Congratulations to Prof. Justin Caram on accepting an assistant professor position with the UCLA Chemistry Department! We are excited to see great work flow out of the Caram Group.

Richard Mazuski

NSF Fellowship   3/17/2017

Richard Mazuski receives an NSF GRFP Fellowship.

Sara SohailSarah Zinn

NSF GRFP Honorable Mention   3/17/2017

Sara Sohail and Sarah Zinn receive Honorable Mention from the NSF Graduate Fellowship Competition

Greg Engel

World Economic Forum   3/16/2017

Greg Engel named one of the World Economic Forum's 50 Young Scientists for 2017.

Lili Wang

Ph.D.   3/15/2017

Congratulations to Dr. Lili Wang on successfully defending her thesis.

Nick Cleland

New Undergraduate Researcher   3/10/2017

Welcome to Nick Cleland, who has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Marco Allodi

Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship   2/22/2017

Congratulations to Marco Allodi on receiving a Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Lili WangGraham GriffinAlice ZhangNick Williams

Paper Published   2/21/2017

Congratulations to Lili Wang, Graham Griffin, Alice Zhang, Nick Williams, and our collaborators in the Jordan Group on having their paper, entitled "Controlling quantum-beating signals in 2D electronic spectra by packing synthetic heterodimers on single-walled carbon nanotubes" published in Nature Chemistry.

Lili WangNick WilliamsJohn OttoDugan HayesRyan Wood

Paper Accepted   2/15/2017

Congratulations to Lili Wang, Nick Williams, John Otto, Dugan Hayes, and Ryan Wood along with our collaborators in the Guyot-Sionnest Group on having their paper entitled, "Scalable Ligand-Mediated Transport Synthesis of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Perovskite Nanocrystals with Resolved Electronic Structure and Ultrafast Dynamics," accepted to ACS Nano.

Matthew Talaga

Congratulations   2/9/2017

Congratulations to Matthew Talaga on receiving an offer for a summer internship at AFRL in Albuquerque, NM.

Richard MazuskiSara SohailRyan WoodSarah Zinn

Quals Passed   2/7/2017

Congratulations to Richard Mazuski, Sara Sohail, Ryan Wood and Sarah Zinn on passing their qualifying examination and being admitted to candidacy.

Cheng Moira FlanaganRyan McGillicuddyHaibin ZhengRuvim Ginzburg

Paper Published   11/15/2016

Congratulations to Wave Wang, Moira Flanagan, Ryan McGillicuddy, Haibin Zheng, and Ruvim Ginzburg on their paper, entitled "Bacteriophytochrome Photoisomerization Proceeds Homogeneously Despite Heterogeneity in Ground State", publishing in Biophysical Journal. Thanks also to our collaborators, Profs. Keith Moffat and Xiaojing Yang.

Marco AllodiPete DahlbergRichard MazuskiHunter DavisJohn Otto

Paper Published   11/8/2016

Congratulations to Marco Allodi, Pete Dahlberg, Richard Mazuski, Hunter Davis and John Otto on having their paper entitled, "Optical resonance imaging: An optical analog to MRI with sub-diffraction-limited capabilities" published in ACS Photonics

Elizabeth BainJake HigginsLawson Lloyd

New Graduate Students   10/26/2016

Welcome to Elizabeth Bain, Jake Higgins and Lawson Lloyd, who are joining the group as Graduate Student Researchers.

Nick Lewis

Fellowship   10/11/2016

Congratulations to Nick Lewis on receiving the Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship at UChicago to work with Andrei Tokmakoff's group. We are delighted to welcome Nick home to UChicago.

Dario Nuñez

New Undergraduate Researcher   10/7/2016

Welcome to Dario Nuñez who is joining the group as an undergraduate researcher.

Pete Dahlberg

Teaching Award   10/5/2016

Congratulations to Pete Dahlberg on receiving recognition from the Biological Sciences Division for his excellent teaching within the Biophysical Sciences Program.

Moira Flanagan

Ph.D.   9/1/2016

Congratulations to Dr. Moira Flanagan on successfully defending her doctoral dissertation.

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

New Postdoctoral Scholar   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 dissertation.

Engelgroup

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

New Graduate Student   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

New Graduate Student   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.

Engelgroup

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.

Greg Engel

Elected to Council of the University Senate   6/7/2016

Greg Engel has been elected to The Council of the University Senate at UChicago

Engelgroup

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

New Undergraduate Researcher   6/1/2016

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

Sarah Zinn

New Graduate Student   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.

Sara Sohail

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

New Graduate Student   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

Quals Passed   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!

Sara SohailRyan Wood

NSF GRFP 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

New Masters Student   2/12/2016

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

Sara SohailRichard MazuskiRyan Wood

New Graduate Students   12/15/2015

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

Moira FlanaganPhil LongPete DahlbergBrian RolczynskiSara Massey

Paper Accepted   12/1/2015

Congratulations to Moira Flanagan, Phil Long, Pete Dahlberg, Brian Rolczynski, Sara Massey, 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

New Undergraduate Researcher   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

New Postdoctoral Scholar   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

New Graduate Students   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

New Undergraduate Researcher   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

New Graduate Student   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 SinghMichael Westberg SorensenCheng Pete DahlbergTobias Gellen

Paper Accepted   5/10/2015

Congratulations to Ved Singh, Michael Westberg, Wave Wang, Pete Dahlberg, Tobias Gellen, 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

New Undergraduate Researcher   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

New Graduate Student   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

Group Baby Shower   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

NSF 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

New Graduate Students   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 been 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

Engel appointed in Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering   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.

Engelgroup

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.

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

New Postdoctoral Scholar   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.

Engelgroup

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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Popular Press Coverage   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

New Postdoctoral Scholar   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 by UChicago News here and by Laboratory Equipment 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

Engel appointed in Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering   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.

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

NSF 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

New Graduate Student   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

New Graduate Student   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.

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

New Postdoctoral Scholar   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 collaboration with the Weizmann Institute. See the full article from ICAM here.

Joe TurnerJorge Jimenez

Welcome   6/20/11

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

Kenley Pelzer

New Graduate Students   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 undergraduates 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

Paper Accepted   3/1/11

Elad Harel's paper on "Single-shot Ultrabroadband Two-dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy of the Light-harvesting Complex LH2" has been accepted by Optics Letters.

Dugan Hayes

Paper Accepted   2/15/11

Dugan Hayes's paper on "Robustness of electronic coherence in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson complex to vibronic and structural modifications." has been accepted by Faraday Discussions.

Joe Turner

Congratulations   1/15/11

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

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.

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

NSF 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

NSF 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

New Postdoctoral Scholar   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 from Scientific American 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.