Sara Massey Chemistry Graduate Student

Sara Massey

Sara Massey
Chemistry Graduate Student at The University of Chicago
DOD NDSEG Fellow

S.M., University of Chicago, 2014
B.S., UT Austin, 2010

GCIS E033
929 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 USA

massey@engelgroup.uchicago.edu
(773)-702-6066

  • Inaugural Benjamin Ball Freud Teaching Fellowship (2018-2019)
  • DOD NDSEG Fellow (2015-2018)
  • The Joan Shiu Chemistry Department Student Service Award (2017)
  • ACS WCC/Merck Research Award (2016)
  • Women in Chemistry Member & Mentor (2015-2018)
  • Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award (2014)
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.

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Congratulations   6/8/2019

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

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Ph.D.   4/19/2019

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Service Award   5/5/2017

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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!

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NDSEG Fellowship   4/1/2015

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

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Teaching Award   4/18/2014

Congratulations to Sara Massey on winning Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award!

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!