News & Announcements Archive


Fairbrother Lab Featured on Cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Congratulations to the Fairbrother lab, whose work “Electron Induced Surface Reactions of HFeCo3(CO)12, a Bimetallic Precursor for Focused Electron Beam Induced Deposition (FEBID)” performed in collaboration with research groups in Iceland and Austria, is featured on the front cover of the current issue of the Journal of Physical Chemistry C.


Juan Chamorro Receives Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

Congratulations to Juan Chamorro of the McQueen lab, one of ten recipients of the International Centre for Diffraction Data’s 2018 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship. The ICDD selects its recipients for the scholarship on a competitive basis, awarding them with $2,500 to assist in the continuation of studies in their selected fields of crystallographic research.


Rebekka Klausen Receives NSF CAREER Award

Rebekka Klausen

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Rebekka S. Klausen has won the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation, Division of Chemistry: Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry. The five year, $675,000 award supports Prof. Klausen’s research in boron-containing polymers. The Klausen Group developed these unique polymers to enable a new strategy for controlling the […]


Professor Robert H. Grubbs Receives 72nd Remsen Award

On November 16, 2017, Dr. Robert H. Grubbs gave the 72nd Remsen Award Lecture, which is hosted annually by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society in conjunction with the JHU Chemistry Department. Dr. Grubbs is the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology. In 2005, Dr. Grubbs received the […]


Sara Thoi Selected as a Scialog Fellow for Advanced Energy Storage

V. Sara Thoi

Congratulations to Professor Sara Thoi for being selected as a Scialog Fellow by the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement. Scialog Fellows meet every year to discuss new strategies to enhance energy storage technology and build collaborations between young investigators in the field.


Paulo Zaragoza Paper Featured in Chemical & Engineering News

Congratulations to Paulo Zaragoza of the Goldberg Group, for his paper appearing as a communication in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, entitled “Direct Observation of Oxygen Rebound with an Iron-Hydroxide Complex.” This paper was also highlighted in a recent (October 2, 2017) issue of Chemical and Engineering News, in Concentrates […]


Thomas Lectka Selected as 2017 ACS Maryland Chemist of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Lectka, who was recently named 2017 Chemist of the Year by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society. Professor Lectka will be honored at an event on December 13th, where he has been invited to give a presentation.


Ron Lankone Article Featured on the Cover of Environmental Science: Nano

Congratulations to Ron Lankone of the Fairbrother lab, whose most recent first author publication, “Methodology for quantifying engineered nanomaterial release from diverse product matrices under outdoor weathering conditions and implications for life cycle assessment” is featured on the cover of the September issue of Environmental Science: Nano. This article was also selected by Environmental Science: Nano […]


Bragg and Klausen Labs Featured on Dalton Transactions Cover

Congratulations to the Bragg and Klausen labs, whose collaborative work “Asymmetric Charge Separation and Recombination in Symmetrically Functionalized sigma-pi Hybrid Oligosilanes” is featured on the front cover of the Dalton Transactions themed collection “Silicon Chemistry: Discoveries and Advances.”


Marc Greenberg and J.D. Tovar Receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

Congratulations to Professors Greenberg and Tovar for receiving 2017 Discovery Awards! The Discovery Award is a new funding program to foster innovative, collaborative research at Johns Hopkins University. Professor Greenberg’s project, “Uncovering Poly(ADP-ribose) Biology in Non-membranous Structures” (collaborators: Professors Sua Myong and Anthony Leung), is one of only 3 Category 2 proposals selected for funding. […]