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Prof. Yarkony receives 2020 ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry

Prof. Yarkony receives 2020 ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry
The ACS Physical Chemistry Division gives this award out annually to early and senior career professionals to recognize their profound achievements within the division. Dr. Yarkony is being awarded “for his work demonstrating the significance and properties of conical intersections of two or more adiabatic electronic states.” Congrats, Dr. Yarkony!

Prof. Thoi receives the NSF CAREER Award!

Prof. Thoi receives the NSF CAREER Award!
The Thoi group will be funded by the National Science Foundation to study the redox behavior of MOFs for energy storage devices through a prestigious CAREER Award. Congrats, Dr. Thoi!

New delocalization pathways in conjugated materials

New delocalization pathways in conjugated materials
In a collaboration with chemists at Georgetown University and University of Oregon, the Tovar group engineered radial conjugation pathways into pi-conjugated systems that are traditionally made up of linear pathways. Read more about this finding in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Kempa Group Featured in JHU Hub Article

Kempa Group Featured in JHU Hub Article
The JHU Hub documented the Kempa group’s breakthrough in nanocrystal synthesis that was recently published in Nature Nanotechnology. Read the article describing this research and its implications for quantum information science.