Postdoc, Andrew Sand is the author of the November 7 Los Angeles Times crossword puzzle. It is not just Andrew’s cientific papers that get published! See the puzzle.
Some members of the group are pictured, below, in the Group lab.
The group welcomes three first-year graduate students: Riddhish Umesh Pandharkar (co-advised by Chris Cramer), Thais Scott, and Jacob White. We are glad to have you with us. We are glad to have you with us.
Graduate student, Sam Stoneburner is one of four finalists in the 2017 Dow Chemical SISCA (Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award) competition. SISCA recognizes and rewards student innovation and research on sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing social, economic and environmental problems.
Undergraduate, Sunny Zheng is a recipient of a University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grant for spring 2018. Her project is titled “Effect of Electron Correlation in Modeling the Ground and Excited-State Geometries of Ozone and the Reaction Mechanism of the Cope Rearrangement.”
The Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center (ICDC) held its annual All-Hands Meeting at the Saint Paul Hotel. All of the junior investigators in the ICDC, many of whom are members of the Gagliardi Group, participated in the talks and poster session, and did an excellent job.
On September 15, graduate student, Chad Hoyer (co-advised by Don Truhlar) successfully defended his thesis, “Electronic Structure Method Development for Excited-State Chemistry.”He is currently exploring postdoctoral opportunities. Congratulations, Chad!
Welcome to four undergraduates, joining the group for Fall 2017: Molly Andersen, Michelle Anderson, Yesenia Vega, and Sunny Zheng.