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May 2022 People and Events

Dario Campisi’s project proposal recognized with a Seal of Excellence by the European Commission

Postdoc Dario Campisi’s project proposal, “A new theoretical method of general applicability to study the chemistry of our solar system”, was recognized with a Seal of Excellence by the  European Commission submitted under the Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions call HORIZON-MSCA-2021-PF-01-01 — MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021. The project was recognized as a high-quality project proposal in a highly competitive evaluation process but could not receive funding due to budgetary constraints and was therefore recommended by the European Commission for funding by other sources.

April 2022 People and Events

Laura elected to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Laura has been elected to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, one of the world’s oldest existing learned societies. The German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina was founded in 1652 as a classical scholarly society and now boasts 1,600 members from almost all branches of science. Notable members include Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Joseph Lister, Max Planck, and Albert Einstein. Throughout its history, 186 members have won Nobel prizes. Read the article on Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering’s website.

April 2022 People and Events

Gagliardi Group website wins an award!

The Gagliardi Group website has been awarded silver by the MUSE Creative Awards. This recognition is a part of the MUSE Awards Program, which was created by the International Awards Associate (IAA) in 2015. IAA’s inception was based on a mission to honor, promote and encourage creativity by providing a new standard of excellence for evaluating media design production and distribution. Read the announcement here.

People and Events

Ben Yeh is selected as one of the recipients of a 2022 Kokes Award for NAM27.

Graduate student, Ben Yeh, is selected as one of the recipients of a 2022 Kokes Award for the 27th North American Catalysis Society meeting in New York, NY being held on May 22-27, 2022. This travel award, sponsored by the North American Catalysis Society, provides funding for the conference registration fee and accommodation to encourage students to attend and participate in this biennial conference.

January 2022 People and Events

Sílvia Escayola visits Gagliardi group!

Sílvia Escayola, a Ph.D. student at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Girona in Spain, joins the group as a visiting scholar during Winter 2022 to collaborate with Gagliardi Group members. Welcome, Sílvia!

October 2021 Research and Publications

Saumil Chheda and WooSeok Jeong published in Science

Graduate student, Saumil Chheda, and former postdoc, WooSeok Jeong, have performed calculations that show how water molecules attach inside the framework of a metal-organic framework, MOF-303, at the atomic level.

Read their paper in Science! This video displays the outcome of this research. This video displays the outcome of this research:

October 2021 People and Events

Our First In-Person Group Dinner

The Gagliardi group is thrilled to gather over a slice for our first group in-person dinner at the Univeristy of Chicago!

It was good to see both new and familar faces, including some promising first-year graduate students whom we hope will join our group.

Food in Chicago! Food in Chicago!

October 2021 People and Events

Daniel King Receives DOE Research Award

Graduate Student, Daniel King, has been selected as a recipient of the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award.

Awardees were selected from a diverse pool of graduate applicants from institutions around the country. Congratulations Daniel!

July 2021 People and Events

WooSeok Jeong begins a new AI research fellow position!

Postdoc WooSeok Jeong has departed the group to begin an AI research fellow position with the Center for AI and Natural Sciences of Korea Institute for Advanced Study.

We wish you the very best, WooSeok!

July 2021 People and Events

WooSeok Jeong begins AI research fellow position in Korea

Postdoc WooSeok Jeong has departed the group to begin an AI research fellow position with the Center for AI and Natural Sciences of Korea Institute for Advanced Study.

We wish you the very best, WooSeok!

July 2021 People and Events

Laura is Featured on JACS Web Series

Laura is featured on JACS in Conversation With…, a web series from the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

She shares how her professional career trajectory took her from Italy to the United States, why she compares chemists to cooks, and her thoughts on the importance of theoretical chemistry to experimental chemistry and the field overall. Watch the conversation here.

June 2021 People and Events

Laura awarded Royal Society of Chemistry’s Faraday Lectureship Prize.

Laura has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Faraday Lectureship Prize, celebrating the most exciting chemical science taking place today. She won the prize for contributions to the development of multireference quantum chemical approaches to describe catalysis and excited state phenomena. She also receives £3000 and a medal. Read more about it from the Department of Chemistry here. Brava, Laura!

People and Events

Laura Wins Royal Society of Chemistry’s Faraday Lectureship Prize

Laura has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Faraday Lectureship Prize, celebrating the most exciting chemical science taking place today.

She won the prize for contributions to the development of multireference quantum chemical approaches to describe catalysis and excited state phenomena. She also receives £3000 and a medal. Read more about it from the Department of Chemistry here. Brava, Laura!