Electronic Coupling between Two Amine Redox Sites through the 5,5′-Positions of Metal-Chelating 2,2′-Bipyridines

Nie, H.-J., Chen, X., Yao, C.-J., Zhong, Y.-W., Hutchison, G. R. and Yao, J. “Electronic Coupling between Two Amine Redox Sites through the 5,5′-Positions of Metal-Chelating 2,2′-Bipyridines.” Chem. Eur. J. 2012 18(45) pp. 14497–14509. Online. The supplemental info is available here: Nie SI.

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PPG Poster Session

Today, PPG held a session titled “Young Innovator’s Showcase” where Steve, Xinfeng, and Paula presented posters on their recent work.

PPG seeks to highlight the innovator’s of tomorrow as part of their larger corporate event: Cultivate to Commercialize.

Well done everyone!

 

Ilana wins a 2012 Safford Award

Congratulations to Ilana for winning a Safford Award for excellence in teaching. As the fourth member of the group to be recognized, she has demonstrated outstanding teaching capability and a willingness to go above and beyond the dimensions of her teaching assignment.

Well done, Ilana!

Best Poster Prize at Gordon Conference on Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions

Last week, Prof. Hutchison presented a poster on our molecular piezoelectric research, “Donor-Acceptor Molecule Piezoelectrics: Electromechanical Materials from the Bottom Up” at the 2012 Gordon Research Conference on Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions. The work was picked as one of the three best posters at the conference, and he gave a presentation on Thursday night in one of the coveted “poster talk” slots.