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Open Postdoc Position (Heavy Elements Chemistry)

Heavy Elements Group solicits applicants to fill a postdoctoral research position. The candidate for this new position will, in collaboration with, and supervision from other scientists in the Heavy Elements Chemistry group, contribute to ongoing research programs studying the periodic … Read More »

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Langmuir Cover!

Srikanth, Raju, and Ahmet’s work has appeared as a supplementary cover of Langmuir! Inverted bilayers of amphiphiles form spontaneously at the air/water interface in the presence of trivalent lutetium ions. The same amphiphiles form a simple monolayer in the presence … Read More »

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Welcome Brittany!

Brittany Bonnett has joined Separation Science group as a postdoctoral appointee. Brittany’s previous research focused on development and optimization of metal-organic framework sorbents for direct atmospheric CO2 capture, polymer composite applications of anisotropic metal-organic frameworks, and supramolecular approaches to CO2 … Read More »

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J. Phys. Chem. B Cover

Michael and Lynne’s work in collaboration with Dina Sheyfer and Brian Stephenson has appeared as a supplementary cover of J. Phys Chem. B! “Organic phase splitting in liquid‒liquid extraction is studied for each combination of two lanthanides and two extractants … Read More »

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Sad News

Our colleague and friend, Skantha, passed unexpectedly on January 18, 2022.  Skantha was a long time and invaluable member of the Heavy Elements and Separation Science Groups making seminal contributions to f-element chemistry and physics, and the development of novel … Read More »

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Welcome Seung Eun!

Seung Eun Lee has joined Separation Science group as a postdoctoral appointee. Seung Eun’s previous research focused on selective molecular transport through horizontal graphene oxide nanochannels. She specializes in treatments of functional nanomaterials and soft elastomeric polymers, and fabrication and … Read More »

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Open Postdoc Position (Computational Chemistry)

Separation Science group is seeking applications for a postdoctoral research associate to conduct fundamental research using computational methods in the area of chemical separations. The successful candidate will join a diverse team of experts to address challenging, fundamental questions in … Read More »

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New Funding to Study Extraction of Critical Materials

A team lead by Michael Servis receives $2.4 M over three years to study “Phase transitions and mesoscale aggregation in liquid-liquid extraction of rare earth elements. The team includes Brian Stephenson (MSD), Maria Chan (NST), and Subramanian Sankaranarayanan (NST). “For … Read More »

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New Funding to Study CO2 Capture from Air

A joint Oregon State-Argonne project receives $1.6 M over three years to study new chemistries for direct CO2 capture from air. Oregon State University chemistry professor May Nyman has been selected as one of the leaders of a $24 million … Read More »

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Open Postdoc Position (Graphene Based Materials)

Separation Science group has an opening for a Postdoctoral Appointee to conduct fundamental research centered on heavy element separations with graphene based two-dimensional materials, as part of a dynamic group with diverse expertise in separations that integrates advanced techniques in … Read More »

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