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Open Postdoc Position (Surface Spectroscopy)

Separation Science group has an opening for a Postdoctoral Appointee to conduct fundamental research centered on liquid surfaces/interfaces of relevance to innovative carbon dioxide capture chemistries. As part of a new collaborative program that integrates advanced techniques in surface physics … Read More »

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Goodbye Marek!

Good luck and best wishes to Marek Piechowicz at SHINE Medical Technologies. Marek joined Separation Science group in 2017 as a SCGSR fellow while he was a graduate student at the University of Chicago. He became a staff scientist after … Read More »

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J. Phys. Chem. C Cover

Skantha and Lynne’s work in collaboration with Moritz Schmidt has appeared as a supplementary cover of J. Phys. Chem. C! “Understanding the impact of actinide nanoparticle (NP) formation is important to assess radionuclide mobility in the environment. We combined surface … Read More »

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Welcome Alexander!

Alexander Gremillion has joined Heavy Elements group as a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) fellow. He is a graduate student at University of Missouri-Columbia, in Justin Walensky‘s group. Alex will work with Richard Wilson on heavy element … Read More »

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Pubudu and Amanda win One-Minute Pitch Competition

Pubudu and Amanda received 2nd and 3rd place awards in CSE division’s one-minute pitch competition. Communication is one of the most important skills that all scientific researchers need to develop and improve constantly throughout their career. Being able to communicate … Read More »

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J. Phys. Chem. Lett. Cover

Michael’s work in collaboration with Brian Stephenson has appeared as a supplementary cover of J. Phys. Chem. Lett.! Liquid‒liquid extraction is an essential separations technology, but its utility is limited by a deleterious phase transition where the nonpolar organic phase … Read More »

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J. Phys. Chem. B Cover

Michael, Marek, and Lynne’s work has appeared as a supplementary cover of J. Phys. Chem. B! Amphiphile self-association plays an important role in liquid–liquid extraction. Extracted water induces reorganization of the amphiphilic extractant molecules, forming water-in-oil clusters. Geometric arrangement of … Read More »

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ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Cover

Srikanth, Raju, and Ahmet’s work in collaboration with Aurora Clark has appeared as a supplementary cover of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces! “Tailored interfaces in complex fluids play a major role in liquid–liquid extraction of metals. A combination of sum … Read More »

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Michael Receives PSE Early Investigator Named Award

Michael Servis has been selected to 2021 PSE Early Investigator Named Award program! This program is designed to prepare eligible staff within Physical Sciences and Engineering Directorate to submit competitive proposals for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of … Read More »

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Lynne Soderholm Named Interim Division Director

Effective April 16, 2021, Lynda Soderholm will be taking on the position of Interim Chemical Sciences and Engineering (CSE) Division Director. Lynne is department head for Actinide, Geochemical and Separations Sciences in CSE and an Argonne Distinguished Fellow. She has … Read More »

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