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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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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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Welcome Danielle!

Danielle Hutchison joined the Heavy Elements group as a postdoctoral appointee. Danielle’s previous research focused on synthesis and solution characterization of metal-oxo photoresist precursors and structural characterization of actinide materials at high pressure. She is experienced in single crystal x-ray … Read More »

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Welcome Nicole!

Nicole Byrne has joined Heavy Elements group as a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) fellow. She is a graduate student at George Washington University, in Christopher Cahill‘s group. Nicole will work with Richard Wilson on heavy element … 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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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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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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