NEWS!

News from 2014

  • July 2014: Arthi awarded tenure at CU. http://connections.cu.edu/news/tenure-list-june-2014/ for official announcement!
  • May 2014: Tyler's bidisperse matrix paper gets accepted in J Polymer Science B Polymer Physics special issue on "Hairy Particles"!
  • May 2014: Anna and Brandon graduate with BS and MS respectively! Congrats!
  • May 2014: Arthi receives the dept. of chemical engineering outstanding junior faculty award!
  • May 2014: Arthi receives the dept. of chemical engineering outstanding graduate teaching award!
  • Apr 2014: Group alum Eric Jankowski accepts faculty position at Boise State Materials program. Congrats!
  • Mar 2014: Robert's ssDNA on surfaces paper gets accepted in J. Chem Phys!
  • Mar 2014: Hilary and Eric's conjugated polymers paper gets accepted in Macromolecules!
  • Mar 2014: Carla's paper on copolymer graft composition effect on assembly gets published in J Chem Phys!
  • Mar 2014: Multiple talks and posters from our group at the APS and ACS this year- 5 presentations at APS and 2 invited talks at ACS!
  • Jan 2014: Our paper with experiments from Prof. Bryant's group gets published in Biomacromolecules!
  • News from 2013

  • Dec 2013: Robert successfully defends his PhD! Congrats Dr. Elder !
  • Nov 2013: Robert wins AIChE COMSEF graduate student award !
  • Oct 2013: Tyler and Arthi's paper on ideal graft distribution for particle dispersion gets published in Macromolecules !
  • Sept 2013: Robert wins 1st place in STARS research symposium! Our group grad students have won awards in four of the last five STARS symposia!
  • Sept 2013: Robert's NLS peptide sequence based paper gets accepted in J Phys Chem B!.
  • Sept 2013: Arezou's bidisperse DNA grafted particles paper gets accepted in Molecular Simulation.
  • July 2013: Arthi receives Provost Faculty Achievement Award 2013!
  • July 2013: Arthi selected as 2014 ACS Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering PMSE division Young Investigator!
  • June 2013: Arthi receives the 2013 AIChE Computational Molecular Science and Engineering (CoMSEF) Young Investigator Award!
  • June 2013: Eric and Hilary's Macromolecules paper on blends of conjugated polymers and fullerene deriatives gets accepted!.
  • May 2013: Robert receives the Max Peters Graduate Research Award! Congrats!.
  • Mar 2013: Tyler is awarded NSF graduate fellowship! Congrats!.
  • Mar 2013: Arthi gives an invited talk at APS March meeting in Directed Assembly in Hybrid Materials.
  • Feb 2013: Tyler is awarded GAANN fellowship!.
  • Feb 2013: Tyler's Soft Matter paper accepted!.
  • Jan 2013: Arthi gives an invited talk at Gordon Research Conference- Macromolecular materials.
  • Jan 2013:Arezou defends her PhD thesis successfully! Congrats Dr. Seifpour!
  • News from 2012

  • Nov 2012:Our paper on polydispersity effects in polymer nanocomposites has been accepted for publication in Phys Rev Lett!
  • Nov 2012:Tyler awarded CU Boulder College of Engineering Teet's Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship! Congrats Tyler!
  • Oct 2012:Arthi gives an invited talk in the "Emerging Areas in Polymer Science and Engineering" plenary session at AICHE 2012 Link
  • Oct 2012:Robert, Arezou and Hilary give 4 presentations and Arthi gives 3 invited talks at AICHE 2012
  • Oct 2012:Tyler wins first place among second years and Robert wins third place among seniors in the annual student research symposium! Our group has won awards three out of the last four years! Congratulations!
  • Sept 2012: Tyler's copolymer grafted particle assembly paper gets published in Soft Matter!
  • Sept 2012: Hilary's coarse-grained simulations of morphology in conjugated polymer-acceptor blends is accepted for publication in J. Polymer Science B Polymer Physics!
  • Sept 2012: Robert's coarse-grained simulations of polycation-DNA binding paper gets accepted into Macromolecules!
  • Aug 2012: Dr. Eric Jankowski joins our group. Welcome Eric! .
  • June 2012: Arthi's paper with Lisa Hall and Ken Schweizer in Current Opinion Solid State and Materials Science listed as one of the top cited article published since 2007.
  • April 2012: Arthi gives an invited talk at University of Texas-Austin Institute of Computational Science and Engineering.
  • April 2012: Robert's drug-DNA recognition paper gets accepted into Biophys J!
  • March 2012: Arthi gives an invited talk at ACS Spring meeting.
  • February 2012: Paul's polydispersity paper gets accepted in J polymer science B: Polymer Physics!
  • January 2012: Arthi gives a department seminar at Colorado School of Mines
  • January 2012: Tyler and Alex are our group's newest graduate students. Welcome!

  • News from 2011

  • December 2011: Robert's paper on drug-DNA recognition gets accepted in Molecular Simulations!
  • November 2011: Charles and Hilary pass their prelim exams! Congrats!
  • October 2011: Arthi named Patten Faculty fellow by the Dept. of Chemical and BIological Engineering here at CU!
  • September 2011: Robert wins Fall 2011 ACS Peter Kollman Award for High Performance Computing!Congrats Robert!!
  • September 2011: Robert's gene delivery paper gets accepted into Biomacromolecules!
  • September 2011: Robert's poster wins first place in Front Range SuperComputing Symposium held in Golden,CO!
  • June 2011: Chris Mckinney, an REU student from Clarkson, joins our group for summer research. Welcome!
  • May 2011: Arthi presents invited talk at the "Young Investigators in Materials Research" symposium at UMASS Amherst MRSEC.
  • May 2011: Nathaniel Wentzel completes his postdoctoral research with us and joins Milligen as Assistant Professor of Physics. Wish you the best!
  • April 2011: We have been awarded NSF funding to carry out collaborative research on multivalent ligand design for DNA purification, with Dr. K. Rege in Arizona State.
  • April 2011: Tyler and Arezou's Soft matter paper on assembly of functionalized particles get accepted! Congrats!
  • April 2011: Nitish and Nate's Bidispersity paper gets accepted in J Chem Phys!
  • April 2011: Arthi wins the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Faculty Award for 2010-11!
  • April 2011: Mohamed wins the Outstanding TA award for 2010-11! Congrats!
  • March 2011: Steven Dahl completes his part-time postdoctoral stint with us and joins BP-Houston. Wish you the best!
  • February 2011: Arthi presents invited seminars at UIUC (MatSci), Texas A&M(ChemE) and Rice(ChemE)
  • January 2011: Hilary and Charles are our group's newest graduate students. Welcome!

  • News from 2010

  • December 2010: Arthi elected as Liaison Director for COMSEF
  • December 2010: Paul receives UROP fellowship to work in our lab in Spring 2011!
  • December 2010: Nitish completes his postdoctoral term in the group to join General Motors in India. We wish you the very best!
  • November 2010: Arthi receives ACS Women Chemist Committee Lectureship Award to present a seminar at Vanderbilt
  • October 2010: Robert wins 2nd place in STARS symposium for his talk on gene delivery! This is the second year in a row our group has won a place in the symposium! Well done guys!
  • October 2010: Robert and Arezou pass their prelim exams. Congratulations!
  • August 2010: Nitish's paper accepted in Macromolecules!
  • July 2010: Nate joins our group! Welcome!
  • June 2010: Dongsheng joins our group! Welcome!
  • June 2010: Tyler Martin an undergraduate from Clarkson University joins us for summer-REU . Welcome!
  • May 2010: Arthi awarded a RASEI seed grant!
  • May 2010: Jeff, graduate student in Applied Math, joins our group for summer rotation. Welcome!
  • March 2010: Arezou, Phil and Nitish's paper accepted to J. Chem. Phys.
  • February 2010: Arthi gives an invited talk at the Telluride Science Workshop "Interfacial Phenomena in Nanostructured Materials and Devices"
  • February 2010: Neil Patel, a Broomfield high school senior, wins third place in the Roche Colorado Regional Science Fair for the research he conducted in our lab on DNA damage with Mohamed. Congratulations to Neil and Mohamed!
  • January 2010: Arthi has been awarded a DOE Early Career Research Award!
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    News from 2009

  • December 2009: Arezou officially joins our group as a graduate student. Welcome!
  • October 2009: Mohamed wins third place in the STARS research symposium. Congratulations!
  • October 2009: Mohamed passes his prelims. Congratulations!
  • October 2009: Phil receives UROP fellowship for his research. Congratulations!
  • July 2009: Nitish joins our group. Welcome!
  • July 2009: Dr. Jayaraman (PI) and Dr. Park (co-PI) have been awarded an NSF grant!
  • May 2009: Phil Spicer joins our group for summer research. Welcome!
  • May 2009: Arthi receives CU Innovative Seed Grant !
  • May 2009: Mohamed receives Honorable Mention from the NSF Graduate Fellowships. Congratulations!
  • April 2009: Ronald has joined our group. Welcome Ronald!
  • April 2009: Owen wins an assistantship from UROP for summer research in our lab. Congratulations!
  • April 2009: Arthi receives the CU CRCW grant-in-aid award for DNA damage research!
  • April 2009: Arezou joins our group for summer rotation. Welcome!
  • February 2009: Phil joins our group for rotation. Welcome!
  • January 2009:Owen joins our group. Welcome!

  • News form 2008

  • December 2008: Mohamed joins our group. Welcome!
  • December 2008: Audrey graduates. Congratulations and Best of luck!
  • October 2008: Arthi, Andrij and Ivan receive ICAM Junior scientist exchange award to support Andrij's visit.
  • August 2008: Arthi joins University of Colorado as tenure-track Assistant Professor.