2023 Oxynitride TOC
New publication

April 17, 2023

In a new publication in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Ben Hammel and Leah Hall et al. study how compositional heterogeneity influences the absorption spectra of (Ga1-xZnx)(N1-xOx) nanocrystals. They used valence electron energy loss spectroscopy (VEELS) to study how compositional variation influences absorption within and between nanocrystals. Notably, a...

Dr. Dukovic awarded Guggenheim Fellowship!

April 6, 2023

Congrats to Dr. Dukovic who was named as one of the 2023 Guggenheim fellows ! The fellowship is a highly competitve award available to mid-career Americans and Canadians who have "demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional ability in the arts and exhibit great promise for their future endeavors."...

Olivia and Ben named NSF graduate research fellows!

March 29, 2023

Both of our second year students, Olivia Bird and Ben Hammel, were recently awarded 3-year graduate research fellowships from the NSF. Congrats Olivia and Ben!

Adira accepted into STROBE summer research program!

March 17, 2023

Congrats to undergraduate student Adira who was accepted into the summer undergraduate research program run by STROBE! STROBE is a multi-institutional organization funded by NSF that focuses on improving scientific imaging capabilities. Several research groups at CU, including ours, are STROBE members.

Katie joining chemistry faculty at Brandeis University!

March 10, 2023

A huge congrats to our postdoc Katie Shulenberger who recently accepted an assistant professorship in the chemistry department at Brandeis University! Katie will be leaving the group in the coming months and will begin her new position this summer.

2023 ChemRev TOC Figure
New publication

March 7, 2023

In a new review in Chemical Reviews Katie Shulenberger et al. survey two decades of research on cadmium chalcogenide nanorods, including work done by the Dukovic group. The review covers the electronic structure and excited state properties of single-material and heterostructure nanorods with an eye towards a range of applications.

New undergraduate student!

Dec. 1, 2022

Adira Lunken, an undergraduate student at CU, will be joining the lab under the mentorship of Skylar. Welcome Adira!

Katie profiled by RASEI

Nov. 14, 2022

Katie was recently profiled on the Renewable & Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) website. RASEI is a joint institute involving research groups at CU and at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO.

Katie awarded "Postdoc of the Year"!

Sept. 12, 2022

Katie has been named as one of two " Outstanding Postdocs of the Year ". The university-wide award recognizes postdocs who excel in research, productivity, innovation, communication, leadership, and advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Congrats Katie!

DOE funds 17-group collaborative research center!

Aug. 25, 2022

The Department of Energy has funded a $10.5 million Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) led by Dr. Shane Ardo of UC Irvine. The EFRC titled "Ensembles of Photosynthetic Nanoreactors" involves 17 research groups across the country, including ours, and is part of an initiative to research clean energy and low-carbon manufacturing.