Katie awarded Cottrell Postdoc Fellowship!

Sept. 8, 2021

Congrats to Dr. Katie Shulenberger for being awarded a 2021-2022 Cottrell fellowship! The fellowship supports postdocs looking to move into academic positions in the COVID-19 pandemic era. As part of her fellowship responsibilities Katie will be co-teaching CHEM 1400 (Foundations of Chemistry) this semester with Dr. Dukovic.

Dr. Dukovic promoted to full professor!

July 24, 2021

A big congratulations to Dr. Dukovic for her recent promotion to a full professorship!

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New article about News in Nanocrystals (NiNC) Webinar Series

July 7, 2021

Group members Katie and Helena, along with their international collaborators, authored an article in ACS Nano about their work establishing the News in Nanocrystals (NiNC) webinar series. Focused on nanocrystal research, NiNC is a bi-weekly webinar that was established during the COVID-19 pandemic as a way to virtually draw together...

New summer undergraduate student!

June 14, 2021

Madi Sousa, an undergraduate student at the University of Denver, will be joining the lab for the rest of the summer. She will be co-mentored by Lauren and Katie as part of the STROBE Summer Undergraduate Research Scholars program. Welcome Madi!

Jesse defends!

May 21, 2021

Jesse successfully defended his dissertation. Congratulations Dr. Ruzicka!

Niamh awarded for undergraduate research accomplishments!

Dec. 29, 2020

Congrats to Niamh for receiving the Undergraduate Research Award in Chemistry!

New student!

Dec. 3, 2020

A first-year student, Skylar Sherman, has joined the Dukovic group. Welcome Skylar!

Hole hopping diagram
New publication

Nov. 10, 2020

In a new perspective in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, James Utterback et al describe our work on trapped-hole diffusion at nanocrystal surfaces, done in collaboration with the Eaves group at the University of Colorado Boulder.

NMR binding figure
New publication

Oct. 29, 2020

In a new publication in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters Orion Pearce et al, led by Niels Damrauer , use NMR spectroscopic techniques to probe how a ruthenium-based water oxidation catalyst binds to CdS QDs. The findings point toward a surprising binding orientation that has implications for hole transfer...

New article about Dukovic-Elliott research collaboration

Oct. 27, 2020

Here is a story about our collaboration with the Elliott Lab at Boston University on photochemical carbon-carbon bond formation.