Amanda and Gordana after graduation (May, 2017)

Amanda defends PhD

May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Amanda Grennell, who defended her dissertation on nanocrystal heterostructures today. Amanda will be moving on to a career in science writing. We look forward to following her work!

group members learning to use the new setup

Training day for the new near-IR setup!

May 2, 2017

Our new HELIOS transient absorption setup extends our capabilities to measure near-IR nanocrystal decay on ultrafast timescales. Thank you to DURIP for funding!

Chi-Hung departs for a new job

Feb. 17, 2017

Postdoctoral scholar Chi-Hung Chuang is starting a new position at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company in Hsinchu, Taiwan. We wish him the best of luck on his new adventure!

Visiting scholar

Jan. 7, 2017

Nelly Couzon, a PhD student from University of Lyon in France is visiting the group for 3 months. Welcome, Nelly!

Emerging Investigators in Inorganic Photochemistry and Photophysics

Dec. 20, 2016

Gordana has been featured in the ACS Select Virtual Issue on Emerging Investigators in Inorganic Photochemistry and Photophysics . Check it out to read more about the work of 15 young investigators as well as tips and fun facts about them.

New students

Dec. 10, 2016

Two first year PhD students, Ashutosh Gupta and Nicholas Pogranichniy, have joined the Dukovic group. Welcome, Ashutosh and Nicholas!

Gordana named a RASEI Fellow

Oct. 1, 2016

Gordana has been named a Fellow of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute .

2016 Graduate Teaching Award

Aug. 17, 2016

Congratulations to Jesse Ruzicka for being awarded a 2016 Graduate Teaching Excellence Award by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry!

GAANN Fellowship

Aug. 4, 2016

Orion received the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship for catalysis and biocatalysis from our department. Congratulations Orion!

Diffusion of trapped holes on nanocrystal surfaces

July 11, 2016

In an article in Nature Chemistry , James et al show that trapped holes can move on nanocrystal surfaces. This work combines ultrafast spectroscopy and theory in collaboration with Joel Eaves .