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  • New paper from Atharva and Brad!

    A new paper authored by Atharva and Brad, entitled “Predicting Hydrophobicity by Learning Spatiotemporal Features of Interfacial Water Structure: Combining Molecular Dynamics Simulations with Convolutional Neural Networks,” has been published by The Journal of Physical …

  • Amy wins poster prize

    Congratulations to Amy for winning a poster prize at the UW-Madison Computing in Engineering forum! You can hear Amy describe her work in the YouTube video linked below.

  • Welcome to Jianping!

    We’re very excited to welcome Jianping Li as a GLBRC Keegstra Postdoctoral Fellow! Jianping joins us after completing his Ph.D at Texas A&M and will be co-advised with Professor Christos Maravelias at Princeton University. Welcome …

  • Good luck to Herry!

    We wish the best of luck to Herry Jin who will be starting his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at MIT this fall. Keep an eye for a paper from him soon! Good luck in Cambridge, …

  • New paper by Jonathan

    Jonathan’s paper entitled “Bilayer-mediated assembly of cationic nanoparticles adsorbed to lipid bilayers: Insights from molecular simulations” has been published in the AIChE Journal! This article will be included as part of the 2020 Futures collection. …

  • New funding from DOE!

    We’re very happy to announce that the Center on the Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics – led by Professor George Huber at UW-Madison – will be funded by the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies office. …

  • Zhizhang paper highlighted by GLBRC

    Zhizhang’s recent paper on screening solvent systems for lignin product separation was recently highlighted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center – well-done, Zhizhang!

  • Reid receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

    Reid received the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award – thank you to 3M and our sponsors for the award!

  • Newly published papers

    Three new papers have recently been published, including: 1) a study by Alex using molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning to design solvent mixtures for biomass conversion reactions (with the Huber and Dumesic groups), 2) …

  • Brad receives MRSEC Excellence in Open Science Prize

    Brad is the first recipient of the UW-Madison MRSEC Excellence in Open Science Prize! This award recognizes contributions of tools and data to the greater scientific community and higlights Brad’s effort to openly share data. …

  • Alex receives ACS Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award

    Alex was announced as a recipient of the ACS Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award! This award honors graduate students in the computational chemistry community and encourages travel to the ACS conference. Unfortunately, the ACS Spring …

  • Article online about Alex’s work

    A news article on Alex’s work has been featured on the department website. Check it out!    

  • Honors for both Samartha and Jonathan

    Two graduate students earned nice honors recently: Samartha received a graduate student travel award for the Biophysical Society annual meeting and Jonathan was awarded the PPG Fellowship in CBE. Congratulations to you both!

  • Herry won poster prizes at AIChE!

    Herry Jin won poster prizes at AIChE: 1st place in Microbes at Biomedical Interfaces and 2nd place in the General Poster session. Bravo Herry!

  • Amy and Panzheng join the group!

    Amy Qin and Panzheng (Pan) Zhou have joined the group as new graduate students. Welcome to the group, Amy and Pan!

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