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  • 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 Panzhang Joins the Group!

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

  • The group goes to AIChE!

    The Van Lehn group will be headed to AIChE with presentations from a variety of group members. Come check them out! Reid – Monday, Nov 11, 1:15 – 1:35 PM, Spotlights in Thermodynamics and Computational …

  • Jonathan’s paper accepted by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering!

    Jonathan’s most recent paper, entitled “Molecular simulations of analyte partitioning and diffusion in liquid crystal sensors” has been accepted by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering! This paper was a nice collaborative effort with Jake Gold …

  • Alex receives the Bird-Stewart-Lightfoot fellowship!

    Alex received a Bird-Stewart-Lightfoot Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (WDGF)! Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships recognize deserving graduate students in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) who have displayed great achievements towards their educational goals. …

  • Group attends the Computing in Engineering Forum

    The group attends the Computing in Engineering Forum to learn about how machine learning is integrated across engineering disciplines. We thank Victor Zavala, Dan Negrut, and other organizers for hosting this event! We are also grateful …

  • Reid is awarded the Conway Assistant Professorship

    Prof. Reid Van Lehn is named the Conway Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on Thursday, September 5th, 2019. Congratulations Reid! We gratefully thank the Conway family for their generous donation! …

  • Zhizhang’s paper accepted by Langmuir!

    Zhizhang’s paper, titled “Solvent-Mediated Affinity of Polymer-Wrapped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Chemically Modified Surfaces” was accepted by Langmuir  – congrats Zhizhang!

  • Group goes on social event: Devil’s Lake State Park

    The group went to Devil’s Lake State Park to hike, barbecue, and pedal boats. We hope you enjoy the nice summer weather before it ends! Left to right: Grace, Alex Chew, Brad Dallin (with Eloise …

  • Brad’s paper accepted by The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

    Brad’s paper, titled “Spatially Heterogenous Water Properties at Disordered Surfaces Decrease the Hydrophobicity of Nonpolar Self-Assembled Monolayers” was accepted by The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters – great work Brad!

  • Alex’s paper accepted by Frontiers in Chemistry!

    Alex’s paper, titled “Quantifying the Stability of the Hydronium Ion in Organic Solvents With Molecular Dynamics Simulations” was accepted by Frontiers in Chemistry – congratulations Alex!

  • Group goes to MTSM 2019

    The group presented their research at the 2019 Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics meeting (June 2-4)! Special thanks to Charles Sing and organizers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for hosting the event! We will …

  • Jonathan passes preliminary exam

    Jonathan Sheavly officially passed his preliminary exam. Congrats Jonathan!

  • Group goes on social event: Brocach and EscapeThis!

    The group went to have brunch at Brocach and escape the room at EscapeThis!: “Lost Friday Night!”. We successfully escaped with ~2 minutes to spare! Nice work team! Left to right: Atharva Kelkar, Samartha Patel, …

  • Brad’s paper accepted by Langmuir!

    Brad’s paper, entitled “Molecular Order Affects Interfacial Water Structure and Temperature-Dependent Hydrophobic Interactions between Nonpolar Self-Assembled Monolayers” was accepted by Langmuir  – nice work Brad!

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