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Alex defends his Ph.D.!

Many congratulations to Dr. Alex Chew, who is the first student from the group to defend his Ph.D.!!! We’ll miss Alex greatly as he transitions to a new role as a senior scientist at Schrodinger …

MTSM 2021 registration now open

We’re organizing the 2021 (virtual) Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics conference, which is a great way to catch up on exciting research from groups throughout the Midwest (or beyond this year due to the virtual …

Two new papers in ACS Nano!

Two new papers from the group have both been accepted in ACS Nano. The first, by Alex and Brad is entitled “The Interplay of Ligand Properties and Core Size Dictates the Hydrophobicity of Monolayer-Protected Gold …

Welcome to Zeynep!

We’re very excited to welcome Zeynep Sumer to the group as a new postdoc! Zeynep joins us after completing her Ph.D at University College London. Welcome, Zeynep!

Reid receives NSF CAREER award!

Reid received a CAREER award entitled CAREER: Molecular and Data-Centric Modeling of Cell-Penetrating Nanoparticles! Thank you to the NSF Division of Materials Research – Condensed Matter and Materials Theory and the NSF Division of Chemical, …

New paper from Herry and Samartha!

Congratulations to Herry and Samartha for their new paper “Molecular simulations of lipid membrane partitioning and translocation by bacterial quorum sensing modulators” which is now out in PLoS ONE. It’s great to see a (former) …

Reid named a Vilas Associate!

Reid was selected a 2021 UW-Madison Vilas Associate, an award that “recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance.” Thank you to the Vilas Trust and the Vice Chancellor for Graduate Research …