Safety first… with some humor

Thanks to Twitter, I found a hilarious but useful way of bringing NMR tubes back and forth between the lab and the NMR spectrometer. It’s a 3D-printed “coffee mug” with nine spots for 9-inch NMR tubes and a few more spots for USB drives! Terrific! Thanks to Terry Moore and Nick Oberlies for the info and the design, respectively!

Welcome to Jay and David!

David Thole (’21) and Jay Nicoleau (’21) are rising sophomores that recently began their first summer research experience with me. Jay will be taking over the redox shuttle project from Nathan Rudman, and David will handle the redox flow battery project that Claudia Hernandez began last summer. They join Nick Kennedy to round out the 2018 summer class! You can read more about them on the group members page.

New funding from Office of Electricity!

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has been a supporter of my research since the beginning of my independent career. I applied and received funding for two years at $25,000 per year to continue my work on new redox flow battery electrolytes. This award is currently funding three students this summer (2018) and will continue to support this effort through the academic year. Thank you to Dr. Imre Gyuk, Dr. Babu Chalamala, and Dr. Travis Anderson for their amazing support!