Welcome to the Broadbelt Research Group!
Left to Right: Lindsay, Chun-Yi, Matt, Abe, Linda, Xiaowei, Venkat, Heather, Ying, Renhu,
Andrew, Di, Guozhen, and Beatriz.
- Congratulations to PhD student Ying Yu on earned the top poster prize at the 2014 Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference!
- Congratulations to Heather Mayes on being selected as one of the invited speakers at the University of Washington's Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar series.
- PhD candidate Heather Mayes is featured on the website for the Union of Concerned Scientists, highlighting the Broadbelt group's work aimed at making renewable energy more abundant and affordable.
- Congratulations to Dr. Renhu Ma for successfully defending his dissertation!
- Congratulations to Heather Mayes, Linda Broadbelt, and collaborators on the selection of their recently accepted ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. paper as an Editor's Choice Open Access paper.
- Congratulations to Heather Mayes for being named a Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award for Graduate Students Winner for the Fall 2014 American Chemical Society Meeting.
- Congratulations to Lindsay Oakley for recognition by the National Science Foundation!
- A paper by the Broadbelt lab and collaborators is featured on the cover of the February 27, 2014 issue of the Journal of Physical Chemistry B.
- The lab provided a tour to middle and high school girls to share the joys and impact of chemical engineering, as part of Northwestern's 64th Annual Career Day for Girls.
- The lab welcomes Rob Brydon and Hanyu Gao to the group.
- Watch lab member Heather Mayes discuss the role of biofuels in our sustainable energy future with Nobel Laureates Steven Chu and Hartmut Michel in this Nature video filmed at the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
- Congratulations to Beatriz Penalver on being selected as one of this year's runners up for the department's Distinguished Graduate Researcher Award!
- Congratulations to Adam Pelzer for earning an NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) postdoctoral fellowship. He will be partnering with Virent, a biofuels startup in Madison Wisconsin, to analyze how to economically convert the lignin component of biomass into drop-in biofuels.
- Congratulations to Di Wu for successfully defending his PhD dissertation!
- Congratulations to Renhu Ma for receiving a terminal year fellowship!