2021 News Archive


Develop Computationally Designed Zwitterionic Peptides

July 19, 2021

Professor Andrew White

Andrew White, associate professor of chemical engineering and an expert in computer-designed molecular simulation who is also affiliated with the Materials Science Program, will be working along side Danielle Benoit, professor of biomedical engineering, director of the Materials Science Program, and an expert in nanoparticle drug delivery systems, will address this problem with grant from the National Science Foundation.  Along with Danielle, and co-PI Andrew will be co-PI Minsoo Kim, professor of microbiology and immunology and of pharmacology and physiology at the Medical Center.

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Müller’s Paper Published in Chemical Reviews

June 11, 2021

Professor Astrid Müller, Assistant Professor

Professor Astrid M. Müller’s review article on Pulsed Laser in Liquids Made Nanomaterials for Catalysis appeared in Chemical Reviews. She and her PhD students Ryland Forsythe, Connor Cox and Maddie Wilsey used the pandemic-related downtime of her lab to compose a comprehensive review of the field of laser-generated nanomaterials for catalysis, either with performance testing or of potential interest for catalytic applications. They highlighted the unique benefits of the laser synthesis technique that is central to Müller’s research. The review serves as a practical guide that both the catalysis and laser synthesis communities can exploit to advance catalyst development, by leveraging the synergies of two fields of intensive research.

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