Group News

October 2020

Parisa joined our team as a new M.Sc. student. Welcome!!

August 2020

Rina and Sam sucessfully defended their Master's theses! Congrats and we are proud of you!!

January 21st, 2020

We have a new undergraduate student, Braxton Schmidt, joining our group. Welcome!

October 2019

We have a new graduate student joining our group. Ashen will be co-advised (Miro group) and will work in the EPSCoR Track II project. Welcome to the group!

October 18th, 2019

Clara and our summer 2019 REU student, MaKenna, went to the Midwest Regional Meeting (MWRM). Clara gave a talk and presetned a poster (she won the 3rd place prize! MaKenna presented a poster and won the first place prize! Great work!!

August 28th and 29th, 2019

Bess and Brian are going to the ACS National Meeting in San Diego. Come see Bess speak on Wednesday the 28th or Brian on the 29th. Hope to see you there!

August 13th, 2019

The NSF Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) was renewed! We look forward to the research we will be able to do over the next five years. Read more here (link)


June 6th, 2019

Bess gave a talk at the annual meeting for the Center for Functional Fluorinated Materials (CFFM).

May 28th, 2019

The summer students are here! Welcome to MaKenna Koble from Augustana Unviersity and welcome back to USD student Clara Kirkvold

May 1st, 2019

Undergraduate researcher and USD Chemistry major Clara Kirkvold (pictured on right) recently was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship! Congrats Clara! Read more here (link)


May 1st, 2019

We got group news!