C&EN Talented 12

Joseph has been selected by Chemical & Engineering News for the 2018 edition of the Talented 12. This is an award for chemists worldwide under the age of 40. He will give a talk at the Talented 12 Symposium at the ACS meeting in Boston on August 20. Check out the C&EN writeup. Also check out related highlights in French here.

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Vuk wins poster prize at SCF-18

Vuk Vuković has won the EuCheMS poster prize at the 18th meeting of the French Chemical Society (SCF), held this week in Montpellier. His poster described the use of HFIP to enable dehydrative Friedel-Crafts reactions for a variety of alcohols. Way to go, Vuk!

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Dr. Abhijit Sau wins a Marie Curie fellowship and joins the lab

A warm welcome to Abhijit Sau, who has obtained a Marie Curie fellowship from the European Commission to join our lab. The project is called VSC_CAT (H2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellowship 792101) and will investigate the potential of Vibrational Strong Coupling for use in organic chemistry. Abhijit comes to us from a prior postdoctoral appointment with Prof. Carmen Galan at the University of Bristol. Congrats and welcome, Abhijit!

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Paul wins an MRT fellowship

Congrats to M2 student Paul Chatelain, who has won a PhD fellowship from the French Ministry of Education. Paul will stay in our group for his PhD studies, which officially begin in October 2017.