Laura's article on custom PDMS blends for simultaneous control over surface functionalization and PDMS mechanical properties is accepted to ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, congratulations! https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsami.2c22646
Anamika's article on polydiacetylene glycopolymers for multivalent binding hydrogels is accepted to Journal of the American Chemical Society, congratulations!
Professor Claridge gives an invited talk at the Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Lectures in Bad Honnef, Germany. Many thanks to the organizers for the invitation!
Anamika's perspective article on nanoscale patterning of soft surfaces is accepted to Chemical Communications, congratulations! https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2022/cc/d2cc05221k
Professor Claridge gives an invited talk at the SciX Symposium on Chemical Measurements and Imaging. Thanks to the organizers for the invitation, and a great session!
Professor Claridge is selected as a recipient of the ACS WCC Rising Star Award, recognizing an accelerated trajectory for contributions to chemistry in the context of nanostructured materials and interfaces. Congratulations!
The group receives an NIH NIBIB Trailblazer Award, to support our work on nanostructured materials for artificial extracellular matrix! Thank you to the NIH for this support.
Juan's work on roles of surface functionalization of polyacrylamide hydrogels is published in ACS AMI. Congratulations to all the authors! DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c12034
Prof. Claridge is delighted to get to recognize the broad-ranging contributions of Prof. Paul Weiss to nanoscience, co-editing a Special Issue of the journal Aggregate, along with Prof. Bin Liu. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/26924560/2022/3/4
A big week for the Claridge Group at ACS Fall 2022 National Meeting in Chicago! Laura, Juan, and Anamika are all giving talks, and Prof. Claridge is running a COLL symposium on Lipid Materials, and speaking in an ANYL symposium on Wearable and Implantable Materials.
Prof. Claridge receives a Schmidt Science Polymath Award from Schmidt Futures. This award supports high-risk new directions in the group's work for the next 5 years. A huge thanks to Schmidt Futures for this support!
Prof. Claridge gives a short talk the GRC on Signal Transduction in the Extracellular Matrix. Thanks to everyone at the GRC for fanatastic discussions.
Prof. Claridge serves as a panelist for this week's iCAN-X talks. Thank you to the speakers and other panelists for a great discussion on the future of nanoscience!
Erin's work on roles of oleylamine impurities in gold nanowire synthesis is published in Chemistry of
Materials. Congratulations, Erin and Chris! DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c00945
Anni’s work on nanometer-scale precision polymer patterning of PDMS is published in ACS Applied
Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations to all authors! DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c04534
Laura serves as a panelist for this week's iCAN-X talks. Thanks to the speakers and other panelists, including Purdue alum Aristide Gumyusenge, for a great discussion!
Anni successfully completes her thesis defense. Congratulations Dr. Shi! Best wishes for your postdoctoral
work with Prof. Daniel Schwartz at CU Boulder!
Erin Lang passed her dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Lang! We wish you all the best in the Future
Technical Leaders program at Northrop-Grumman!
Professor Claridge gives a talk at the Solvay Institute in Brussels, as part of a workshop "From 2D to 3D
Crystals". Thanks to the organizers for the invitation!
Professor Claridge gives a talk at KU Leuven in Belgium. Thanks to Prof. Steven DeFeyter for the invitation!
Erin Lang's perspective article on oleylamine impurities appears online in Nanotechnology. Congratulations! https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6528/ac39cb
Joseph Garfield completes his departmental literature seminar. Congratulations Joseph!
First-year graduate student Teah Tirey joins the research group. Welcome, Teah!
Professor Claridge is named a University Faculty Scholar, in recognition of an accelerated trajectory of academic distinction. Congratulations!
Juan Arango passes his proposal examination and advances to candidacy. Congratulations Juan!
Erin’s chapter on Biomolecular templates for interfacial nanomaterial assembly is published by Elsevier.
Congratulations Erin! https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822425-0.00014-2
Professor Claridge gives a Physical Chemistry Seminar at UC Irvine.
Thanks to Professors Nizkorodov and Finkeldei for hosting!
Professor Claridge is profiled in Angewandte Chemie as a new corresponding author.
Thanks to Angewandte for highlighting our work! https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/anie.202113971
First-year graduate student Emmanuel Nava joins the Claridge group. Welcome, Emmanuel!
Anni's work on polydiacetylene polymerization efficiency appears in Angewandte Chemie!
Congratulations to all the authors. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.202110517
Professor Claridge gives a talk at the Wintergreen Meeting of Physical Chemists.
Thanks to Professor Christie Landes for the invitation to share our work!
Anni's manuscript on the on-surface polymerization kinetics of diynoic acids on 2D materials is accepted be Angewandt Chemie. Congratulations!
Second-year graduate student Chris Pintro completes his departmental literature presentation.
Professor Claridge gives a talk in the ACS ANYL Wearable and Implantable Devices Symposium.
Thanks to Professor Leila Deravi for the invitation, and to all the other participants for great discussions!
Professor Claridge gives an invited talk at IEEE Nano 2021. Thanks to the symposium organizers, including Profs. Carlo Santoro, Clara Santato, and Paolo Bollella, for the invitation to share the group's work!
Jeremiah's manuscript on adsorption of polyelectrolytes on striped polydiacetylene monolayers appears in ACS Applied Nano Materials. Congraulations!
Laura O. Williams passes her OP and advances to candidacy! Congratulations!
Erin's manuscript on temperature-dependent hierarchial assembly of ultranarrow gold nanowires appears as an ACS Nano ASAP article. Congratulations! https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsnano.1c02414
Professor Claridge gives a virtual seminar hosted by the Beilstein-Institut! Thanks to the hosts of the seminar series, including Wendy Patteron and Michael Penk, and to Beilstein-Institut for supporting open science.
04/19/2021 Jeremiah Bechtold passed his dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Bechtold!
Professor Claridge has been named a recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy!
Professor Claridge gives a virtual invited talk at the 45th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, in Symposium S17: Advanced Ceramic Materials and Processing for Photonics and Energy. Thanks to the organizers for the invitation to share the group's work.
The group's third patent, on controlling surface wettability using precision polymer films, is granted! Congratulations!
Tyson's manuscript on chemical pattern transfer to PDMS appears as an ACS Nano ASAP. Congratulations! https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsnano.0c08741
Professor Claridge serves as a virtual panelist in the iCANX Talk series year-end panel discussion on Technology and the Future.
Anamika Singh passes her OP and advances to candidacy! Congratulations!
First-year Ph.D. students Chris Pintro and Joseph Garfield have joined the group! Wecome!
Professor Claridge gives a virtual invited talk as part of the European ULTIMATE ITN Network symposium on 2D materials and functionalization. Thanks to the organizers for a great symposium!
Professor Claridge gives an ACS Nano Rising Star Lecture in the online iCANX talk series organized by Peking University. Thanks to Professors Haixia Zhang and Paul Weiss for the opportunity to be part of this great series of talks!
Tyler's manuscript on thermally controlled rotary Langmuir-Schaefer conversion has been accepted to Langmuir. Congratulations! https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c01914
Tyler Hayes passed his dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Hayes!
Professor Claridge is invited to give an iCANX-ACS Nano Rising Star Lecture on September 4th. We're honored to be part of this global lecture series!
Tyson Davis passed his dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Davis!
Shane Russell's manuscript on Direct Epitaxial Assembly of Complex Aromatic Molecules has been accepted at Chem. Mater.. Congratulations!
Professor Claridge is giving a Chemistry Seminar at San Jose State University. Thanks to Madalyn Radlauer for hosting!
Professor Claridge is giving a Chemistry Seminar at UC Davis. Thanks to Gang-Yu Liu for hosting!
Professor Claridge is gaving an invited talk at the ACS POLY Layered Polymeric Systems workshop in Sonoma, CA. Thanks to Jaime Grunlan for hosting an excellent workshop!
Professor Claridge is giving a Physical Chemistry Seminar at UCLA. Thanks to Paul Weiss for hosting!
Professor Claridge gives an invited 3M Tech Forum talk at the 3M campus in Minneapolis, MN. Thanks to Fred LaPlant for hosting a great visit!
Professor Claridge is giving an invited talk at the ACS POLY Smart Materials Workshop in Savannah, GA. Thanks to the organizers for the invitation!
Professor Claridge is giving a keynote address at the African Materials Research Society Meeting. Thanks to the organizers for the invitation!
Professor Claridge gives a seminar at Kenyon College. Thanks to Katie Mauck for a great visit!
Tyson Davis and Jeremiah Bechtold's work on microcontact printing of striped phases is featured on the cover of Faraday Discussions. Congratulations!
Professor Claridge gives a seminar at UC Riverside. Thanks to Yadong Yin and Ming Lee Tang for a great visit!
Matthew Clark and Juan Arango have joined the group as first-year graduate students. Welcome!
Erin Lang passes her OP and advances to candidacy. Congratulations!
Professor Claridge gives a Materials Science and Engineering Departmental Colloquium at Univeristy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Anni Shi passes her OP and advances to candidacy. Congratulations!
Professor Claridge gives the Kohn Distinguished Alumni Lecture at Penn State Department of Chemistry.
Professor Claridge gives the Boussert Lecture at Louisiana State University Department of Chemistry.
Tyler Hayes and Tyson Davis run a symposium in the Analyical Division at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego, CA!
In the Press: Ashlin's Chem paper on gold nanowire assembly on striped phases is featured in the Purdue Research Foundation News. Congratulations!
Ashlin's manuscript on gold nanowire assembly on striped phases has been accepted at Chem. Congratulations!
Professor Claridge receives a Showalter Research Trust Award! Many thanks to the Showalter Foundation for supporting our group's work.
Professor Claridge receives the DARPA Director's Fellowship! Congratulations!
Professor Claridge receives tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor in August 2019! Congratulations!
Tyler and Tyson receive the Emerson Kampen and Cagiantas Graduate Research Fellowships, and Professor Claridge receives the Arthur E. Kelly Award for Undergraduate Teaching. Congratulations everyone!
Ashlin successfully completes her thesis defense. Congratulations Dr. Porter!
Tyson and Jeremiah's paper on microcontact printing of striped phases is accepted to Faraday Discussions. Congratulations!
Tyler and Tyson will be organizing a symposium in the Analytical Division at the 2019 Fall National ACS Meeting in San Diego. Congratulations!
Dr. Jae Jin Bang and Dr. Shane Russell have graduated. Congratulations! Best wishes to Jae Jin in her postdoc with Ralph Nuzzo at UIUC, and to Shane at DowDuPont in Michigan.
Laura Williams is joining our research group as a PhD student. Welcome Laura!
Professor Claridge is elected to the ACS Colloid and Surface Division National Executive Council. Congratulations!
Tyson's manuscript on amphiphiles ordering on MoS2 is accepted to ChemComm. Congratulations!
The Claridge group is present in force for the Fall 2018 National ACS Meeting. Ashlin and Tyson give talks, Tyler gives a poster, and Professsor Claridge runs a symposium in the Analytical division and gives three invited talks. Great meeting!
Dr. Villarreal has graduated. Congratulations!
Professor Claridge is selected to give a short talk at the GRC on Bioinspired Materials. Great conference!
Ashley Sauders is joining our group as a summer REU student from Penn State. Welcome Ashley!
Professor Claridge's feature article on nanoscale interface design using striped phases is accepted to the ChemComm Emerging Investigator Issue. Congratulations!
Dr. Choong has graduated and will be joining Intel. Congratulations!
Jae Jin's paper on patterning amphiphilic monolayer structure using Langmuir-Schaefer conversion is accepted to Langmuir. Congratulations Jae Jin!
Erin Lang is named the recipient of the John Nash Instructional Award for outstanding teaching by a first-year graduate student. Congratulations Erin!
Tyson Davis is named the recipient of the Cecilia Zissis Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations Tyson!
Tianhong Ouyang is named the recipient of the Stine Undergraduate Summer Research Award. Congratulations Tianhong!
John Biechele-Speziale is joining our group as a PhD student. Welcome John!
Shane's paper on characterizing noncovalent monolayer structure on graphene using PM-IRRAS and SEM is accepted to Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations Shane!
Tyson and Jae Jin's paper on characterizing noncovalent monolayer structure using SEM is accepted to Langmuir. Congratulations Tyson and Jae Jin!
Tyler's paper on creating large noncovalent molecular domains on 2D materials is accepted to ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations Tyler!
Shane wins a poster award at the 2017 Notre Dame-Purdue Symposium on Soft Matter & Polymers. Congratulations Shane!
Jae Jin's JACS article on lipid sitting phases is featured in the JACS Young Investigator Issue! (http://pubs.acs.org/page/jacsat/vi/young-investigator2017.html)
Terry's paper on controlling 2D material wetting using noncovalent ligand headgroup dynamics is accepted to JACS! (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05930)
Shi's paper on creating anisotropic wetting on 2D materials is accepted to ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces! (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.7b03279)
Professor Claridge receives the DARPA Young Faculty Award! Thanks to DARPA for supporting our group's work.
Professor Claridge receives the 3M Nontenured Faculty Award! Thanks to 3M for supporting our group's work.
Professor Claridge receives the DuPont Young Professor Award! Thanks to DuPont for supporting our group's work.
Professor Claridge is elected a Fellow of the Purdue Teaching Academy!
Undergraduate researchers Jacob Brooks and Xiuyu Ye are recognized with Department of Chemistry John Leighty Scholarships! Congratulations!
Jae Jin and Kortney's JACS article on lipid sitting phases is featured in JACS Spotlight! (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/jacs.6b03327)
Professor Claridge is recognized with the Purdue Exceptional Early Career Award!
First-year graduate student Tyler Hayes is recognized with the Alumni Teaching Award based on the nominations of his students! Congratulations!
Congratulations to Jae Jin Bang and Kortney Rupp on the acceptance of their article in Journal of the American Chemical Society!
Professor Claridge is recognized with the College of Science Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant Professor!
A huge thanks to the National Science Foundation for a CAREER award supporting our work controlling layered material surface chemistry using sitting phases of polymerizable amphiphiles!
Congratulations to Shane Russell on the acceptance of his trends article on peptide-graphene interfaces in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry!
Welcome to new graduate students Tyson Davis and Tyler Hayes, and undergraduates Jacob Brooks and Xiuyu (Darah) Ye!
A huge thanks to the National Science Foundation for supporting our work with a Major Research Instrumentation grant for a new AFM!
Congratulations to Jae Jin Bang on the acceptance of her review article on multimodal scanning probe imaging in Analytical Methods!
Congratulations to Terry Villarreal for passing his outside proposal!
Thanks to the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) for supporting our scanning probe work through a Doctoral New Investigator award.
Thanks to the Purdue Research Foundation for a seed grant supporting our instrument development work in the coming year.
Congratulations to Shane Russell for receiving the W. Brooks Fortune Fellowship awarded to the top first-year student in the analytical division at Purdue.
Congratulations to Kortney Rupp for receiving the John Nash Instructional Development Award!
The STM in BRWN 4150 is up and running!
Congratulations to Jae Jin Bang for passing her fifth cumulative exam!
Congratulations to Shane Russell for passing his fifth cumulative exam!
Start of fall semester! Professor Claridge will be teaching the Learning Community section of Chem 115.
The Claridge lab startup is in progress! Come visit us in Brown Hall 3034.