NEWS

2022

09/16/22

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.

09/14/22

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

08/24/22

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

08/21/22

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.

07/29/22

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!

07/28/22

Prof. Claridge gives a short talk the GRC on Signal Transduction in the Extracellular Matrix. Thanks to everyone at the GRC for fanatastic discussions.

05/20/22

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!

05/09/22

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

05/06/22

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

05/06/22

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!

04/20/22

Anni successfully completes her thesis defense. Congratulations Dr. Shi! Best wishes for your postdoctoral
work with Prof. Daniel Schwartz at CU Boulder!

04/14/22

Erin Lang passed her dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Lang! We wish you all the best in the Future
Technical Leaders program at Northrop-Grumman!

03/21/22
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!

03/17/22
Professor Claridge gives a talk at KU Leuven in Belgium. Thanks to Prof. Steven DeFeyter for the invitation!

2021
12/02/2021

Erin Lang's perspective article on oleylamine impurities appears online in Nanotechnology. Congratulations! https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6528/ac39cb

11/23/2021

Joseph Garfield completes his departmental literature seminar. Congratulations Joseph!

11/22/2021

First-year graduate student Teah Tirey joins the research group. Welcome, Teah!

11/19/2021

Professor Claridge is named a University Faculty Scholar, in recognition of an accelerated trajectory of academic distinction. Congratulations!

11//15/2021

Juan Arango passes his proposal examination and advances to candidacy. Congratulations Juan!

11/04/2021

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

11/02/2021

Professor Claridge gives a Physical Chemistry Seminar at UC Irvine.

Thanks to Professors Nizkorodov and Finkeldei for hosting!

10/29/2021

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

10/28/2021

First-year graduate student Emmanuel Nava joins the Claridge group. Welcome, Emmanuel!

10/25/2021

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

09/27/2021

Professor Claridge gives a talk at the Wintergreen Meeting of Physical Chemists.

Thanks to Professor Christie Landes for the invitation to share our work!

09/21/2021

Anni's manuscript on the on-surface polymerization kinetics of diynoic acids on 2D materials is accepted be Angewandt Chemie. Congratulations!

09/07/2021

Second-year graduate student Chris Pintro completes his departmental literature presentation.

Congratulations Chris!

08/25/2021

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!

07/30/2021

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!

06/30/2021

Jeremiah's manuscript on adsorption of polyelectrolytes on striped polydiacetylene monolayers appears in ACS Applied Nano Materials. Congraulations!

06/03/2021

Laura O. Williams passes her OP and advances to candidacy! Congratulations!

05/17/2021

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

04/28/2021

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!

03/23/2021

Professor Claridge has been named a recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy!

02/11/2021
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.

01/12/2021
The group's third patent, on controlling surface wettability using precision polymer films, is granted! Congratulations!

01/07/2021
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

2020

12/18/2020
Professor Claridge serves as a virtual panelist in the iCANX Talk series year-end panel discussion on Technology and the Future.

12/2/2020
Anamika Singh passes her OP and advances to candidacy! Congratulations!

11/1/2020
First-year Ph.D. students Chris Pintro and Joseph Garfield have joined the group! Wecome!

09/17/2020
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!

09/04/2020
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!

09/03/2020
Tyler's manuscript on thermally controlled rotary Langmuir-Schaefer conversion has been accepted to Langmuir. Congratulations! https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c01914

07/23/2020
Tyler Hayes passed his dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Hayes!

06/12/2020
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!

04/20/2020
Tyson Davis passed his dissertation defense. Congratulations Dr. Davis!

03/04/2020
Shane Russell's manuscript on Direct Epitaxial Assembly of Complex Aromatic Molecules has been accepted at Chem. Mater.. Congratulations!

02/27/2020
Professor Claridge is giving a Chemistry Seminar at San Jose State University. Thanks to Madalyn Radlauer for hosting!

02/26/2020
Professor Claridge is giving a Chemistry Seminar at UC Davis. Thanks to Gang-Yu Liu for hosting!

02/23/2020
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!

02/03/2020
Professor Claridge is giving a Physical Chemistry Seminar at UCLA. Thanks to Paul Weiss for hosting!

01/31/2020
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!

2019

12/17/2019
Professor Claridge is giving an invited talk at the ACS POLY Smart Materials Workshop in Savannah, GA. Thanks to the organizers for the invitation!

12/12/2019
Professor Claridge is giving a keynote address at the African Materials Research Society Meeting. Thanks to the organizers for the invitation!

11/7/2019
Professor Claridge gives a seminar at Kenyon College. Thanks to Katie Mauck for a great visit!

11/05/2019
Tyson Davis and Jeremiah Bechtold's work on microcontact printing of striped phases is featured on the cover of Faraday Discussions. Congratulations!

11/04/2019
Professor Claridge gives a seminar at UC Riverside. Thanks to Yadong Yin and Ming Lee Tang for a great visit!

11/01/2019
Matthew Clark and Juan Arango have joined the group as first-year graduate students. Welcome!

10/30/2019
Erin Lang passes her OP and advances to candidacy. Congratulations!

10/21/2019
Professor Claridge gives a Materials Science and Engineering Departmental Colloquium at Univeristy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

10/16/2019
Anni Shi passes her OP and advances to candidacy. Congratulations!

10/08/2019
Professor Claridge gives the Kohn Distinguished Alumni Lecture at Penn State Department of Chemistry.

09/20/2019
Professor Claridge gives the Boussert Lecture at Louisiana State University Department of Chemistry.

08/26/2019
Tyler Hayes and Tyson Davis run a symposium in the Analyical Division at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego, CA!

07/25/2019
In the Press: Ashlin's Chem paper on gold nanowire assembly on striped phases is featured in the Purdue Research Foundation News. Congratulations!

07/04/2019
Ashlin's manuscript on gold nanowire assembly on striped phases has been accepted at Chem. Congratulations!

06/01/2019
Professor Claridge receives a Showalter Research Trust Award! Many thanks to the Showalter Foundation for supporting our group's work.

05/28/2019
Professor Claridge receives the DARPA Director's Fellowship! Congratulations!

04/12/2019
Professor Claridge receives tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor in August 2019! Congratulations!

04/10/2019
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!

40/03/2019
Ashlin successfully completes her thesis defense. Congratulations Dr. Porter!

02/26/2019
Tyson and Jeremiah's paper on microcontact printing of striped phases is accepted to Faraday Discussions. Congratulations!

01/03/2019
Tyler and Tyson will be organizing a symposium in the Analytical Division at the 2019 Fall National ACS Meeting in San Diego. Congratulations!

2018

12/16/2018
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.

11/1/2018
Laura Williams is joining our research group as a PhD student. Welcome Laura!

10/16/2018
Professor Claridge is elected to the ACS Colloid and Surface Division National Executive Council. Congratulations!

9/22/2018
Tyson's manuscript on amphiphiles ordering on MoS2 is accepted to ChemComm. Congratulations!

8/19/2018
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!

8/04/2018
Dr. Villarreal has graduated. Congratulations!

6/28/2018
Professor Claridge is selected to give a short talk at the GRC on Bioinspired Materials. Great conference!

6/1/2018
Ashley Sauders is joining our group as a summer REU student from Penn State. Welcome Ashley!

5/15/2018
Professor Claridge's feature article on nanoscale interface design using striped phases is accepted to the ChemComm Emerging Investigator Issue. Congratulations!

5/13/2018
Dr. Choong has graduated and will be joining Intel. Congratulations!

4/19/2018
Jae Jin's paper on patterning amphiphilic monolayer structure using Langmuir-Schaefer conversion is accepted to Langmuir. Congratulations Jae Jin!

4/8/2018
Erin Lang is named the recipient of the John Nash Instructional Award for outstanding teaching by a first-year graduate student. Congratulations Erin!

4/6/2018
Tyson Davis is named the recipient of the Cecilia Zissis Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations Tyson!

4/5/2018
Tianhong Ouyang is named the recipient of the Stine Undergraduate Summer Research Award. Congratulations Tianhong!

4/1/2018
John Biechele-Speziale is joining our group as a PhD student. Welcome John!

3/22/2018
Shane's paper on characterizing noncovalent monolayer structure on graphene using PM-IRRAS and SEM is accepted to Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations Shane!

1/08/2018
Tyson and Jae Jin's paper on characterizing noncovalent monolayer structure using SEM is accepted to Langmuir. Congratulations Tyson and Jae Jin!

2017

10/02/2017
Tyler's paper on creating large noncovalent molecular domains on 2D materials is accepted to ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations Tyler!

9/17/2017
Shane wins a poster award at the 2017 Notre Dame-Purdue Symposium on Soft Matter & Polymers. Congratulations Shane!

8/17/2017
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)

8/8/2017
Terry's paper on controlling 2D material wetting using noncovalent ligand headgroup dynamics is accepted to JACS! (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05930)

5/23/2017
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)

4/15/2017
Professor Claridge receives the DARPA Young Faculty Award! Thanks to DARPA for supporting our group's work.

1/25/2017
Professor Claridge receives the 3M Nontenured Faculty Award! Thanks to 3M for supporting our group's work.

1/17/2017
Professor Claridge receives the DuPont Young Professor Award! Thanks to DuPont for supporting our group's work.

 

2016

6/17/2016
Professor Claridge is elected a Fellow of the Purdue Teaching Academy!

4/14/2016
Undergraduate researchers Jacob Brooks and Xiuyu Ye are recognized with Department of Chemistry John Leighty Scholarships! Congratulations!

4/6/2016
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)

3/23/2016
Professor Claridge is recognized with the Purdue Exceptional Early Career Award!

3/22/2016
First-year graduate student Tyler Hayes is recognized with the Alumni Teaching Award based on the nominations of his students! Congratulations!

 

3/14/2016
Congratulations to Jae Jin Bang and Kortney Rupp on the acceptance of their article in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

 

2/24/2016
Professor Claridge is recognized with the College of Science Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant Professor!

1/05/2016
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!

 

2015

11/08/2015
Congratulations to Shane Russell on the acceptance of his trends article on peptide-graphene interfaces in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry!

10/20/2015
Welcome to new graduate students Tyson Davis and Tyler Hayes, and undergraduates Jacob Brooks and Xiuyu (Darah) Ye!

7/10/2015
A huge thanks to the National Science Foundation for supporting our work with a Major Research Instrumentation grant for a new AFM!

6/16/2015
Congratulations to Jae Jin Bang on the acceptance of her review article on multimodal scanning probe imaging in Analytical Methods!

 

2014

11/06/2014
Congratulations to Terry Villarreal for passing his outside proposal!

6/23/2014
Thanks to the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) for supporting our scanning probe work through a Doctoral New Investigator award.

6/23/2014
Thanks to the Purdue Research Foundation for a seed grant supporting our instrument development work in the coming year.

5/1/2014
Congratulations to Shane Russell for receiving the W. Brooks Fortune Fellowship awarded to the top first-year student in the analytical division at Purdue.

4/22/2014
Congratulations to Kortney Rupp for receiving the John Nash Instructional Development Award!

2013

12/6/2013
The STM in BRWN 4150 is up and running!

12/4/2013
Congratulations to Jae Jin Bang for passing her fifth cumulative exam!

11/7/2013
Congratulations to Shane Russell for passing his fifth cumulative exam!

8/12/2013
Start of fall semester! Professor Claridge will be teaching the Learning Community section of Chem 115.

7/1/2013
The Claridge lab startup is in progress! Come visit us in Brown Hall 3034.