THE HUTCHINS GROUP
Organic Materials, Crystal Engineering, and Supramolecular Chemistry
December 21, 2022
Nav and Gary's paper is published
We investigated cocrystals containing imines that exhibit torsional and conformational flexibility, as well as their thermal expansion behaviors. Congrats to Nav and Gary on their paper in Crystal Growth and Design.
December 1, 2022
Welcome to our new postdoc
Delbert Botes joins the group as our first postdoctoral research associate. Welcome Delbert!
October 19, 2022
Kristin receives 2022 TTU Emerging Inventor of the Year award
Kristin was chosen to receive this award from the TTU Office of Research Commercialization and is the inaugural awardee!
October 18, 2022
Liulei's first paper in the group is published
Liulei and Daniel developed an improved synthesis of crown ether monomers. Congrats to the team on the new paper in J Org Chem!
September 12, 2022
Gary's paper is published
We investigated cocrystals that undergo solid-state Diels-Alder reactions and examinded changes in thermal expansion behaviors. Congrats to Gary on his paper and back cover artwork in CrystEngComm!
September 1, 2022
Kristin is promoted!
Kristin's tenure and promotion is to Associate Professor is official!
July 29, 2022
We are searching for a postdoc!
Our team is looking to hire a postdoctoral research associate to work in one of our research themes. See here to apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5635#jobDetails=739111_563
June 16, 2022
Gary's first paper is published
We designed silver coordination complexes using similar ligands, but unexpectedly obtain a variety of unique solid-state structures and thermal expansion behaviors. Congrats to Gary on his first research manuscript, published in Crystal Growth & Design!
June 13, 2022
Daniel defends his PhD
Daniel successfully defended his dissertation and is now Dr. Loya!
June 8, 2022
Dannie defends her PhD
Dannie successfully defended her dissertation and is now Dr. Ding!
March 28, 2022
Nav's paper is published
Our manuscript on using mixed cocrystals to tune thermal expansion properties, even though the bulk material is isostructural is published in Angewandte Chemie!
March 14, 2022
Dannie receives award
Dannie was awarded the Summer Thesis/Dissertation Research Award from the Graduate School. Congratulations Dannie!
March 7, 2022
Ethan defends his PhD
Ethan successfully defended his dissertation and is now Dr. Zheng! Ethan is the first PhD student to graduate from our group!
March 4, 2022
Nav receives award
Nav was awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the Graduate School for 2022-2023. Congratulations Nav!
February 25, 2022
Ethan's paper is published
Our manuscript on cocrystallization of micropollutants and changes in thermal properties is published in Crystal Growth and Design!
February 23, 2022
New graduate student
A graduate student, Mahshad, has joined our group. Welcome!
January 26, 2022
New graduate and undergraduate students
A graduate student, Mahan, and two undergraduate students, Alex and Kendall, have joined the group. Welcome!
January 21, 2022
Ethan's paper is published
Our manuscript describing removal of contaminants by pyridine-based polymers is published in Frontiers in Chemistry! The paper is featured in a special issue on International Women of Supramolecular Chemistry.
January 17, 2022
Daniel's collaborative paper is published
Our collaborative manuscript with the Findlater and Yan groups on removal of barium is published in ACS ES&T Water!
January 5, 2022
Daniel and Selina's paper is on the cover of Crystal Growth & Design
Our manuscript on facilitating crystallization of liquids through mechanochemistry is featured on the cover of CG&D!
November 3, 2021
Dannie and Ethan's paper is published
Our manuscript discussing motion ability and thermal expansion in a big series of halogenated aromatics is published in IUCrJ!
October 22, 2021
Dannie wins best poster award
Xiaodan (Dannie) won the award for best poster at the ACS Midwest Regional Meeting in the Supramolecular/Crystal Engineering division. Congratulations Dannie!
September 23, 2021
Dannie, Adam, and William's paper is published
Our manuscript describing synthesis of stoichiometric cocrystal polymorphs through solution and mechanochemistry and thermal expansion behaviors is published in Chemistry - A European Journal!
September 10, 2021
Nav wins graduate research fellowship
Nav won the Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship through the TTU Graduate School. Congratulations Nav!
September 8, 2021
Kristin gives department seminar
Kristin delivered her tenure and promotion talk to the department.