News: 2013

  • DECEMBER, 2013Undergraduates Jeff Carr, Bronson Lockwood, and Blaec Toncini start working in the group to methodically unravel how molecular co-catalysts can promote hydride transfers for renewable energy. Welcome!
  • DECEMBER, 2013Undergraduate Roy Amruthur started working in the group (co-advised with Prof. Geoff Hutchison in the chemistry department) to benchmark Genetic Algorithms for locating global minima. Welcome!
  • DECEMBER, 2013: Graduate students Mitchell Groenenboom and Yaqun Zhu joined the group as inaugural group members! They are getting a crash-course in how to model, well, just about everything. Welcome! 
  • NOVEMBER 8th, 2013: JAK represented PITT CHE and the Center for Energy while recruiting students in the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC in Baltimore, MD.
  • NOVEMBER 7th, 2013: JAK's first paper as a corresponding author at PITT accepted for publication in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.  
  • NOVEMBER 5th, 2013: JAK co-chaired the DFT+X II session at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
  • NOVEMBER 5th, 2013:  JAK gave an oral presentation at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
  • NOVEMBER 4th, 2013: JAK represented PITT CHE and the Center for Energy while recruiting students at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
  • OCTOBER 31th, 2013: JAK gave a workshop for PITT CHE students on making high quality presentations and images.  
  • OCTOBER 18th, 2013: JAK gave an invited oral presentation at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis in Pasadena, CA.
  • SEPTEMBER 26th, 2013: JAK gave a writing workshop for PITT CHE students. 
  • SEPTEMBER 17th, 2013: JAK appointed Director of Graduate Recruiting for the PITT CHE department. 
  • SEPTEMBER 9th, 2013: JAK gave an invited oral presentation at the 246th ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis, IN.
  • SEPTEMBER 1st, 2013: official start-date at PITT.  
  • JUNE 25th, 2013:  JAK gave an invited oral presentation at the 12th ICCDU meeting in Alexandria, VA.
  • APRIL 26, 2013: Inside Higher Ed magazine named JAK as a Mover and Shaker.  
  • MARCH 4, 2013: JAK joined the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department in the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh (PITT)! More press: SSoE press releaseWesleyan Alumni Mag