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Welcome to the Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group Website. We are located in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University. We harness molecular recognition and self-assembly processes in template-directed protocols for the synthesis of functionalized and mechanized molecules, prior to their being introduced into integrated nanosystems. The website is oriented towards prospective graduate and postdoctoral students to give them a glimpse of our ongoing research activities as well as ourselves. To learn more about past and present group members, articles published by the group, breaking news and more, we invite you to explore the various sections. To get information on the group leader, please see the Fraser Stoddart section.


A Milestone: Reaching 200 Publications In JACS

A recent research paper—by Postdoctoral Fellow Tae-woo Kwon and co-workers—entitled “Mechanochemical Enhancement of the Structural Stability of Pseudorotaxane Intermediates in the Synthesis of Rotaxanes”...
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Triplet–Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in a Porphyrinic Molecular Container

A Research Article entitled “Triplet–Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in a Porphyrinic Molecular Container” has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, marking...
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A Research Article by Former Group Member Professor Qing-Hui Guo Published in JACS

A Research Article entitled “Soluble and Processable Single-Crystalline Cationic Polymers” was published recently in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) by former...
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Bo Song will be Joining the Pall Corporation as a Senior Scientist

Dr Bo Song will be moving to New York leaving his position as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Northwestern University to join the Pall Corporation...
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Long Zhang is Joining SI Group as a Lead Synthetic Chemist

Long Zhang is taking his leave of the Stoddart Group at Northwestern University to begin an important new chapter in his career in industry....
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