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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.


Science is Global : Science Knows no Boundaries

Fraser Stoddart and Dean Astumian, professor of physics at the University of Maine, have come together to pen an important message to the global...
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Douglas Philp Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Born out of the Scottish Enlightenment, the Royal Society of Edinburgh — Scotland’s National Academy— was established in 1783 for “the advancement of learning...
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Liang Feng is the 2021 Texas A&M Distinguished Dissertation Award Runner-Up

Postdoctoral Fellow Liang Feng has been selected to receive the runner-up’s prize associated with 2021 Texas A&M Distinguished Dissertation Award! The Texas A&M Graduate and Professional School...
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A Review Contributed by Yu Wang and Huang Wu Published in Accounts of Chemical Research

A review article entitled Molecular Triangles : A New Class of Macrocycles has been published in Accounts of Chemical Research by Postdoctoral Fellows Yu Wang and...
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Yanli Zhao Named Lee Soo Ying Professor in Materials Chemistry at NTU in Singapore

Yanli was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Group from Oct 2005 to Aug 2010 – from Oct 2005 to Dec 2009 at UCLA, from...
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