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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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Qinghui Guo’s Review Article Published in Nature Chemistry

Postdoctoral Fellow Qinghui Guo’s review article on “Aromatic Hydrocarbon Belts” has been published in Nature Chemistry. The quest to unlock allotropes of carbon and...
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JACS Perspective by a Young Team led by Yuanning Feng

The Young Team’s Perspective on “Molecular Pumps and Motors” was published recently in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Modern society is built...
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Fraser Stoddart Fellow of the Australia Academy of Science

Fraser is one of two scientists elected this year to Corresponding Membership of the Australian Academy of Science. Sir Fraser Stoddart FRS FAA –...
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Niveen M Khashab Promoted to Full Professor and Head of the Chemical Science Department at KAUST

Niveen was a postdoctoral fellow in the Group from 2007-2009, starting her appointment at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and completing it...
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