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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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Welcome to Our New Postdocs & Visiting Scholar

The Stoddart Group welcomes the arrival of three new Postdoctoral Fellows – Chandra Sourabh Azad, Han Han, Chun Tang – and one new Visiting...
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Yi Liu Promoted to Senior Staff Scientist at LBNL

Yi was a graduate student (2000–2004) and then a postdoctoral fellow (2004–2005) in the group at UCLA. Following a postdoctoral stint at the Scripps...
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Welcome to Chinnaraja Eswaran

Chinnaraja was born and raised in Doddappanaickanur in Tamilnadu, India. He pursued his BSc Degree at Arul Anandar College, affiliated with Madurai Kamaraj University.  Afterwards,...
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Postdoctoral Researcher Wenqi “Vince” Liu Launched a Professorship at The University of South Florida

Wenqi “Vince” Liu is taking his leave of the Stoddart Group at Northwestern to commence his independent academic career in the United States. He will...
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