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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 Eswaran 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. ...
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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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Xiao-Yang Chen and Dengke Shen Clinch Cover Status for Their Latest JACS Full Paper

A full paper by postdoctoral researcher Xiao-Yang Chen and former group member Dengke Shen (now Professor at Anhui University, China) entitled Selective Photodimerization in a Cyclodextrin Metal-Organic Framework has...
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Liang Feng Selected as a 2021 American Chemical Society PMSE Future Faculty Scholar

Postdoctoral Fellow Liang Feng has been selected as a 2021 American Chemical Society PMSE Future Faculty Scholar. The goal of the annual PMSE Future Faculty Symposium is to...
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