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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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Paula Mendes Awarded Prestigious IChemE Sharma Medal

Former Postdoctoral Fellow (2004–2006) Paula Mendes, who spent three years (2004–2006) in the Group at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and is now Professor...
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Liang Feng Selected as the Runner-Up for the 2021 Metrohm USA Young Chemist Award

Postdoctoral Fellow Liang Feng has been selected to receive the runner-up’s prize associated with 2021 Metrohm USA Young Chemist Award! Metrohm USA has presented this esteemed award...
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Former Postdoctoral Fellow Leah Witus Nets a Cottrell Scholar Award

Former Stoddart group postdoctoral fellow (2012–2015) Leah Witus, who is now an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Macalester College, was selected as a recipient...
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Welcome to Arthur David

Welcome to Dr Arthur David who is joining us as a Postdoctoral Fellow! He previously obtained BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Rennes...
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