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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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Will Dichtel Named 2020 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Northwestern Professor in Chemistry, and former UCLA (2005-2008) Stoddart Group Postdoctoral Fellow, Will Dichtel was named a 2020 Fellow of the American Association for...
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Liang Feng Selected for the 2020 Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award

Postdoctoral Fellow Liang Feng has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award! This award recognizes the graduate student whose...
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Yunyan Qiu Takes Home a 2020 IIN Outstanding Researchers Award

Postdoctoral Fellow Yunyan Qiu has been awarded one of the 2020 IIN Outstanding Researchers Awards by the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN). This award...
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Postdoctoral Researcher Kang Cai to Become a Professor at Nankai University in China

Kang Cai is leaving his position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Northwestern University to start his independent academic career in research in China. He...
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