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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.


Liang Feng named to the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Postdoctoral Fellow Liang Feng was named to Forbes Magazine’s prestigious 30 Under 30 list for 2022. The annual list (North America), released on December 1 each...
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Hongliang’s Research Article Published in Matter

Postdoctoral Researcher Hongliang Chen’s research article entitled Promotion and Suppression of Single-molecule Conductance by Quantum Interference in Macrocyclic Circuits has been published in Matter....
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A Minireview on Second-Sphere Coordination Contributed by Wenqi (Vince) Liu and Partha J Das Published in CCS Chemistry

Second-sphere coordination, a concept promoted by us in collaboration with David Williams (formerly, Imperial College London) and Howard Colquhoun (formerly, the ICI Corporate Laboratory...
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Hongliang’s Review Article Published in Nature Reviews Materials

A review article entitled From Molecular to Supramolecular Electronics has been published in Nature Review Materials by former Postdoctoral Research Fellow Hongliang Chen. Using...
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Mechanisorption by Liang Feng & Yunyan Qiu Published in Science

The long-standing challenge of establishing an active mode of adsorption in the past century has been cracked! The collaborative efforts of our Postdoctoral Fellows...
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