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Welcome to the Jäkle Research Group !

Research in the Jäkle group is highly interdisciplinary, involving aspects of organic, organometallic, polymer and materials chemistry. Areas of current interest include:

  • Controlled Free Radical Polymerization of Functional Monomers
  • Self-assembly of Organoboron Block Copolymer and Star Polymers
  • Chemical Sensors based on Luminescent Polymers
  • New Electron-acceptor Conjugated Materials for Optoelectronic Devices
  • Polymer-supported Redox-active Metal Complexes
  • Polymer-supported Catalysts based on FLPs
  • Planar Chiral Lewis Acids and Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Stereoselective Synthesis.

The group in July 2012
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The 2014 Boron in the Americas conference (BORAM XIV) will take place on the Newark campus of Rutgers University from June 15-19th 2014.

For more information, see: http://chemistry.rutgers.edu/BORAM

 

Recent Group News:

  • 2013 - Frieder is appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of Organometallics
  • 2013 - Fei wins this year's Graduate School Dean's Doctoral Dissertation Award for the most outstanding thesis. Congratulations, Fei!
  • 2013 - Congratulations to Clarisse for winning the 2013 Sabat Award for Excellence in Inorganic Chemistry at the Undergraduate Level and to Mayyadah for securing a highly competetive Dean's Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship
  • 2013 - Pangkuan is moving to MIT for a postdoc and Fei joins Anne McNeil's group at the University of Michigan. Good luck to both of them!
  • 2013 - Our proposal for establishment of a $2.1 M polymer characterization facility at Rutgers-Newark (PolyRU-N) has been recommended for funding by the State of New Jersey
  • 2013 - Chengzhong starts as a chemist at WSP Chemical & Technology, a company recently acquired by Solvay
  • 2012 - Patrick secures a job at Novoset, a New Jersey start up company. Our best wishes to Patrick!
  • 2012 - Frieder is the recipient of the 2012 ACS Akron Section Award (award lecture presented on Nov. 6, 2012) and the 2012 Boron in the Americas Award
  • 2012 - Fei wins an ACS POLY travel award to present his work at the World Polymer Congress in Virginia !
  • 2012 - Pangkuan is selected to participate in the Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium at the 2012 ACS San Diego meeting.
  • 2012 - Frank receives an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation return fellowship to start his Habilitation in Prof. Baeuerle's group (Universitaet Ulm)
  • 2011 - Krishnan takes up a faculty position at NISER Bhubaneswar. Congrats and keep rolling, Krishnan!
  • 2010 - Haiyan graduates and moves to the University of Washington for a postdoc with Prof. Sam Jenekhe
  • 2010 - Congrats to Yang on landing a faculty position at the University of New Mexico! We all wish him good luck!
  • 2009 - Thilagar takes up a faculty position at IISC Bangalore. Congrats and good luck, Thilagar!
  • 2008 - Anand starts an R&D position at Silberline Inc, PA; he recently moved to Exxon Mobil

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ADDRESS : Olson Hall, Room 336, Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, 73 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102

 
 

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