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Chemistry, Engineering Students and Faculty Publish on Solvent Isotopic Effects

Ohio University chemistry and engineering faculty and graduate students authored an article on Solvent Isotopic Effects on a Surfactant Headgroup at the Air–Liquid Interface” in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. The authors are: Uvinduni I. Premadasa, a chemistry graduate student; Negar Moradighadi, an engineering graduate student; Kondalarao Kotturi, a […]

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August 3, 2018 at 9:32 amResearch

Masson: Building Blocks Self-assemble into Polymers with Help of Pumpkin-shaped Molecule

The self-assembly into dynamic oligomers of Cucurbit[8]uril (CB[8]), a positive ditopic Ir(III) bis-terpyridine complex, and a negative ditopic Fe(II) bis-terpyridine complex flanked by four butyrate side chains.

Dr. Eric Masson and his research group recently showed that Cucurbit[8]uril (CB[8]), a molecule that resembles a hollow pumpkin, can be used to connect building blocks to one another in a well-defined sequence. Masson, the Roenigk Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, took inspiration from […]

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March 13, 2018 at 1:27 pmResearch

Nano Wagon Team Makes The Podium

Pit crew members, from left,  Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

By Raymond Humienny NQPI writing intern The Ohio University BobCat Nano Wagon took home the silver medal from the first ever Nanocar Race hosted at CEMES (Centre d’Élaboration de Matériaux et d’Etudes Structurales) in Toulouse, France. Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute members Dr. Saw-Wai Hla (Physics & Astronomy) and Dr. […]

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December 3, 2017 at 11:04 pmNews Research

At a Racetrack in Ohio, the World’s Biggest Tiny Car Takes a Prize

At a Racetrack in Ohio, the World’s Biggest Tiny Car Takes a Prize

  Just a few hours from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—and deep in NASCAR country—one of the world’s tiniest, fastest racetracks was in Athens, Ohio, at the end of April. The Track: Wasn’t that race in France? Yep. The world watched (live on YouTube) the control room in Toulouse—with the Ohio University […]

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May 3, 2017 at 9:58 amNews

Chemistry Student Takes 1st Place in 3-Minute Thesis Competition

Ian Armstrong

College of Arts & Sciences students took first and second place in the Three Minute Thesis Competition on Feb. 15. The 1st place award of $300 went to Ian Armstrong, a doctoral student in Chemistry & Biochemistry. His talk was on “Constructing new molecular ‘keys’ in the search of treatments […]

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February 14, 2017 at 10:41 amNews

The Ohio Bobcat Nano-wagon Team Reaches a Milestone

Bobcat Nano-wagon

The Ohio Bobcat Nano-wagon team reached a milestone in June 2016 when the group of Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, completed the synthesis of the nanocar that will compete in the first-ever race of molecular cars in Toulouse, France, end of April 2017. Graduate students Mersad […]

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November 30, 2016 at 10:26 amResearch

Graduate Students Are Off to the Races in Nanocar Grand Prix

Nanocar participants Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

by Kristin M. Distel “Divide a meter one billion times, and that’s one nanometer. Our nanocar is four nanometers in length,” explained doctoral students Mersad Raeisi and Kondalarao Kotturi. They are part of an Ohio University team that is working on a “nanocar” that will represent Ohio University at the […]

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August 23, 2016 at 2:17 pmResearch