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2019  |  2018  |  Lab Refurbishment



October 23, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

Solvent Purification System Installed!

Our free standing SPS from Pure Process Technologies is installed. Hello dry and deoxygenated THF, DCM, toluene, ether, and hexane! Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

October 21, 2019

Welcome to Luana, Tom and Allen!

Luana Zagami, Tom Burton and Allen Shariaty join us for their second lab immersion experiences. We look forward to working with you!

October 08, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

Our Refurbished Lab Opens!

We gain access to our new lab space and start the move in process, marking the occasion by hosting a party in the space the evening before. Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

September 12, 2019

Sully Chen wins Provost's Research Fellowship!

Congratulations to Sully on this well-deserved award to support his undergraduate research this Fall. We're excited to see your project develop!

September 09, 2019

Welcome to Clarissa Magallanes!

Clarissa joins us for her first lab immersion experience. We look forward to working with you!

August 20, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

Construction project nears completion!

Fume hoods and cabinets installed. We're just missing a sink! Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

July 03, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

Painting begins, and some serious ceiling hardware goes up!

The sky blue feature wall does its best to offset the imposing shiny machinery. Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

June 27, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

Key equipment arrives, and attention turns to our office space

Large deliveries provide for a photo-op. Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

June 17, 2019

"New Professor Aspires to Innovate, Both as Researcher and Science Communicator"

Mike's journey to USC is documented in a new article by USC's Rhonda Hillbery. Thank you Rhonda!

June 12, 2019

Zelin Miao joins the lab

Zelin is a first year Masters student at USC, and will prepare some organic materials for charge transport measurements. We look forward to working with you!

May 17, 2019

Sully Chen joins the group

Sully is in his sophomore year at USC, and will work with us over the summer on some ruthenium coordination chemistry. Welcome to the lab!

May 15, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

The refurbishment begins proper

With construction teams and suppliers now in place, core elements of our new lab spaces (gas piping, electrical outlets) are installed. Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

April 12, 2019

Joseph Parr wins Sonosky Award

Congratulations to Joe who was selected as a 2019 Sonosky summer fellow with the USC Wrigley Institute! 

April 1, 2019

Scanning Probe Microscope delivered

Our new Bruker Multimode 8 system arrives way ahead of schedule! We look forward to unpacking and installing this following completion of our new physical instrument lab.

February 22, 2019

Bowling with the Fieser Lab

A fun day out with Megan and her team!

February 10, 2019

SoCal Organometallics Meeting

Joe and Christina present a poster at this fantastic local meeting co-organized by USC's Megan Fieser and Travis Williams.

January 7, 2019

[Lab Refurbishment **UPDATE**]

Work starts on our new lab!

Demolition begins on the 2nd floor of LJS (Laird J Stabler Memorial Hall), the location of our soon-to-be refurbished laboratory and office spaces. Catch the whole story at our Lab Refurbishments page.

January 2, 2019

Let's get going!

Mike arrives in Los Angeles ahead of the spring semester.