Happy New Year to everyone! Chris was delighted to contribute to a C&En News article on some recent work from the Chirik group. Great to see light-switchable mechanisms receiving more attention - an exciting area to be working in!
Chris's "After the Paper" blog post describing his journey since the publication of a paper from his postdoc can now be found online here.
Two new members join the group. Danijela Lunic will begin her PhD and Joel Reuleaux his Master Thesis. Good luck to both and have fun with your chemistry!
Some new equipment arrives - the group is excited to try out our PhotoRedOx Box and the new light bulbs!
Congratulations to group alumnus Frédéric Beltran who begins a postdoctoral position with Prof David Procter at the University of Manchester. We welcome Victor Mayerhofer for a Masters Internship in the group.
The second paper from the group is accepted for publication in Angew. Chem.! Congratulations Frédéric, Enrico and Ignacio!
A paper from Chris's postdoc time in Vienna is accepted for publication in Angew. Chem.!
After a period of COVID-19-enforced absence from the lab, we are back doing research with some extra precautions. We welcome Christopher Weike who joins us for his Bachelor Thesis!
The first paper of the group is accepted for publication in Chemistry A European Journal. Congratulations to Enrico and Frédéric for all of their hard work!
The group attends the New Year Symposium at the IOC here in Aachen. Enrico presents a poster and gives a flash talk!
The first work from our group is now on ChemRxiv!
Chris is a Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee for 2020!
Chris is awarded a Young Researcher Award from the MSE profile area at RWTH Aachen.
Work from Chris's postdoc period in Vienna is accepted for publication in JACS!
Sarah Esser joins the group for a master's internship. Welcome!
Sascha Bindßus joins the group as an apprentice. Welcome!
The group joins the Schoenebeck group for a summer BBQ at the institute.
Frédéric Beltran and Enrico Bergamaschi join the group as the first postdoc and PhD student respectively. Good luck with your chemistry and have fun!
Chris is awarded a Liebig Fellowship