Recent News

  • May 2023 – Congrats to Dr. Caroline Li, a newly minted PhD from the Schroeder group. Caroline accepted a position at 3M and will start in early Fall. Congrats Caroline!
  • May 2023 – Congrats to Kyle Gray, who received an Outstanding Poster Award for undergraduate research in the lab. Kyle will be entering the PhD program at Northwestern in Fall 2023! Congrats Kyle!
  • April 2023 – Charles was elected as a 2023 Fellow of the Society of Rheology.
  • April 2023 – Charles receives the Vision and Spirit Award from the Beckman Institute.
  • March 2023 – Congrats to Nikita Lukhanin (UG research student) for receiving an NSF Graduate Fellowship! Nikita will pursue his PhD at UC Berkeley in Fall 2023.
  • March 2023 – Our paper on the Open Macromolecular Genome (OMG) has appeared in ACS Polymers Au. Congrats to Seonghwan Kim and collaborator Nick Jackson!
  • March 2023 – Seongon, Sagar, Hung, and Charles presented work from the Schroeder Group at the 2023 March APS Meeting.
  • January 2023 – Charles was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS Fellow).
  • December 2022 – Our paper on using electron tomography to understand the highly ordered structures of brochosomes (Buckyball-like assembled protein materials from insects) appeared in Biomacromolecules. Congrats to Gabriel Burks and the entire collaborative team!
  • November 2022 – Congrats to postdoc Gabriel Burks, who will be starting as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Notre Dame in Jan 2023!
  • October 2022 – Our paper on closed-loop optimization of general reaction conditions with collaborators Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Bartosz Grzybowski, and Marty Burke appeared in Science. Congrats to the students and postdocs and great team work!
  • October 2022 – Deeply appreciative of Sanat Kumar, Matt Tirrell, and Al Crosby for serving on our External Advisory Committee for the Molecular Science and Engineering Theme in the Beckman Institute!
  • October 2022 – Charles served as Technical Co-Chair for the 2022 Society of Rheology meeting in Chicago, IL. Big thanks to all of the organizers and session chairs for a great meeting!
  • October 2022 – Congrats to Sagar, Seongon, and Hung for presenting their work at the 2022 Society of Rheology meeting in Chicago, IL!