Congratulations University of Pittsburgh Professor Jill Millstone, former Mirkin Group graduate student, who will present the distinguished Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture … Read More ›
IIN Director Chad Mirkin and Chinese Academy of Sciences Professor Lei Jiang received the prestigious Nano Research Award July 1 at the 2018 Sino-US … Read More ›
New IIN and Northwestern Chemistry discovery, with the potential to revolutionize electronics, is featured on geek.com. Read more.
New research — the collaborative effort of IIN and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore through the NTU-Northwestern Institute for Nanomedicine — allows clinicians to view and … Read More ›
Lighter gold nanoparticles could replace thicker, heavier layered polymers used in displays’ back-reflectors
June 26, 2018 | By Read More ›
Materials could find applications in water purification, solar energy storage, body armor
June 21, 2018 | By Megan Fellman
EVANSTON – Synthetic polymers are ubiquitous — … Read More ›
Novel device opens door for advances in flexible displays in smartphones and televisions
June 20, 2018 | By Amanda Morris
EVANSTON, Ill. — As a chameleon … Read More ›
A new investigational treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, utilizing spherical nucleic acids (SNAs) developed by IIN Director Chad Mirkin and the Mirkin Research Group, prolongs … Read More ›
Teri Odom, IIN Associate Director and the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern, was recently inducted as a senior … Read More ›
The 2017 Ryan Fellows were formally inducted at The Graduate School Spring Recognition Reception on May 15.
The Ryan Fellowship, made possible by a generous donation … Read More ›
A new IIN report, published in the journal Advanced Materials, highlights advances in the synthesis of metal-organic framework nanoparticles (MOF NPs), structures being explored … Read More ›
Polymer nanoreactors developed by Director Chad Mirkin, Professor Vinayak Dravid and other IIN researchers, enable windowless in situ electron microscopy observation of nanoparticle dynamics in fluids. Read … Read More ›
Micelles forming in a solution by undergoing polymer-induced self-assembly is featured on the cover of the May 23, 2018 issue of ACS Central Science. The … Read More ›
IIN Director Chad Mirkin discusses the game-changing potential of nanotechnology to aid in the treatment of a broad range of diseases – from cancers … Read More ›
To help celebrate their 40-year anniversary, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation is featuring conversations with awardee alumni, including Chad Mirkin, the 1992 Beckman Young … Read More ›
May 15, 2018 | By Amanda Morris
EVANSTON … Read More ›
Northwestern Chemistry Assistant Professor Danna Freedman received an ’18 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. The unrestricted grants honor young faculty with “an outstanding independent body” … Read More ›
IIN researchers and Northwestern University professors Vinayak Dravid, Chris Wolverton and Nathaniel Stern have found a new way to accurately measure the electronic … Read More ›
April 25, 2018 | By Megan Fellman
EVANSTON – A Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory research team has developed an exceptional next-generation material … Read More ›
April 25, 2018 | By Amanda Morris
EVANSTON – When famed physicists Max Knoll and Ernst Ruska first introduced the transmission electron microscope (TEM) … Read More ›
March 21, 2018
Northwestern University researchers have discovered a new approach for creating important new catalysts to aid in clean energy conversion and storage. The … Read More ›
The “transformative” contributions to chemistry and nanotechnology of Teri Odom, IIN Associate Director and the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry at … Read More ›
Teri W. Odom, IIN Assoc. Director and the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Prof. of Chemistry at Northwestern, was named one of three … Read More ›
Pittcon TV speaks to Chad Mirkin, recipient of the Ralph Adam’s award, and Shana Kelley, from the University of Toronto, to talk about the meaning … Read More ›
Mirkin, the director of the … Read More ›
IIN Director Chad Mirkin received the Ralph N. Adams Award on February 28, 2018 at Pittcon, the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory … Read More ›
Sir Fraser Stoddart is hoping to revolutionize the mining industry with a new technique for extracting gold that does away with poisonous … Read More ›
“In a huge achievement spanning both chemistry and physics, scientists have found a way to create entirely new classes of material that can bend oncoming … Read More ›
IIN Director Chad A. Mirkin received the 2017 Nano Today Award for his pioneering research on spherical nucleic acids: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/nano-today/news/nano-today-award-2017-winner-announced. The award was … Read More ›
An international team led by Northwestern Chemistry Professor Nathan Gianneschi demonstrated that liquid-cell transmission electron microscopy can directly image the motion of micelles at the nanoscale … Read More ›
In honor of Madam Curie’s 150th birthday on November 7th, The Journal of Physical Chemistry (JPC) published an article recognizing her as the first female author … Read More ›
Northwestern Professor Teri Odom is one of three 2017 ACS Nano Lectureship Award winners, along with Professor Hui-Ming Cheng of the Shenyang National Laboratory … Read More ›
Congratulations to Chad A. Mirkin, this year’s recipient of the Dickson Prize in Science! Last week, Professor Mirkin visited Carnegie Mellon University to accept the … Read More ›
President Barack Obama speaks at Northwestern, lauding the IIN, its groundbreaking research and discoveries, and related start-up companies and jobs.
President Barack Obama honored four members of Northwestern faculty with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers earlier this month.
Mechanical engineer Sinan … Read More ›
Our Nobel Laureate, Sir Fraser Stoddart, was given the key to the city during the Evanston City Council Meeting on January 9, 2017. He … Read More ›
This Administration’s final meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) was held on January 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
An … Read More ›
Congratulations to Chad A. Mirkin, this year’s recipient of the Dickson Prize in Science!
Read more about the award and Professor Mirkin here: http://www.cmu.edu/dickson-prize/.
We share, with great pride, images of Sir Fraser Stoddart in Stockholm this week for the Nobel Prize … Read More ›
Join us online early tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 4:00 a.m. (11:00 a.m. CET) for a live stream as Northwestern’s Sir Fraser Stoddart joins Jean-Pierre Sauvage … Read More ›
Monica Olvera de la Cruz selected to receive the 2017 Polymer Physics Prize for her “outstanding contributions to the theoretical understanding of polymers and … Read More ›