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Research at the Intersection of Synthetic Organic, Physical Organic, and Polymer Chemistry


February 07, 2020

Congratulations Isabel!

Congratulations to Isabel on successfully passing her candidacy exam today!

November 06, 2019

Welcome Jolly!

The Robb Group welcomes Jolly Patro to the group as an undergraduate researcher!

October 01, 2019

Welcome Joel!

The Robb Group welcomes incoming graduate student Joel Monroy who will be rotating with us this quarter!  Joel comes to Caltech with a BS in Chemistry from Cal State Long Beach where he was a NIH MARC U*STAR Scholar.

September 27, 2019

Molly wins poster award!

Congratulations to Molly for winning a poster award at our annual CCE Seminar Day!

September 25, 2019

Our recent paper was highlighted in JACS Spotlights!

Many thanks to Deirdre Lockwood for highlighting our recent paper on mechanically triggered small molecule release in this week's JACS Spotlights!  "Small-Molecule Delivery at the Push of a Chemical Button."  Read it here.

September 13, 2019

Our latest paper was accepted in JACS! Congratulations to Xiaoran, May, and Corey!

Congratulations to Xiaoran, May, and Corey on their latest paper, which was recently accepted in JACS!  "Mechanically Triggered Small Molecule Release from a Masked Furfuryl Carbonate." Access it online here.

July 08, 2019

Molly's paper accepted in JACS!

Congratulations to Molly on her latest (and first 1st-author) paper, which was recently accepted in JACS!  "Force-Dependent Multicolor Mechanochromism from a Single Mechanophore." Access it online here.

June 18, 2019

Ross, Molly, and Xiaoran publish in Synlett!

Congratulations to Ross, Molly, and Xiaoran on their recent Synpacts publication in Synlett!  Check it out to learn more about polymer mechanochemistry and our work on mechanically gated photoswitching (PDF).  Article online here.

March 26, 2019

Congratulations Molly!

Congratulations to Molly on successfully passing her candidacy exam today!  The Robb Group now has TWO PhD candidates!

March 13, 2019

Congratulations Ross!

Congratulations to Ross on successfully passing his candidacy exam today!  The first PhD candidate of the Robb Group!

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