Mirkin Group News
Congratulations to Mirkin Group postdoc, Dr. Devleena Samanta, who received $10,000 in funding as a Hanna Gray Finalist Award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute!
Congrats to Mirkin Group MSE graduate student Jingshan Du, who is the recipient of the SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship! You can read the press release here.
Congratulations to MIrkin Group graduate student, Wenjie Zhou, winner of the 2020 International Precious Metals Institute 2020 Bright Futures Award. Way to go, Wenjie!
Graduate student, Abha Gosavi has been awarded the McBride Award. You can read more about Abha and the award here. Congratulations, Abha!
A recent Mirkin Group publication in PNAS, "Catalyst discovery through megalibraries of nanomaterials," was featured by Science News. You can read the story here.
Chad A. Mirkin has been selected to receive the 2018 Richards Award and Medal, in recognition of “conspicuous achievements in chemistry,” from the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Read more here.
Prof. Mirkin will receive the 2019 Netherlands Award for Supramolecular Chemistry. To read more please click here.
Prof. Mirkin's undergraduate alma mater, Dickinson College, put out this video highlighting Chad's inspiration, career and scientific successes—particularly in the fields of nanotechnology and health care.
Congratulations to Dr. Mike Ross & Dr. Stacey Barnaby, Mirkin Group alumni, who were married on June 2, 2018. Mike is currently a postdoc at UC Berkeley & Stacey is a Senior Chemist at Dow.
Congratulations to Mirkin Graduate Student PC Chen and Mirkin alumni Dr. Qingyuan Lin, who have both been awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. Founded by the Chinese government in 2003, the award recognizes academic...
Mirkin Group graduate student, PC Chen, was recently named as a recipient of the 2018 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) Young Investigator Award award. The award will be presented at the Fall 2018 ACS National Meeting in Boston. PC will receive a $1,000...
Prof. Mirkin has been awarded the 2018 Harrison Howe Award. Awarded annually since 1946 by the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the award honors Harrison Howe, one of the founders of the Rochester Section of the ACS, who was a fervent champion...
Chad Mirkin is this year’s recipient of the Remsen Award from the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society and the Chemistry Department of Johns Hopkins. The award is given each year to an outstanding chemist and consists of an honorarium ($2000) and a plaque...
Prof. Chad A. Mirkin was elected as a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences along with two other Northwestern Professors Sir Fraser Stoddart and Yonggang Huang. You can read more about the announcement here.
Congratulations to Maria Cabezas, Haixin Lin, Qingyuan Lin, Janet McMillan & Lin Sun who have been recognized for their outstanding contributions in the field of nanotechnology research over the past year. These Mirkin Group students have been chosen to receive...
Congratulations to Mirkin Group alumni, Dr. Liang Hao! Liang recently married Dr. Houqing Yu. The happy couple is joined in this photo by current and former Mirkin group members (L-R) Andy Wang, Dr. Jessica Rouge, Dr. Xiaozhu Zhou, Jen Ferrer and Lin Sun.
Mirkin Group graduate student, Ziyin Huang, has been accepted to the Biotechnology Training Program as a Cluster Trainee. Congratulations, Ziyin!