News

May 2018

Congratulations to Meera Shete for successfully defending her PhD thesis! Meera is joining Dow.
 
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April 2018

Congratulations to Nitish Mittal and Mansi Shah for successfully defending their PhD theses. Nitish was co-advised by Professor Daoutidis and is joining ExxonMobile. Mansi was co-advised by Professor Siepmann and is joining Bristol-Myers Squibb.
 
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March 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Neel Rangnekar. Neel joins Praxair to work on adsorbents and membranes.
 
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January 2017

Meera´s work on 2D zeolites is highlighted as front cover in the Angewandte Chemie.
 
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May 2016

Mansi´s work on identifying promising zeolite structures for gas-sweetening applications is highlighted as frontispiece in the Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations Mansi!
 
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February 2015

Michael Tsapatsis has been selected to the National Academy of Engineering on February 6, 2015. Related links: CEMS News

May 2018

Congratulations to Dandan for successfully defending her PhD thesis!
 
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September 2017

Professor Michael Tsapatsis has been awarded one of the highest honors for faculty at the University of Minnesota, the McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair. Related links: CEMS News.

July 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Han Zhang on successfully defending his PhD. Han joins Cabot to work on nanocomposites.
 
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March 2017

Our process for preparing ultra-selective membranes is published in Nature. Related links: Nature & CEMS News.
 

April 2015

Thinner than 100 nm! Two publications (Advanced Materials and Angewandte Chemie) report the use of 2D zeolites to form the thinnest zeolite films ever reported on porous and non porous supports.
 
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January 2015

Congratulations to Yasser Al Wahedi for completing his PhD. His thesis focus was on novel materials and processes for hydrogen sulfide removal from tail gas, a problem of great environmental significance. Dr. Al Wahedi is an Assistant Professor at the Petroleum Institute of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Dr. Al Wahedi was advised by Professors M. Tsapatsis, P. Daoutidis and S. Al Hashimi (Petroleum Institute).

January 2016

Maryam Khaleel defended her PhD thesis on December 18, 2015. Her research addressed fundamental crystal growth phenomena of zeolite nanocrystals and intergrown zeolite nanosheets using high resolution electron microscopy, cryogenic electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction and small angle scattering. Dr. Khaleel is an Assistant Professor at the Petroleum Institute of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Congratulations Dr. Khaleel! 

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