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Department of Chemistry
840 Downey Way
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0744

Last modified: 09/12/2015

News

News

2017

4/27/2017    Chathu's manuscript was published in Appl. Mag. Res.

4/8/2017    Sharon gave a talk in the Southern California Users of Magnets (SCUM) meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

3/30/2017    Chathu received the USC Michael Dulligan Graduate Student Award. Congratulations!.

3/14/2017    Chathu gave a talk in the APS meeting, New Orleans, LA.

3/13/2017    Sharon gave a talk in the APS meeting, New Orleans, LA.

2/28/2017    Susumu was promoted to tenured Associate Professor, Hooray!

1/9/2017    Benjamin Fortman joined our group. Welcome, Ben!

2016

10/13/2016    Viktor passed his Ph.D. defense! Congratulations, Dr. Stepanov!

10/10/2016    Rana successfully defended her thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Akiel!

9/26/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at USC.

9/15/2016    Chathu's manuscript has been accepted for publication in J. Appl. Phys.!

9/2/2016    Sharon presented a poster in the USC Chemistry graduate symposium.

9/1/2016    Susumu gave an invited talk in APES 2016, Irkutsk, Russia.

8/24/2016    Our group received a grant from the NSF CHE program for NV-based MR research!

8/15/2016    Rana's graduate student life was highlighted by the USC Dornsife college! [Video]

8/5/2016    Mirna presented a poster in the USC YRP presentation.

8/3/2016    Laura gave a talk in the USC IME presentation.

8/3/2016    Laura and Sam presented posters in the USC Chemistry REU presentation.

7/20/2016    Viktor and Chathu presented posters in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

7/19/2016    Chathu gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

7/18/2016    Viktor gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Breckenridge, CO.

6/30/2016    Viktor's manuscript has been accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. B!

6/17/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Nanoscience Seminar at University of Tokyo, Japan.

6/16/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Physics Seminar at Keio University, Japan.

6/14/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Physics Seminar at Kobe University, Japan.

6/13/2016    Laura Mugica joined our group with the USC-IME fellowship. Welcome!

6/6/2016    Rana's manuscript has been accepted for publication in Cell Biochem. Biophys.!

5/18/2016    Drew Henry joined our group. Welcome, Drew!

5/12/2016    Viktor received the Travel Award in Rocky Mountain Conference!

5/1/2016    Jack joined our group with the USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund Fellowship (SURF)!

5/1/2016    Sam received the USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund Fellowship (SURF)!

4/29/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Seminar at UC Berkeley.

4/27/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Colloquium at UC Santa Barbara.

4/21/2016    Rana received the USC Michael Dulligan Graduate Student Award. Congratulations!.

3/31/2016    Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at UC Davis.

3/15/2016    Viktor gave a talk in the APS meeting, Baltimore, MD.

3/14/2016    Chathu gave a talk in the APS meeting, Baltimore, MD.

2/25/2016    Viktor received the USC Chemistry Travel Award. Congrats!

1/25/2016    Chathu's manuscript has been published in Appl. Phys. Lett!

1/11/2016    Winnie received the USC Provost Fellowship. Congratulations!

1/3/2016    Sharon (Zaili) Peng joined our group. Welcome, Sharon!

2015

12/20/2015    Susumu gave an invited talk in Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu HI.

12/8/2015    Susumu gave a talk in Chemical Sciences and Engineering Seminar at Argonne National Lab.

12/2/2015    Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at Rice University.

10/10/2015    Andrew Maney joined our group. Welcome, Andrew!

9/15/2015    Winnie received the USC Provost Fellowship. Congratulations!

9/10/2015    Susumu gave an invited talk in the GDCh FGMR 37th Annual Meeting, Darmstadt, Germany.

9/7/2015    Susumu gave a talk in Physics Seminar at TU Dortmund, Germany.

8/25/2015    Our group received a grant from the Anton B. Burg foundation for research on NV-based EPR!

8/15/2015    Frank and Viktor's manuscript has been accepted for publication in Methods in Enzymology.

8/7/2015    Susumu gave an invited talk in the diamond quanutm sensing workshop, Takamatsu, Japan.

8/5/2015    Winnie presented a poster in the REU Poster Presentation at USC.

8/5/2015    Susumu presented a poster in the diamond quanutm sensing workshop, Takamatsu, Japan.

7/30/2015    Susumu gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/28/2015    Viktor gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Snowbird, UT.

7/17/2015    Mike presented a poster in the YRP Poster Presentation at USC.

7/17/2015    Josceline presented a poster in the YRP Poster Presentation at USC.

6/18/2015    Frank successfully defended his thesis! He will be a postdoc in Institute of Quantum Computing at University of Waterloo. Congratulations, Dr. Cho!

6/15/2015    Wan Hsiang Chen (Class of 2016, Biochemistry) joined our group. Welcome, Winnie!

6/15/2015    Josceline Rojas-Gamino (from Los Angeles Big Picture High School) started the USC Young Researchers program with our group. Welcome!

6/15/2015    Mike Moreno (from Gertz-Ressler High School) started the USC Young Researchers program with our group. Welcome!

5/16/2015    Our group received a grant from the NSF DMR program for molecular magnet research!

4/27/2015    Rana received the USC Stauffer Endowed Fellowship. Congratulations!

4/16/2015    Chathu received the USC research award for excellence in graduate research. Congrats!

4/13/2015    Susumu gave an invited talk in the Searle meeting, Chicago IL.

3/24/2015    Susumu gave an invited talk in the ACS meeting, Denver CO.

3/3/2015    Viktor gave a talk in the APS meeting, San Antonio, TX.

3/2/2015    Chathu gave a talk in the APS meeting, San Antonio, TX.

2/5/2015    Viktor's paper has been accepted for publication in Appl. Phys. Lett.!

1/14/2015    Rana received the Department of Chemistry Advanced Fellowship. Congratulations!

2014

11/5/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Physics Seminar at UCLA.

10/10/2014    Susumu gave an invited talk in Photonics Asia 2014, Beijing China.

10/6/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Seminar at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou China.

9/23/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Physics Seminar at University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

9/19/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Seminar at National High Magnetic Field Lab, Tallahassee FL.

7/14/2014    Franklin gave a talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Copper Mountain CO.

7/14/2014    Susumu presented a poster in the Rocky Mountain Conference, Copper Mountain CO.

6/26/2014    Franklin's paper has been accepted for publication in Rev. Sci. Instrum.!

6/23/2014    Jacqueline Gramajo (from West Adams Preparatory High School) started the USC Young Researchers program with our group. Welcome, Jacqueline!

6/16/2014    Sharon (Zaili) Peng (from Sun Yat-Sen University) joined our group as a REU student. Welcome, Sharon!

5/15/2014    Franklin gave a talk in ITST seminar at UC Santa Barbara.

4/23/2014    Rana passed her qualifying exam. Congrats!

4/22/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Condensed Matter Seminar at University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT.

4/7/2014    Susumu presented a poster in Searle Scholars meeting in Chicago IL.

4/4/2014    Viktor passed his qualifying exam!

3/27/2014    Susumu gave an invited talk in the 55th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (ENC) meeting at Boston MA.

3/3/2014    Franklin and Chathu gave oral presentations in the APS March meeting at Denver CO.

2/27/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Physics Colloquium at California State University, Los Angeles.

2/21/2014    Susumu gave a talk in Chemistry Colloquium at North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC.

2/19/2014    Susumu presented in a Physical Chemistry Seminar in University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC.


2013

12/2/2013    Chathu passed his qualifying exam!

10/17/2013    Rana presented her poster in UCLA-USC-Caltech Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine Symposium

9/19/2013    Rana passed her screening exam. Congratulations!

7/30/2013    Franklin presented a poster in the Rocky Mountain Conference at Denver CO.

7/30/2013    Susumu gave an invited talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference at Denver CO.

5/20/2013    Jason received the USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund fellowship (SURF)!

5/6/2013    Franklin passed the qualifying exam in Physics department. Congratulations!

4/29/2013    Chathu passed the screening exam in Chemistry department. Congrats!

4/22/2013    Susumu presented a poster in Searle Scholars meeting in Chicago IL.

4/17/2013    Rana received USC teaching award for excellence in graduate student teaching. Congratulations!

3/15/2013    Our article, "Spin decoherence and electron spin bath noise of a nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond" has been published in Phys. Rev. B!

1/14/2013    Jason Michael joins the group. Welcome, Jason!  

1/14/2013    Zak received the award of a Spring 2013 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!  


2012

9/20/2012    Viktor passed the screening exam in Chemistry department. Congrats!

9/20/2012    Our paper, Pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy powered by a free-electron laser  , appears in Nature.
The news is also on media releases.
       "Laser helps scientists ‘see' the smallest world" - USC
       "Scientists Employ a Powerful UCSB Laser to Breathe New Life into an Old Technology for Studying Atomic-Level Structures" - UC Santa Barbara

9/11/2012    Zak received the award of a Fall 2012 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!  

7/17/2012    Susumu gave an invited talk in the Rocky Mountain Conference at Copper Mountain CO.  

5/1/2012    Susumu gave a talk in Physical Chemistry Seminar at University of Washington, Seattle.

5/1/2012    Zak received Summer 2012 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!

4/13/2012    Susumu gave an invited talk in Stauffer symposium at USC.

4/3/2012    Kate has been awarded a Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) merit award for excellence in postdoctoral research. Congrats, Kate!

3/13/2012    Susumu has been named as a 2012 Searle Scholar. Hooray!

2/27/2012    Kate, Zhihui and Anirban gave oral presentations in the APS meeting at Boston.

1/5/2012    Zak received the award of a Spring 2012 USC Provost's Research Fellowship!  


2011

12/24/2011    Anirban received a poster award in the Second International Conference on Quantum Error Correction (QEC 2011). Congratulations, Anirban!  

12/1/2011      Chathuranga Abeywardana joins the group. Welcome!

11/22/2011      Susumu gave a talk in Physics colloquium at UC Santa Barbara.

10/3/2011      Franklin Cho joins the group. Welcome!

9/19/2011    Susumu gave a talk in Physics colloquium at USC. 

9/13/2011    Zak received the award of a Fall 2011 USC Provost's Research Fellowship. Congratulations, Zak!  

9/1/2011    Dr. Zhihui Wang joins the group. Welcome, Zhihui!  

7/20/2011    Our paper, Decoherence in Crystals of Quantum Molecular Magnets , appears in Nature. The news is also on media releases.
       "USC Scientists Contribute to a Breakthrough in Quantum Computing"- USC
       "Researchers Develop Quantum Computing System that Resists ‘Quantum Bug'" - UC Santa Barbara
       "Discovery may overcome obstacle for quantum computing: UBC, California researchers" - UBC

6/1/2011    Dalilah Brown joins the group. Dalilah is supported by the REU program at USC and is from Stevenson University, MD. Welcome, Dalilah!

5/15/2011    Zak Kobos joins the group. Zak received the  USC Summer Undergraduate Research Fund fellowship (SURF)!

4/21/2011    Susumu has been awarded a grant from the Zumberge Fund Individual Program.   

3/15/2011    Dr. Ekaterina Romanova joins the group. Welcome, Kate!  

2/18/2011    Viktor and Anirban presented a poster in the USC Chemistry open house.

2/16/2011    Anirban passed the qualifying exam in Physics department. Congratulations, Anirban!

1/1/2011      Anirban Das and Viktor Stepanov join the group. Welcome!