Welcome to the Forbes Research Group!
07/19/2020 - New publication with the Mason Group: M. Shohel, J. L. Bjorklund, E. A. Ovrom, S. E. Mason, Tori Z. Forbes "Ga3+ Incorporation into Al13 Keggin Polyoxometalates and the Formation of (GaAl12)7+ and (Ga2.5Al28.5)19+ Polycations." DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00743
07/08/2020 - New publication with the Cramer Group: M. Shohel, N.E. B McAdams, B. D. Cramer, T. Z. Forbes. "Ontogenetic variability in crystallography and mosaicity of conodont apatite: implications for microstructure, palaeothermometry and geochemistry." DOI: 10.1098/rsos.200322
06/17/2020 - Congrats to Mikaela for winning the 2020 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award from the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology Research and Development!
05/21/2020 - New publication with the Cwiertny Group: D. V. Kravchuk, A. Blanes Diaz, M. E. Carolan, E. A. Mpundu, D. M. Cwiertny, T. Z. Forbes. "Uranyl Speciation on the Surface of Amidoximated Polyacrylonitrile Mats." DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00440
05/14/2020 - Congrats to Dmytro for receiving the UI Department of Chemistry Best Inorganic Chemistry Seminar award for 2019-2020!
04/21/2020 - New publication: L.C. Applegate and T. Z. Forbes. "Controlling Water Structure and Behavior: Design Principles from Metal Organic Nanotubular Materials." DOI: 10.1039/D0CE00331J
04/15/2020 - New publication with the Mason and Leddy groups: M. M. Pyrch, J. L. Bjorklund, J. M. Williams, D. L. Parr IV, S. E. Mason, J. Leddy, T. Z. Forbes. "Impacts of hydrogen bonding interactions with Np(V/VI)O2Cl4 complexes: vibrational spectroscopy, redox behavior, and computational analysis." DOI:10.1039/D0DT00848F
03/26/2020 - New publication: M. M. Pyrch, J. M. Williams, M. W. Kasperski, L. C. Applegate, T.Z. Forbes. "Synthesis and Characterization of Np(VI) and U(VI) Tetrachloride Complexes Crystallized with 2,2-Bipyridine." DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2020.119628
03/12/2020 - Congrats to Dmytro for receiving a University of Iowa Post-comprehensive Exam Graduate Fellowship!
02/28/2020 - Congrats to Ally and Anamar for acceptance into their top graduate programs! Ally will be going to Colorado School of Mines and Anamar will be joining the chemistry program at Georgetown University.
01/24/2020 - Congrats to Dmytro for successfully completing his comprehensive exam!
12/12/2019 - New publication with the Cwiertny and Cerrato groups: A. Johns, J. Qian, M. E. Carolan, N. Shaikh, A. Peroutka, A. Seeger, J. M. Cerrato, T. Z. Forbes, and D. M. Cwiertny. "Functionalized electrospun polymer nanofibers for treatment of water contaminated with uranium." DOI: 10.1039/C9EW00834A
10/11/2019 - New publication: D.V. Kravchuk and T. Z. Forbes. "In Situ Generation of Organic Peroxide to Create a Nanotubular Uranyl Peroxide Phosphate" DOI: 10.1002/anie.201910287
07/11/2019 - New publication: M. M Pyrch, J. M. Williams and T. Z. Forbes. "Exploring crown-ether functionalization on the stabilization of hexavalent neptunium." DOI: 10.1039/C9CC04393D