Welcome to the Forbes Research Group!
08/23/2018 - New publication: M. K. Payne, M. M. Pyrch, M. Jubinsky, M. C. Basil, and T.Z. Forbes. "Impacts of oxo interactions within actinyl metal organic materials: highlight on thermal expansion behaviour." DOI: 10.1039/c8CC05240a
06/14/2018 - New publication with the Haes group: G. Lu, A. J. Haes and T.Z. Forbes. "Detection and identification of solids, surfaces, and solutions of uranium using vibratioanl spectroscopy." DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2018.07.010
05/21/2018 - Congrats to Shohel for winning the Best Graduate Student Paper Award at the Regional GSA meeting in April!
05/09/2018 - New publication with the Haes and Cwiertny group: G. Lu, A. J. Johns, B. Neupane, H. T. Phan, D. M. Cwiertny, T.Z. Forbes, A. J. Haes. "Matrix-Independent Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Detection of Uranyl using Electrospun Amidoximated Polyacrylonitrile Mats and Gold Nanostars." DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b00655
05/07/2018 - New publication: M. C. Basile, E. Cole and T.Z. Forbes. "Impacts of Oxo Interactions on Np(V) Crown Ether Complexes" Inorganic Chemistry DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00488
04/30/2018 - Congrats to Anamar Blanes winning the Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Award for Inorganic Chemistry!
04/30/2018 - Congrats to A.J. Johns for successfully defending his masters thesis!
04/12/2018 - Congrats to Shohel for succesfully completing his comprehensive exam.
01/15/2018 - Congrats to Mo for winning a Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship! http://www.icdd.com/resources/awards/frevelwinner.htm#2018
01/04/2018 - New publication: A.S. Jayasinghe, M.K. Payne, D.K. Unruh, A. Johns, J. Leddy, and T.Z. Forbes. "Diffusion and selectivity of water confined within metal–organic nanotubes." Journal of Materials Chemistry A. DOI: 10.1039/C7TA06741K
12/16/2017 - Welcome new Forbes group members: Mikaela Pyrch, Lindsey Applegate, and Matt Jubinsky.
10/30/2017 - New publication: M.K. Payne, R.C. Laird, M. A. Schnell, S. R. Mackin, and T. Z. Forbes "Use of zwitterionic ligands in uranyl hybrid materials: Explorations on the structural features that control water ordering and mobility." Crstyal Growth and Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01183
09/11/2017 - New publication: M. Basile, D.K. Unruh, L. Streicher, and T. Z. Forbes "Spectral analysis of the uranyl squarate and croconate systems: Evaluating differences between the solution and solid-state phases." Crstyal Growth and Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00838
07/03/2017 - New publication: Ashini S. Jayasinghe, Maurice K. Payne, Tori Z. Forbes "Synthesis and characterization of heterometallic uranyl pyridinedicarboxylate compounds." Journal of Solid State Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2017.07.002
05/16/2017 - New publication: Cory K. Perkins, Eric S. Eitrheim, Brantly L. Fulton, Lauren B. Fullmer, Christopher A. Colla, Deok-Hie Park, Anna F. Oliveri, James E Hutchison, May Nyman, William H. Casey, Tori Z. Forbes, Darren W. Johnson, and Douglas A. Keszler. "Synthesis of an aluminum hydroxide octamer through a simple dissolution method." Angewandte Chemie, International Edition DOI: 10.1002/anie.201702318
04/24/2017 - Congrats to Dr. Eric Eitrheim and Dr. Ashini Jayasinghe for successful Ph.D. defenses!
03/25/2017 - Congratulations to Ashini Jayasinghe for winning 3rd place in the Math, Physical Sciences, and Engineering Division of the Jakobsen Memorial Conference! https://gss.grad.uiowa.edu/jakobsen-conference
03/8/2017 - New publication: Joshua de Groot, Brittany Cassell, Madeline Basile, Taylor Fetrow, and Tori Z. Forbes "Charge-assisted hydrogen bonding and crystallization effects within U(VI) glycine compounds." European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201700024