Welcome to the Forbes Research Group!
04/29/2019 - Welcome summer students: Alessandra Dutra, Maguire Kasperski, Eric Thomas, and Samantha Kruse
05/21/2019 - New publication: J. L. Bjorklund, M. M. Pyrch, M. C. Basile, S. E. Mason, and T. Z. Forbes. "Actinyl-cation interactions: Exerimental and theoretical assessment of [UO2Cl4]2- and [Np(VI)O2Cl4]2- in solid state and aqueous solutions." DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00044
04/29/2019 - Congrats to Allison Peroutka for winning an ACS Inorganic Chemistry Award!
04/29/2019 - Congrats to Lindsey and Mikaela for successfully completing their comprehensive exam!
04/11/2019 - Congrats to Dr. Mo Payne for successfully defending his Ph.D. and accepting an offer to become a postdoctoral scholar at Sandia National Laboratory.
03/20/2019 - New publication with the Mason group: J. L. Bjorklund, J. W. Bennett, T. Z. Forbes, and S. E. Mason. "Modeling of the MAl12 Keggin reactivity by anion adsorption." DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00044
01/23/2019 - New publication: A.S. Jayasinghe, L. C. Applegate, D. K. Unruh, J. Hutton, T. Z. Forbes. "Utilizing autoxoidation of solvents to promote the formation of uranyl peroxide materials."DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01735
12/10/2018 - New publication with the Alessi group at U Alberta: S. L. Flynn, K. von Gunten, T. Warchola, K. Snihur, T. Z. Forbes, G. G. Goss, M. K. Gingras, K. O. Konhauser, D. S. Alessi. "Characterization and implications of solids associated with hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water from the Duvernay Formation, Alberta, Canada." DOI: 10.1039/C8EM00404H
10/04/2018 - Congrats to Shohel for winning the University of Iowa Graduate Collect Post-Comprehensive Research Fellowship for Spring 2019!!
08/30/2018 - New publication with UC Berkeley: K.P. Carter, J. Jian, M.M. Pyrch, T. Z. Forbes, R. J.Abergel, W. A. de Jong, J. K. Gibson. "Reductive activation of neptunyl and plutonyl oxo species with a hydroxypyridinone chelating ligand." DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05626A
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