News

August 9th, 2017

Lizhu, Amir, and Manpreet’s communication on cobalt-catalyzed H2 production with a first-of-its-kind pentapyrazine ligand is published in Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers. Congrats!

June 8th, 2017

Jonah’s article on “Cornflakes and Bioethanol” appeared in our local newspaper The Oxford Eagle! Check it out!

May 30th, 2017

We welcome undergraduate REU student Colleen Chernowsky from Ohio Wesleyan University to the Jurss Lab! Colleen will be working with us for the next two months developing new catalysts for renewable energy applications.

May 13th, 2017

Congratulations to Emily Ables, Rebekah Nelson, and Winston Pitts on graduating today! All the best to you going forward!

January 1st, 2017

Jonah assumes responsibilities as Chair of the local section of the American Chemical Society!

November 4th, 2016

Joey placed second overall in the campus-wide Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition from over 80 graduate student entrants! Read more about the 3MT Competition here. Great job!

September 27th, 2016

The Jurss Lab is awarded a Seed Grant for catalytic water oxidation from the National Science Foundation OIA-1539035. Congrats!

August 25th, 2016

Dr. Xiaojun Su joins the group as our first postdoc! Welcome!

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August 1st, 2016

One of Hunter’s many lasting contributions to the Jurss Lab! This is every magnet that Oakwood makes as of today.

July 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Hunter for successfully defending his Master’s Thesis! All the best to you in medical school!

July 26th, 2016

Congratulations to Lizhu for receiving a first place award on her oral presentation at the conference this week! Weiwei and Joey also had outstanding poster presentations!

July 21st, 2016

Jonah’s article on “Power and Progress in Photovoltaics” appeared in our local newspaper The Oxford Eagle! Check it out!

July 4th, 2016

We welcome Mayukh Datta and Quriston Wilson to the Jurss Lab as part of our Artificial Photosynthesis Research Experience for High School Students summer program!

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June 9th, 2016

Congratulations to Hunter on our collaborative paper with the Delcamp Group, “Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to CO with Re-Pyridyl-NHCs: Proton Source Influence on Rates and Product Selectivities” that was published in Inorganic Chemistry!

June 6th, 2016

Graduate student Joseph Lee joins the Jurss Lab! Welcome, Joey!

May 27th, 2016

We welcome undergraduate REU student Jordan Spell from Western Carolina University to the Jurss Lab! Jordan will be working with us for the next two months developing new catalysts for renewable energy applications.

May 14th, 2016

A hearty congrats to Sarah, Michael, and Manpreet for graduating this weekend!

May 9th, 2016

Hunter, Sarah, and Amir have all been accepted to medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center! Congratulations!

April 29th, 2016

Congratulations and job well done to Manpreet for successfully defending his Honors Thesis!

April 26th, 2016

Weiwei receives the department’s Inorganic Chemistry Graduate Student Award, recognizing her outstanding academic work and research progress at our annual ACS local section banquet!

April 5th, 2016

Jonah serves as a judge at the State Science Fair, held on campus in the Tad Smith Coliseum, where ~600 students in grades 7 – 12 shared their creativity through science!

December 1st, 2015

Jonah is voted Chair-Elect of our local section of the American Chemical Society!

November 16th, 2015

The Jurss Lab is awarded a Seed Grant for catalytic water oxidation from the National Science Foundation OIA-1539035, and Rebekah Nelson joins our team as an undergraduate researcher!

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November 4th, 2015

Lizhu, Hunter, Ryan, Amir, and Manpreet present posters at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) held in Memphis, Tennessee!

August 31st, 2015

We welcome new graduate students Kayla Milano, Sayontani Sinha Roy, Kallol Talukdar, and Weiwei Yang, as well as undergraduates Michael Holland and Winston Pitts, to the Jurss Lab!

June 28th, 2015

Ting Li and Robert Simmons have joined the Jurss Lab as part of our Artificial Photosynthesis Research Experience for High School Students program in partnership with Ole Miss Summer College. Welcome!

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May 27th, 2015

We welcome undergraduate Sarah Farmer to the lab!

May 19th, 2015

Lab bowling night! Lizhu had never bowled before and in her first game, she breaks 100 and gets a turkey!

May 17th, 2015

Ankita Purohit joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher! Welcome!

May 9th, 2015

Congratulations to lab alumni and new graduates of the University of Mississippi: Logan Bell, Allie Funderbunk, and Jackie Gledhill!

May 7th, 2015

Jackie presents a fantastic poster on her research at the Undergraduate Research Forum!

April 28th, 2015

Hunter and Lizhu present posters on their research at the GSC Research Forum! Great job!

April 10th, 2015

Jonah serves as a judge at the 2015 Mississippi Region VII Science Fair that was attended by some 300 middle school students presenting posters on research projects from a 13-county region in northern Mississippi. Inspiring!

January 5th, 2015

We welcome our newest member to the lab, graduate student Lizhu Chen!

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December 20th, 2014

The new research wing is looking sharp! Projected opening: April 2015

November 20th, 2014

Graduate student Hunter Dulaney joins the group! Welcome aboard!

November 19th – 21st, 2014

Jonah attends the Southwestern Regional ACS Meeting in Fort Worth!

November 7th, 2014

CaPPS academic panelJonah serves as an academic panelist at the Career Paths in the Physical Sciences conference at Southeastern Louisiana University!

September 18th, 2014

Amir Khadivi, a recent graduate of the University of Chicago, joins the lab! Welcome!

September 4th, 2014

We welcome Jackie Gledhill, Logan Bell, Ryan Harvey, and Ryan Higgins to the lab!

August 26th, 2014

Manpreet Singh joins the Jurss Lab as an undergraduate researcher and the first group member! Welcome!

July 31st – August 2nd, 2014

Jonah attends the Cottrell Scholars Collaborative New Faculty Workshop in Washington, DC!

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July 22nd, 2014

Check out the progress on our new building addition (the Jurss Lab will be on the 3rd floor featuring 1800 ft2 of lab space and 8 fume hoods)!

July 1st, 2014

Jonah begins his appointment as an Assistant Professor!