Structure and Dynamics of Water at Interfaces Group - News

News from the Structure & Dynamics of Water at Interfaces Group

Lisa Dreier won 2nd place in the Best Poster Presentation competition at the Lorentz & Psi-k Workshop "Fundamental Electrocatalysis: Theory Meets Experiments" in Leiden, Netherlands from 26 to 30 June 2017.

July 2017

Lisa Dreier won 2nd place in the Best Poster Presentation competition at the Lorentz & Psi-k Workshop "Fundamental Electrocatalysis: Theory Meets Experiments" in Leiden, Netherlands from 26 to 30 June 2017.

April 2017

Alejandra Sánchez successfully defends her PhD-thesis and is granted a doctoral degree in chemistry.
On 15 March 2017 Ellen Backus was appointed Extraordinary Professor at the Institute of Physics at the University of Amsterdam.

April 2017

On 15 March 2017 Ellen Backus was appointed Extraordinary Professor at the Institute of Physics at the University of Amsterdam.

2016

How does ice melt? Layer by layer!Alejandra Sánchez, Marc-Jan van Zadel, Jenée Cyran, Yuki Nagata, Mischa Bonn and Ellen Backus have a paper Experimental and theoretical evidence for bilayer-by-bilayer surface melting of crystalline ice published in PNAS. It is a collaborative paper with University of Toyama, Tufts University, University of Mainz, FOM Institute AMOLF, Tohoku University, Kyoto University and University of California.

December 2016

How does ice melt? Layer by layer!
Alejandra Sánchez, Marc-Jan van Zadel, Jenée Cyran, Yuki Nagata, Mischa Bonn and Ellen Backus have a paper Experimental and theoretical evidence for bilayer-by-bilayer surface melting of crystalline ice published in PNAS. It is a collaborative paper with University of Toyama, Tufts University, University of Mainz, FOM Institute AMOLF, Tohoku University, Kyoto University and University of California. [more]
Chunyan Ma joins the group as a visiting postdoctoral researcher to study the catalytic mechanism of small molecule gas oxidation.

November 2016

Chunyan Ma joins the group as a visiting postdoctoral researcher to study the catalytic mechanism of small molecule gas oxidation.
Prerna Sudera joins the group as a PhD student to study ice interfaces.

September 2016

Prerna Sudera joins the group as a PhD student to study ice interfaces.
Jenée Cyran has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers on Shedding Light on the Mechanism of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Reactions on Ice Surfaces.

August 2016

Jenée Cyran has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers on Shedding Light on the Mechanism of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Reactions on Ice Surfaces.
Saman Hosseinpour will be awarded The Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award 2016 for the best doctoral thesis in corrosion science and electrochemistry" world-wide at the PRiME2016 meeting on Honolulu in October.

July 2016

Saman Hosseinpour will be awarded The Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award 2016 for the best doctoral thesis in corrosion science and electrochemistry" world-wide at the PRiME2016 meeting on Honolulu in October.

2015

November 2015

Ruth Livingstone, Yuki Nagata, Mischa Bonn and Ellen Backus have a paper entitled Two types of water at the water – surfactant interface revealed by time resolved vibrational spectroscopy accepted to JACS. [more]
Ellen Backus speaks at the Annual Meeting of New Champions at the 2015 World Economic Forum.

September 10, 2015

Ellen Backus speaks at the Annual Meeting of New Champions at the 2015 World Economic Forum. [more]
Jenée Cyran joins the group as a postdoctoral researcher to study ice surfaces using SFG. Additionally Sudipta Das joins the group as a PhD student, working on the dynamics of water on the charged water-air interface.

July 2015

Jenée Cyran joins the group as a postdoctoral researcher to study ice surfaces using SFG. Additionally Sudipta Das joins the group as a PhD student, working on the dynamics of water on the charged water-air interface.

April 2015

Ellen Backus, Yuki Nagata and Mischa Bonn have a collaborative review on Molecular Structure and Dynamics of Water at the Water-Air Interface Studied with Surface-Specific Vibrational Spectroscopy published in Angewandte Chemie. [more]

30th March-1st April 2015

The group attends the International Workshop for Sum Frequency Generation in Wiesbaden Naurod, Germany, where Alejandra and Simon presented posters.
At the DPG Spring Meeting, Ruth won the poster prize for the Chemical and Polymer Physics Devision, for her poster entitled "Ultrafast dynamics of membrane-bound water molecules revealed by two-dimensional surface-specific vibrational spectroscopy". In addition, Simon won a helicopter for having the best aim in the Newport OpticsCage+TM-Fight Competition

15 - 20th March 2015

At the DPG Spring Meeting, Ruth won the poster prize for the Chemical and Polymer Physics Devision, for her poster entitled "Ultrafast dynamics of membrane-bound water molecules revealed by two-dimensional surface-specific vibrational spectroscopy". In addition, Simon won a helicopter for having the best aim in the Newport OpticsCage+TM-Fight Competition [more]
The group attends the German Physical Society (DPG) spring meeting. Saman, Alejandra and Ellen give talks while Simon and Ruth present posters.

15 - 20th March 2015

The group attends the German Physical Society (DPG) spring meeting. Saman, Alejandra and Ellen give talks while Simon and Ruth present posters. [more]
Ruth Livingstone gives an invited talk at the National Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry (NSRP – 2015), IIT Kanpur, India

9 - 11th March 2015

Ruth Livingstone gives an invited talk at the National Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry (NSRP – 2015), IIT Kanpur, India [more]
Saman and Simon attend the Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Seminar on Electrochemical Surface Science, where Saman gives a talk and Simon presents a poster

18th - 22nd January 2015

Saman and Simon attend the Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Seminar on Electrochemical Surface Science, where Saman gives a talk and Simon presents a poster [more]
Ruth attends the Spectroscopy and Dynamics Group Conference in Nottingham, where she gives a talk and chairs a session

6-8th January 2015

Ruth attends the Spectroscopy and Dynamics Group Conference in Nottingham, where she gives a talk and chairs a session [more]
 
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