Latest News and Announcements

Graduate Student Awards

May 18 was the University of Chicago Department of Chemistry's Student Awards Presentation. Three members of the Jordan Group were recognized.

Rebecca Black: Edith Barnard Memorial Award in Chemistry for Service to Others

Erik Reinhart: Gerhard Closs Teaching Award in Organic Chemistry

Nathan Contrella: Yang Cao-Lan-Xian Best Thesis Award in the Department of Chemistry (Organic/Inroganic Chemistry)

Congratulations!

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Group Dinner at Minghin

The Jordan Group had a fantastic dinner at Minghin in Chinatown to celebrate the end of the academic year and say goodbye to: Posdoctoral Scholar: Jia Wei Graduate Student: Ge "David" Feng Undergraduate Student: Tabbetha Bohac We wish them luck in their future endeavours!

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Welcome New Jordan Group Members (2015)

The Jordan Group welcomes our new group members:

First-year graduate students: Alison Johnson, Erik Reinhart;

Undergraduate students: Eleanor Mayes, Amanda Waterbury, Maxwell Weinberg.

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249th ACS National Meeting at Denver

Tim, David, Feng and Shinji attended 249th ACS National Meeting at Denver, CO.

Tim presented "Comparative reactivity of CO2 with transition metal alkyls" (INOR782). Feng presented "Hydrogen bonding behavior of amide-functionalized α-diimine palladium complexes" (INOR886). David presented "Influence of π-π Stacking, π-cation interactions and axial steric blockage on the ethylene polymerization behavior of asymmetric hosphine-sulfonate palladium methyl complexes" (INOR902). All of them were oral presentations.

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Recruitment Weekend 2015

The Jordan Group participated in the department poster session for prospective graduate students on 2/26/2013.

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Group Dinner at Lao You Ju

The Jordan Group had dinner at Lao You Ju on 1/21/2015. This dinner marked the departure of Nate. The Jordan Group wishes him every success in his future endeavors at Merck.

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Welcome Shinji

The Jordan Group welcomes our new visiting scholar Shinji "Ben" Wada from AGC.

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Congratulations to Nate for his successful thesis defense

Nate defended his PhD thesis successfully on 12/16/2014. Congratulations!

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Group Lunch at Quadrangle Club

The Jordan Group had lunch at Quadrangle Club on 12/19/2014. This lunch marked the end of 2014. The Jordan Group wishes everybody a happy new year of 2015!

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Group Dinner at MingHin

The Jordan Group had dinner at MingHin on 6/12/2014. This dinner marked the end of 2013-2014 academic year and the departure of our senior undergrad Naomi. The Jordan Group wishes her every success in her future endeavors at Stanford.

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Group Lunch at Quadrangle Club

The Jordan Group had lunch at Quadrangle Club on 12/17/2013. This lunch marked the end of 2013. The Jordan Group wishes everybody a happy new year of 2014!

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Group Lunch at Quadrangle Club

The Jordan Group had lunch at Quadrangle Club on 9/6/2013. This lunch marked the departure of Hiroshi. The Jordan Group wishes him every success in his future endeavors.

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Welcome New Jordan Group Members (2013)

The Jordan Group welcomes our new group members:

Post-doc: Jia Wei;

Summer graduate student: Rebecca Black;

Undergraduate students: Reid Stubbee, Mark Maskeri.

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Senior Undergraduate Students Dinner at Nepal House

Senior undergraduate students (Jessica, Kareem, Wiriya), their current mentors (Nate, David) and Prof. Jordan had dinner together at Nepal House. This dinner marked the departure of the senior undergrads. The Jordan Group wishes them every success in their future endeavors at Caltech and Stanford.

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Recruitment Weekend 2013

The Jordan Group participated in the department poster session for prospective graduate students on 3/7/2013.

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Group Dinner at Greek Islands

The Jordan Group had dinner at Greek Islands on 2/27/2013. This dinner marked the departure of Ben and Mingfang. The Jordan Group wishes them every success in their future endeavors.

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New group website!

Congratulations to the launch of the new Jordan Group Website!

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Welcome Ruojin and Matt

The Jordan Group welcomes our new first-year graduate students Ruojin Tang and Matthew Livingston (Class of 2017).

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Farewell to Ben and Mingfang

Farewell to our postdoc Dr. Ben Petro and visiting scholar Dr. Mingfang Zheng. The Jordan Group wishes them every success in their future endeavors.

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