Purdue POWER Lab
Polymers for Optoelectronics and
Widespread Energy Research Laboratory









Recent News

April 1, 2014

Congratulations to Jennifer Laster for being awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

March 22, 2013

Graduate students Aditya Baradwaj, Ryan Mulvena, and Lizbeth Rostro presented their research findings at the 2014 March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) in Dever, CO. Lizbeth's oral presentation was titled, "Synthesis and Solid State Charge Transport in Radical Polymers." Aditya's poster was titled, "Quantifying the Solid State Charge Transport Characteristics of Radical Polymers." Ryan's poster was titled, "Nanoporous Membranes with Chemically-Tailored Pore Walls from Triblock Terpolymer Templates." Congratulations, Lizbeth, Aditya and Ryan!

March 1, 2014

Dr. Steven Gaik joined BASF after finishing his postdoctoral research with the POWER Laboratory. Congratulations, Steve!

January 1, 2014

First year graduate students Nicole Perrelli (Villanova University), Martha Hay (Virginia Tech), Darby Hoss (University of Idaho), Jennifer Laster (University of Florida), and Jessica Sargent (Auburn University) have joined the POWER Laboratory.  Welcome to Nicole, Martha, Darby, Jennifer, and Jessica.

October 4, 2013

Our article, "Intramolecular Exciton Diffusion in Poly(3-hexylthiophene)", is available online in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

October 4, 2013

Lizbeth and Aditya's article, "Controlled Radical Polymerization and Quantification of Solid State Electrical Conductivities of Macromolecules Bearing Pendant Stable Radical Groups", is available online in the journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.