Welcome to the Rose Research Group!

Notable Quote

“I think the point of life is just trying to improve. Do something. Get inspired to do something and then try to do it better.”

-Ashton Eaton, US 2016 Gold Medal Winner in Decathlon

for New Grad Students!      ——->>

Rose Group meetings are Tues 8p in WEL 4.308

Sub-group mtgs (Solar Fuels / Hydrogenase) are Fridays at 1:30/2p in WEL 4.308

Heavy Atom | Fe-carbide sub-group is 11a in WEL library conf room

Postdoc Positions:
none available at this time

Interested Graduate Students:
please contact Prof Rose, and apply to UT Austin!

Interested Undergraduates:
Solar-Semiconductor-Electrochemistry and In/Organic Synthetic positions

Events & Posts

8/10/16  Yae In and Meredith’s paper on Magnetism of Co-F-Co Dimers published in Dalton Transactions — check it out here






8/1/16  A bit overdue, but Welcome to the Group!, a new crop of undergrads to keep pushing our science forward!   James, Clarisse, Ben, Isha and Dan!





7/15/16  Mike receives 2016 Cottrell Scholar Award, and presents Heavy Atom Ligation research and ‘Undergraduate Outreach Corps’ plan at the RCSA conference in Tucson


6/17/16  Mike presents poster on Iron-Carbide-Sulfur chemistry at Metallocofactors GRC.  An awesome meeting —  Hydrogenase, Nitrogenase and more!

5/20/16  Congrats to our graduating class of Undergrad Researchers:  Meredith, Beth and David!   On to your next challenge!








5/15/16  Congrats to our undergrad Doran the Explorer who will head to Caltech for a summer REU with Harry Gray!

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5/10/16   Taylor publishes a nice paper in IC on Anthracene-scaffold supported Manganese Carbonyls!






5/6/16  Congrats to Owen on ChemComm paper accepted!  Group’s first paper on GaP|catalyst assembly for CO2 reduction







3/25/16  Hark Jin and Dan Redman (Stevenson group) co-author collaborative paper on MoS2 photodeposition and HER on Si-R functionalized photocathodes







3/24/16  Congrats to Liam on the group’s first Antimony paper!  Let the reign of Sb commence!   A neat Sb-Cu Cube with NIR Luminescence






3/15/16  We welcome new UG Dan Ceglia to the group!


1/7/16  Ring in the New Year with Hark Jin and Jun’s Si|AZO|PNP-Ni paper in ACS Appl Mater Interface!







10/23/15  Congrats to Taylor on the ICC paper!  First paper implementing our Anthracene scaffold


10/23/15  better late than never…… we welcome UGs Stephanea & Eileen, as well as new grad Joey to the group — welcome!

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9/25/15  Congrats to GDP and Sam — nice paper on Fe-Hydride in Inorg Chem





9/15/16  Grad students Dylan and Joey officially join up — welcome!









8/22/2015  Girlstart Outreach Program a Resounding Success!
H2fromH2O brought water splitting to over 300 middle school girls and encouraged STEM education!

Girls start 2

Girls start 1













7/25/2015  1st Annual Summer Fun Picture










7/7/2015   Congrats to Feng & Tori on their paper in Langmuir!
the wires for ET are now a reality…..






5/22/2015  Congrats to our graduating Undergrads!  Tori, Azim, Truc, Kenny, Luc and Chase








5/22/2015  Congrats to Jun & Ryan on their ChemComm paper:  Functional Ni-PNP H2 catalyst attached to Si photoelectrode! Link or click TOC Graphic






4/8/2015    Congrats to Owen, and Hark Jin + Kara on their Dalton and ACS Appl Mat Intfc papers (respectively).  Click on TOC below….

Si-Al2O3-Pt_TOCHark Jin’s Appl Intfc Mat





Owen’s Dalton





3/14/2015   Spring Break!  Inorganic Kickball Saturday!  Fun times….














3/24/2015   Group members attend Denver ACS — nice posters guys!
Watch out for Denver’s Big Blue Bear ? !










3/19/2015  Congrats to Keren on the Hydrogenase paper in EJIC







2/25/2015  Congrats to Jun, Harkjin and Ryan on their new JACS paper!
A nice mix of surface, organic and materials chemistry mixed with photoelectrochem and Energy!






12/10/2014  Welcome new UG Beth to the Group — You’re official !







11/21/2014  Rose Group UGs present posters at Southwest Regional ACS in Ft Worth.
Great job guys!








10/28/14  Congrats to Feng and Tori on their Si(111) Steric Spacing paper in ACS Appl Mat & Interface






10/24/14  Check out Jun and Azim’s new paper in Comments in Inorganic Chemistry






10/15/14  Welcome new grad student Felicia to the Group, SC/Wires project







7/1/14  Welcome to a new crop of Grads: Patrick, Spencer and REU Chris is back!

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6/2/14  Welcome new Summer REU, Dylan (Allegheny College) and UG Meredith (UT)

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5/3/14  Congratulations to the group’s first Graduating UG’s: Simone, Kara, David, Tim
Congrats to former members Bryan & Christian, too!
Undergrads-graduating-20144/29/14  Simone’s Mn-carbonyl paper accepted to Dalton — Congrats
Mn-CO_NNS_TOC_Corrected3/10/14  Our new postdoc, Kuppu, joins the group — Welcome
Kuppu2/14/14  UG Kara receives Semiconductor Research Corporation scholarship

2/1/14  Welcome to our new Postdoc, Hark Jin, to the Solar Fuels project
Hark-Jin_crop1/26/14  Mike presents poster at Metals in Biology Gordon Conference

1/20/14  Mike presents poster at Solar Fuels Gordon Conference

1/10/14  New batch of Undergrads for the New Year: Azim, Meredith, Chase, Luc, Truc
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12/10/13 Congrats to Kara! Top 4 in the Chem Eng undergrad poster session

11/6/13  Yae In’s Cobalt Peroxo Paper accepted to Inorg Chem (group’s 1st paper!)
Co-Peroxo_Cats-Cradle11/5/13  It’s official: grad student Liam joins the group
Liam_Public_Pic - Crop11/5/13  Prof Rose receives Dreyfus Foundation award to develop and expand the
H2fromH2O project

9/4/13  Welcome to 2 more new Grads: Sohini and Samuel



8/1/13  Say hi to our new postdoc! Junhyeok from Brown U
Jun_website_crop7/2/13  Welcome to our 2 new Grad students: Ryan and Taylor




7/1/13  The renovated main lab is open!



6/3/13  Welcome to our new crop of undergrads: Tim, Tori & Kenny and REU Chris



5/31/13  Welcome to our new postdoc, Feng Li, to work on the Solar Fuels project
Feng_website-25/27/13  Prof Rose receives ORAU Junior Faculty Award to support synthetic modeling of mono-[Fe] Hydrogenase

5/25/13  Prof Rose selected for Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award to support Hybrid Molecular/Materials Semiconductor Solar Fuels project

5/21/13  Rose group receives ACS/PRF grant to explore role of heavy atom ligation in

4/1/13  Kara and David (UG’s) join the group

3/8/13   Our new postdoc GDP arrives
GDP_website2/25/13  Owen joins the group! dual citizenship with Cowley group

2/19/13  Congrats Simone on receiving a UT Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF)

2/11/13  Potentiostats are up and running

1/23/13  Mike attends & presents poster at Metals in Biology Gordon Conference

12/12/12 Glovebox #1 up and running

11/05/12 Mike gives invited talk at Southwest Regional ACS

10/11/12 First crystal structure!

9/26/12   Welcome UGs Bryan and Christian

9/12/12   Welcome to the group to our first undergrad: Simone

9/06/12   First reactions!

9/05/12   We welcome Yae In and Keren to the Group!

9/01/12   Let the great experiment begin!




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