Monthly Archives: September 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Marc Obst!

Congratulations to Dr. Marc Obst!

Congratulations to Dr. Marc Obst, the most recent PhD in the CHOCO group at UiT! He defended his thesis well and had good discussions with his opponents, Professor Stuart A. Macgregor and Dr. Amalia Poblador-Bahamonde, during a partly digital defense 4th of September.

 

 

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Congratulations to Dr. Ljiljana Pavlovic

Congratulations to Ljiljana Pavlovic who successfully defended her PhD thesis on 21.08.20! She has now started as a Postdoc in the project CATCHME funded by the Research Council of Norway (Project leader K. Hopmann). The focus of CATCHME is on identifying molecules that can bind CO2 and promote C-CO2 bond formation, with the ultimate goal to develop asymmetric carboxylation reactions. DFT and experimental methods will be used in order to investigate the behaviour of CO2 during C-CO2 bond formations in the presence of trapping molecules.

 

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