Marco Eres wins 2014 Goldwater Scholarship

Marco Eres, an undergraduate researcher in the DV Group has been awarded the 2014 Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education.  Marco is a Junior and a participant in the iCons Program at UMass Amherst.  He works on fabricating nanostructures of conjugated molecules.  Congratulations Marco!  

ScienceQuest 2012

On October 27, 2012, the DV Group participated in ScienceQuest 2012 to introduce high school students to activities at UMass. DV explained the inner workings of a solar cell.  The students then constructed a solar cell using household chemicals. [Photos]

DV and Barnes Discuss Power Polymers

DV, Barnes and Dinsmore had co-authored a paper in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters on a new approach to direct the morphology of active layers in organic photovoltaic cells.UMass Next Website featured a story about our research. Check it out [Link]

Special Issue on Polymer Electronics

DV and Tom Russell served as  editors for the special issue of the Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics on Polymer Electronics.  Check out this issue for articles related to organic photovoltaic cells (Link).  The issue features review articles on active layer morphologies, computational approaches in understanding OPVs, Read more…

In Memorium: Uche Anyanwu

Uche Anyanwu, the first member of the DV group, passed away on Feb 21 at around 12:45 am.  He lost his bravely fought battle with thymoma.   He graduated from the DV Group in 2005 and was awarded Ph. D.  for his work on “Soluble Polymer-supported Catalysts and Initiators” (Link to Read more…