Recent News

11/28/21

Our second research paper is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. 

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jacs.1c08642

11/24/21

Our first research paper is published in Chemical Science. 

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/sc/d1sc04618g

11/19/21

The group has been awarded the NSF CAREER from the DMR SSMC program for our proposal on chalcogen bond-mediated porous framework materials!

10/7/21

Mike appeared on CBS Denver 4 to discuss the issue of roadside trash in Colorado. Check out the story here: https://denver.cbslocal.com/2021/10/07/colorado-dirty-highways-worse-litter/

9/1/21

Mike has become a member of the I-West program, a DOE based initiative to build a roadmap to decarbonization state-by-state in the Intermountain West region of the U.S. Check out the website for more information: https://www.iwest.org/home/p/1

8/15/21

We welcome Karina Samuel as the newest undergraduate in the group!

Highlights

4/23/20

Check out Mike's appearance on the Payne Institute's Mines Energy Future Podcast talking about plastic waste, the challenges we face, and chemical recycling:

https://soundcloud.com/user-238171248/mike-mcguirk-podcast-mining-plastics/s-ko9Zjy8GGGw

12/3/19

Our perspective on using chemical recycling to "Mine" petroleum resources from waste plastic is out in One Earth (Cell): https://www.cell.com/one-earth/fulltext/S2590-3322(19)30094-6

10/15/19

The group has received a 3 year cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy to join the HyMARC consortium, studying hydrogen adsorption in porous materials for carrier applications