In the News

October 06, 2020
Anthony won the UH Society of Plastics Engineers Chapter Scholarship!! Congratulations Anthony! He was also featured in LSAMP
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September 29, 2020
Glen’s and Hatice’s paper about controlling olefin polymerization, branching and isomerization was published today in the Angewandte. Congratulations!
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April 14, 2020
Our collaborative paper with the Hagemeyer group was published in Chemistry of Materials. Congrats to Kelly and Laken.
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March 17, 2020
Breyinn’s and Miryam’s paper was published in JMC-B! Backcover will follow 🙂
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March 10, 2020
Anthony won the 2020 International Polyolefins Conference Scholarship (SPE)
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February 01, 2020
MILRad paper was added to the Virtual Issue from Macromolecules “Metal Complexes for Catalytic Polymerizations”
December 27, 2019
Glen’s and Hatice’s paper about the first true Isomerization Polymerization of Olefins is published in the Angewandte Chemie! And is HOT PAPER! Congratulations!
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December 02, 2019
Hasaan, Dee and Chenying joined us as new group members! Welcome to the group!
December 02, 2019
Jen, Estela, Enja and Yu-Sheng all passed their ORP! Congratulations to you all!
October 05, 2019
Anthony passed his ORP exam with high marks. Congratulations Anthony!
August 22, 2019
Polymer Center and Harth’s group research highlighted in UH Newsletter
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July 05, 2019
Michael defended successfully his thesis! Congratulations!
June 24, 2019
Michael’s and Enja’s nanoparticle photoexpansion paper was published in Polymer Chemistry and got a cover!
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February 21, 2019
Our awesome review paper “Olefins and Vinyl Polar Monomers – Bridging the Gap for Next Generation Materials”-was published in the Angewandte.
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February 12, 2019
Anthony was featured by UH News – founding the NSM peer writing group and more….
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February 04, 2019
Laken successfully defended her thesis today. Congratulations and good luck at your new position at Clorox in CA!
December 19, 2018
Our “tour de force” MILRad group effort paper was published today. Congratulations everyone, it is a great piece of work!
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December 12, 2018
Laken’s nanoparticle – drug delivery paper published today in Macromolecules!
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November 09, 2018
Laken passed her Independent Research Proposal requirement (IRP) and gave a talk at the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting in Little Rock, AK. Congratulations, well done!
October 26, 2018
Michael Lampley passed his Independent Research Proposal requirement (IRP). Congratulations!
October 25, 2018
Breyinn passed her ORP oral exam today. Congratulations! Well done
September 11, 2018
Discovery of MILRad Polymerization. Paper of Anthony, Dain, Hatice, Uyen, Yu-Sheng published today in Macromolecules. Tom and Scott are thanked as well.
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September 10, 2018
Dain was awarded the “Best Presentation” in his Session at the 256th National ACS in Boston, MA. Congratulations!
June 06, 2018
Michael Lampley’s paper on expandable nanoparticles was published in ACS Macroletters !
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May 14, 2018
Dain and Jake met again at the Commencement at Vanderbilt! Congratulations to the Graduates!
April 06, 2018
Eva was featured in UH Today
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April 03, 2018
Breyinn Loftin was awarded the NSF Graduate Fellowship and was featured in UH Today and Inside Research. Congratulations Breyinn! Now we have three laureates in the group!
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March 23, 2018
Michael Marin defended his thesis and is now starting his dream position at Hewlett Packard. Congratulations!
March 06, 2018
Eva is one of the laureates of the Gutenberg Chair – Cercle Gutenberg- and attends ceremony at the University of Strasbourg on March 2
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January 18, 2018
Jake’s biofilm paper published in ACS Applied Materials&Interfaces. Result of a great collaboration with M.McCurdy, Bridget Rodgers and the Guelcher group. Thank you all for make it happen.
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January 17, 2018
Jake Lockhart’s biosensor paper published in Polymer Chemistry!
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December 19, 2017
Harth group holiday lunch at Ninfa’s on Navigation. Happy Holidays everyone ( Estela and Yu-Sheng not pictured)
December 05, 2017
Jake Lockhart successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations, Jake!
December 01, 2017
Michael Marin’s Poster was nominated for the best poster award at the MRS meeting in Boston! Congratulations.
September 06, 2017
Out of the boxes and ready to go – Our beautiful brand new lab!
September 01, 2017
Eva’s official first day at UH. Thanks to UH and everyone who supported me. Very excited to start!
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August 24, 2017
Award Ceremony from POLY at ACS with Jake. Well done !
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August 23, 2017
Jake has been awarded the Travel Award for his poster at the ACS meeting in DC. Congratulations, Jake !
August 17, 2017
Laken passed her Qualifying Exam! Congratulations, Laken.
August 14, 2017
Dain successfully defended his thesis! Well done, congratulations!
August 04, 2017
Laken’s JOVE paper is published. Congratulations!
August 04, 2017
The Harth Lab has moved to the University Houston. Let the exciting new venue begin.
June 23, 2017
Kelly successfully defended her thesis and is now working as Principal Scientist at EcoLabs! Congratulations Kelly!
June 21, 2017
Michael Lampley passed his Qualifying Exam! Well done Michael, congratulations!
June 12, 2017
Eva has been admitted as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry and is entitled to use the designatory letters FRSC. Thank you!
April 21, 2017
7 patents of the Harth patent family were sold or licensed today!
March 09, 2017
5th issued patent for the Harth Group: 9,580,548 “Polycarbonate Containing Compounds and Methods Related Thereto”
January 04, 2017
Breyinn Loftin joins Harth Research group. Welcome to the group!
November 22, 2016
Laken Kendrick passes her Preliminary Exam. Congratulations !!
November 12, 2016
Michael Marin passes his Qualifying Exam in Chemical Engineering. Congratulations!
November 01, 2016
Jake passes his Qualifying Exam. Congratulations!
August 23, 2016
Dain Beezer delivers excellent talk at the ACS in Philadephia!
August 21, 2016
Jake wins the “2016 Outstanding POLY Poster Award” at the ACS in Philadelphia!
August 02, 2016
Eva is now on Twitter as well. Group news and other updates are posted @HarthEva
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July 28, 2016
VINSE featured our review article in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. Thank you!
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July 11, 2016
Eva presents invited lecture at the Warwick Polymer Conference 2016 #warpol16
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July 10, 2016
Jake Lockhart and Dain Beezer published article about “One-pot Nanogels via liposome master templates for dual drug delviery” in the Journal of Controlled Release
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June 10, 2016
Ben, Michael (both) and Anisse published a paper “Precise Microscale Polymeric Networks through Piezoelectronic Inkjet Printing” in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
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May 29, 2016
Dain Beezer published a paper about the “Post-polymerization modification of branched polyglycidol with N-Hydroxy phthalimide” in the Journal of Polymer Science Part A – Polymer Chemistry
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April 15, 2016
Eva gives keynote lecture at the 14th European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
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March 04, 2016
Ben Spears’ and Michael Marin’s paper on “Aqueous Epoxide Ring Opening Polymerization” called AEROP published in Macromolecules
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December 09, 2015
Michael Lampley passes his Preliminary Examination. Congratulations!
December 04, 2015
Kelly Gilmore’s and Michael Lampley’s review article published in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Theme Issue: Delivery of Multi-modal Therapeutics for Synergistic Therapy
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December 01, 2015
Book Chapter published in Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization: From Fundamentals to Applications in Materials Science, edited by Didier Gigmes
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November 04, 2015
Benjamin Spears defends successfully his Thesis and started at SeLux Diagnostics, Inc. Congratulations and Good Luck!
October 19, 2015
Laken Kendrick joins the Harth group! Welcome to the group and we are glad to have you!
September 03, 2015
Jake’s, David’s and Dain’s paper published in the Journal of Controlled Release
August 21, 2015
Michael passed the Preliminary Exam in the Engineering Department. Well done, Michael. Congratulations!
August 21, 2015
Kelly wins the prestigious Mitchum Warren Fellowship from the Department of Chemistry for her excellence in research and teaching. Congratulations, Kelly!
August 17, 2015
Eva presents invited lecture at the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
August 12, 2015
Ben passes the Independent Research Proposal Exam (IRP). Congratulations!
August 06, 2015
Eva gives invited lecture at 2# Fusion Functional Polymeric Materials Conference in Ascot, UK
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July 23, 2015
Eva gives presentation of laboratory’s work at TU Chemnitz, Germany.
July 14, 2015
Eva gives keynote lecture at the 35th APS meeting at the Gold Coast, Australia.
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June 17, 2015
Eva participates in the GRC Polymers conference as discussion leader, Mount Holyoke College, MA.
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June 15, 2015
Eva gives invited lecture at 17th International Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems in Salt Lake City, UT.
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June 15, 2015
Jake enters co-op with ExxonMobil Research & Engineering in Paulsboro, NJ. Have a good time over there!
June 12, 2015
NSF Graduate Fellow Laken Kendrick starts her summer rotation in the Harth group! Welcome to Vandy.
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June 01, 2015
Michael Lampley joins Harth Research group. Welcome to the group, Michael.
April 24, 2015
Kelly passed her Qualifier. Congratulations!
January 20, 2015
Paper in collaboration with the David Calkins group (VUMC) “Nanosponge-Mediated Drug Delivery Lowers Intraocular Pressure” published in Translational Vision Science and Technology, TVST (ARVO journal)
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November 21, 2014
Jake passes his Preliminary Exam. Congratulations!
November 16, 2014
David’s hydrogel paper “Semibranched polyglycidols as “fillers” in polycarbonate hydrogels to tune hydrophobic drug release”, in collaboration with Muthu’s group (UMASS Amherst), accepted in Polymer Chemistry.
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September 02, 2014
David Stevens lands postdoctoral position with the Nanotechnology Characterization Lab (NCL) at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Congratulations!!!
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August 01, 2014
Summer Intern Elizabeth Delesky (U Florida Gainesville) wins Poster Award “Best Layout” in the VINSE Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
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July 11, 2014
Dain passes his Qualifying Exam. Well done. Congratulations!!
July 07, 2014
Paper by David Stevens and Jean de la Croix Ndong, in collaboration with the Florent Elefteriou group (VUMC), accepted in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and is highlighted in the ASBMR e-News (17 July)
July 01, 2014
Eva gives talk at the 5th Nanomedicine Conference in Sydney, Australia
June 04, 2014
David Stevens graduates with a PhD in Chemistry from the IGP program based in the Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Medical School. Congratulations, David !!
June 02, 2014
Eva gives talk at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, University of Technology, Institute for Complex Molecular Systems, Eindhoven, NL
May 22, 2014
Eva gives talk at Polymer Club Chemistry Insight Day: Healthcare to Solar Cells, University of Warwick, UK
May 19, 2014
Eva gives a talk at the IMM Symposium, Nijmegen, NL
May 14, 2014
Paper by Ben Spears in collaboration with the Jamie Grunlan group (TAM) published in Macromolecular Rapid Communication and featured on the cover of Issue 10, Volume 35
May 01, 2014
David’s and Kelly’s paper published in Polymer Chemistry and is “Paper of the Week”
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April 16, 2014
Eva starts sabbatical stay with Professor Jan van Hest at the Radboud University, Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM), Nijmegen, NL
April 10, 2014
Eva gives talk at Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, IPREM-EPCP, Pau, FR
April 04, 2014
Eva gives talk at the Unversité Bordeaux, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polyméres Organiques, Bordeaux, FR
April 01, 2014
Eva gives talk at the Aix-Marseille Université, Institut de Chimie Radicalaire Equipe CROPS, Marseille, FR
March 18, 2014
Eva gives talk at the 247th ACS National Meeting in Dallas TX
March 11, 2014
Eva gives talk at the Institut Charles Sadron (ICS), Université Strasbourg, FR
March 06, 2014
Eva gives talk at the Université Paris-Sud 11, Faculte Pharmacie, Châtenay-Malabry, FR
March 04, 2014
Eva gives talk at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, UPMC, Institut Parisien de Chimie Moleculaire (IPCM) Chimie des Polymeres, Paris, FR
February 17, 2014
Eva starts sabbatical stay with Julien Nicolas, CNRS researcher in the research group of Professor Patrick Couvreur at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Châtenay-Malabry, University Paris-Sud 11, France
February 01, 2014
Jacob Lockhard joins Harth Research Group
January 24, 2014
Eva gives talk at Virginia Tech
January 17, 2014
Eva gives talk at Texas A&M
November 09, 2013
Ghazal’s paper accepted in Molecular Pharmaceutics
October 09, 2013
Eva gives talk at Biomaterials Workshop, Sonoma CA
September 09, 2013
Julia’ s paper accepted in Experimental Eye Research
May 09, 2013
Artez’ Paper accepted in Nanomedicine
March 09, 2013
Kelly Gilmore joins group as graduate student
February 09, 2013
Ben’s article made the ChemComm Front Cover