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The Hupp Research Group is located on the first floor of the Ryan Hall, in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Group News

Prof. Farha to Speak at the 2014 Northwestern Climate Change Symposium
Prof. Omar Farha will be one of several speakers at the 4th annual Northwestern Climate Change Symposium, presented by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the  Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN). The Symposium with take place on May 16th. Learn more

Dr. Beyzavi Wins Prestigious DFG Fellowship
Dr. Hassan Beyzavi was awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship by the German Research Foundation (DFG) based on his postdoctoral research proposal titled, “Epitaxially Grown Metal-Organic Frameworks: Design, Preparation, and Application as Multi-Component Films in Tandem Catalysis.” Learn More about the DFG

InNUvative Award Winner: Timothy Wang
Second Year Graduate Student Timothy Wang has won the inaugural H&F InNUvative Chemistry Grant competition. He will be able to make use of $10000 in group founds to investigate a creative project that could feasibly be carried out over the course of one year. Read More

NuMat on a Roll with Big Win at the Rice Business Plan Competition
NuMat Technologies adds to their impressive list of wins with a victory over five other teams at the Department of Energy's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. DOE Press Release

NuMat on a Roll with Big Win at the Rice Business Plan Competition
The start-up won the Society Investment Prize, the OWL Investment Prize, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersPrize for Clean Tech Innovation, and the Opportunity Houston - Best Technology Investment Prize. All told, they came away with $750,000, more than any single team in the competition's history. NewStory Article

NuMat Wins State and Regional Competition
Research Professor Omar Farha and students from Chem & Bio Engineering, Kellogg, and NU Law took the top prize in both the Illinois and Midwest Clean Tech Student Challenge with their startup, NuMat Technologies. They now move on to the national competition. See their winning entery Here. Medill Article

Nature Communications Featured Image
"Metal-adeninate vertices for the construction of an exceptionally porous metal-organic framework" was recently published as a Featured Image in the on-line journal Nature Communications. Read the Article.

More Promising Natural Gas Storage?
Now featured on the February cover of Nature Chemistry! With the help of Randy Snurr, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, the group has developed a new method that removes discovery bottleneck by identifying materials (MOFs) with promise. Read the Northwestern Newscenter Story, then Read the Nature Article.

Prof. Farha Receives University Safety Award
Omar Farha Receives the University's 2011 Safety Award from President Schapiro. Read his story in the Northwestern Research Newsletter.

The Search for the ANSER
Watch the Big Ten Network feature on YouTube. You may see a Huppster or two.