The Ward group in the Department of Chemistry is a highly interdisciplinary research group at the intersection of organic solid-state chemistry, physical chemistry, materials science, and biomedical chemistry.
Bart Kahr and Mike Ward provide a perspective in the December 7, 2018 issue of Science magazine on a report by Chen, et al. that describes epitaxial one-dimensional growth of peptide dimer crystals on molybdenum disulfide substrates. See more here….
The NYU Molecular Design Institute is hosting the 24th International Congress of the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State, June 16-21, 2019 at the New York University Campus in Greenwich Village, New York City. More information soon.... Artwork credit: Cesar Rodriguez & Anne L. Ward, NYU
Isabel Olson spearheaded a review article "Dislocations in Molecular Crystals" with Alex Shtukenberg, Bart Kahr and Mike Ward, which appeared in Reports on Progress in Physics (Rep. Prog. Phys.2018, 81, 096501). Congrats, Isabel!
Yuantao Li and co-workers report guest exchange in a seemingly impenetrable hydrogen-bonded framework through a single crystal-to-single crystal transformation facilitated by self-healing microscopic lamella… J. Amer. Chem. Soc. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b07065.