News

  • 3/3/2022 The Garand group’s comment on various microsolvation methods has been accepted and published in J. P. C. Lett.!
  • 12/8/2021 A warm welcome to our new first year: Bri Hopper!
  • 08/26/2021 A warm welcome to our new postdoc: Katharina Meyer! Katharina got her Ph.D. with Martin Suhm at the University of Gottingen using IR and Raman spectroscopy to examine clusters of carboxylic acids in order to benchmark quantum chemical calculations.
  • 08/09/2021 The Garand group’s manuscript on the photoelectron spectroscopy of the tetracenyl anion has been published as part of J. Phys. Chem.’s virtual special issue “Daniel Neumark Festschrift”.
  • 05/21/2021 Congratulations to Cole for receiving one of the 2021 GSFLC Mentor Awards! And thank you for being such a good mentor!!
  • 05/07/2021 Casey successfully defends his PhD thesis. Congratulations! He is headed to Austin, TX.
  • 11/24/2020 A warm welcome to our new first years: Kenny Wilson and Grace Capek!
  • 12/16/2019 Kaitlyn successfully defends her PhD thesis. Congratulations! She is heading to Midwestern University for PA school! We will miss you Kaitlyn!!
  • 08/13/2019 Glen successfully defends his PhD thesis. Congratulations! He is heading back to Utah to BYU for law school.
  • 04/08/2019 Congratulations to Kathy for receiving the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and Cole for receiving an honorable mention!
  • 11/15/2018 A warm welcome to our new first years: Gina Roesch and Kathy Nickson!
  • 08/08/2018 Steve successfully defends his PhD thesis. Congratulations! He will be joining the Coon research group here in Madison.
  • 08/07/2018 Our Feature Article “Spectroscopy of Reactive Complexes and Solvated Clusters: A Bottom-Up Approach Using Cryogenic Ion Traps” in J. Phys. Chem. A has been selected as an ACS Editors’ Choice article.
  • 07/20/2018 Jon successfully defends his PhD thesis. He will be heading off to Switzerland to start his postdoc!
  • 02/15/2018 Etienne has been selected as the 2018 JPC A lectureship award winner. He will deliver his lecture at the ACS fall national meeting.
  • 11/10/2017 A warm welcome to our new first years: Cole Sagan and Summer Sherman!
  • 05/03/2017 Erin successfully defends her PhD thesis. She is off to Michigan State this summer to start her postdoc!
  • 04/04/2017 The Garand group’s manuscript on the MS and IR spectra of a Ru WOC and two oxidation intermediates has been accepted at ChemPlusChem!
  • 01/25/2017 Etienne has been selected to receive the Flygare Award, which recognizes the efforts of early career faculty members. He will give a talk and receive the award at the 2017 International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy (ISMS) this June.
  • 12/20/2016 Etienne has received a Fall 2016 “Honored Instructor” award from University Housing: “These awards are presented to Instructors who have inspired students through their teaching, and have made a significant impact on the students’ educational experiences. Awardees are all nominated by students.”
  • 11/23/2016 Casey got ions with QTPI today! It’s a Thanksgiving miracle!
  • 10/11/2016 Erin hosts this year’s p chem McElvain speaker, Eric Cornell, and it’s super awesome.
  • 07/06/2016 The Garand group’s manuscript on the infrared spectroscopy of BMIM-water clusters has been accepted at PCCP!
  • 04/04/2016 Congratulations to Etienne, who has received the 2016 American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Award!
  • 02/26/2016 Congratulations to Etienne, who was awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship!
  • 01/28/2016 The Garand group’s manuscript on the O2-binding motif to a Ru water oxidation catalyst has been accepted at Angewandte Chemie!
  • 12/10/2015 Brett successfully defended his PhD thesis today. Congratulations, Brett! Have fun at Berkeley!
  • 11/24/2015 The Garand group’s manuscript on our dual cryo trap mass spectrometer has been published at J. Chem. Phys!
  • 11/09/2015 A warm welcome to our new first years: Kaitlyn Fischer and Casey Howdieshell.
  • 08/12/2015 The Garand group’s manuscript on [MOH]+(H2O)1-4 clusters has been accepted at PCCP!
  • 05/22/2015 The Garand group’s manuscript on [Ru(tpy)(bpy)(H2O]2+(H2O)n clusters has been accepted at JPC A.
  • 03/31/2015 The Garand group’s manuscript on MOH(H2O)+ complexes has been accepted at PCCP!
  • 03/09/2015 A warm welcome to our newest group members: Megan Larson and Christina McNerney.
  • 03/05/2015 Brett and Erin presented talks at at the APS March Meeting in San Antonio, TX.
  • 02/04/2015 Etienne receives an NSF CAREER Award!
  • 12/05/2014 The Garand group’s manuscript on the vibrational spectroscopy of Cu(II) triglycine and tetraglycine anions has been accepted at RSC Advances!
  • 11/03/2014 A warm welcome to our new group member: Glen Thurston.
  • 08/28/2014 Open group meetings for new graduate students interested in the Garand Group will be held on September 8 and September 22, at 5:30 pm in room 4364.
  • 06/17/2014 Brett, Erin, and Steve present talks at ISMS 2014 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • 05/09/2014 The Garand group’s manuscript on hydrogen bonding motifs in glycine peptides has been accepted at JPCA!
  • 04/18/2014 Brett’s poster, “Cryogenic Ion Vibrational Spectroscopy of Copper Containing Species,” won First Place in the Analytical section at the GSFLC Poster Session. Congratulations, Brett!
  • 02/25/2014 The Garand group’s manuscript on CuOH+ clusters has been accepted at JPCA!
  • 11/04/2013 Welcome to our new group members: Micah Eller, Steve Kregel, and Jonathan Voss!
  • 07/18/2013 The Garand group has received the ACS Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) new investigator award
  • 05/10/2013 The Garand group has received the DOE early career research award!
  • 04/02/2013 Our instrument has been assembled and is running. First full TOF mass spectrum of our group has been collected.
  • 02/27/2013 Congratulations to Brett for winning the department cookie contest in the non-cookie category with his entry “Ham”.
  • 01/25/2013 A warm welcome to our new group member: Mike Soukup.
  • 01/02/2013 Congratulations to Matt for completing his degree. We wish you all the best.
  • 11/05/2012 A warm welcome to our new group member: Erin Duffy.
  • 09/28/2012 A warm welcome to our new group members: Matt Weis and Brett Marsh.
  • 08/15/2012 The group website is up and running. Check it out and let us know what you think.