Walton Lab News & Events

Fall 2016

Congratulations to Dr. William P. Mounfield, III on successfully defending his Ph.D.!

Summer 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Nicholas C. Burtch on successfully defending his Ph.D.!

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Tulig on successfully defending her Ph.D.!

Congratulations to Jay Joshi on successfully defending his M.S. Thesis!

Spring 2016

Congratulations William Mounfield for being awarded 1st Place for his 28th Graduate Symposium Poster Presentation!

Prof. Walton recently presented a seminar at Arizona State University’s School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy.

Fall 2015

Prof. Walton, along with other UNCAGE-ME PI's, students and post docs, attended the Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Principal Investigator (PI) meeting in Washington, DC, presenting talks and posters on their work in the Center.

Welcome to our new group members, Eli Carter and Yutao Gong!

Congratulations Prof. Walton on receiving the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Alumni of Achievement Award!

Prof. Walton gave a pleanary lecture at the Pacific Basin Adsorption Science and Technology Conference in Xiamen, China. 

Congratulations Prof. Walton on being recognized as the College of Engineering’s Georgia Power Professor of Excellence at the Georgia Tech vs Tulane football game!

Summer 2015

The Walton Group's 2012 article, “Effect of Water Adsorption on Retention of Structure and Surface Area of Metal–Organic Frameworks,” was recognized by I&EC Research as one of the Top 10 Most-Cited Contemporary Favorites. See the full list here.

Prof. Walton published an article entitled "Inorganic chemistry: Movies of a growth mechanism" in Nature

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Mangarella on successfully defending his Ph.D.!

Congratulations to Lalit Darunte on successfully defending his Ph.D. Proposal!

Prof. Walton gave an invited talk titled "Post-synthetic metal insertion in metal-organic frameworks for enhanced ammonia adsorption from air" at the Telluride Scientific Research Conference on MOFs in Telluride, Colorado on June 18.

Welcome to our new group member, M.S. student Jayraj Joshi!

Congratulations to Erika Garcia-Gutierrez on successfully defending her M.S. Thesis!

Spring 2015

Center for Understanding and Control of Acid Gas-Induced Evolution of Materials for Energy (UNCAGE-ME) featured in Georgia Tech Research Horizons.

Prof. Walton delivered a distinguished speaker seminar titled “Engineering Next-Generation Materials for Environmental and Energy Applications” at her alma mater, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, on Jan. 30. The university published a feature on Walton, including quotes from a former professor, on its website Jan. 16.

Fall 2014

Congratulations Prof. Walton on receiving a 2015 Rising Star Award from the Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society! The awards recognize exceptional women scientists approaching midlevel careers across all sectors (academic, industrial, government and nonprofit) who have demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions to their respective fields.

Welcome to our new group members, Ph.D. students Jacob Deneff, Julian Hungerford, and Colton Moran!

Summer 2014

Welcome to our new group member, Postdoc Dr. Christopher Murdock!

Congratulations Dr. Greg Cmarik on successfully defending his Ph.D.!

Dr. Walton awarded $11.2 Million grant from DOE to fund Center for Understanding and Control of Acid Gas-Induced Evolution of Materials for Energy (UNCAGE-ME)! For more information, click here.

Congratulations to Michael Dutzer for successfully defending his Ph.D. Proposal!

Congratulations to Dr. Himanshu Jasuja on successfully defending his Ph.D.!

Spring 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Katrina Stults on successfully defending her Ph.D.!

Welcome to our new group member, Postdoc Dr. Tim Duerinck!

Fall 2013

Prof. Walton awarded the Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award by the GT Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning!

Congratulations to Ken Onubogu on successfully defending his M.S. Thesis!

Congratulations to Michael Mangarella for being awarded 2nd place for his 4th Year Colloquium presentation!

Welcome to our new group members, Ph.D. students Erika Garcia-Gutierrez and Lalit Darunte!

Summer 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Yang Cai on successfully defending her Ph.D.!

Congratulations to Karen Tulig for successfully defending her Ph.D. Proposal!

Dr. Walton receives the inaugural International Adsorption Society Award for Excellence in Publications by a Young Member of the Society.

Nick Burtch awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship! Congrats Nick!

Congratulations to Nick Burtch for successfully defending his Ph.D. Proposal!

The Walton Group is well represented at the 11th Fundamentals of Adsorption Conference in Baltimore, May 19-24. Presentations were given by Dr. Walton, Yang Cai, Katrina Stults, and Himanshu Jasuja.

Dr. Walton represents US scientists at the general assembly of the Global Young Academy in Halle, Germany, May 15-17.

Spring 2013

Congratulations to Himanshu Jasuja and Nick Burtch on winning the 2013 Ziegler Best Paper Award!

Nick Burtch receives the 2013 Eastman Fellowship. Congrats Nick!

Himanshu Jasuja selected as the 2013 Air Products Graduate Fellow. As part of the award, Himanshu will intern at Air Products in Allentown, PA, in summer 2013. Congrats Himanshu!

Fall 2012

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Schoenecker on successfully defending his Ph.D.! Best of luck at MeadWestvaco; we will miss you!

Welcome to our new group members, Ph.D. students Michael Dutzer, Yang Jiao, William Mounfield, and Ken Onubogu!

Prof. Walton appointed to the editorial board of Separation Science and Technology.

Congrats to Greg Cmarik on his recent publication in Langmuir on adsorption in functionalized UiO-66!

Congrats to Himanshu on his recent publication in J. Phys. Chem. C on stability and adsorption properties of a new UiO-66 variant!

Summer 2012

Members of the Walton Group present research around the world: PBAST meeting in Taiwan, NAS German-American Frontiers of Science in Germany, and the Carbon Conference in Poland.

Prof. Walton promoted to Associate Professor!

Congrats to Christine Flemming on completing her M.S. degree!

Congrats to Paul, Bogna, and Grace on their recent publication in AIChE Journal on MOF scale-up!

Fall 2011

Prof. Walton elected Vice-Chair of Area 2e Adsorption and Ion Exchange, Separations Division, AIChE.

The Walton Group welcomes Ph.D. students Nicholas Burtch and Karen Tulig!

Prof. Walton presents research seminars at UC Berkeley and the University of Arkansas.

Prof. Walton represents US National Academies in Young Scientists Delegation to the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, in September.

Summer 2011

Congratulations to Greg Cmarik, Katrina Stults, Yang Cai, and Paul Schoenecker on passing the Ph.D. Proposal Defense!

Congratulations to the Walton Group's first Ph.D. graduates!

Best of luck to Dr. Bin Mu in his postdoc at MIT and to Dr. Reddy Karra in his position at UTRC. We'll miss you!

The Walton Lab begins new research collaboration with BAE Systems.

Congrats to UG researcher Grace Belancik on her Summer 2011 PURA research fellowship.

Jan/Feb 2011

The Walton Lab welcomes postdoctoral fellow Dr. Bogna Grabicka! Dr. Grabicka completed her Ph.D. in Chemistry at Kent State University under the direction of Prof. Mitek Jaroniec.

The Walton Lab reports a new chiral, metal-organic nanotube in the Jan 2011 issue of Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.

Congratulations to Michael Mangarella and Himanshu Jasuja on passing the Ph.D. Qualifying Exam!

Prof. Walton presents research seminars at the University of Washington (Jan 10) and Air Products (Jan 19).

Fall 2010

The Walton Group seeks outstanding applicants for 2 postdoctoral fellow positions.

Prof. Walton appointed Secretary/Treasurer of the International Adsorption Society.

The Walton Group to collaborate with ChBE faculty on ARPA-E award for carbon dioxide capture from flue gas. press release

Prof. Walton presents research at the MOF 2010 conference in Marseille, France.

Summer 2010

Prof. Walton to serve on the organizing committee for the 2011 National Academy of Sciences German-American Frontiers of Science Symposium in Irvine, California.

Congratulations to Bin Mu and Dr. Yougui Huang on their recent publication in CrystEngComm (New Talents Themed Issue)!

Congratulations to Reddy Karra on his recent publication in J. Phys. Chem. C!

April/May 2010

Bin Mu and Prof. Walton to present research at the 10th International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption to be held May 23-28, 2010 in Hyogo, Japan.

Paul Schoenecker was selected to attend the Council for Chemical Research Annual Meeting in April 2010.

Prof. Walton has been invited to participate in the National Academy of Sciences German-American Frontiers of Science Symposium in Potsdam, Germany.

Congratulations to Bin Mu and Paul Schoenecker on their recent publication in J. Phys. Chem. C!