March 2019: Jay received the 2019 UNCAGE-ME EFRC Best Paper Award for his co-authored manuscript ‘Structured Growth of Metal–Organic Framework MIL-53(Al) from Solid Aluminum Carbide Precursor’—DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b04369
February 2019: Jay won second place for his oral presentation “Facile Integration of Porous Nanomaterials on and from Support Media” at the 2019 Georgia Tech CHBE Graduate Research Symposium.
December 2018: Jay presented at the 6th International Conference on Metal-Organic Frameworks & Open Framework Compounds “MOF2018” in Auckland, New Zealand
November 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Colton Moran for successfully defending his Ph.D!
October 2018: Welcome to our newest group members: Chengzhai and Tania!
October 2018: Jake, Jay, Julian, Xiao, and Yutao presented at the AIChE National Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA
August 2018: Jay and Jake gave oral presentations at the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, MA
Jay was selected as a participant and presenter at the 2018 BASF North American Research Forum in Iselin, NJ
July 2018: Colton gave a presentation at the Carbon 2018 Conference in Madrid, Spain
May 2018: Congratulations to Eli for successfully defending his Ph.D. proposal!
Colton traveled to Tampa, FL to brief the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) on the Future of Chemical Warfare and implementing in-situ adsorption defense mechanisms
April 2018: Julian attended the Small Molecule X-ray Crystallography Workshop held at the University of South Florida.
March 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Lalit Darunte for successfully defending his Ph.D.!
Colton traveled to Washington, DC to meet with legislators on Capitol Hill as an ambassador for integrating technical backgrounds into policy making
February 2018: Congratulations to Yutao for successfully defending his Ph.D. proposal!
Jay won first place for his oral presentation at the ChBE Annual Research Symposium
November 2017: Welcome to our newest group member: postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Bartosz Marszalek!
Jay, Julian, and Jake presented their work at the AIChE Fall Annual Meeting
October 2017: Welcome to our newest group members: Brandon, Carmen, Danny, and Rohan!
Jay was a Finalist and winner of the People's Choice Award in the university-wide Three-Minute Thesis competition
September 2017: Colton was selected to become a fellow of the Sam Nunn Security Program
August 2017: Ian, Jacob, and Jay presented posters at the Gordon Research Conference on Nanoporous Materials and Their Applications in Andover, NH
August 2017: Colton, Jacob, and Jay spent a week at Argonne National Lab performing experiments on acid gas stability of porous solids
August 2017: Dr. Walton presented a workshop with Dr. David Sholl on "Doing Research with Industry" for junior faculty at the ASEE summer school in Raleigh, NC
August 2017: The Walton Group welcomes new postdoctoral fellows, Dr. Xiao Jiang and Dr. Ross Verplough
July 2017: Congratulations to the Walton Group's newest PhD graduates! Dr. Michael Dutzer and Dr. Yang Jiao both successfully defended their PhDs and will be starting their careers at Intel later this fall
July 2017: Colton presented our work on aluminum carbide-derived carbons at the Carbon 2017 Conference in Melbourne, Australia
July 2017: Ian and Julian spent half a week at Argonne National Lab performing MOF stability studies on an APS beamline
June 2017: Julian represented the Walton Group and GT ChBE at the ExxonMobil PALS Safety Workshop in Baytown, TX
May 2017: Dr. Walton presented a research talk at the 11th International Symposium on the Characterization of Porous Solids (COPS-XI) in Avignon, France
March 2017: Dr. Walton gave an invited talk at the ECI Conference on Separations Technologies in Albufeira, Portugal
Fall 2016: Congratulations to Dr. William P. Mounfield, III on successfully defending his Ph.D.!
Dr. Walton receives the AIChE FRI/John G. Kunesh Award for Excellence in Separations Research
Congrats to Dr. Walton on being promoted to Full Professor!
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 and winning the department award for Most Outstanding M.S. Thesis!
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.
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 plenary 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!
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!
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.
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!
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.!
Congratulations to Dr. Katrina Stults on successfully defending her Ph.D.!
Welcome to our new group member, Postdoc Dr. Tim Duerinck!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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).
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.
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!
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!