Alvaro was selected as one of the seventy participants in the inaugural American Chemical Society LEADS conference in July 2022 hosted in Washington, DC! As one of the selected participants, Alvaro had the opportunity to meet and network with national and international students, post-doctoral scientists, industrial and academic professionals, and ACS leadership.
About the Lab
The Gutekunst Lab is interested in pushing the limits of complexity in macromolecular systems using innovative concepts from synthetic organic chemistry. Specific projects in the lab will explore the design of novel monomers for the construction of functional polyamides, the development of small molecule reagents for the dynamic modulation of branched polymer architectures, and the investigation of new concepts for creating covalent bonds in challenging contexts. Each of these research projects will enable the generation of new functional materials with structures or assemblies that were previously inaccessible for study. Prospective students will obtain extensive training in synthetic organic chemistry, as well as polymer synthesis and characterization.
Check out some of the highlights of what has been happening in the Gute Group. Been away for a while? Old news can be found here.
Simone defends her thesis!
We’re thrilled to announce that Simone Tennyson passed her thesis defense on “Homopolymer and Block Polymer Materials Derived From High Reactive Thionolactone Mononers”! Congrats and we wish you all the best at Sherwin-Williams!
Krista defends her thesis!
We are delighted to announce that Krista has successfully defended her thesis on “Surface Modification to Compatibilize the Polymer and Cellulose Nanocrystal (CNC) Interface.” Congrats Dr. Bullard!!!
Dr. Gutekunst receives tenure!
It’s official! We’re proud to announce that Dr. Gutekunst has received tenure at Georgia Tech.🎉 Looking forward to the chemistry and the years to come!