Group News

May 2, 2022: Farewell to the Class of 2022
 Congratulations to the LRG undergraduate students in the class of 2022, Raigen McGahey and Madison Tabor. Thank you both for your diligent work and significant contributions to LRG. All the best for your future endeavor and wonderful adventures ahead. Proud of you!

Apr 22, 2022: LRG at RAPS and Award
 All the LRG graduate students and undergraduate students presented at 6th Annual Spring Research and Project Showcase (RAPS) at Clarkson University. All the posters are well received. Excellent jobs, the LRG team!
 Graduate student, Nnamdi Ofodum, won the "Best Graduate Poster Presentation". Congratulations, Nnamdi! Way to go!

September 29, 2021: LRG First JACS Paper
 The Lu Research Group published its first JACS paper entitled "Force-Induced Near-Infrared Chromism of Mechanophore-Linked Polymers"! Congratulations to Qingkai, Gaganjot, Richard, Nnamdi, and all the collaborators! Way to go! Link
 This paper was selected as a JACS cover art.

September 17, 2021: New Group Photo
  Check out our new group photo! Link

August 31, 2021: CM 430/530 Colloids & Interfaces
  Dr. Lu will teach CM 430/530 Colloids & Interfaces in Fall 2021. Welcome to sign up! Let's have a fun journey in the advanced materials and colloidal worlds together!

August 30, 2021: New Members
 A new group of undergraduate students will join LRG for research: Catherine Bennett (Chemical Engineering, Senior), Bailey Brennen (Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Junior), James Lowe (Chemical Engineering, Junior), Raigen McGahey (Chemical Engineering, Senior), and Madison Tabor (Biomolecular Science, Senior). It is fantastic to have you all. Welcome!

July 31, 2021: Farewell to Dr. Qingkai Qi
 We had to say farewells to the most talented LRG postdoc Dr. Qingkai Qi. Your tremendous contributions and service to our group are highly appreciated. We wish you the best of luck for your upcoming adventure at Dartmouth College and your future endeavors.

April 30, 2021: Farewell to the Class of 2021
 Congratulations to all the LRG undergraduate students in the class of 2021, Rachel Adams and Gaganjot Sekhon. Thank you both for your endless efforts, diligent work and significant contributions to LRG. All the best for your future endeavor and wonderful adventures ahead. Proud of you all!

August 20, 2020: New Member
 Lindsey Dillenbeck, a junior undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering, will join LRG for undergraduate research. Welcome, Lindsey!

July 1, 2020: Undergraduate Awards
 LRG alumni, Samantha Salim, was awarded 2020 Northern New York Section of the American Chemical Society Award and 2020 Chemistry and Biomolecular Science Department Service Award. Congratulations, Samantha! Way to go!

June 29, 2020: New Member
 Benjamin Ellis, a pre-frosh undergraduate student in Aeronautical Engineering and Clarkson Honors Program, will join LRG for summer research. Welcome, Ben!

May 16, 2020: Farewell to the Class of 2020
 Congratulations to all the LRG undergraduate students in the class of 2020, Samantha Salim, Jeremy Maillet and Kaitlin Rossiter. Thank you all for your endless efforts, diligent work and significant contributions to LRG. All the best for your future endeavor and wonderful adventures ahead. Proud of you all!

Apr 27, 2020: RAPS Award
 LRG undergraduate student, Samantha Salim, won the "Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation" in the 4th Annual Research and Project Showcase (RAPS) at Clarkson University. Congratulations, Samantha! Way to go!

Jan 16, 2020: New Member
 Gaganjot Sekhon, a junior undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering, will join LRG for undergraduate research. Welcome, Gaganjot!

Dec 13, 2019: End-of-year Celebration
 Welcome to join the LRG end-of-year celebration party at Science Center 238 today. Enjoy the food, games and holiday fun!

Sept 17, 2019: First Group Photo
 The first LRG group photo was taken today. Any comment is welcome!

Sept 13, 2019: First Group Meeting
 The first LRG group meeting was scheduled today at Science Center 244. The Lu Research Group officially starts functioning with all the new LRG members!

Sept 3, 2019: New Member
 Justin Juan, a junior undergraduate student in Chemistry, joined LRG for undergraduate research. Welcome, Justin!

Sept 2, 2019: CM 430/530 Colloids & Interfaces
  Dr. Lu will teach CM 430/530 Colloids & Interfaces in the Fall semester of 2019. Welcome to sign up!

Aug 13, 2019: New Members
  LRG sincerely welcomes two incoming graduate students, Nnamdi Ofodum and Richard Chandradat. Both of them will start their Ph.D. study in the Fall. Nnamdi got his B.S. in Chemistry at Anambra State University in Nigeria and Richard graduated from State University of New York at Plattsburgh with his B.S. in Chemistry. Welcome to the Lu Research Group!

Aug 2, 2019: Undergraduate Presentation
  Samantha presented the very first LRG undergraduate poster at Clarkson Summer Research and Project Showcase (RAPS). Well done, Samantha!

Aug 1, 2019: New Member
  Dr. Qingkai Qi joined LRG as the first postdoctoral scholar in our group. Dr. Qi received his Ph.D. at Jilin University in China and served as a Postdocotral Research Associated in the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics affiliated with Chinese Academy of Sciences prior to join The Lu Research Group. Welcome, Qingkai!

May 10, 2019: Summer Internship
  LRG undergraduate students Rachel Adams and Jeremy Maillet have been offered summer intership at Momentivehas and MassBiologics, repectively. Congratulations, Rachel and Jeremy!

Mar 20, 2019: Walsh Undergraduate Fellowship
  LRG undergraduate student Samantha Salim has been chosen as the 2019 David A. Walsh Summer Undergraduate Fellow! She will perform her summer research in LRG sponsored by this prestigous award. Congratulations, Samantha!

Jan 10, 2019: New Members
 Samantha Salim, a junior undergraduate student in Chemistry, and Rachel Adams, a sophomore undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering, joined LRG for undergraduate research. Welcome, Samantha and Rachel!

Oct 20, 2018: CM 430/530 Colloids & Interfaces
  Dr. Lu will teach CM 430/530 Colloids & Interfaces in the Spring semester of 2019. Welcome to sign up!

Sept 18, 2018: New Member
  Jeremy Maillet, a junior undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering, joined LRG for undergraduate research. Welcome, Jeremy!

Aug 13, 2018: Group Founded
  Dr. Lu joined the Clarkson faculty as an Assisstant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science. The Lu Research Group (LRG) was founded!