Group News

09.01.2021 – Our paper on photoinduced and exchange-modulated electron spin polarization in ground state, radical-appended metal complexes has been accepted at Chem. Sci.!


07.28.2021 – Our first paper on photoinduced electron spin polarization in ground state, radical-appended metal complexes has been accepted at J. Am. Chem. Soc.!


11.4.2020 – The group welcomes first-year graduate student, Paul Miller!


10.19.2020 – Our invited paper in celebration of Prof. Dante Gatteschi’s 75th birthday, “In Search of Stable, High-Spin Polymers,” has been accepted by Appl. Magn. Res.!


10.10.2020 – The artwork for our Chem. Sci. paper, “Transferrable Property Relationships Between Magnetic Exchange Coupling and Molecular Conductance,” has been selected to appear as a cover graphic!


9.14.2020 – Our paper, “Transferrable Property Relationships Between Magnetic Exchange Coupling and Molecular Conductance,” has been accepted by Chem. Sci.!


8.17.2020 – David Scammon successfully defended his Ph.D.  Congratulations, David!


7.22.2020 – Patrick Hewitt successfully defended his Ph.D.  Congratulations, Patrick!


2.18.2020 – Our paper, “Spectroscopic Signatures of Resonance Inhibition Reveal Differences in Donor-Bridge and Bridge-Acceptor Couplings,” has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc.!


7.24.2019 – We are pleased to announce that our DOE proposal, “Optical Generation and Manipulation of Spin Qubits,” has been selected for funding!   https://science.osti.gov/bes


6.28.2019 – David Daley successfully defended his Ph.D.!  Congratulations, David!


5.20.2019 – Welcome Makayla Surles, our summer REU student from NC A&T University!


5.1.2019 – Nathan Rivers successfully defended his M.S.!  Congratulations, Nate!


2.1.2019 – Our paper, “Wavefunction Control of Charge-Separated Excited State Lifetimes,” has been accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc.! Congratulations, David Daley!


9.14.2018 – Our paper, “Ground State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Chemical Shifts Predict Charge-Separated Excited State Lifetimes,” has been accepted by Inorganic Chemistry!


7.2.2018 – Our NSF grant, “Metal Complexes of Donor-Bridge Acceptor Biradical Ligands: Testing Models for Electron Transport,” CHE-1764181, has been recommended for funding!


2.22.2018 – Former Shultz group member, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy will speak at NC State on Feb. 22.  Read more here.


2.5.2018 – Our manuscript, “Excited State Magnetic Exchange Interactions Enable Large Spin Polarization Effects,” was selected to be featured in JACS Spotlights (J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 1977), a feature intended to make JACS research more accessible to the broader community.


1.2.2018 – Our manuscript, “Excited State Magnetic Exchange Interactions Enable Large Spin Polarization Effects,” was accepted by J. Am. Chem. Soc.!


10.17.2017 – David Scammon successfully completed his preliminary examination, congratulations, David!!


9.14.2017 – Our collaborative valence tautomer paper was accepted by J. Phys. Chem. Lett.!


5.2.2017 – Our paper, “Heterospin Biradicals Provide Insight into Molecular Conductance and Rectification,” has been accepted at Chemical Science!


3.13.2017 – Professor Shultz has been selected to receive a 2017 Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award (https://grad.ncsu.edu/alumni-and-giving/professorship-award/).


10.28.2016 – The group welcomes our new first year graduate student Nathan Rivers!


10.11.2016 – Congratulations to Patrick Hewitt for passing his Preliminary Exam!


3.28.2016 – Congratulations to Jinyuan Zhang for a successful defense of his dissertation! Jinyuan is off to Northwestern Univ. as a postdoctoral researcher in the Wasielewski group!


12.2015 – Congratulations to Dan Stasiw and Jinyuan Zhang for their J. Am. Chem. Soc. publication illustrating the torsional and sigma vs. pi dependence of electronic and magnetic coupling.


6.2015 – Congratulations to Chris Tichnell for his Inorg. Chem. publication describing electronic structure of a spin-crossover complex bearing a catecholate-nitronylnitroxide ligand!


6.30.2015 – Congratulations to Chris Tichnell for successful defense of his dissertation! “Tich” is off to Michigan State Univ. as a postdoctoral researcher in the McCusker group!


3.20.2015 – Congratulations to Dan Stasiw for successful defense of his dissertation! Dan is off to the Univ. of Minnesota as a postdoctoral researcher in the Tolman group!