Group News

Welcome Victoria!

June 7, 2021

Welcome to Victoria, our newest group member! Victoria is joining us (remotely) from Cal State University - Long Beach for 8 weeks this summer through the GET UP Program (Green Energy Technology Undergraduate Program), a part of RISE at Rutgers (Research Intensive Summer Experience).

Welcome Hellan and Andrew!

June 2, 2021

Welcome to Hellan and Andrew, our newest group members! Hellan has officially joined the Waldie and Goldman Groups as a joint graduate student. Andrew is a rising sophomore at Rutgers and will be joining us for 10 weeks this summer through the Aresty Summer Science Program.

Best Wishes to Prof. Cook!

May 28, 2021

Congrats to Andrew as he moves on to his new faculty position at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City! Andrew will be greatly missed, but we're very excited for him as he starts his independent career!

New Article in Inorganic Chemistry!

April 29, 2021

Andrew's work investigating a series of Co complexes with bis(phosphino)amine ligands is now available from Inorganic Chemistry - Insights into Formate Oxidation by a Series of Cobalt Piano-Stool Complexes Supported by Bis(phosphino)amine Ligands. Congrats Andrew!


Official Welcome to Mercer!

January 18, 2021

Welcome (back) to Mercer, our newest group member! Mercer joined us in August 2020 as a summer researcher, and he has now officially joined the Waldie Group as a graduate student.

Welcome Kaitlin!

August 28, 2020

Welcome to Kaitlin, our newest group member! Kaitlin is starting her sophomore year at Rutgers. Kaitlin will be joining fellow undergrads Priya and Isabella to look at the thermodynamics of hydride transfer for electrocatalytic reactions using computational methods.

Welcome Mercer!

August 10, 2020

Welcome to Mercer, our newest group member! Mercer completed his B.A. in Chemistry at Vassar College and is now spending August in the Waldie Group before officially starting as a Chemistry graduate student here at Rutgers this September. 

Welcome Ronaldo!

June 27, 2020

Welcome to Ronaldo, our newest group member! Ronaldo is joining us (remotely) from the University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras for 6 weeks this summer through the GET UP Program (Green Energy Technology Undergraduate Program), a part of RISE at Rutgers (Research Intensive Summer Experience). 

Welcome Isabella!

June 19, 2020

Welcome to Isabella, our newest group member! Isabella is a rising sophomore at Rutgers and is joining us (remotely) for 10 weeks this summer through the Aresty Summer Science Program. 

Rutgers Attracts World-Class Faculty

May 22, 2020

Check out this video featuring Kate that highlights how Rutgers is promoting faculty excellence and attracting new faculty members! 

First Publication from the Waldie Group!

November 15, 2019

Andrew's perspective entitled Molecular Electrocatalysts for Alcohol Oxidation: Insights and Challenges for Catalyst Design is now available from ACS Applied Energy Materials! This article will be published as part of the Young Investigator Forum special issue. Congrats Andrew!

2019 Aresty Summer Science Poster Session

August 1, 2019

Priya presented her work on synthesizing cobalt complexes with different ligands to promote either carbon dioxide concentration or electrochemical formate oxidation at the Aresty Summer Science Poster Session. Another great poster, Priya!

2019 RISE Summer Research Symposium

July 31, 2019

Zachary presented his work on synthesizing new photochromic ligands for incorporation into metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) at the RISE (Research Intensive Summer Experience) Summer Research Symposium. Great job, Zachary!

Welcome Mark!

July 8, 2019

Welcome to Mark, our newest group member! Mark recently completed his B.S. in Chemistry at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis. Mark will be spending the next two months in the Waldie Group before officially starting as a Chemistry graduate student here at Rutgers this September. 

Congrats Priya!

June 28, 2019

Undergraduate Priya was accepted into the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program for her sophomore year! Admission to this program is very competitive. Congratulations Priya!

Welcome More New Members!

June 3, 2019

Welcome to Andrew, our new post-doctoral scholar! Andrew recently completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara under the guidance of Prof. Trevor Hayton. We also welcome back undergraduate Priya, who is continuing her research in the group for 10 weeks this summer through the Aresty Summer Science Program at Rutgers. 

Welcome New Members!

May 31, 2019

Welcome to the new Waldie Group Members - Zachary and Sophie! Undergraduate Zachary is joining us from UMBC for 10 weeks this summer through the GET UP Program (Green Energy Technology Undergraduate Program), a part of RISE at Rutgers (Research Intensive Summer Experience). Sophie is a local high school student interested in gaining hands-on experience with electrochemistry.  

2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium

May 3, 2019

Priya presented her work & future research plans on carbon dioxide concentration and formate oxidation at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Undergraduate Research Symposium. Great job, Priya!

Rutgers Energy Institute (REI)

May 1, 2019

Kate is now a member of the Rutgers Energy Institute (REI), which brings together experts in science, engineering, economics, and policy to advance our progress towards a sustainable clean energy future. You can learn more about REI members & upcoming events here.

First Official Reaction!

March 20, 2019

Siddhant set up the first reaction for his multi-step ligand synthesis today - the first official reaction in the Waldie Group!   

Innovation. Culture. Collaboration. Opportunity. Middlesex County

January 11, 2019

Check out this commercial highlighting the amazing opportunities and diversity in Middlesex County - home of Rutgers - New Brunswick! Kate, along with Prof. Mark Lipke and Nikki O'Mealley, was chosen to represent the Chemistry Department & Rutgers University in this video.

New CCB Building

January 10, 2019

Check out this video showing our spectacular new Chemistry and Chemical Biology Building at Rutgers - New Brunswick! You can catch Kate making copper sulfate solutions at 0:10 and 0:37 with Prof. Jing Li. Photos of the building and grand opening can be seen here.

Equipment is Arriving!

November 1, 2018

Several brand new items have arrived in the lab, including three analytical balances, two rotary evaporators, a Cary 60 UV/Vis spectrophotometer, and three potentiostats for electrochemical analysis. Time to start unpacking!

The Waldie Group - Lab

Welcome to the Waldie Group!

August 16, 2018

Brand new lab space on the 3rd floor in the new Chemistry & Chemical Biology (CCB) Building! What a great place to start! 

The Waldie Group - Lab
The Waldie Group - Lab