News


December, 2019

In a collaboration with colleagues from the SMU’s Earth Department and Lyle School of Engineering we are launching a new SMU Research Cluster!


November, 2019

We had our new group pic taken, which turned out really nice. Later that day we went on a lunch, and the guys from the Tsarevsky group offered to take our pic, which turned very candid (I guess only Kyle was truly prepared for the pic).


November, 2019

We had great time at APS collecting diffraction data on model planetary ices! Thank you Andrey and Wenqian for building an excellent beamline and thank you Hayden and Ben for the help with data collection!


October, 2019

Tom became one of the 300 members of the International Center for Diffraction Data (ICDD).


October, 2019

It was our pleasure to have Robert Dinnebier (Max Planck Institute) and Craig Brown (NIST) visit us at SMU. They both are a long-time supporters of our group!


October, 2019

Liliana joined our group as a postdoc! Welcome Liliana!


September, 2019

Kyle won the prestigious Hamilton Scholarship and was selected as a Summer Research Fellow. Congratulations Kyle!!!


September, 2019

Matt joined our group, as an undergrad researcher! Welcome Matt!


July, 2019

Tom gave a lecture at University of Barcelona, Spain.


June, 2019

Together with colleagues from the Departments of Chemistry and Earth Sciences at SMU, our group got support for a research cluster on “Comparative Planetology: Geology, Chemistry, and Physics in Current and Future NASA Mission Science“.


June, 2019

Christina won a Texas Space Grant! Congratulations!!!


May, 2019

Martin Etter from the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) stayed with us for two weeks! We did some interesting research together and he gave an excellent lecture at SMU!


April, 2019

Tom gave at lecture at UT San Antonio, TX.


April, 2019

We received a grant from the Welch Foundation to study minerals on Titan!


November, 2018

Jewel joined the group as an undergrad! Welcome Jewel!


September, 2018

Tom gave a lecture at New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal


September, 2018

Tom gave an invited talk at the 25th Congress of the Society of Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia in Ohrid, Macedonia


September, 2018

Tom gave an invited talk at the 16th Conference of Materials Science & Technology (MS&T18) in Columbus, OH.


July, 2018

Welcome Jon, Christina and Kyle!


July, 2018

The group was born!