• Each of our three “synthesis” labs has standard synthetic equipment.
  • Graduate students have an opportunity to mentor undergraduate student researchers.
  • McNeil Group

    Our research program includes organic/organometallic synthesis and catalysis, polymer synthesis and applications, depolymerization/recycling, responsive hydrogel formation, and chemistry education.

  • Our Core Values

    Everyone is welcomed, valued, and respected within our group.

  • Each graduate student and post-doc has their own bench and hood.

  • Each of our three “synthesis” labs has standard synthetic equipment.

  • Our new materials are characterized using a suite of instruments – both in house and on campus.

  • Graduate students have an opportunity to mentor undergraduate student researchers.

  • Undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to guide their own research projects.

McNeil Group News

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January 2021

Check out our latest paper on an air-tolerant synthesis of P3HT!

January 2021

Isabelle Zelaya joins the group as a Winter-term rotator!

December 2020

Check out our Viewpoint on ‘redefining sustainable polymers’ published in ACS Macro Lett. today! https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsmacrolett.0c00789

October 2020

Dr. Tan Nguyen joins the lab as a post-doc – welcome Tan!

September 2020

Welcome to our lab’s newest rotators – Vai and Lizzy!

September 2020

Congrats to Justin for his paper recently published on localized cellulose hydrogels!

July 2020

Our paper on a sustainable polymers-themed short course for high school students is now online at J. Chem. Educ!

June 2020

Please join me in welcoming undergrad Mackenzie and post-doc Graeme to the McNeil Group! We look forward to the day you can actually step foot inside the lab 🙂

Latest McNeil Group Tweets

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