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

    Our research is aimed at addressing some of the world's biggest challenges through chemical recycling or upcycling of waste plastics, developing methods to capture microplastics, designing redox active molecules for energy storage applications, and novel adsorbents for PFAS remediation.

  • 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.

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

McNeil Group News

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January 2022

Our 1st paper on PFAS remediation is now online! Congrats to co-authors Justin and Gloria!

January 2022

Welcome Rahul, Alejandro, and Sarena to the McNeil Group!

December 2021

Anne’s public lecture on microplastics was highlighted in this article!

October 2021

Check out our latest work on microplastics capture – led by Takunda Chazovachii!

October 2021

Congrats to Han Kim for receiving the 2021 Overberger Student Research Award!

September 2021

Our diaper upcycling work is highlighted in Nature Chem!

September 2021

The group is excited that first-year graduate students Faridat Agboola and Maddie Clough have joined the lab as rotation students!

September 2021

Congrats to Han, Emily, and Danielle on their recent paper on conjugated polymer-based stabilizers for organic solar cells, now published in ACS Appl. Polym. Mater.!

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