Group Photos

05/02/24 Early Research and Creativity Award

Dr. Popov was rewarded with the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Early Research and Creativity Award for his outstanding performance as a professor at the University of Akron

04/17/24 University of Akron LIFE Awards

Chad was rewarded with the Doctoral Scholar LIFE Award for his excellence in research, community outreach, and campus activities

04/03/24 Graduate Student Research Day

Chad presented his exciting research on actinide chemistry to an audience of UA graduate students from all departments. Afterwards, he met with the Chancellor to discuss his research. Congratulations Chad!

04/02/24 Chemistry Department Awards Banquet

Chad and Jonah were recognized for their achievements in research and scholastic performance during the academic year. Congratulations guys!

03/16-03/21 New Orleans, LA

ACS Spring 2024 Conference

03/01/24 Let’s recap the history of quantum mechanics together with the undergraduate student Jonah Sprosty who gave one of his first presentations. It was very informative! Amazing job, Jonah!

02/20-02/22 Arlington, VA.

2024 SSAP Symposium organized by the National Nuclear Security Administration of the Department of Energy

12/21/23 The second annual Popov Lab Pittsburgh Penguin’s game.

10/13/23 Professor Kuznetzov from Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria (USM), Chile Presents His Research to Our Group

06/04-06/09 Actinides 2023 Conference in Golden, Colorado

04/06/23 Celebration of Undergraduate Research. George and Alexis proudly show off their research to yearning learners.

04/04/23 Chemistry Department Awards Banquet. Chad and Dr. Popov got to enjoy time with this year’s Charles M. Knight Lecturer, Dr. J. V. Ortiz!

03/26 – 03/30 ACS Spring 2023. We had a great time in Indianapolis!

Dr. Popov is checking out posters made by Julie Niklas and Kate Otte from the La Pierre group at the 2nd International Workshop on Theory Frontiers in Actinide Science: Chemistry & Materials (FACT). 

02/21/23 Chad enjoys his time at R. Shea Brewing for the Akron ACS meeting on Mardi Gras! Dr. Eagan gave an excellent talk on the synthesis of more environmentally friendly polymers.

12/30/22 Chad and Dr. Popov show their love for hockey at the Pittsburgh Penguin’s game. Go Malkin!!

George, Alexis, and Chad love to go to Chipotle after weekly group meetings!

It’s always important to support your members’ extra-curricular activities! Alexis does a great job playing lacrosse!