Welcome Juan and Emma!

Welcome new group members to Juan Cintron and Emma Travassos!

Juan is visiting WPI as a summer researcher through the department’s NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergrads (REU) site. Juan hails from the University of Puerto Rico. This summer Juan will be quantifying the ability of particular benzoic acid derivatives to cap metal organic frameworks.

Learn more about Juan here.

Emma is a rising senior at WPI and was the recipient of an A&S Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Emma hails from Plymouth, Massachusetts. She will be figuring out how to attach electron-transfer molecules to metal oxide surfaces and quantifying their bond strengths, coverages, and subsequent reactivity.

Learn more about Emma here.