Congrats to Dr. Rigoglioso on earning his PhD!

Congrats to Dr. Vincent Rigoglioso on defending his PhD dissertation, “Assessing and Optimizing the Performance of Photoredox-Mediated Metal-Free Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization in Batch and Flow Reactors!” We are very proud of you and will miss …

Congrats to Brittany on passing her RP!

Congrats Brittany for passing her research proposal (RP) about “Evaluating Efficacy of Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity with Tröger’s Base Linkages on Dye Adsorption in Aqueous Systems”! We are excited to see what you will do …

Congrats to Dr. Schilling on earning his PhD!

Congrats to Dr. Cody Schilling on defending his PhD dissertation, “Towards Chemical Length-Scale Control in Additive Manufacturing: Innovations in Polymer Material Design and Technology!” Dr. Schilling will continue his scientific career at the Forest Products …

Join the Boydston Group!

The Boydston group is recruiting from the Fall 2023 UW-Madison Chemistry Graduate Student cohort! Learn more about our lab’s work with polymer synthesis, photoredox ROMP, mechanochemistry, and 3D printing by joining us for:

Group meetings: 3:00-5:00pm on Mondays in 2401
Literature group meetings: 3:00-4:30pm, biweekly Thursdays starting 9/14 in 2401
You can also get to know everyone by joining us for social events such as:

Bowling at the Sett on Wednesday 9/20, 6pm at Union South
Pumpkin Carving on Wednesday 10/25, 6pm in Union South (room TBD, you’re welcome to wear a Halloween costume)
Game Night on Wednesday 11/15, 6pm in Union South (room TBD)
Please RSVP to social events or send questions to Sarah (

Congrats to Dr. Tritt on earning her PhD!

Congrats to Dr. Rachel Tritt on defending her PhD dissertation, “Improving Control and Functionality of Photoredox-Mediated Metal-Free Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization!” Dr. Tritt will continue her scientific career at Tolmar Pharmaceuticals, Inc in Colorado. We are …