Past Group News

December 20, 2017

Our newest phosphor paper on carbonitrides and their unique crystal chemistry


December 1, 2017

Machine learning for crystal structure prediction!


October 1, 2016

Erin's first publication and our groups first paper on persistent luminecent phosphors!


September 1, 2016

Our first publication on the unqiue oxidation states of heavy transition metals under pressure!


August 17, 2016

Great work by our summer Houston Community College REEMS (REU) students July and Ahmad!


April 2, 2016

Jakoah receives a collaborative grant from the NSF (CMMI-MEP) to research sustainable superhard materials!



January 25, 2016

This publication is an excellent example of how computation can help answer difficult experimental questions...great work, Martin!


August 12, 2015

Martin's first paper with the group!


July 15, 2015

Special thank you to Michael for his outstanding research this summer in the Welch Summer Scholars Program!


July 1, 2015

First group research is published in J. Appl. Phys. Congratulations to Aria!

June 29, 2015

Jakoah recieves grant from the ACS-Petroleum Research Fund to investigate novel superhard materials!



August 29, 2014

Professor Brgoch awarded Robert A. Welch Professorship by the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston (TcSUH)!

The full press release can be found here...