The Kraatz group is an interdisciplinary group of chemists, engineers, and environmental scientists. We cover a variety of research interests including the development of biosensors, peptide self-assembly and biomaterials, and the remediation of greenhouse gases.

May 2023

It is our pleasure to have Zeyu join the group, working with Tuesday on her project in developing biosensors using electrochemistry!

October 2023

We welcome Jennifer to the group as an undergraduate volunteer! She will be working on the electrochemical reduction of CO2. Happy to have you join us!

September 2023

We welcome Zixin (“Tuesday”) and Zehao to the group as 1st year Ph. D. students in Environmental Science! We also welcome Papina and Grace, our CHMD90 undergraduate thesis student for Fall 2023-Winter 2024 academic year! Papina will be working with peptide hydrogels inspired by cardiovascular regenerative medicine while Grace will be working in electrochemical CO2 reduction. We’re excited to have you all with us!!

August 2023

Tsuimy has passed her oral comprehensive exam and is now a Ph. D. candidate! As our senior graduate student, she is one step closer towards completion!


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Interested in Joining the Kraatz Research Group?

Undergraduate research positions (D90 or volunteering) are available for passionate UG students. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications directly to Prof. Kraatz. Please include a cover letter, CV and academic transcript.

There are graduate student positions in Chemistry or Environmental Science available. Please click on the links for more information on degree programs and admissions requirements.