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The Burdette Laboratory is a chemistry research group in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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 from the left Erin Hickey, Shawn Burdette, Chelsea Barr and Jackie Abrams
Burdette Group at the Spring 2022 CBC Celebration
 clockwise from top left Austin Shigemoto, Erin Hickey, Chelsea Barr and Shawn Burdette
Burdette Group Spring 2020

Recent News

The group's Analysis & Sensing article is featured on the coverof the journal

Cover art of Anal. Sensing, 2023, e202200

Less Recent News

2019 The group's J. Am. Chem. Soc. article is featured on the back cover of the journal.

Cover art of J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 41, 1809-1825

10/5/2018 Graduate student Jingjing Yan successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis.

4/20/2018 Graduate student Chelsea Barr wins the 2017-2018 TA Award for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

4/21/2016 MQP student Ricky Alvarado wins the Provost's MQP Award for his project

4/21/2016 MQP students Kady Ferguson and Ricky Alvarado present posters at project presentation day

3/4/2015 WPI news release on Dr. Burdette's promotion to associate professor.

1/14/2014 Second year student Jingjing Yan presents his research talk: Aminoazobenzenes: Photochemistry and Metal Complexes

11/1/2013 Seminar to be presented at University of New England hosted by group alumni Daniel Kennedy

10/28/2013 $100,000 Grant on azobenzene chemistry funded by the Petroleum Research Foundation

The groups recent Chem. Soc. Rev. article is featured on the cover of the journal.

Back Cover art of Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 141, 12100-12108

New faculty announcement [1]

New faculty story carried in the Worcester Telegram and the Worcester Business Journal

 From left to right Hannah Mbatia, Dhammika Bandara, Shawn Burdette, Celina Gwizdala and Randy Jackson
Burdette Group 2010
 New Faculty Hires 2011
New WPI Faculty 2011