Rowan Group

Laura Hart

Laura completed her BS in chemical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with minors in chemistry and materials. Originally from Connecticut, Laura made the journey to Chicago to study rotaxanes and other mechanically interlocked molecules.

Design and synthesis of doubly-threaded [3]rotaxanes and related slide-ring materials.

Material properties and applications of mechanically interlocked polymers

Hart, L. F., Hertzog, J. E., Rauscher, P. M., Rawe, B. W., Tranquilli, M. M., & Rowan, S. J. (2021). Material properties and applications of mechanically interlocked polymers. Nature Reviews Materials.