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Icer Student Highlights: Tayeb Kakeshpour
November 6, 2017
Icer Student Highlights: Tayeb Kakeshpour

Tayeb’s research generally focuses on hydrogen bonds, aiming to understand the factors that determine their strength in various chemical contexts. He has shown that hydrogen bonds can enhance or inhibit “aromaticity”, a special mode of stabilization common to many organic and biomolecules; the result is an ability to purposefully tune the molecules’ “stickiness”.