Group News.

 

* June 2017: Ming’s paper, entitled "Meniscus-Assisted Solution Printing of Large-Grained Perovskite Films for High-Efficiency Solar Cells", was accepted by Nature Communications. Congratulations, Ming!

 

* April 2017: Bo's paper, entitled "Harnessing Colloidal Crack via Flow-Enabled Self-Assembly", was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition (as a VIP) and featured on the Cover.

 

* April 2017: Xun's paper, entitled "Highly Branched Metal Alloy Networks with Superior Activities for Methanol Oxidation Reaction", was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* February 2017: Xueqin's paper, entitled "Noble Metal-Metal Oxide Nanohybrids with Tailored Nanostructures for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion, Photocatalysis and Environmental Remediation", was published in Energy & Environmental Science and featured on the Cover.

 

* February 2017: Beibei's paper, entitled "Polymer-Templated Formation of Polydopamine-Coated SnO2 Nanocrystals: Anodes for Cyclable Lithium-Ion Batteries", was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition (as a VIP) and featured on the Cover.

 

* December 2016: Yihuang's “Precisely Size-Tunable Monodisperse Hairy Plasmonic Nanoparticles via Amphiphilic Star-Like Block Copolymers” paper was featured on the Cover of Small.

 

* December 2016: We welcome new visiting PhD student Shuang Pan, visiting scholar Prof. Shuguang Zhang in joining our group.

 

* October 2016: We welcome new postdoc Johnson Liu, visiting scholars Dr. Sungho Woo, Prof. Ruiping Liu and Prof. Yufen Wang in joining our group.

 

* October 2016: Yupeng's paper, entitled "A Rapid Microwave-Assisted Thermolysis Route to Highly Crystalline Carbon Nitrides for High-Efficiency Hydrogen Generation", was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* October 2016: We welcome new visiting PhD students Wei Wang, Yajin Chang, Xiangtong Meng, Kunjie Yuan in joining our group.

 

* September 2016: Beibei Jiang successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congrats, Dr. Jiang!

 

* September 2016: We welcome new PhD students Jiwoo Yu and Matthew Rager in joining the group.

 

* August 2016: Xinchang’s paper, entitled "1D Nanocrystals with Precisely Controlled Dimension, Composition and Architecture", was accepted by Science. Congratulations, Xinchang!

 

* August 2016: Xueqin's paper, entitled "Noble Metal-Metal Oxide Nanohybrids with Tailored Nanostructures for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion, Photocatalysis and Environmental Remediation", was accepted by Energy & Environmental Science.

 

* July 2016: Xueqin's paper, entitled "Simple Route to Reduced Graphene Oxide-Draped Nanocomposites with Markedly Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Performance", was accepted by Small and featured on the Outside Front Cover of Small; featured by MaterialsViewsChina.

 

* May 2016: Mengye's newly published paper, entitled "Nonepitaxial Growth of Uniform and Precisely Size-Tunable Core/Shell Nanoparticles and Their Enhanced Plasmon-Driven Photocatalysis", was featured on the Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

 

* May 2016: We published a paper on nanoribbon-shaped nanocomposites, entitled “Chemical-Bonding-Directed Hierarchical Assembly of Nanoribbon-Shaped Nanocomposites of Gold Nanorods and Poly(3-hexylthiophene)”, in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* April 2016: Beibei Jiang attended the early faculty career workshop hosted at Texas A&M University ("Roadmap Workshop for a Successful Academic Career"). Congrats, Beibei.

 

* April 2016: Two PhD students won the MSE Graduate Poster Competition -- James Iocozzia won the second place in the category of Polymers and Yanjie He won the third place in the category of Nano Materials. Congrats. James and Yanjie!

 

* March 2016: Mengye's paper, entitled "Plasmon-mediated solar energy conversion via photocatalysis in noble metal/semiconductor composites", was accepted by Advanced Science, and featured by MaterialsViewsChina); featured on the Cover of Advanced Science)

 

* March 2016: Jaehan's paper, entitled "Crafting Core/Graded Shell/Shell Quantum Dots with Suppressed Re-absorption and Tunable Stokes Shift as High Optical Gain Materials", was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* March 2016: Ming's Near-Infrared Organolead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells paper was featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* February 2016: Beibei received the 2016 COPE Graduate Student Fellowship. Congrats, Beibei!

 

* February 2016: Ming's paper, entitled " Monodisperse Dual-Functional Upconversion Nanoparticles-Enabled Near-Infrared Organolead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells", was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* February 2016: Beibei's paper, entitled "In-situ Crafting of ZnFe2O4 Nanoparticles Impregnated within Continuous Carbon Network as Advanced Anode Materials", was accepted by ACS Nano.

 

* February 2016: We published a paper on lithium ion batteries, entitled “A robust strategy for crafting monodisperse Li4Ti5O12 nanospheres as superior rate anode for lithium ion batteries”, in Nano Energy.

 

* January 2016: Songping's paper, entitled "Graphene-Containing Nanomaterials for Lithium Ion Battery", was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* January 2016: Yingkui's paper, entitled " Graphene-based Materials with Tailored Nanostructures for Energy Conversion and Storage", was accepted by Materials Science and Engineering R: Reports.

 

* January 2016: We welcome new visiting scholar Prof. Yupeng Yuan and visiting student Xun Cui in joining the group.

 

* November 2015: We published a paper on graphene nanoribbon transistors, entitled “A Robust Highly Aligned DNA Nanowire Array-Enabled Lithography for Graphene Nanoribbon Transistors”, in Nano Letters.

 

* November 2015: Songping's paper, " Graphene-Containing Nanomaterials for Lithium Ion Battery ", was featured on the Cover of Advanced Energy Materials.

 

* November 2015: Yingkui's research article, " Graphene-Enabled Superior and Tunable Photomechanical Actuation in Liquid Crystalline Elastomer Nanocomposites ", was featured on the Cover of Advanced Materials.

 

* October 2015: We welcome new Postdoc Dr. Hefeng Zhang in joining the group.

 

* September 2015: Beibei's paper, entitled "Organic-inorganic nanocomposites via placing monodisperse ferroelectric nanocrystals in direct and permanent connect with ferroelectric polymers", was accepted for publication in Journal of the American Chemical Society.

 

* August 2015: We welcome new PhD student Yeu Wei Harn in joining the group.

 

* August 2015: Yingkui's paper, entitled "Graphene-Enabled Superior and Tunable Photomechanical Actuation in Liquid Crystalline Elastomer Nanocomposites", was accepted for publication in Advanced Materials.

 

* August 2015: We published a paper on all inorganic “shish-kebabs”, entitled “A Versatile Strategy for Shish-Kebab-Like Multi-Heterostructured Chalcogenides and Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution”, in Journal of the American Chemical Society .

 

* July 2015: Di's paper, entitled "Precisely Size-Tunable Magnetic/Plasmonic Core/Shell Nanoparticles with Controlled Optical Properties", was accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* July 2015: Chaowei's research article, " A Versatile Strategy for Uniform Hybrid Nanoparticles and Nanocapsules ", was featured on the Cover of Polymer Chemistry.

 

* April 2015: Songping's paper, entitled "Graphene-Containing Nanomaterials for Lithium Ion Battery", was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials.

 

* April 2015: Bo Li, Zhaowei Feng and Jaehan Jung successfully defended their PhD thesis, Congrats!

 

* March 2015: Hui's paper, "A General Route to Nanocrystal Kebabs Periodically Assembled on Stretched Flexible Polymer Shish (DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500025)", was published in Science Advances.Congratulations!!! Highlighted by: Science: “Crafting organic-inorganic shish-kebabs” and Georgia Institute of Technology: "Nanoscale "worms" provide new route to nano-necklace structures".

 

* March 2015: Mengye's research article, "One-dimensional densely aligned perovskite-decorated semiconductor heterojunctions with enhanced photocatalytic activity", was featured on the Frontispiece of Small.

 

* March 2015: Hui's paper, entitled "An Unconventional Route to Monodisperse and Intimate Semiconducting Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites", was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* February 2015: Bo's paper, entitled "Flow-Enabled Self-Assembly of Large-Scale Aligned Nanowires" was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition and selected as Very Important Paper (VIP).

 

* February 2015: A former PhD student, Dr. Myunhwan Byun, will start his new career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Advanced Materials Engineering at Keimyung University, South Korea in March 2015. Congratulations, Myunghwan!!!

 

* January 2015: Xukai's article, "Ab initio simulation of charge transfer at the semiconductor quantum dot/TiO2 interface in quantum dot-sensitized solar cells", was featured on the Cover of Particle and Particle Systems Characterization.

 

* December 2014: Dr. Lin becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Congratulations!

 

* December 2014: We welcome new PhD students Zewei Wang (MSE) and John Findley (ChBE) to join the group. Welcome.

 

* November 2014: Chaowei's Chem. Mater. paper, "Crafting unimolecular nanocapsules from photo-crosslinkable core-shell star-like block copolymer" was highlighted by ACS Noteworthy Chemistry. [Link]

 

* November 2014: Congshan successfully defended her Master thesis, Congrats!

 

* November 2014: Jaehan's Review article, "Organic-inorganic nanocomposites composed of conjugated polymers and semiconductor nanocrystals for photovoltaics", was featured on the Cover of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics.

 

* October 2014: We welcome new PhD student An-Young Song to join the group.

 

* September 2014: Prof. Yanrong Ren joined the group as a Visiting Scholar. Yihuang Chen and Xueqin Liu joined the group as Visiting Students. Welcome.

 

* July 2014: Mengye's review article, entitled "Inorganic-modified semiconductor TiO2 nanotube arrays for photocatalysis", is published in Energy & Environmental Science.

 

* May 2014: Xinchang's review article, entitled "Strictly biphasic soft and hard janus structures: synthesis, properties, and applications", is published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* May 2014: Prof. Yingkui Yang joined the group as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome.

 

* April 2014: NanoFM graduate students Ruilong Ma and Chaowei Feng won 1st prize in the pre-qualifier participants division and 2nd prize in the polymers division, respectively, at the 2nd annual Georgia Tech Materials Science and Engineering Poster Competition – Congratulations!

 

* April 2014: Ming's Review article, "High efficiency perovskite solar cells: from complex nanostructure to planar heterojunction", was featured on the Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

 

* April 2014: Ming's Review article, "Optimization of Molecular Organization and Nanoscale Morphology for High Performance Low Bandgap Polymer Solar Cells", was featured on the Inside Front Cover of Nanoscale.

 

* March 2014: Cuiping Han joined the group as a Visiting Student. Welcome.

 

* March 2014: Meidan's research article, "Garden-like perovskite superstructure with enhanced photocatalytic activity", was featured on the Inside Front Cover of Nanoscale.

 

* March 2014: Dr. Lin was promoted to Full Professor. Congratulations!

 

* February 2014: Bo’s paper, entitled " Crafting Threads of Diblock Copolymer Micelles via Flow-Enabled Self-Assembly”, was accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congratulations!

 

* December 2013: Yijie Tao joined the group as a Visiting Student. Welcome.

 

* October 2013: Ming He joined the group as a Postdoc. Welcome.

 

* September 2013: Mengye Wang joined the group as a Visiting Student. Welcome.

 

* September 2013: We welcome new Georgia Tech students Congshan Wan, Chuchu Zhang, Ruilong Ma and Young Jun Yoon to join the group.

 

* August 2013: Prof. Di Yang and Prof. Songping Wu joined the group as Visiting Scholars. Welcome.

 

* July 2013: Narongrit Tipcompor joined the group as a Visiting Student. Welcome..

 

* June 2013: Xinchang's paper, "A General and Robust Strategy for the Synthesis of Nearly Monodisperse Colloidal Nanocrystals", was published in Nature Nanotechnology.Congratulations! Highlighted by: [Nature Nanotechnology News and Views]; [Georgia Institute of Technology]; [R&D Magazine]; [ScienceDaily]; [Science Newsline]; [Nanowerk]; [Nanotechnology Now]; [RedOrbit Inc]; [PCBDesign007]; [Azonano]; and [more]

 

* June 2013: Wei’s paper, entitled " Drying-Mediated Assembly of Colloidal Nanoparticles into Large-Scale Microchannels”, was accepted for publication in ACS Nano.

 

* June 2013: Meidan’s paper, entitled "Hierarchically Structured Nanotubes for Highly Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”, was published in Advanced Materials and featured on its Frontispiece.

 

* June 2013: Ming’s invited Perspective, "Towards High Performance Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Solar Cells: Bringing Conjugated Polymers and Inorganic Nanocrystals in Close Contact” was featured on the Cover of The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

 

* April 2013: Ming's review article, "Towards high-performance polymer-based thermoelectric materials", was featured on the Cover of Energy & Environmental Science.

 

* April 2013: Bo's paper, entitled "Macroscopic highly aligned DNA nanowires created by controlled evaporative self-assembly" is published in ACS Nano.

 

* March 2013: We welcome visiting PhD students Hailong Tang and Surangkana Wannapop to join the group.

 

* February 2013: Prof. Shunhua Li join the group as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome.

 

* January 2013: Dr. Zhiqun Lin is invited to serve as an Associate Editor for Journal of Materials Chemistry A, a Royal Society of Chemistry journal, starting from January 2013.

 

* January 2013: Wei's paper, entitled "Large-scale hierarchically structured conjugated polymer assemblies with enhanced electrical conductivity" was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition and selected as Very Important Paper (VIP).

 

* January 2013: Myunghwan's paper, entitled "An unconventional route to hierarchically ordered block copolymer on gradient patterned surface enabled by controlled evaporative self-assembly" was published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition, and featured on its Frontispiece.

 

* November 2012: Jun's review article, "Dye-sensitized TiO2 nanotube solar cells: rational structural and surface engineering on TiO2 nanotubes" was featured on the Frontispiece of Chemistry - An Asian Journal.

 

* November 2012: Wei's paper on "A simple route to hierarchically assembled micelles and inorganic nanoparticles " was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition, and chosen as a Hot Paper by the Editors.

 

* October 2012: We welcome visiting PhD students Hui Xu, Dajiang Zheng, and Wenming Liao to join the group.

 

* September 2012: Meidan's paper on " High efficiency photoelectrocatalytic hydrogen generation enabled by palladium quantum dots sensitized TiO2 nanotube arrays" was published in Journal of the American Chemical Society.

 

* September 2012: We welcome new PhD students Beibei Jiang, James Iocozzia, and Yanjie He to join the group.

 

* August 2012: Lei's review article, " Crafting semiconductor organic-inorganic nanocomposites via placing conjugated polymers in intimate contact with nanocrystals for hybrid solar cells", was featured on the Inside Front Cover of Advanced Materials.

 

* June 2012: Prof. Ruifeng Wu join the group as Visiting Scholar. Welcome.

 

* April 2012: Wei Han and Xukai Xin defended their PhD thesis, Congrats!

 

* February 2012: Wei's review article, "Learning from "Coffee Rings": Ordered Structures Enabled by Controlled Evaporative Self-Assembly", was featured on the Frontispiece of Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

 

* November 2011: Dr. Zhiqun Lin was invited to serve on the Advisory Board of Nanoscale, a Royal Society of Chemistry journal, starting from January 2012.

 

* November 2011: Jun and Xukai's Invited Feature Article, “Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals and graphene quantum dots for photovoltaics”, was among Top 25 most-read Nanoscale articles for Q3 (third quarter of 2011).

 

* November 2011: Lei Zhao defended his PhD thesis, Congrats! Hsiang-Yu Liu and Weijie Yu defended their Master thesis, Congrats!

 

* October 2011: Lei's review article, "Self-assembly of non-linear polymers at the air/water interface: effect of molecular architecture", was featured on the Front Cover of Soft Matter.

 

* October 2011: Ming's review article, "Conjugated rod-coil and rod-rod block copolymers for photovoltaic applications", was featured on the Front Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry.

 

* September 2011. Lei's Soft Matter review article, "Self-assembly of non-linear polymers at the air/water interface: the effect of molecular architecture", was identified as a ‘hot article’ for Soft Matter.

 

* September 2011. Xukai's Angew Chem paper, "Low-Cost Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Counter Electrodes for High-Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", was featured by Nanowerk.

 

* September 2011. Jun and Xukai's Invited Feature Article was amongst the top ten accessed articles from the online version of Nanoscale. (both in July and August).

 

* September 2011. Xukai's paper on "Low-Cost Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Counter Electrodes for High-Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells" was featured on the Front Cover of Angew Chem in November.

 

* August 2011. Xukai Xin’s paper, “Low-Cost CZTS Counter Electrodes for High-Efficiency Dye Sensitized Solar" published in Angew Chem, was selected as Very Important Paper (VIP).

 

* July 2011. Myunghwan’s paper, “Guided organization of λ-DNA into microring arrays from liquid capillary bridge" published in Small, 7, 1641 (2011) was featured by Materials Views on July 15.

 

* July 2011. Meidan's paper, "High efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells based on hierarchically structured nanotubes" was accepted for publication in Nano Letters.

 

* July 2011. Lei's Advanced Materials paper, "Organic − Inorganic Nanocomposites by Placing Conjugated Polymers in Intimate Contact with Quantum Rods" was featured on Frontispiece of Advanced Materials (July 5 issue).

 

* June 2011. Lei's Angew Chem paper, "Semiconductor anisotropic nanocomposites via directly coupling conjugated polymers with quantum rods" was highlighted by MRS Bulletin (the June 2011 issue (Vol 36, PP 405). (Click coupling conjugated polymers to semiconductor nanorods) [Link].

 

* April 2011. Congratulations to Wei on his new baby girl, Mia.

 

* April 2011. Lei's paper, "Semiconductor anisotropic nanocomposites via directly coupling conjugated polymers with quantum rods" was featured on Inside Front Cover of Angew Chem.

 

* March 2011. Dr.Pang has a baby boy, Congratulations!

 

* March 2011. Lei's “Semiconductor anisotropic nanocomposites via directly coupling conjugated polymers with quantum rods” was featured on Nanowerk. Congratulations!

 

* January 2011. Moneim Ismail join the group. Welcome!

 

* October 2010. "Hierarchically Ordered Structures Enabled by Controlled Evaporative Self-Assembly" published in Small was featured on the Inside Front Cover of Small.

 

* September 2010. Dr. Lin was one of 86 invited engineers to participate in the 2010 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) Symposium in Armonk, NY, organized by National Academy of Engineering.

 

* September 2010. Suck Won Hong accepted a faculty position @ Pusan National University. Congratulations! Prof. Hong!

 

* September 2010. "Hierarchically Ordered Structures Enabled by Controlled Evaporative Self-Assembly", was featured on materials science news site MaterialsViews.com.


* September 2010. Laura & Adam join the group as Master students. Welcome.

 

* September 2010. Chaowei Feng & Weijie Yu join the group. Welcome.

 

* August 2010. Meidan Ye joins the group as an exchange PhD student. Welcome.

 

* August 2010. Jaehan Jung & Bo Li join the group. Welcome.

 

* July 2010. Yoon Hee Jang joins the group as an exchange PhD student. Welcome.

 

* June 2010. Ming He's ACS Nano paper was featured as an In Nano selection.

 

* May 2010. Jun Wang's paper was featured on the Cover of Chemistry of Materials.

 

* March 2010. Jun Wang received MRS Graduate Student Silver Award, The Zaffarano Prize for Graduate Student Research (honorable mention), and Go for the Gold Student Research Prize.

 

* March 2010. Myunghwan received the prestigious Rohit Trivedi Award.

 

* December 2009. Suck Won Hong and Jun Wang's Angew Chem paper was highlighted by MRS Bulletin (the December 2009 issue (page 894): Hierarchical Topographies Created by Controlled Evaporation of a Block Copolymer Solution) [Link].

 

* December 2009. Xinchang Pang joins the group as a postdoctoberoral research fellow. Welcome!


* December 2009. Jun Wang received Iowa State University Research Excellence Award.

 

* November 2009. Dr. Lin was featured on COE's online magazine. Innovate -- Profile 2050.

 

* Octoberober 2009. Ming He joined the group as an exchange PhD student. Welcome!

 

* Octoberober 2009. Suck Won Hong and Jun Wang's Angew Chem paper was featured by Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN News: Evaporating Polymer Produces Webby Patterns) [Link].


* September 2009. Suck Won Hong and Jun Wang's Angew Chem paper was featured by Nanowerk. Nanotechnology fabrication with 'coffee rings'.

* Augustust 2009. Dr. Lin received Young Engineering Faculty Research Award from College of Engineering

* Augustust 2009. Jun Wang defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congrats!

* Augustust 2009. Suck Won Hong and Jun Wang's paper, "Evolution of Ordered Block Copolymer Serpentines into a Macroscopic, Hierarchically Ordered Web" was accepted for publishing in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congratulations!

* Augustust 2009. Wei Han and Xukai Xin joined the group as PhD students, and Kathryn Schlichting joins the group as a MS/BS student. Welcome!

* Augustust 2009. Matthew Goodman is joining UIUC for his PhD study. Congrats and good luck!

* April 2009. Jun Wang presented two talks and one poster at the Materials Research Society meeting in San Francisco, CA

* April 2009. Matt Goodman defended his Master thesis. Congrats!

* April 2009. Myunghwan Byun's paper, "Controlled Evaporative Self-Assembly of Hierarchically Structured Regioregular Conjugated Polymers" was featured on Front Cover of Soft Matter (Issue 8).

* Marchch 2009. Matt Goodman presented one talk and one poster at the American Chemical Society meeting in Salt Lake City, UT.

* Marchch 2009. Myunghwan Byun presented one talk and one poster at the American Physical Society meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.

* January 2009. Karen DeRocher, a Materials Science and Engineering major and Evan Stumpges, a .Mechanical Engineering major from Freshman Honors Program joined the group for research in spring. Welcome!

* January 2009. Suck Won Hong's paper, "Robust self-assembly of highly ordered complex structures by controlled evaporation of confined microfluids" was featured on Inside Front Cover of Angew Chem (Jan 5, 2009 issue)

* November 2008. Myunghwan Byun's paper, "Evaporative organization of hierarchically structured polymer blend rings" published in Macromolecules ahead of print was highlighted at the American Chemical Society (ACS) homepage under its News and Research page.

* October 2008. Dr. Zhiqun Lin received the NSF CAREER Award!

* October 2008. Suck Won Hong's paper, "Robust self-assembly of highly ordered complex structures by controlled evaporation of confined microfluids" accepted by Angew Chem was selected as Very Important Paper (VIP).

* September 22, 2008. Suck Won Hong's paper on "Directed self-assembly of gradient concentric carbon nanotube rings" was featured at the Materials Research Society (MRS) homepage as well as its Materials News page, "Self-assembled gradient concentric rings of carbon nanotubes".

* August. 2008. Lei Zhao joined the group. Welcome!

* July 2008. Suck Won Hong's paper on "Directed self-assembly of gradient concentric carbon nanotube rings" was highlighted by Nanowerk.

* July 2008. Suck Won Hong's paper on "Directed self-assembly of gradient concentric carbon nanotube rings" was featured on the Inside Front Cover of Advanced Functional Materials.

* July 2008. Jun Wang's paper on "A simple biphasic route to water soluble dithiocarbamate functionalized CdSe quantum dots" was featured on the Inside Front Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry.

* June 2008. Suck Won Hong's graduation party.

* June 2008. Lisa Nielsen and Justin Chang joined the group as summer research interns.

* April 2008. Suck Won Hong defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congrats!

* March 2008. Jun Wang gave a talk at the spring 2008 Materials Research Society Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

* March 2008. Suck Won Hong and Myunghwan Byun presented at the Marchch 2008 American Physical Society Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

* January 2008. Derek Grygiel, a Chemical Engineering major and Alex Buck, a Chemistry major from Freshman Honors Program joined the group for research in spring, 2008.Welcome!

* November 2007. "Photoluminescence of a freely suspended monolayer of quantum dots encapsulated into layer-by-layer films" by D. Zimnitsky, C. Jiang, J. Xu, Z. Lin, L. Zhang, and V. V. Tsukruk (Langmuir, 23, 10176 (2007)) was highlighted in the November 2007 issue of Photonics Spectra (Suspended in Film and Placed Over Microcavities, Quantum Dots Become Brighter).

* November 2007. Suck Won Hong had a baby boy on Sunday, November 11. Congrats!

* November 2007. Jun Wang received the prestigious Catron fellowship to support his Quantum Dots Sensitized Nanostructured Solar Cells project. Congrats! 

* October 2007. "Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites via Directly Grafting Conjugated Polymers onto Quantum Dots" by J. Xu, J. Wang, M. Mitchell, P. Mukherjee, M. Jeffries-EL, J. W. Petrich, and Z. Lin appeared in Journal of the American Chemical Society.

* September 2007. Jun Xu defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congrats!

* July 2007. Jun Wang 's paper on "Phase separation of PDLC on a chemically patterned substrate " was featured on the Cover of Langmuir.

* May 2007. Suck Won Hong passed the prelim. Congratulations! 

* April 2007. "Spontaneous formation of mesoscale polymer patterns in an evaporating bound solution" by S. W. Hong, J. Xia, and Z. Lin was appeared in Advanced Materials. 

* April 2007. Jun Xu got Married!

* April 2007. Jun Wang passed the prelim. Congratulations! 

* April 2007. Matthew Goodman received the Micron Technology, Inc. Scholarship. Congratulations! 

* April 2007. Jun Xu received The Rohit Trivedi Award for the best MSE graduate student paper. Congratulations! 

* April 2007. Dr. Zhiqun Lin received the MSE Excellence in Teaching Award.

* March 2007. Jun Wang 's polarized optical micrograph on "phase separation of polymer dispersed liquid crystals on a chemically patterned substrate" was selected as a finalist in the Science as Art competition at the 2007 Spring Materials Research Society meeting in San Francisco, CA. 

* March 2007. Jun Xu, Suck Won Hong, Jun Wang presented their research work at the Marchch 2007 American Physical Society Meeting in Denver, CO.

* January 2007. "Evaporation-induced self-assembly of nanoparticles from a sphere-on-flat geometry" by J. Xu, J. Xia, and Z. Lin was appeared in Angew Chem .

* December 2006. "Template assisted formation of gradient concentric gold rings" by S. W. Hong, J. Xu, and Z. Lin was appeared in Nano Letters. 

* October 2006. Jun Xu passed the prelim. Congratulations!

* October 2006. "Quantum dots confined in nanoporous alumina membranes" published in Applied Physics Letters 89 , 133110 (2006) was selected for the Octoberober 9, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology , volume 14 , issue 15.

* August. 2006. Myunghwan Byun joined in our group. Welcome! 

* June 2006. Suck Won Hong got Marchried.

* March 2006. The Lin research group was featured in the College of Engineering website. [More].

* February. 2006. "Self-assembly of gradient concentric rings via solvent evaporation from a capillary bridge" by J. Xu, J. Xia, S.W. Hong, Z. Lin, F. Qiu, and Y. Yang was appeared in Physical Review Letters.

* February. 2006. Our work published in Physical Review Letters was highlighted in the College of Engineering E-News.

* February. 2006. "Self-Assembly of Gradient Concentric Rings via Solvent Evaporation from a Capillary Bridge" published in Physical Review Letters 96,066104 (2006), was selected for the February 27, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, volume 13, issue 8.

* January 2006. Jun Xu received the prestigious Catron fellowship through IPRT@ ISU. Congratulations! 

* January 2006. Dr. Zhiqun Lin received the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award.

 


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