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Welcome to the Soft Materials Research and Technology (SMART) Lab

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NEWS

May, doctoral student graduation ceremony is held and the SMART lab celebrates the graduation of Bharath, Katie, Giuseppe and Yiwei. Congratulations! We will miss you all but wish you all the best wherever you may go :)

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May, Baekmin joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome!

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May, Joseph is awarded a travel grants to attend the NATAS Conference at Case Western Reserve University, August, 1-5, 2022 to make a presentation. Congratulations!

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May, annual group picture day!

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April, Lilia receives the 2022 Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students. Congratulations! 

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April, Trevor receives the prestigious NSF GRFP Fellowship. Congratulations! 

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April, Yiwei's paper titled "The Interplay of Polymer Bridging and Entanglement in Toughening Polymer-Infiltrated Nanoparticle Films" is accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congratulations! 

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April, Hong-Huy, and Yoon-Ho join the group as postdocs. Welcome!

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March, Prof. Choi, and Jiwon join the group as a visiting professor and student from Chung-Ang University, respectively. Welcome!

Link to Professor Choi's website: 
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March, the SMART lab helps out during the Penn CBE recruitment weekend - thank you to everybody that participated! Special thanks to Anirban, Trevor and Owen for organizing/leading the activities!
 

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March, Penn Engineering secures a multi-million Wellcome Leap contract for Lipid Nanoparticle Research Essential in Delivery of RNA TherapiesThe Penn Engineering team features Daeyeon Lee, Michael Mitchell, David Issadore, and Sagar Yadavali. Drew Weissman from the Perelman School of Medicine is also a part of this interdisciplinary team.

 

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February, the group bids farewell to Jaeyong. It was a pleasure having you in our lab! All the best in your future endeavors! :)

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February, Prof. Chung, and Sohyun join the group as a visiting professor and student from Hongik University and Seoul National University, respectively. Phuong, and Stefanie join the group as undergraduate researchers from UPenn. Welcome!

Link to Professor Chung's website: https://sites.google.com/site/nanobiointerfaces/

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January, Chris' paper titled "Electrochemically Deposited Molybdenum Disulfide Surfaces Enable Polymer Adsorption Studies using Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Monitoring (QCM-D)" is accepted for publication in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. Congratulations! 

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January, the group bids farewell to Minchul, Sean, Yitian and Giuseppe and Prof. Oh. It was a pleasure having you in our lab! All the best in your future endeavors! :)

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December, Tian's paper titled "Modulating Interactions between Molten Polystyrene and Porous Solids Using Atomic Layer Deposition" is accepted for publication in Langmuir. Congratulations! 

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November, Alex's paper titled "Ultra-high throughput on-chip synthesis of microgels with tunable mechanical properties" is accepted for publication in Advanced Materials Technology. Congratulations! 

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September, annual group picture day and welcoming party for Yingjie, Emery, Sid and Hoang! 

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September, Yingjie, Emery, Sid and Hoang join the group. Welcome!

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September, Dorine joins the group. Welcome!

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September, Daeyeon receives an Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation grant from NSF to enable distributed manufacturing of mRNA. See press release here:https://blog.seas.upenn.edu/penn-engineers-will-use-nsf-grant-to-develop-dream-for-on-demand-on-site-mrna-manufacturing/

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September, Nyvia is accepted to participate at the Nano and Emerging Technologies Student Leaders Conference. Congratulations!

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September, Siwon joins the group. Welcome!

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