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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 Lee joins the group as a postdoctoral researcher. He will be co-advised by Prof. Ray Gorte. Welcome!

NEWS

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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SUMMER 2021

August, Prof. Joon Hak Oh and Jaeyong Ahn from Seoul National University have joined the group as visiting professor and student. Welcome!

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June, Yiwei receives 2021 STLE Scholarship Award. Congratultations! 

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June, SMART Lab gets together to enjoy food and drinks and bid a farewell to Sagar, Zhe and Li-Wei. 

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June, Yun Kee's paper entitled "Stretch-responsive adhesive microcapsules for strain-regulated antibiotic release from fabric wound dressings" is accepted for publication in Biomaterials Science. Congratulations! 

June, Alex and Sagar's review entitled "Scaling up the throughput of microfluidic droplet-based materials synthesis: A review of recent progress and outlook" is accepted for publication in Applied Physics Review. This review also has been picked as an Editor's Pick. Congratulations! 

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June, SMART Lab has a strong presence at the ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium. Zhe, Wilfredo, Alex, Bharath, Joseph, Joe, Jess, Anna and Daeyeon make presentations. Bharath participates in the Langmuir Student Award Symposium. 

June, Daeyeon delivers an invited seminar in Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London. 

June, Nyvia (Howard Univ), Stefani (Univ of Puerto Rico@Mayaguez) and Charles (Stony Brook Univ) join the group. Welcome! 

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SPRING 2021

May, Giuseppe and Arthur's review entitled "Fabrication and Application of Bicontinuous Interfacially Jammed Emulsion Gels" is accepted for publication in Applied Physics Review. This review also has been picked as an Editor's Pick. Congratulations! 

May, SMART Lab enjoys the first outdoor gathering since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May, Minjun is awarded the prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Research Foundation of Korea. Congratulations! 

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May, Sean joins the group as a visiting scientist. Welcome! 

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May, Raj's paper entitled "Multivariable Dependence of Acoustic Contrast of Fluorocarbon and Xenon Microbubbles under Flow" is accepted for publication in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Congratulations! 

May, Joe receives the 2021 Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students. Congratulations! 

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

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March, SMART Lab has a strong showing at the APS March meeting. Daeyeon gives an invited presentation. Bharath, Katie, Chris and Yiwei give presentations on their work. 

February, Hong Huy's paper entitled "Lubricant Depletion-Resistant Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces via Capillary Rise Lubrication of Nanowire Array" is accepted for publication in Advanced Materials Interfaces. Congraulations! 

February, Katie's paper entitled "pH-Mediated nanoparticle dynamics in hydrogel nanocomposites: is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations! 

February, Yiwei's paper entitled "Polymer-infiltrated Nanoplatelet Films with Nacre-like Structure via Flow Coating and Capillary Rise Infiltration (CaRI)" is accepted for publication in Nanoscale. Congratulations! 

February, Jaehyun joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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February, Hyejoong joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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​​February, Danielle (Penn CBE, Rachleff Scholar) re-joins the group. Welcome! 

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January, Huy's paper entitled "Lubricant Depletion-Resistant Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces via Capillary Rise Lubrication of Nanowire Array" is accepted for publication in Advanced Materials Interfaces. Congraulations! 

January, Katie's paper entitled "pH-mediated nanoparticle dynamics in hydrogel nanocomposites" is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations! 

January, Yitian joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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