FALL 2011

December, Bum Jun's paper "Equilibrium Orientation of Non-Spherical Janus Particles at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces" is accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congratulations! 

November, Daeyeon presents an invited talk entitled "Designer Drops and Bubbles" in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the City College of New York. 

November, Steven Lee is admitted to the Rachleff Scholar's program. Congratulations! 

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November, Myung Han's paper "Effect of Composition on Water Permeability of Model Stratum Corneum Lipid Membranes" is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations! 

November, Teresa receives a Graduate Fellowship from the La Caixa Foundation. Congratulations! 

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November, Ankit Kumar and Wonjae Lee (PhD students) join the group. Welcome! 

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December, Bum Jun's paper "Equilibrium Orientation of Non-Spherical Janus Particles at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces" is accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congratulations! 

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October, Daeyeon gives an invited talk entitled "Designer Polymer Particles from Drops and Bubbles" at NIST Polymer Division. 

October, Daeyeon gives an invited talk entitled "Enhancing Assembly and Properties of Nanoparticle Thin Films" at 3M.

October, Daeyeon makes two presentations at the 2011 AIChE Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. 

October, Dr. Sang-Wook Lee joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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September, our article ‘Janus particles at an oil-water interface’ is one of the top ten most-read articles from the online version of Soft Matter in July, 2011. 

September, Dr. Lei Zhang joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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September, Dr. Lei Zhang joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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SUMMER 2011

August, Daeyeon and Kwadwo make presetations at the 2011 Fall ACS Meeting in Denver.

August, Soft Nanomaterials Lab visits Ridley Creek State Park for hiking and BBQ. Prof. Feng's group from Villanova and Prof. Vohs join us. 

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August, Daeyeon makes a presentation at the 2011 US-Korea Conference in Park City, Utah. 

July, our article ‘Janus particles at an oil-water interface’ is one of the top ten most-read articles from the online version of Soft Matter in June, 2011. 

July, Teresa's paper "Generation of Amphiphilic Janus Bubbles and Their Behavior at an Air-Water Interface" is accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations! 

June, The Korea Times names Daeyeon as one of "New Korean-American Leader 100". 

June, Eungjin Ahn from UNIST joins the Soft Nanomaterials Lab. Welcome! 

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June, Kwadwo and Teresa make presentations at the 2011 ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium in Montreal. 

June, Steven Lee (Penn CBE; PURM Fellow) joins the Soft Nanomaterials Lab. Welcome! 

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June, Kwadwo receives a student travel stipend to attend the 2011 Fall ACS National meeting in Denver. We acknowledge the support by the NSF DMR. Congratulations! 

June, the Lee group successfully hosts the 7th Mid-Atlantic Soft Matter Workshop. 

June, Daeyeon receives a Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF). Congratulations! 

June, Kwadwo's review article "Recent Progress in Superhydrophilic Surface Development" is accepted for publication in Materials Express. Congratulations! 

June, Daeyeon delivers an invited talk entitled "Functional Nanoparticle Suprastructures Based on Directed Assembly" at UOP. 

May, Will Mulhearn (Penn CBE; MRSEC REU) joins the Soft Nanomaterials Lab. Welcome! 

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SPRING 2011

May, Bum Jun's paper "Janus Particles at an Oil-Water Interface" is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations! 

May, Daeyeon and Prof. Feng (Villanova) receive the 2011 PSTR (Program for Support of Translational Research) Proof-of-Concept Fund from the Nanotechnology Institute . Congratulations! 

May, Daeyeon gives an invited talk entitled "Designer Drops, Capsules and Bubbles" at POSTECH, Korea.

May, Maj, Iris and Sam graduate. Congratulations and wish you the best of luck!

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 May, Jacob and Fuquan pass the qualifying exam. Congratulations! 

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 May, Jacob receives an NSF-IGERT Fellowship from the Penn Nano/Bio Interface Center. Congratulations! 

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 May, Michele receives the 2011 American Gastroenterological Association-Stuart Brotman Student Research Fellowship Award. Congratultions! 

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 May, Maj's paper "Mechanical Reinforcement of Nanoparticle Thin Films Using Atomic Layer Deposition" is accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congratulations! 

 April, Maj Dafinone gives her thesis presentation. Congratulations! 

 March, Yile Gu joins the group from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He will be working on a collaborative project between the Lee group and Dr. Rebecca Well's group in Medical School. Welcome! 

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 March, Daeyeon gives an invited talk entitled "Designer Drops, Capsules and Bubbles" at Dow. 

 February, Kwadwo's paper "Modulating Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Oppositely Charged Nanoparticles Using a Short Amphiphilic Molecule" is accepted for publication in Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations! 

 February, Myung Han Lee successfully completes his postdoctoral fellowship in the Lee Research Group and joins LG Chemicals in Korea. Congratulations and Farewell!  

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 February, Daeyeon wins an NSF CAREER Award. The CAREER award is the NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Congratulations!  

 February, Soft Nanomaterials Lab presents an exhibit at the Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day held at Drexel University.  

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