December, Wonjae and Ayanna graduate from Penn with MS degrees. Congratulations!
November, Sarah Hann (CBE PhD student) joins the group! She will be co-advised by Prof. Kate Stebe. Welcome!
November, Jacob's paper "Avoiding Cracks in Nanoparticle Films" is one of the Top 20 Most Read Papers in Nano Letters for two consecutive months since its publication. Congratulations!
November, Daeyeon gives an invited seminar entitled "Enhancing the Assembly and Mechanical Properties of Nanoparticle Films" in the Materials Science and Engineering Program at Texas A&M University. He also gives a special presentation entitled "Modulating Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Nanoparticles" to Profs. Lutkenhaus and Zacharia's groups during his visit to Texas A&M.
November, Daeyeon gives an invited seminar entitled "Janus Particles at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces: The Third Face of Janus Particles" in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Rice University.
November, Jung Tae's paper "Enhancing the Performance of Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using a Mesoporous Interfacial Titania Layer with Bragg Stack" is accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations!
October, Daeyeon and Kwadwo make presentations at the 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting held in Pittsburgh. Daeyeon also receives the 2012 KIChE President Young Investigator Award in the KIChE-AIChE Friendship Symposium Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of KIChE.
October, Daeyeon gives an invited talk entitled "Programmable Microcapsules" at the 2012 EITA-Bio Conference held at Princeton University.
October, Daeyeon delivers an invited talk entitled "Designer Drops and Bubbles" at the 2012 Ivy Plus STEM Symposium held at the University of Pennsylvania.
September, Jacob's paper "Avoiding Cracks in Nanoparticle Films" is featured by Nanowerks.com. Read "Just Say No to Cracks! Our work also has been featured by AIChE SmartBrief, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Penn News, Science Daily, Phys.Org, NSF, R&D Magazine, the Engineer, Materials Today, Eureka Alert, Science360, Azo Nano, System-Level Design, ScienceNewsline, Nano Digest, overclockersclub and Nano Daily.
September, Xinxin and Yun-Ru (CBE MS students) join the group. Welcome!
September, Daeyeon receives the 2012 KIChE President Young Investigator Award. Congratulations!
September, Daeyeon delivers an invited talk entitled "Enhancing the Assembly and Properties of Nanoparticle Films" at the 2012 Innovation Day at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Jacob makes a poster presentation at the same event.
September, Ayanna (MS student in CBE) joins the group. Welcome!
August, Saibom Park from Prof. Kookheon Char's Lab at Seoul National University joins the group. Welcome!
August, Members of Soft Nanomaterials Lab particpate in the 2012 ACS Fall National Meeting in Philadelphia. Bum Jun, Sarah, Jacob and Lei present their work.
August, Lei's paper "Mechanical Properties of Atomic Layer Deposition-Reinforced Nanoparticle Thin Films" is accepted for publication in Nanoscale. Congratulations!
August, Daeyeon makes three presentations at the 2012 US-Korea Conference in Anaheim, CA. One of his talks is an invited talk in a Theme Session on the Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
August, Yan and Lakshmi graduate from Penn with MS degrees. Congratulations!
August, Will's paper "Facilitated Transport Enhances Spray Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Oppositely Charged Nanoparticles" is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations!
July, Kwadwo is invited to attend the BEST (Building Engineering & Science Talent at Dow) Symposium hosted by The Dow Chemical Company in October. Congratulations.
July, Soft Nanomaterials Lab enjoys a beautiful day at Marsh Creek State Park hiking, canoeing and BBQing.
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