FALL 2019

December, SMART Lab celebrates the holiday season with tasty food and drinks. 

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December, Bharath's paper entitled "Effect of Polymer-Nanoparticle Interactions on Solvent-driven Infiltration of Polymer (SIP) into Nanoparticle Packings: a Molecular Dynamics Study" is accepted for publication in Molecular Systems Design & Engineering. Congratulations! 

December, Syung Hun's paper entitled "Photoactivated Selective Release (PHASR) of Droplets from Microwell Arrays" is accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations! 

December, Daeyeon presents an invited talk at the 2019 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston. 

November, Zhiwei successfully defends his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Liao! 

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November, Daeyeon delivers the 2019 James M. Lee Memorial Award Lecture at the 2019 AIChE Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL. 

November, Neha and Arthur present at the 2019 AIChE Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL. 

November, Lilia, Anna and Yuxuan (Ivy) join the group. Welcome! 

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October, Daeyeon gives an invited presentation in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. 

October, Daeyeon gives an invited presentation in the Deprtament of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland. 

October, Huy's paper entitled "Multifunctional Composite Films with Vertically Aligned ZnO Nanowires by Leaching-enabled Capillary Rise Infiltration" is accepted for publication in Nanoscale. Congraultaions! 

September, Yun Kee's review article entitled "Biopolymer Microparticles Prepared by Microfluidics for Biomedical Applications" is accepted for publication. Congratulations! 

September, Baekmin from KAIST, Korea and Hong Huy from UGA, France join the group as visiting students. Welcome! 

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September, Daeyeon gives an invited talk in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Shanghai Jiatong University, Shanghai, China. 

September, Daeyeon delivers a keynote lecture at the 2019 China Soft Matter Conference held at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. 

SUMMER 2019

August, Daeyeon delivers two invited presentations at the 2019 Fall ACS National Meeting in San Diego. 

August, Chris joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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August, Sagar joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome! 

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August, Zhuo's paper entitled "Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Dual-Mode Imaging via Functionalization of Recombinant Protein-stabilized Microbubbles with Methylene Blue" is accepted for publication in ACS Applied Bio Materials. Congratulations! 

July, Yang's paper entitled "Janus Particles with Varying Configurations for Emulsion Stabilization" is accepted for publication in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. Congratulations! 

July, Wilfredo wins the first place prize at the Grenoble International Internship Program (GIIP) final presentation competition. Congratulations! 

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July, Zimu from Shanghai Jiatong University joins the group. Welcome! 

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July, David successfully defensed his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Ring! 

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June, Ryan joins the lab as a research specialist. Welcome! 

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June, Daeyeon gives a keynote lecture entitled "Large-scale production of microfluidic emulsions and particles" at the 2019 IMCO Conference held in Hong Kong. 

June, Daeyeon gives an invited talk titld "Infiltration of Polymers into Disordered Nanoparticle Packings: Polymers under Extreme Nanoconfinment" at the 2019 COINS held at Hong Kong University. 

June, SMART Workshop is held to celebrate 10-year anniversary of the SMART Lab and to reunite the alumni and current members of the lab. We also bid a farewell to Yang and Xu. 

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May, Edgardo from the Univerity of Puerto Rico Cayey and Stefani from the Univerity of Puerto Rico Mayaguez join the group as REU students. Welcome! 

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SPRING 2019

May, all of the first year students pass their qualifying exams. Congratulations, Yiwei, Arthur, Jess, Joe, Joseph and Tian!! 

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April, Daeyeon receives the 2019 Penn CBE Distinguished Teaching Award presented by the AIChE Student Chapter at Penn. Congratulations! 

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April, Sanghak's paper entitled "Bicontinuous Interfacially Jammed Emulsion Gels (bijels) as Media for Enabling Enzymatic Reactive Separation of a Highly Water Insoluble Substrate" is accepted for publication in Scientific Reports. Congratulations! 

April, Bharath's paper entitled "Patterning Polymer-filled Nanoparticle Films via Leaching-enabled Capillary Rise Infiltration (LeCaRI)" is accepted for publication in Nanoscale Horizons. Congratulations! 

April, Daeyeon and Zhiwei attend and make presentations at the 2019 Spring ACS Meeting in Orlando. 

April, Daeyeon receives the 2019 James M. Lee Memorial Award from the US Chapter of KIChE. Congratulations! 

March, SMART Lab bids farewell to Woo-Sik and Danny. 

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March, Zhiwei's paper entitled "Ultrastable Underwater Anti-Oil Fouling Coatings from Spray Assemblies of Polyelectrolyte Grafted Silica Nanochains " is accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations! 

March, David, Bharath and Tim present at the APS March Meeting in Boston. 

March, Daeyeon give a seminar entitled "Polymer infiltration into Random Packings of Nanoparticles: Polymers under Extreme Nanoconfinement" at LiPhy (Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique) in Grenoble, France. 

February, Hyunsun from POSTECH joins the group as a visiting scholar. Welcome! 

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February, Zhuo's paper entitled "Engineering the Echogenic Properties of Microfluidic Microbubbles Using Mixtures of Recombinant Protein and Amphiphilic Copolymers" is accepted for publicationin Langmuir. Congratulations! 

February, Prof. Byoung Suhk Kim from Chonbuk National University (Korea) joins the group as a visiting professor. Welcome! 

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February, Molly joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Molly recently recieved her PhD from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. Welcome! 

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January, Heon-Ho's paper entitled "Large-Scale Production of Compound Bubbles Using Parallelized Microfluidics for Efficient Extraction of Metal Ions" is accepted for publication in Lab on a Chip. Congratulations! 

January, Jinpei from Tsinghua University joins the group as a visiting scholar. Welcome! 

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