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11/18 Mike won a pitch prize at the 6th annual Brandeis Innovation Showcase! See video here.

11/9 Grace is appointed to the Landsman Career Development Chair in the Sciences. Thank you Dr. Emanuel Landsman for the generous contribution.

10/15 The Han group thanks Brandeis MRSEC for granting us a seed funding on the optical modulation of DNA self-limiting assembly.

9/1 Our new paper on self-assembly of bowlic supramolecules on graphene is now online in Small. Congrats Eli K and Xiang!

8/3 Mike's Future Energy article on the controlled organic phase transition is published in Joule. Congrats!

5/22 We are thrilled to be a recipient of Brandeis SPROUT award 2020. Thank you for the continuous support of our heat storage project.

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Our research focuses on the light-matter interaction in a variety of material systems ranging from photo-switching molecules to inorganic 2D crystals. The fundamental understanding of the interaction at the molecular or atomic level guides us to effectively utilize light and control properties of materials. Particularly we investigate in light-induced phase change and molecular arrangement in pursuit of energy storage systems which interact with photons.

Photo-switching molecules absorb light and rapidly respond by structural change

Light induces the phase change of organic materials and controls thermal storage

2D semiconductors show interesting photoluminescence in nanoscale

Microscale phase separation is developed under white light