We bring colloidal materials to life!
Sep 29 - Charles Cartier wins the "Best Presentation Award" at the department's annual research symposium for his presentation on contact charge electrophoresis for droplet microfluidics ; Allan Brooks wins the "Best Candidacy Award" for his presentation on actively rotating colloids.
Sep 22 - Kyle Bishop is appointed the Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professorship in Engineering.
Aug 28 - Sabrina publishes her first, first-author paper titled Coarsening dynamics of binary liquids with active rotation in Soft Matter; congratulations, Sabrina!
Jul 23 - Haera and Hee-Young's latest paper titled Amphiphilic Nanoparticles Control the Growth and Stability of Lipid Bilayers with Open Edges is published in Angewandte Chemie.
Jul 21 - Congratulations to Haera Shin, who successfully defended her PhD thesis titled Adaptive nanoparticle amphiphiles as multifunctional particle surfactants!!!
Apr 29 - The Center for Bioinspired Energy Science (CBES) launches its new website; check it out to learn more on the latest science from this DOE-sponsored Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC).
Apr 20 - Aaron's paper on contact charge electrophoresis is featured in a press release on separationsNow.com
Mar 23 - ACS launches a new journal called ACS Central Science; see the First Reaction by Kyle Bishop on a paper from Alivisatos et al. in the inaugural issue.
Mar 18 - A new paper on contact charge electrophoresis by Aaron Drews and Charles Cartier is published in Langmuir.
Dec 17 - Check out our Commentary on Programmable Self-assembly with Ludovico Cademartiri in the Nature Materials focus issue on Colloidal Matter.
Oct 21 - The group welcomes two new graduate students, Allan Brooks and Shashank Pandey. Allan will be studying the collective dynamics of colloidal materials with active rotation; Shashank will develop new simulation tools for the predictive modeling of contact-charge electrophoresis.
Sep 17 - Hee-Young Lee's and Haera Shin's paper Self-assembly of nanoparticle amphiphiles with adaptive surface chemistry is published in ACS Nano.
Aug 31 - The group welcomes it's newest member Wenjie Fei! Wenjie is a graduate student in Chemical Engineering and will be working in the area of nanoparticle amphiphiles.
Aug 29 - Charles Cartier published his first paper titled Microfluidic mixing of nonpolar liquids by contact charge electrophoresis in Lab on a Chip.
Jun 11 - Aaron Drews successfully defends his PhD dissertation titled Ratcheted Contact Charge Electrophoresis. Congratulations to Aaron and best of luck at UCSD!!
Dec 11 - Kyle Bishop receives the NSF CAREER Award for his work titled "Contact Charge Electrophoresis for Mobile Microfluidics".