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Group News

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".

Oct 17 - Aaron's paper Ratcheted electrophoresis for rapid particle transport is selected as a HOT article in Lab on a Chip.