News

2017

Prof. McAlpine delivers a seminar to the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Washington:

Prof. McAlpine appears in a UMN Mechanical Engineering departmental postcard:

Prof. McAlpine becomes a graduate faculty member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Congratulations to Ryan Han, who successfully defended his master's thesis entitled, "3D Printed Biocatalytic Silica Hydrogel Flow-Through Reactor for Atrazine Degradation." Good luck with your position at Pentair.

2016

The 3D Printing Functional Materials & Devices Lab was made possible by a generous gift from distinguished alumnus Carl A. Kuhrmeyer, who earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1949, and his wife Janet.

Prof. McAlpine discusses the future of 3D printing, in articles in ASME, Plastics Today, Qmed, Inventing Tomorrow, and a 3D MedNet podcast.

Prof. McAlpine is a Moore Inventor Fellows Finalist.

Congratulations to Fanben Meng, who won 2nd place in the post-doc poster competition at the Institute for Engineering in Medicine's annual retreat.

Prof. McAlpine enjoyed organizing this year's Emerging Technology Forum on "3D Printed Bionic & Medical Devices" at the Design of Medical Devices Conference, featuring keynote presentations, a keynote panel, and a luncheon keynote.

Prof. McAlpine speaks at the UMN Mechanical Engineering Alumni Network Spring Event meet & greet.

Prof. McAlpine is one of 3 CSE faculty selected to speak to the UMN Board of Regents.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Smith, who received a UMN Foundation Medical Student Research grant, and a Medical Student Research Program in Regenerative Medicine grant.

Congratulations to Huai-An Chin, who successfully defended his thesis entitled, "Energy Conversion Via Ferroic Materials." Good luck with your position at Intel.

Congratulations to Yong Lin Kong, who successfully defended his thesis entitled, "​The Fabrication of Devices with Functional Nanomaterials." Good luck with your postdoc position with Professor Robert Langer at MIT.

Prof. McAlpine becomes a graduate faculty member of the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

2015

Our 3D printed nerve regeneration pathways have been featured in the news:

Popular Science | Nanowerk | 3D Print.com | EE Times | KSTP | Technology Review | medGadget | Yahoo! News | NIH Research Matters | UMN CSE News Feature

Congratulations to Huai-An, who received the Wu Prize for Excellence, on the basis of his excellence in courses, research, and teaching during his time at Princeton.

Our 3D printed programmable release capsules have been featured in the news:

Nanowerk Spotlight | 3D Print.com | Inside 3D Printing | NIH Newsroom

2014

Our 3D printed quantum dot LEDs have been featured in the news:

Nanowerk Spotlight | Popular Science | 3DPrint | PhysOrg | C&EN News | New Scientist | Daily Princetonian | Engadget | CNET | Technology Review | Nature News + Views

Good luck to Maneesh Gupta for his new position as Research Scientist at Air Force Research Laboratories.

2013

Congratulations to Kellye Cung, who successfully defended her thesis entitled, "Microscale BioMEMS & Nanoscale Biomimesis." Good luck with your postdoc position at BASF.

Congratulations to Kellye Cung, who was selected to participate in the NYAS Journey through Science Day.

Congratulations to Thanh Nguyen, who successfully defended his thesis entitled, "Biointerfaced Nanopiezoelectrics." Good luck with your postdoc position at MIT with Professor Robert Langer.

"Self-powered Nanogenerators using Piezoelectric PMN-PT Nanocomposites," by Shiyou Xu, Yao-wen Yeh, Gerald Poirier, Michael C. McAlpine, Richard A. Register, and Nan Yao, wins 1st Place Award for the Best Poster Competition, at the International Congress on Materials and Renewable Energy (MRE 2013).

Congratulations to Maneesh Gupta, who received an Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

2012

Congratulations to Manu Mannoor, who received the Crocco Award for Teaching Excellence.

Congratulations to Thanh Nguyen, who won the Sir Gordon Y.S. Wu '58 Prize for Excellence, for "performance at the highest level as a scholar and researcher."

Our microfluidic phage display technology has received some attention:

Lab on a Chip top 10 most accessed article | The Scientist

2011

Congratulations to Yong Lin Kong, who won a Guggenheim Second Year Fellowship and a Sayre Award for Academic Excellence.

Our stretchable piezoelectric nanoribbons have been featured in the news:

Nature | Nanowerk Spotlight | Popular Science

2010

Our antimicrobial peptide-based pathogen sensors have been featured in the news:

National Geographic | News @ Princeton | Gizmag | Materials Today | ON Nature

Thanks to DuPont, which has awarded Prof. McAlpine a 2010 Young Investigator Award.

2009

Congratulations to Kellye Cung, who won the Donald W. Collier '44 Fellowship in Chemical Engineering in recognition of "the excellence of her academic work to date and her reputation as a promising scholar in her field."

2008

Thanks to the Intelligence Community, which has awarded Prof. McAlpine a Young Investigator Award.

Prof. McAlpine receives an Outstanding Speaker Award from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Buenaventura.

2006-2008

Our sensitive and flexible nanowire sensors have been featured in the news:

Nature Nanotechnology | Nature Chemistry | Reuters ScienceWatch | Nanowerk Spotlight

2003-2006

Our high performance nanowire chips integrated on flexible plastic have been featured in the news:

Science | Slashdot | Nanotechweb | EE Times | Photonics Spectra