• Our paper on "Continuous Microfluidic Self-Assembly of Hybrid Janus-Like Vesicular Motors: Autonomous Propulsion and Controlled Release" is accepted for publication in Small. Congratulations to Lei and Yijing!!!
  • Maria won the 2nd place for research project oral presentation on the Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID), as well as $425 travel award to attend national conferences. ​
  • Our paper on "Self-assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolymer-tethered Nanoparticles: A New Approach to Nanoscale Design of Functional Materials" is accepted for publication in Macromol. Rapid Comm. Congratulations to Yi and Yijing!!!
  • Our paper on "Concurrent Self-assembly of Amphiphiles into Nanoarchitectures with Increasing Complexity" is accepted for publication in Nano Today. Congratulations to Yijing and Ben!!!
  • Dr. Nie was selected for the CMNS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award by board of visitors. "...Dr. Nie has interdisciplinary projects spanning colloidal and polymer science, computer modeling, nanochemistry and biomedical engineering. His nanoparticle synthesis and discovery program has created new materials with demonstrated potential for transformative applications...". Dr. Nie will receive a plaque from the Board and a cash prize. Congratulations!!
  • Yijing received the Merit Fellowship for Student Travel from our University. This prestigious award will allow him to attend any conferences. Congratulations!!
  • Our paper on "Hybrid Hydrogel Sheets that Undergo Pre-Programmed Shape Transformations" is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations to Zengjiang and Jasmin!!!
  • Our paper on "pH Dependent Catalytic Activities of Platinum Nanoparticles with Respect to the Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide and Scavenging of Superoxide and Singlet Oxygen" is accepted for publication in Nanosacle. Congratulations to Yi!!!
  • Our paper on "Harnessing the Collective Properties of Nanoparticle Ensembles for Cancer Theranostics" is accepted for publication in Nano Research. Congratulations to Yi!!!
  • Maria received the 2014 Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) Travel Award from Division of Graduate Education at the NSF and the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR). This award will allow her to conduct research at Centre Interdisciplinarie de Nanoscience de Marseille in France. Congratulations, Maria!!
  • Ravi was awarded the 2014 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship from our Graduate School. This fellowship is designed to provide support to doctoral students at “mid-career. Congratulations, Ravi!!
  • Our collaborative paper on "Spontaneous organization of inorganic nanoparticles into nanovesicles triggered by UV light " is accepted for publication in Advanced Materials. Congratulations to Maria!