Graduate Student Openings 2018

We have openings for PhD students starting in August 2018. Postdoc applications are also welcome. Contact Pinshane (pyhuang at illinois dot edu) for more information.

Pinshane Wins Packard Fellowship

Prof.  Pinshane Huang wins the prestigious Packard Fellowship, a distinction awarded to 18 of the most promising early career scientists in the nation.

Yinchuan Lv passes his qualifying exam

Physics Graduate Student Yinchuan Lv passes his qualifying exam.  Congratulations!

Graduate students Chia-Hao Lee and Edmund Han join the lab

Graduate students Chia-Hao Lee and Edmund Han join the lab in Fall 2017. Welcome!

Illinois MRSEC funded

Pinshane Y. Huang awarded 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

Pinshane was one of 18 new faculty to receive 3M’s Non-Tenured Faculty Award.  This award supports early career faculty who demonstrate outstanding research, experience and academic leadership in fields of interest to 3M.

Pinshane Huang wins AFOSR Young Investigator Award

Pinshane Y. Huang wins a a prestigious Young Investigator award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for her work on 2D materials for nanoelectronics. The AFOSR awards roughly 50 awards each year to early scientists who show exceptional promise for conducting basic research. Full award announcement here.

Blanka Janicek receives National Science Foundation Honorable Mention

Graduate student Blanka Janicek receives an Honorable Mention from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Congratulations!

Research featured at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry

Our research will be featured at the “Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond” exhibit at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry! The exhibit showcases the breathtaking images of 2D materials taken by Pinshane and talks about the intersection of science and art in electron microscopy. The exhibit will debut July 23, 2016. See the press release here.