Blanka’s new paper, on “Quantitative imaging of organic ligand density on anisotropic inorganic nanocrystals” was published in Nano Letters this week and was selected as an ACS Editor’s Choice paper!
Dr. Kayla Nguyen joined our group in Jan 2019! During her PhD, Kayla developed a new electron detector for scanning transmission electron microscopy, and she was awarded the Lemeson-MIT Inventor’s prize. Kayla recently delivered a TEDx talk on the EMPAD detector in Vienna.
The Materials Research Lab is holding an inaugural event on Dec 11 for our new aberration-corrected Themis Z scanning transmission electron microscope. More info at: https://mrl.illinois.edu/events/themis-inauguration
Pinshane is named a “highly cited researcher” by Clarivate Analytics for 2018. This list recognizes researchers who are authors on multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Only about 1 in 1000 researchers are named to this list each year, including eleven at UIUC. News article here.
Prof. Pinshane Huang wins the prestigious Packard Fellowship, a distinction awarded to 18 of the most promising early career scientists in the nation.
Physics Graduate Student Yinchuan Lv passes his qualifying exam. Congratulations!
Graduate students Chia-Hao Lee and Edmund Han join the lab in Fall 2017. Welcome!
The NSF has funded a new Materials Science and Engineering Center at UIUC. The Huang Lab will be a part of the new center’s Interdisciplinary Research Group on Deformable Electronic Interfaces.
Graduate student Blanka Janicek receives an Honorable Mention from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Congratulations!