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!
Blanka’s paper selected as ACS Editor’s Choice
Kayla selected as Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate and Visiting Scholar
Kayla has been selected as Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate and Visiting Scholar. Congratulations!
Kayla Nguyen gives talk at TEDx
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 Huang named as a ‘Highly Cited Researcher”
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.
Boron Arsenide research published in 2 Science articles
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
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.