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April, 2015 - Steve was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Congratulations!

March, 2015 - Qian Chen (Ph.D., 2012) won the national ACS young-investigator award: Victor K. LaMer AwardCongratulations!

January, 2015 - Jing Yan (Ph.D., 2014) won the coveted Quadrant Award, with not just honor but also a cash prize of 5,000 Euros!

May, 2014 - Qian Chen (Ph.D., 2012) got faculty positions from Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Department of Chemistry (affiliated), at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (starting April, 2015). Welcome back Qian!


May, 2014 - Bo Wang (Ph.D., 2011) got faculty positions from Department of Bioengineering, and Department of Developmental Biology (affiliated), at Stanford University (starting May, 2015). Congratulations!

April, 2014 - Jing Yan won the National Award for Outstanding Overseas Chinese Graduate Student from the Ministry of Education, P.R. China


January, 2013 - Nobuhiro Yanai, recent postdoc, won 1st Prize of the coveted Quadrant Award, with not just honor but also a cash prize of 15,000 Euros!


August, 2012 - Steve will receive the 2013 ACS award in Colloid and Surface Chemistry.


April, 2012 - Qian Chen won the National Award for Outstanding Overseas Chinese Graduate Student from the Ministry of Education, P.R. China


April, 2012 - Bo Wang and Liangfang Zhang won the national ACS young-investigator awards: Victor K. LaMer Award and Unilever Award


April, 2012 - Nobu's communication "Directional Supraparticle Self-Assembly of a Colloidal Metal-Organic Framework" is accepted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed and chosen as a Hot Paper


February, 2012 - Bo Wang won the Ross J. Martin Award


May, 2011 - See this news story about our research.


April, 2011 - Scott Parker won a Racheff-Intel Graduate Student Award!


March, 2010 

Bo received the 2010 Frank J. Padden Award from the American Physical Society, a national award, for the excellence of his polymer physics research. 

November, 2009 

Qian has been awarded a Warren Yee Memorial Fellowship, which is presented at the University of Illinois to the most promising overseas Chinese students. It carries a cash award of $5,000.

April, 2009

Liangfang won a national award for best Ph.D. thesis, the ACS Victor K. LaMer award for Graduate Research in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. It was presented at the 83rd American Chemical Society (ACS) Colloid and Surface Science Symposium.

April, 2009

Bo received the 2010 Mavis Memorial Fund Scholarship Award worth $5,000 from the College of Engineering.

March, 2009

Steve was awarded the highest honor in the field of polymer physics. The citation reads, "For pathbreaking and elegant experiments that elucidate the structure and dynamics of polymers and liquids confined by surfaces."

August, 2008

Four group members, Liangfang Zhang, Janet Wong, Lenore Dai, and Yoon-Kyoung Cho have this year found new faculty positions. Congratulations!!

April 07, 2008 - Racheff-Intel Graduate Student Award-winning Presentation. Congrats, Shan!

04/2008 - Group BBQ. For vegetarians, Scott made chicken for you!

04/2008 - Happy birthday Subha!

03/09/2008 - Trip to New Orleans for 2008 APS March Meeting

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