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Our research focuses on the environmental and health implications of nanotechnology and the application of nanotechnology for water treatment, membrane processes, and environmental remediation.

 

 

 

 

Latest News:

 

* Ph.D. position available in our group

 

* Water, Climate, and Health IGERT Fellowships available for Ph.D. applicants

 

Mar 2014 – Khanh An’s paper on the disaggregation of heteroaggregates that are composed of carbon nanotubes and hematite nanoparticles have been accepted by Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts!

 

Mar 2014 – Peng Yi’s paper on the kinetics of release of multiwalled carbon nanotubes from silica surfaces have been accepted by ES&T. Congratulations to Peng!

 

Feb 2014 – Congratulations to Khanh An who has been awarded a 2014 C. Ellen Gonter Environmental Chemistry Award by the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry for his research on the cytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles.

 

Feb 2014 – Congratulations to Khanh An who has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! Pictures can be found here!

 

Jan 2014 – Kai Loon and Geoff Bothun’s article on nanoparticle–cell membrane interactions is featured on the cover of ES&T.

 

Jan 2014 – Congratulations to Li Tang for winning a 2014 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry from the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry!

 

Dec 2013 – Kai Loon and Geoff Bothun’s article on the probing of nonspecific nanoparticle–cell membrane interactions using model membranes is featured in ES&T.

 

Sept 2013 – Peng Yi’s paper on the release of multiwalled carbon nanotubes from silica surfaces has been accepted by ES&T. Congratulations to Peng!

 

Aug 2013 – Congratulations to Peng Yi who has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! Pictures can be found here!

 

Jun 2013 – Li Tang’s paper on the bacterial anti-adhesive properties of membranes modified with polyelectrolyte multilayers has been accepted by the Journal of Membrane Science.

 

May 2013 – Peng Yi’s paper on the interactions of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with model biological membranes has been accepted by ES&T.

 

Apr 2013 – Congratulations to Li Tang who will be awarded a Gordon Croft fellowship by E2SHI for her research on the development of biofouling-resistant membranes for sustainable water treatment.

 

Feb 2013 – Congratulations to Peng Yi who has been awarded a 2013 C. Ellen Gonter Environmental Chemistry Award by the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry for his research on the interactions between carbon nanotubes and environmental surfaces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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