October: Steven Wei joins the group as a postdoctoral researcher, welcome!
May: Kimberly awarded Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship by the Graduate School.
Priestley Named Dreyfuss Teacher-Scholar.
April: Dr. Chuan Zhang successfully defended his dissertation, congratulations!
Priestley awarded Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund with Profs. Arnold, Brangwynne and Register for research on 3D Nano-Rheometer.
March: Kimberly and Chris delivered oral presentations at the Annual APS March meeting in Denver, CO.
Mary and Hyuncheol delivered poster presentations at the same meeting.
February: Priestley receives Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship in Chemistry. Story here.
Chuan, Chris and Priestley participate on winning Innovation Forum team. Story here.
January: Congratulations to Mary and Hyuncheol on passing their First Proposition Examinations!
Dane Christie joins the group. Welcome!!
July: Priestley presents an invited talk at 7IDMRCS in Barcelona. Chuan presents a poster.
June: Chuan receives the Wu Prize for Excellence!
Welcome Fengli (visiting professor) and Jenny (REU student) to the lab!
April: Chris Sosa joins the group and will be co-advised by Prof. Prud'homme.
March: Rod presented an invited talk at APS. In addition, Kim and Chuan gave contributed talks at APS.
Chuan selected to speak at Milliken & Co. in Spartanburg, SC!
Priestley named UK-PPG/DPOLY polymer lecturer
Priestley highlighted as an emerging scholar in Diverse magazine
November: Rod gives an invited talk at the annual AIChE meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.
June: Priestley and Debenedetti receive seed grant to investigate viscoelastic properties of t hin liquid and glassy films
Kimberly presents her work at the Laser Precision Microfabrication Conference in Washington, DC
Congratulations to Kim. Her first paper as a graduate student is accepted for publication in Applied Physics A
May: Priestley receives the Howard B. Wentz, Jr. Junior Faculty Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
March: Kim, Chuan, and Yunlong present their work at APS in Boston, MA
Priestley group makes a cameo in School of Engineering video
February: Jae Woo and Colin publish in Small
Nature Materials article featured in Ars Technica
January: Priestley receives Air Force Young Investigator Award
Nature Materials article selected for a News and Views write up
Yunlong, Chuan, and Jae Woo publish Paper in Nature Materials
December: Chuan publishes a paper in Soft Matter
Congratulations to Kimberly for passing her first proposition exam
November: Jae Woo's work featured in New York Times' "The Art of Science."
Colin and Chuan deliver presenations at the AICHE meeting in Minneapolis, MN
Lindsey Brown joins group to work on her senior thesis project
June: Yunlong and Chuan publish in ACS Nano. Congratulations
April: Chuan receives an NDSEG Fellowship!
Chuan's first manuscript as a a graduate student is accepted in Macromolecules!
Priestley Awarded MRSEC Super SEED Grant to Study P3HT deposition via MAPLE
March: Chuan and Yunlong give presentations at the APS March meeting in Dallas, TX
January: Priestley wins NSF CAREER Award
Kimberly Dikovics joins the group - WELCOME
Congratulations to Chuan and Colin for passing their first proposition exams
November: Jae Woo and Yunlong deliver presentations at AICHE in Salt Lake City, UT
April: Priestley awarded American Chemical Society SEED Project Grant
February: Priestley awarded 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Grant
January: Colin Neikirk & Chuan Zhang join the group as the first two PhD students!
October: Dr. Jae Woo Chung Joins the Group! WELCOME
September: Dr. Yunlong Guo Joins the Group! WELCOME
August: Priestley awarded MRSEC Super SEED Grant to study the formation of polymer thin films by MAPLE.
May: Priestley awarded American Chemical Society Doctoral New Investigator Award
February: Priestley wins Quadrant Award.