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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.

 

 

 

 

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* We are looking for a Ph.D. student to join our group starting Fall 2016!

 

 

Feb 2016 – Congratulations to Margaret for being awarded one of the 2016 ACS Graduate Student Awards in Environmental Chemistry!

 

Jan 2016 – Qiaoying’s paper on the effects of solution chemistry and soft protein corona on the interactions of silver nanoparticles and model cell membranes has been accepted by ES&T!

 

Oct 2015 – Xitong’s paper on the role of phosphate adsorption on the aggregation and interactions of chemical mechanical planarization nanoparticles with model cell membranes has been accepted by ES:Nano!

 

Oct 2015 – Xitong’s paper on the interactions of graphene oxide with model cell membranes has been accepted by Langmuir. Congratulations Xitong!

 

Aug 2015 – Congratulations to Xitong for being awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award in the Division of Environmental Chemistry symposium on Environmental Transformation of Nanoparticles at the recent ACS Meeting in Boston!

 

May 2015 – Our multi-institutional paper on the characterization of model chemical mechanical planarization nanoparticles has been accepted by Environmental Science: Nano. Xitong and our former group member Dr. Peng Yi are co-authors on the paper!

 

Mar 2015 – Our collaborative work with Dr. Yongsheng Chen and Dr. John Crittenden from Georgia Tech on high-flux ultrafiltration membranes has been accepted by the Journal of Membrane Science. Li is the second author on the paper. Congratulations to Li!

 

Mar 2015 – Our work on the surface modification of membranes with silver nanoparticles and polyelectrolyte multilayers has been accepted by the Journal of Colloid and Interface Science! Thanks to Li for taking the lead!

 

Feb 2015 – Congratulations to Li who has been awarded a 2015 C. Ellen Gonter Environmental Chemistry Award by the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry for her research on the modification of polysulfone membranes with polydopamine and silver nanoparticles to enhance their resistance to biofouling.

 

Feb 2015 – Li’s paper on the modification of membranes using polydopamine and silver nanoparticles to mitigate biofouling has been accepted by ES&T Letters! Congratulations to Li!

 

Feb 2015 – Li has passed her Ph.D. defense! Congratulations to Li! Pictures here!

 

Jan 2015 – Congratulations to Xitong for winning a 2015 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry from the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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