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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:

 

* We are looking for Ph.D. students to join our group starting Fall 2015

 

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

 

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!

 

Nov 2014 – Congratulations to Xitong for receiving a Student Award from the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization!

 

Aug 2014 – Khanh An’s paper on the effect of heteroaggregation on the antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles has been accepted by ES&T Letters! Congratulations to An!

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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