News

04/17/2017

Juyoung, Peter, and Mike present their research at MRS 2017 Spring Meeting!

04/06/2017

Chace is awarded the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Congrats Chace!

04/04/2017

Jonghyun's graphene glucose sensor paper is published in ACS AMI!

03/28/2017

Minsu, Pilgyu, and Juyoung's photodetector paper is featured on the cover of Nanoscale!

03/17/2017

Mike, Juyoung, Pilgyu, Jonghyun, Peter, and Keong's review paper is published in 2D Materials!

02/16/2017

Professor Nam wins the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award!

02/07/2017

MoS2 tunability wettability paper gets plenty of press! (Engineering @ Illinois) (Engineering Materials) (Phys.org)

02/07/2017

Jonghyun, Mike, and Ali's tunable wettability paper is published in Nano Letters!

01/13/2017

Minsu, Pilgyu, and Juyoung's photodetector paper is published in Nanoscale!

12/22/2016

Xuejin joins our group as a visiting student!

11/15/2016

Pilgyu wins the 2016 ASME IMECE Poster Award in the Micro/Nano Forum! Congrats Pilgyu!

11/3/2016

Pilgyu wins the 2016 MRL Biological Conference Postdoc Award! Congrats Pilgyu!

9/2/2016

Farhad and Chullhee join the group!

9/1/2016

Professor Nam was invited by U.S. National Academy of Sciences to participate in the 2016 Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium!

08/24/2016

Professor Nam wins the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Early Career Faculty (ECF) award for Flexoelectric Actuator based on Corrugated 2D Materials!

7/18/2016

Dr. Junghoon Kim joins the group as a postdoctoral research associate!

07/11/2016

Ali's tunable graphene wettability paper gets plenty of press! (Engineering @ Illinois) (MechSE @ Illinois) (AAAS EurekAlert) (Phys.org) (ScienceDaily) (Nanotechnology Now) (ECN Mag) (Science Newsline) (eScience News) (Materials Gate)

06/28/2016

Ali, Mike, and Keong's tunable graphene wettability paper is published in Nano Letters!

06/09/2016

Pilgyu's crumpled graphene photodetector is featured on the cover of Advanced Materials!

05/14/2016

Congrats Dr. Ashraf! Off to Intel!

05/10/2016

Ali's CNT membrane paper is published in Carbon!

04/27/2016

Keong's stencil patterning paper gets plenty of press! (Engineering @ Illinois) (ScienceBlog.com) (AAAS EurekAlert) (Phys.org) (ScienceDaily) (ECN Mag) (Nanowerk) (R&D Mag) (Nanotechnology Now) (Controlled Environments) (Chem Europe) (Materials Gate)

04/27/2016

Keong, Ali, and Pilgyu's stencil patterning paper is published in Nature Scientific Reports!

04/08/2016

Mike is awarded the Mavis Fellowship!

04/07/2016

Peter is awarded the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship! Congrats Peter!

04/06/2016

Pilgyu's graphene photodetector paper gets plenty of press! (Engineering @ Illinois) (MechSE) (AAAS EurekAlert) (NSF) (Phys.org) (ScienceDaily) (ScienceDaily) (ECN Mag) (Nanowerk)

04/06/2016

Pilgyu, Mike, and Peter's graphene photodetector paper is published in Advanced Materials!

03/31/2016

Jonghyun is awarded the FMC Fellowship!

03/02/2016

Dr. Ali Ashraf successfully defends his Ph.D thesis. Congratulations!

01/15/2016

Professor Nam wins the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) for Corrugated Graphene Plasmonics.

01/04/2016

Professor Nam wins the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for Shrink Nanomanufacturing of Corrugated Graphene Structures!

12/03/2015

Juyoung, Mike, and Pilgyu's SERS paper is highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology!

11/17/2015

Mike receives a research poster award at ASME IMECE 2015 Micro & Nano Technology Forum!

11/04/2015

Juyoung, Mike, and Pilgyu's SERS paper gets plenty of press! (Engineering @ Illinois) (Nanowerk) (MechSE) (R&D Mag) (Nanotechnology Now) (ECN Mag) (Phys.org) (ScienceDaily) (AAAS EurekAlert) (MNT) (Materials Today)

10/26/2015

Juyoung, Mike, and Pilgyu's paper is published in Nano Letters!

10/14/2015

Mike receives the Lam Research Corp Oustanding Graduate Student Award!

09/25/2015

Mike passes the PhD qualifying exam. Congrats, Mike!

09/20/2015

Ryan and Widi present their research at TECHCON 2015!

06/22/2015

3D graphene transfer paper gets plenty of press! (Engineering @ Illinois) (Phys.org) (Nanowerk Spotlight) (MechSE News) (ScienceDaily) (Nanowerk) (R&D Mag) (Controlled Environments) (Science Newsline) (Nanotechnology Now) (AAAS EurekAlert) (EIPC) (AAAS EurekAlert) (TechFragments)

06/22/2015

CNST RET participants visit our lab!

06/18/2015

Jonghyun, Mike, and Juyoung's paper is published in Nano Letters!

05/08/2015

Ali passes his preliminary exam!

05/08/2015

Mike is awarded the FMC Fellowship!

02/28/2015

Joon and Jonghyun's paper is published in IEEE Sensors Journal!

02/22/2015

Crumpled graphene paper gets plenty of press! (MechSE @ Illinois) (Engineering@Illinois) (IEEE Spectrum) (Phys.org) (Science Daily) (R&D Magazine) (NanoWerk) (Engineering.com) (Solid State Technology) (Semiconductor Manufacturing & Design) (New Material News) (Scicasts) (2D Research) (ECS) (AAAS EurekAlert)

02/21/2015

Ryan's undergraduate research experience is featured on the Engineering@Illinois homepage!

02/20/2015

Satoshi is accepted into the Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Program! Congrats Satoshi!

02/12/2015

Mike, SungGyu, Ryan, Ali and Pilgyu's paper is published in Nano Letters!

01/23/2015

Juyoung Leem passes the PhD qualifying exam. Congrats, Juyoung!

11/19/2014

Nam group's STEM education activities highlighted in I-STEM website ('SungWoo Nam Creates Virtual Lab, Promotes Undergraduate Research').

10/10/2014

Ali and Mike's paper is published in Langmuir!

9/15/2014

Nanopore paper is featured by C&EN!

9/8/2014

Jonghyun Choi passes the PhD qualifying exam. Congrats, Jonghyun!

9/2/2014

Plasmonic nanopore paper is published in Nano Letters!

8/25/2014

Dr. Pilgyu Kang joins the group as a postdoctoral research associate!

8/29/2014

Professor SungWoo Nam delivers an invited lecture at the 2014 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Conference.

7/28/2014

Juyoung and Jonghyun present their research at NSS-8!

7/2/2014

Jaehoon's paper is featured by Phys.org ("Shrinky Dinks close the gap for nanowires")!

5/27/2014

Ali presents his research at MRS NDNC 2014!

5/20/2014

Nam group awarded a seed grant from Brain Research Foundation!

5/16/2014

Jaehoon, Jonghyun and Ali's paper is published in Nano Letters!

5/14/2014

Joe Muskin, Ali, and Mike demonstrate nanotechnology at the French-American Science Festival in Chicago!

5/12/2014

Ali Ashraf and Jonghyun Choi present their research at the 2014 Argonne National Labs APS/CNM/EMC Users Meeting!

5/9/2014

Nam group with Professors Joseph Lyding (PI; ECE), Greg Girolami (Chemistry) and Narayana Aluru (MechSE) was awarded Beckman Seed Grant!

4/28/2014

Professor Nam awarded Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) Young Investigator Grant (YIG)!

4/10/2014

Three undergraduate students in Nam group, Ryan Han, Louis Hong and Scott Jacek, were awarded MechSE Department Research Award!

4/11/2014

Mike is awarded the 2014 Outstanding TA Award in Mechanical Engineering. Congrats, Mike!

1/27/2014

Keong Han Yong joins the group as a MS student!

12/18/2013

Nam group awarded Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) User Proposal.

10/29/2013

Ali Ashraf joins the group as a PhD student!

10/28/2013

Our research is featured in Electronics 360 and MIT Technology Review!

8/16/2013

Juyoung Leem joins the group as a PhD student!

8/16/2013

Dr. Jihyung Kim joins the group!

8/19/2013

Nam group awarded a research grant from Samsung GRO.

7/11/2013

Professor SungWoo Nam delivers an invited lecture at the Nano Korea Symposium.

7/06/2013

Professor SungWoo Nam delivers an invited lecture at the 2013 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Conference.

7/02/2013

Professor SungWoo Nam delivers an invited lecture at the 14th International Conference on the Formation of Semiconductor Interfaces (ICFSI-14).

6/20/2013

Nam group awarded a research grant from AFOSR/AOARD.

6/17/2013

Ryan Han joins the group as the Illinois Scholar Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Fellow!

5/21/2013

Professor SungWoo Nam awarded Doctoral New Investigator Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF).

4/29/2013

Professor SungWoo Nam received the Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising.

4/18/2013

Janna Eaves joins the group as an undergraduate student researcher!

4/03/2013

Jaehoon Bang gives a contributed talk at the 2013 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting.

9/01/2012

Brandon Smith joins the group as an undergraduate student researcher!

8/20/2012

Professor SungWoo Nam delivers an invited lecture at the 2012 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Conference.

8/16/2012

Jaehoon Bang, Jonghyun Choi, Mike Wang and SungGyu Chun join the group as MS/PhD students!