May 10 – Josh is awarded an NDSEG Graduate Fellowship – congrats, Josh!
April 17 – Rob is awarded the Unilever Award for Outstanding Young Investigator in Colloid & Surfactant Science
April 11 – The Macfarlane lab thoroughly destroys the Holten-Andersen lab at laser tag.
April 4 – Diana passes her Thesis Proposal Defense – Congratulations!
March – Paul and PJ pass their Thesis Area Exams and are officially admitted to the PhD Program!
March 17 – Both Paul and Leo are awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships! Congratulations!
January 31 – Rob is awarded an NSF CAREER Award
December 20 – The Macfarlane group celebrates the end of a very productive 2016. Happy Holidays!
December 7 – The group’s first paper on Nanocomposite Tectons, titled: “Self-Assembling Nanocomposite Tectons,” is published in JACS!
December 1 – Leonardo Zornberg joins the lab as a first year graduate student – welcome!
November 23 – Paul’s paper “Epitaxy: Programmable Atom Equivalents Versus Atoms” is published in ACS Nano! Congratulations to Paul and our collaborators at Northwestern!
October 18 – Congratulations to Professor Rob Macfarlane for being awarded an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award for work on “DNA-Programmed Epitaxy of Nanoparticle Superlattices!”
September 23 – Joshua Kubiak joins the lab as a first year graduate student – welcome!
February 5 – Rob’s paper “Transmutable nanoparticles with reconfigurable surface ligands” is published in Science. Congratulations to first author Youngeun Kim and collaborators in the Mirkin Lab at NU!
February 4 – Diana Lewis joins the lab – welcome Diana!
October 15 – The Macfarlane lab welcomes PJ Santos, Sangho Lee, and Paul Gabrys as first year graduate students!
September 15 – Jianyuan Zhang joins the lab as a new post-doc!