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Margaret Kocherga Received Honorable Mention in the 2018 NSF

   August 17, 2018

Margaret Kocherga received an Honorable Mention in the 2018 National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).  The program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Margaret is a Ph.D. student in Nanoscale Science at UNC...

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Mubin Tarannum and Katelyn Erickson win Graduate School Fellowships

   June 16, 2018
Mubin Tarannum and Katelyn Erickson Win Graduate School Fellowships
Mubin Tarannum wins Reynolds Research Award

Mubin Tarannum is one of nine Ph.D. students at UNC Charlotte to win the Reynolds Research fellowship award. Her project involves testing a procedure for pancreatic cancer therapy using mesoporous silica nanoparticles to break down barriers to treatment. Mubin...

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Dr. Afonin wins R01 Grant

   June 5, 2018

Dr. Afonin has recently been awarded an R01 grant from the NIH. This grant will help his lab pursue the study of the characterization of various multifunctional nucleic acid nanoparticles and understand their immunotoxicity and immunogenicity. More information can be found ...

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Zachary Lyles Receives CLAS Fellowship Award

   June 1, 2018

This Fellowship program provides stipend support for master’s and doctoral students to engage in thesis and dissertation-related research during the summer (May 21-August 10, 2018) under the guidance of their advisor.  To be eligible, students must be enrolled in one of the College’s thesis or dissertation-based graduate programs and be in good academic standing. They are evaluated...

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Dr. Schmedake, Dr. Walter, and Dr. Zhang awarded NSF Chemistry Division Grant

   June 1, 2018

NSF Chemistry Division Grant The Chemical Synthesis Program of the NSF Chemistry Division has awarded a grant (#1800331) to an interdisciplinary research team led by Professors Thomas A. Schmedake (Chemistry), Michael Walter (Chemistry), and Yong Zhang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) at UNC Charlotte to develop hexacoordinate silicon complexes for optoelectronic device applications like...

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Association of Nanoscience Graduate Students (ANGS)

   February 16, 2018
GPSG wishes to recognize the volunteer efforts of the Association of Nanoscience Graduate Students (ANGS). Members attended the NC-MSEN Pre-College program to promote chemistry laboratories to high school students in the Science Olympiad.

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Doctoral Dissertation - Gaurav Singh

   November 3, 2015
Ph.D Nanoscale Science Doctoral Dissertation Presentation Gaurav Singh Doctoral Advisor: Dr. Marcus Jones “Investigations into Photo-Excited State Dynamics in Colloidal Quantum Dots" Abstract: Colloidal Quantum dots (QDs) have...

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Doctoral Dissertation - Nathan Behm

   October 29, 2015
Ph.D Nanoscale Science Doctoral Presentation Nathan Behm Doctoral Advisor: Dr. Qiuming Wei “The Influence of Reinforcement Size on the Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of a Nanostructured Aluminum-Based Metal Matrix Composite”...

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SPIE fellow visits UNC Charlotte

   September 25, 2013
“BROADBAND TERAHERTZ CONDUCTIVITY AND OPTICAL TRANSMISSION OF INDIUM-TIN-OXIDE (ITO) NANOMATERIALS” EVENT DATE: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 LUNCH WITH THE SPEAKER : 11:30am – 12:30pm * 238 Grigg SEMINAR - 12:45 - 1:45pm * 132 Grigg Abstract...

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Congratulations to Dr Juan Vivero-Escoto

   June 14, 2013
Juan Vivero-Escoto Receives Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award from ORAU Chemistry Assistant Professor Juan Vivero-Escoto has received the 2013 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associate Universities (ORAU), a 109-member...

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