Dr. Jiye Fang's Nano Research Group
07/25/2017: Congratulations to Yiliang Luan for passing his Ph.D. oral examination, and entering an "ABD level" study.
01/25/2017: Welcome new undergraduate students Deokju Lee and Chaewon Hyun, who join the research group and conduct independent study on nanocrystal synthesis.
10/27/2016: Welcome new graduate student, Can Li (Chemistry), who joins the research group.
04/08/2016: Former graduate student, Dr. Chenyu Wang, is selected as the Outstanding Graduating Ph.D student at Binghamton University in 2015 and received “Zappert Award”. Congratulations!
11/24/2015: Welcome new graduate student, Yiliang Luan (Chemistry), who joins the research group.
09/29/2015: Welcome Prof. Guang Sun who joins our group as a Visiting Research Scholar.
08/17/2015: Congratulations to Shaojie Jiang for passing his Ph.D. oral examination, and entering an “ABD Level” study.
05/30/2015: As a postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Chenyu Wang is going to join Professor Skrabalak’s group at Indiana University. Good luck!
04/27/2015: Chenyu Wang has successfully passed his Ph.D. thesis defense. Congratulations!
01/26/2015: Welcome new graduate students Shaojie Jiang (MSE) and Brendan P Hughes (Chemistry) who join the research group.
01/22/2015: Welcome new undergraduate students Jayanti S Rao who joins the research group.
09/12/2014: Anna K. Hayes received a grant supported by S3IP Undergraduate Research Initiative to participate as a research project assistant for a Binghamton University faculty member's research program. Congratulations!
08/01/2014: Congratulations to Dr. Y. Wang for getting a permanent academic job at OU.
07/30/2014: Chenyu Wang received Dissertation Fellowship Award for the Fall 2014 semester. Congratulations!
04/24/2014: Anna K. Hayes received a 2014 "Chemistry Department Undergraduate Summer Research Grant" Congratulations!
03/18/2014: Chenyu Wang received university "Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research" (2013-14). Congratulations!
02/24/2014: Welcome Dr. Xin Shu who recently joins our group as a Visiting Research Scholar.
02/14/2014: Welcome new PhD students Carrie Siu and Peng Mu, who join our research group.
02/02/2014: TOC of our recent publication, "Solvent-Mediated Self-Assembly of Nanocube Superlattices", has been selected as one of the "rolling pictures" on J. Am. Chem. Soc. homepage web site (snapshot: 2/1/2014). Link
01/10/2014: Welcome new undergraduate students Tanveer Shah and Anna Hayes, who join our research group.
10/16/2013: Welcome Rosa Aran from Universidad de Alicante (Spain) to visit our laboratory.
09/16/2013: Welcome new undergraduate student Jason Ciano who joins our research group!
09/11/2013: Dr. Yuxuan Wang joins the team for kicking out the advanced Li-Ion battery materials project. Welcome back!
05/07/2013: Jinfong Pan has successfully passed his Ph.D. defense. Congratulations!
05/06/2013: Hong Wu has successfully passed her MSc oral defense. Congratulations!
03/31/2013: Priscilla C Tong received an "undergraduate research project" award from Harpur College of Arts and Sciences on March 25, 2013, due to her excellent research performance and achievements. Priscilla is presently conducting her Chem_397 independent study in our group. Congratulations.
01/11/2013: Welcome Dr. Guangyin Fan to join our group as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Dr. Fan is from China West Normal University and supported by CSC.
01/04/2013: Xilu Wang received a grant supported by S3IP Undergraduate Research Initiative to participate as a research project assistant for a Binghamton University faculty member’s research program. Congratulations.
11/20/2012: Nathan Porter and Hong Wu received Binghamton Foundation Travel Awards. Congratulations!
11/09/2012: Congratulations to Chenyu Wang for passing his Ph.D. oral examination, and entering his level 3 graduate study.
10/17/2012: Our group together with CHESS staff scientist Dr. Detlef-M. Smilgies, for the first time, determined a reversible Kirkwood-Alder transition occurred in a Pt3Cu2 nanoctahedron colloidal system. This observation was highlighted on CHESS web site http://news.chess.cornell.edu/articles/2012/Fang10172012.html The details can be found in our recent publication [JACS 134 (34), 14043-14049 (2012)].
09/01/2012: Welcome Xilu Wang. She joins our group and conducts her independent undergraduate research.
08/01/2012: Yuxuan Wang successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Controlled Synthesis and Property-Enhanced Functional Nanocrystals" and passed his examination today. Congratulations.
05/16/2012: Dr. Z. Quan received 2012 "JRO Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship" from Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is the second of our group members who were honored with "Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship", the top level of postdoctoral fellowship from a national lab. Dr. Quan will start his new research career from next Monday. Congratulations. http://www.lanl.gov/science/postdocs/appointments_distinguished.shtml
05/06/2012: Cherry Xu and Welley Loc passed their honors thesis defenses on May 3rd and 4th, respectively. Congratulations!
04/20/2012: Nathan Porter received Clifford E. Myers Summer Research Grant for support of his summer research. This award was created from a generous gift by the Myers family, and is used for advancing top graduate student's research in area of materials chemistry. Congratulations.
03/28/2012: Changmingzi (Cherry) Xu received an "undergraduate research project" award from Harpur College of Arts and Sciences on March 28, 2012, due to her excellent research performance and achievements. This is her second time of receiving such award. Cherry is presently preparing her honors thesis while finalizing her lab-based research. An allocation of $300 has been committed to underwrite expenses incurred in the research under her current project. Congratulations!
03/20/2012: Yuxuan Wang received University “Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research” (20011-12). This year, 11 students received the research awards university-wide. Congratulations!
03/15/2012: We launched our new nano-research website, nano.binghamton.edu
03/14/2012: Welley Loc received 2012 American Institute of Chemists Award.
03/01/2012: Welcome new undergraduate students, Joe Brenon and Minji Kong, who join our research group.
12/20/2011: One of our recent
publications, Reversal of Hall–Petch Effect in Structural Stability of PbTe
Nanocrystals and Associated Variation of Phase Transformation, is highlighted
Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source homepage.
11/09/2011: On November 8, Welley S Loc and Changmingzi (Cherry) Xu, who are conducting Chem 497 independent study in our group in collaboration with Dr. Zewei Quan and Mr. Yuxuan Wang, received "undergraduate research project" awards from the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences due to their excellent research performance and achievements. Allocations of $300 and $200, respectively, have been committed to underwrite expenses incurred in the research under their current projects. Congratulations!
07/08/2011: Former graduate student, Dr. Dan Xu, received "Distinguished Dissertation Award in the category of Science and Mathematics". Congratulations!
06/09/2011: Our previous publication has been listed as one of the top 20 most cited articles that were published in Nano Letter within the last 3 years.
05/25/2011: Congratulations to Loriana Valentin-Bromberg for successfully passing her written cumulative examination requirement.
05/21/2011: Benjamin graduated and received his MSc degree in Materials Science and Engineering. Congratulations.
4/21/2011: Our former PhD student, Dr. Zhaoyong Sun, received 2011 Zappert Award for Outstanding Graduating Ph.D. Student at Binghamton University from the Binghamton Section of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations.
4/20/2011: Congratulations to Nathan Porter for successfully passing his written cumulative examination requirement.
3/30/2011: Welley Loc received an "undergraduate research project" award from Harpur College of Arts and Sciences on March 29, 2011. An allocation has been committed to underwrite expenses incurred in her research in our group. Congratulations.
2/1/2011: Our ICP-OES and XRD services are available.
1/20/2011: Welcome new comer, Hong Wu, who recently joins the research group.
12/09/2010: Congratulations to Jinfong Pan for passing his Ph.D. oral examination, and entering "ABD Level" study.
12/05/2010: The installation of ICP system has been completed successfully.
11/12/2010: Zhaoyong Sun successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Synthesis and Self-Assembly of In2O3-based Semiconductor Nanocrystals" and passed his oral examination today. Congratulations.
10/15/2010: In next group meeting dated on October 18 (Monday), Dr Richard Curry from University of Surrey (UK) will come and give a talk. Measurement technique of "nanoSQUIDs" will be involved in his topic.
9/20/2010: Welcome new comers, Chaoran Pang and Chenyu Wang, who join the research group.
8/12/2010: Communication "Enhancing by Weakening: Electrooxidation of Methanol on Pt3Co and Pt Nanocubes" has been chosen as a "Hot Paper" by the Editors of Angewandte Chemie for its importance in a rapidly evolving field of high current interest. This announcement will be published in the table of contents entry on Angewandte's homepage prior to publication of the full paper.
6/18/2010: Welcome Lin Dai, a visiting Ph.D. student from Professor Zou"s group at Miami University. Ms. Dai will stay here and conduct nanocatalyst synthesis with us during the summer.
6/1/2010: Our former graduate, Dr. Jun Zhang, received "2010 Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship" from Argonne National Laboratory. He has started his new research career there in nanocatalyst from this early June. Congratulations.
5/14/2010: A luncheon to honor four graduate student award winners in the department, including Dan Xu and Zhaoyong Sun, was held at Olive Garden today. This year, both Dan and Zhaoyong received department "Outstanding Research Accomplishment Awards" for graduate students demonstrating their "outstanding research accomplishments". Chair and Professor Wayne E. Jones Jr. presented the award certificate and prize ($200.00 check) to each of them.
4/30/2010: Dan Xu, joined this group in Spring of 2007, successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled "Colloidal Synthesis and Electrochemical Study of Binary Nanoparticles" and passed her oral examination today. Congratulations.
4/28/2010: Z. Sun received Clifford E. Myers Summer Research Grant for support of his summer research. This grant was created from a generous gift by the Myers family, and is used for advancing top graduate student's research in area of materials chemistry. Congratulations.
3/16/2010: Dan Xu and Zhaoyong Sun receive University "Graduate Student Award for Excellent in Research 2009-10". This year, they are the only 2 awardees from Chemistry. Congratulations! Dept. News & Photos
1/18/2010: Welcome Danielle Shai, Ann Miller and Jeehong Park. They join our group and conduct their independent undergraduate research in this new semester, while undergraduate assistants Ethan Feinberg and Rachel Szalkiewicz are still remaining in this group.
1/7/2010: Welcome Nathan S. Porter. He joins our group as a Ph.D candidate of Chemistry.
12/23/2009: Welcome Loriana Valentin. She joins our group as a Ph.D candidate of Chemistry.
12/02/2009: Z. Sun's service to MRS Bulletin as a voluntary News Reporter is recognized by MRS at the Fall 2009 meeting.
11/13/2009: D. Xu receives "Binghamton Foundation Travel Award". The funds which exclusively come from donations to the Binghamton Foundation support travel of excellent Binghamton University doctoral students for attending conferences or for dissertation research each semester. Congratulations!
11/6/2009: D. Xu's 2nd Angew. Chem. paper, J. Zhang's JACS and Adv. Funt. Mater papers are accepted. One more paper co-authored by J. Zhang and H. Zhang (former visiting scholar) was also accepted by Electrochem. Commun. Congratulations!
9/10/2009: Welcome Benjamin Martens, Ethan Feinberg and Rachel Szalkiewicz. They join our group in this new semester.
7/17/2009: Welcome Dr. Zewei Quan to join our group as Postdoctoral Research Associate. Dr. Quan recently received his Ph.D. degree from CIAC, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
6/1/2009: Welcome Dr. Jun Zhang as Postdoctoral Research Associate, to continue his exciting research topic in our group.
4/27/2009: "Jun Zhang has successfully passed his Ph.D. thesis defense. Congratulations.
3/24/2009: "Solution-Based Evolution of Monodisperse Pt-Cu Nanocubes and Their Enhanced Methanol Oxidation Activity" (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.) was highlighted as VIP.
3/17/2009: Mr. Jun Zhang receives University "Graduate Student Award for Excellent in Research 2008-9". This year, the research awards were given to only 9 graduate students university-wide. Congratulations! Photos
3/16/2009: Mr. Jun Zhang receives 17th Annual Outstanding Graduate Research assistant Award in Department of Chemistry. Congratulations!
3/12/2009: Our paper, "Solution-Based Evolution and Enhanced Methanol Oxidation Activity of Monodisperse Pt-Cu Nanocubes", was accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
3/6/2009: Prof. X. Huang, from Dept. of Chemistry, Michigan State University, visited our lab and gave a talk about using nanoparticles to display carbohydrates and related applications.
2/4/2009: Our paper, Soluble InP and GaP Nanowires: Self-Seeded, Solution-Liquid-Solid Synthesis and Electrical Properties, was accepted by Chem. Eur. J., and highlighted with a frontispiece in a forthcoming issue.
1/30/2009: Welcome Mr. Ben Martens, Mr. Ethan Feinberg and Mr. Nan Dong to join our group as Undergraduate Research Assistants.
11/27/2008: Our paper, "p-Type Field-Effect Transistors of Single-Crystal ZnTe Nanobelts", is published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
11/3/2008: Welcome Mr. L. Chen to join our group. Mr. Chen has won a State Scholarship from China Scholarship Council, and will conduct his research in our group as an Exchange Research Scholar to complete his Ph.D. degree of China.
9/18/2008: Dr. Zhaoping Liu has completed his postdoctoral study and left for Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is appointed as a research team leader there. Good Luck, Zhaoping.
9/12/2008: Mr. Haijun Zhang, a visiting scholar supported by China Scholarship Council, left for China. He will join the faculty team of Lanzhou University. Good Luck, Haijun.
9/9/2008: Our result, "p-Type Field-Effect Transistors of Single-Crystal ZnTe Nanobelts", is accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. for publication.
8/29/2008: Welcome Mr. Robert Mead and Mr. Nan Dong to remain in our group as Undergraduate Research Assistants.
6/15/2008: Welcome Mr. Benjamin Martens and Mr. Nan Dong to extend their research career in this lab and to join the summer research program.
6/1/2008: Our new paper, "Super-Crystal Structures of Octahedral c-In2O3 Nanocrystals", is published in JACS.
3/2/2008: Zhaoyong Sun"s manuscript, "One-pot Synthesis of Reverse Type-I In2O3@In2S3 Core@Shell Nanoparticles", is accepted by Chem. Commun.
2/13/2008: Zhaoping Liu"s manuscript has been published in Angew. Chem. and highlighted as a VIP.
2/8/2008: Welcome Mr. Nan Dong to join our group as an Undergraduate Research Assistant.
2/5/2008: Welcome Mr. Robert Mead to join our group as an Undergraduate Research Assistant.
2/4/2008: Jun Zhang"s manuscript has been accepted by J. Phys. Chem. as a full article.
1/28/2008: Welcome Mr. Benjamin Martens to join our group as an Undergraduate Research Assistant.
9/20/2007: Welcome Mr. Haijun Zhang to join our group. Mr. Zhang has won a State Scholarship from China Scholarship Council, and will conduct his research in our group as an Exchange Research Scholar to complete his Ph.D. degree of China.
9/06/2007: Welcome Miss YooHee Kim to join our group as an Undersgraduate Research Assistant.
8/14/2007: Welcome Mr. Yuxuan Wang to Binghamton University. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Multidisciplinary Program in Materials Science & Engineering. He joined our team on August 13, 2007.
6/20/2007: Transfer of NSF CAREER grant has been completed.
6/04/2007: Welcome Mr. Chidi Ezaolu to join our group as an Undergraduate Reserach Assistant. He will start his summer research in our team from June 11, 2007.
4/30/2007: Welcome Dan Xu to join our group as Chemistry Graduate student. She will start her research from the coming July.
4/14/2007: Congratulations to Mr. Yi Wang, a member of our former group, for successfully receiving his MSc degree at University of New Orleans.
3/08/2007: Congratulations to Miss Sui Shan (Sandy) Chan for receiving her Undergraduate Student Summer Research Award for support of summer research. This grant contributed from a generous gift from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous and established recently by the department was competitively given to qualified undergraduate student(s) of Chemistry to conduct her/his summer research each year. This year there is only one such fellowship that Sandy received. She will work in our group on study of "drug-delivery using novel developed nanostructured materials" for two months.
1/29/2007: We welcome Dr. Zhaoping Liu to join our group as a postdoctoral associate. He is going to work on synthesis and characterization of diluted magnetic semiconductor quantum dots. Dr. Liu was previously working at National Institute for Materials Science in Japan.
11/21/2006: Congratulations to Zhaoyong Sun and Jun Zhang for passing their Ph.D. oral exams, and entering "Level 3" graduate study.
9/15/2006: Dr. Fang has been invited as adjunct faculty of "Multidisciplinary Program in Materials Science & Engineering".
9/12/2006: We have relocated our research group from University of New Orleans. The setup of our new lab in Chemistry Department at SUNY-Binghamton campus is currently in progress
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