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Morin Studies Stretchable Surfaces
Stephen Morin

Stephen Morin and colleagues have demonstrated how the chemistry of stretchable surfaces can affect their interactions with microscopic particles – and enhance or streamline processes usually conducted on rigid foundations. Findings were published in Small and Chemistry of Materials. (1/3/17)


Zeng Cover Articles
Nanoscale Horizons

An article by Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues was featured on the cover of Nanoscale Horizons. A second article was on the cover of Advanced Energy Materials. Nebraska MRSEC is acknowledged on both. (12/22/16)


Zeng Explores Hydrophobicity of Proteins
Zeng nanodroplet

Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues recently published on the molecular hydrophobicity of amino acid chains in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This could help engineers measure surface contact angles. Zeng also recently published an article in Nature Communications on gold clusters. (12/13/16)


Gu Earns ASME Fellowship
Linxia Gu

Linxia Gu has earned a fellowship of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. A fellow has attained a membership grade of distinction, is a corporate member, is responsible for significant engineering achievements and has at least 10 years of active practice and corporate membership in ASME. (12/2/16)


Gay Elected APS Speaker of the Council
Timothy Gay

Timothy Gay has been elected Speaker of the Council for the American Physical Society. Gay will serve as Speaker-Elect in 2017 and as Speaker in 2018. The APS Speaker of the Council presides over the Council of Representatives and serves on the Board of Directors and Board Executive Committee. (11/28/16)

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