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Lai Receives ACS Volunteer Award
Rebecca Lai

Rebecca Lai received the Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year Award from the American Chemical Society’s Committee on Community Activities. The committee noted her "innovative outreach [which] allows students hands-on activities." (3/17/17)

2016 Outreach Newsletter Published
Outreach Newsletter 2016

The 2016 issue of the nano outreach newsletter is now available online. The newsletter covers UNL nano outreach activities over the past year. (3/2/17)

Enders, Dowben Team Creates 2D Material
2D Material

Axel Enders, Peter Dowben, and team have developed a new 2D material, Monolayer Hexagonal Boron-Carbon-Nitrogen (h-BCN), with potential for developments in ultrathin technologies. The results were published in ACS Nano and covered by Phys.org. (2/16/17)

NCMN Members Receive UNL Parents Award
Voelte-Keegan building

Srivatsan Kidambi, Mehrdad Negahban, and Michael Sealy received the UNL Parents Recognition Award. The annual award is earned through nominations made from parents of UNL students. (2/10/17)

Sinitskii & Team Boost Performance of Nanomaterial
Sinitskii nanomaterial

Alexander Sinitskii, 2015 NCMN graduate fellow Alexey Lipatov, and team have published their findings on MXenes in Advanced Energy Materials. MXenes are a family of nanomaterials which have shown promise for storing energy, purifying water and protecting against electromagnetic interference. (2/6/17)

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