A team led by Jinsong Huang has detailed an approach that can buffer perovskite against moisture without sapping its ability to convert sunlight into electricity, as reported in Nature Communications. (10/20/16)
The fall 2016 issue of Interfaces, the newsletter of NCMN, is available online. Articles cover the NNI Strategic Plan, NCMN facilities, new faculty members, student degrees, outreach programs, and more. (10/14/16)
New NCMN Member
NCMN welcomes a new faculty member: Ashraf Hassan, research assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. (10/13/16)
Yong-Rak Kim, Joseph Turner, and colleagues recently earned a two-year NSF grant that will enable them to explore the performance and durability of concrete made of alternative binding and recycled materials, with the aim of developing better versions. (10/3/16)
Rebecca Richards-Kortum (BS Physics UNL, PhD Physics MIT), who started as an undergrad in David Sellmyer's lab, was announced a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Noted was her commitment to "improving access to quality health care for all the world's people" and "training and inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists" to address global challenges. (9/23/16)
UNL continues to make waves in the area of nanoscience. With your support, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience will be positioned to continue its reputation for research and education. Please consider giving to the NCMN Research and Education Fund.