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NEWS


7-18-2017 Dr. Nam presented an invited seminar at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder CO, Title: “Synthesis of Hybrid Materials and Direct Patterning Inorganic Nanostructures via Material Infiltration by Atomic Layer Deposition”.

7-17-2015 Dr. Nam attended 2017 AVS ALD Conference, held in Denver CO.  He presented contributed talk and poster entitled "Ultrahigh Elastic Strain Energy Storage in Metal-Oxide-Infiltrated Polymer Nanopillars Generated by Infiltration Synthesis" and "Fully CMOS-Compatible Synthesis and Photodetector-Integration of Ultrathin, Parallel-Aligned ZnO Nanowire Arrays by Infiltration Synthesis", respectively. 

6-29-2017 Dr. Nam presented an invited lecture at the Garcia Center for Polymers at Engineered Interfaces, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY, Title: “Introduction to Organic and Hybrid Solar Cells”.

5-4-2017 Sulman Khan and Ashwanth Subramanian are joining as graduate research assistants. Sulman and Ashwanth are masters students at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University.

5-4-2017 Xinyi's first paper entitled “Effects of residual solvent molecules facilitating the ZnO infiltration synthesis in a non-reactive polymer” was accepted for publication in Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations.

5-3-2017 Dr. Nam presented an invited seminar at the Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ. Title: "Synthesis of Hybrid Materials and Direct Patterning Inorganic Nanostructures via Infiltration Synthesis”.

4-29-2017 Dr. Nam presented an invited talk at NRC 2017 held at Newark NJ. Title: "Application of Resonant Energy Transfer for Enhanced Light Harvesting in Ultrathin Solar Cells and Two-Dimensional Semiconductors”.

3-2-2017 Dr. Nam co-organized the 2017 Functional Nanomaterials Symposium at the TMS 2017 146th Annual Meeting and Exhibition held in San Diego CA (Feb. 26 - March 2, 2017). Dr. Nam was also elected as a JOM Adviser for Nanomaterials Committee of TMS. He also presented a contributed talk entitled "Direct Patterning Inorganic Nanostructures and Synthesis of Hybrid Materials via Infiltration Synthesis".

2-3-2017 Dr. Nam co-organized the 2nd International Symposium on Science and Technology of 2D Materials, held at the University of Central Florida, Orlando FL (Feb. 3-4, 2017). http://nanoscience.ucf.edu/st2dflorida/index.php.

2-2-2017 Dr. Nam presented an invited seminar at the NanoScience Technology Center, University of Central Florida. Title: "Synthesis of Hybrid Materials and Direct Patterning Inorganic Nanostructures via Infiltration Synthesis".

1-24-2017 Dr. Nam is teaching ESM 542 Modern Electron Microscopy in 2017 Spring Semester at Stony Brook University.

9-27-2016 Lei Wang joined as a graduate research assistant. Lei is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University.

8-11-2016 Dr. Nam presented an invited talk at the 2016 US-Korea Conference, held at Dallas TX. Title: "Application of Resonant Energy Transfer for Enhanced Light Harvesting in Ultrathin Solar Cells and Two-Dimensional Semiconductors".

8-10-2016 Dr. Nam delivered an invited seminar at Dept. Materials Science and Engineering,  University of Texas at Dallas. Title: "Synthesis of Hybrid Materials and Direct Patterning Inorganic Nanostructures via Infiltration Synthesis".

6-6-2016 Brandon Yalin (Stony Brook University) and James Townley (University of Pennsylvania) jointed as Summer Undergraduate Research Interns. Brandon will work on a simulation study of ultrathin Si solar cells and James on ZnO nanowire array devices fabricated by infiltration synthesis.

6-2-2016 Dr. Nam presented an invited seminar at the Center of Nanophase Materials Sciences of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN. Title: "Synthesis of Hybrid Materials and Direct Patterning Inorganic Nanostructures via Infiltration Synthesis”.

5-23-2016 Xinyi Ye received a Student Scholarship Award for the 2016 NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users’ Meeting and presented a poster entitled "Effects of Thermal Annealing on Structural and Optical Properties of ZnO-Polymer Hybrid Thin Film Generated by Infiltration Synthesis”. Congratulations.

5-23-2016 Dr. Nam co-organized a Workshop entitled "Two-Dimensional van der Waals Semiconductors for Energy Conversion Applications” during the 2016 NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users’ Meeting.

4-30-2016 Dr. Nam presented an invited talk at NRC 2016 held at Englewood NJ. Title: "Overview of Device Nanostructuring for Efficient Polymer and Hybrid Solar Cells”.

2-15-2016 Dr. Nam presented an invited talk at TMS 2016 Annual Meeting held at Nashville TN.  Title: “Inorganic infiltration in polymer templates via atomic layer deposition (ALD): Pathway for synthesis of hybrid materials and direct patterning inorganic nanostructures”.

1-29-2016 Dr. Nam gave a department seminar at  New Jersey Institute of Technology, Dept. Electrical & Computer Eng., Newark NJ. Title: “Device nanostructuring for efficient polymer and hybrid solar cells”.

1-4-2016 Xinyi Ye joined as a graduate research assistant. Xinyi is a master student at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University.

10-17-2015 Dr. Nam gave a colloquium seminar at the Stony Brook University,  Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Talk title: "Application of nanofabrication for solar energy conversion and electronic devices" 

7-1-2015 Dr. Nam started serving an International Advisory Committee for the International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials (AFM). This year, AFM was held in Stony Brook NY.

6-30-2015 Dr. Nam attended 2015 AVS ALD Conference, held in Portland OR.  He gave a contributed talk entitled "Directed Patterning of Arbitrary Metal Oxide Nanostructures Using Polymer Template Nanoreactors" 

4-17-2015 Dr. Nam gave an invited department seminar at University of Connecticut, Materials Science and Engineering. Talk title: "Direct Patterning of Arbitrary Metal Oxide Nanostructures Polymer Template Nanoreactors" 

12-5-2014 Dr. Nam gave a colloquium seminar at the Stony Brook University,  Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Talk title: "Nanostructuring Materials for Energy Applications" 

11-1-2014 Dr. Nam was appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the Stony Brook University,  Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

10-13-2014 Dr. Nam gave an invited seminar at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Center for BioMicrosystems, Seoul, South Korea. Title: "Infiltration Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanostructures in Polymer Templates".

8-31-2014 Son Hoang left to assume a Postdoctoral Fellow position at the University of Connecticut, Prof. Puxian Gao's group. We wish him the best.

8-31-2014  Hugh Bullen left for a Ph.D. program at Cornell University (Chemical Engineering). Congratulations and wish him the best. 

7-11-2014 Dr. Nam gave an invited lecture at the Stony Brook University. Title: "Overview of Organic solar cells"

6-17-2014 Dr. Nam presented an invited talk at the 2014 Nanotech Conference held in Washington DC. Talk title: "Metal Oxide Nanopatterning by Infiltration Synthesis in Polymer Templates"

6-2-2014 Dr. Mohammad Sohel joined as a visiting faculty from the CUNY Hostos Community College. During summer, he will study temperature-dependent behavior of metal oxide infiltration synthesis on block copolymer templates.

4-29-2014 Dr. Nam gave an invited talk at Advanced Energy Conference held in Albany NY. Talk title: "Charge Transport in Organic Polymer Solar Cells".

2-19-2014 Dr. Nam presented an invited seminar at the Stony Brook University,  Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Talk title: "Infiltration Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanostructures in Polymer Templates".

8-8-2013 Dr. Nam presented an invited talk at the US-Korea Conference held in East Rutherford NJ. Talk title: "Infiltration Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanopatterns on Diblock Copolymer Templates".

2-4-2013 Son Hoang joined as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Son received Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013. He will work on application of resonant energy transfer on inorganic photovolatic devices.

12-3-2012 Dr. Nam co-organized  Symposium K, "Hierarchically Structured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage" at the 2012 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston MA.

10-25-2012 Hugh Bullen joined as a undergraduate Guest Research Assistant from Stony Brook University (Chemical and Molecular Engineering). He will be working on growth of ZnO nanowire arrays using chemical vapor deposition.

8-31-2012  Mingfeng Wang left to assume an Assistant Professor position at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Congratulations and we wish him the best.

8-31-2012  Jovan Kamcev left for a Ph.D. program at University of Texas, Austin (Chemical Engineering). Again congratulations and good luck.

7-19-2012  Chang-Yeol Cho joined as a visiting Ph.D. student from Prof. Jun Hyuk Moon's group at Sogang University in Korea. Chang-Yeol will be working on developing solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells utilizing structured photoanode layer created by colloidal lithography.

4-1-2012  Jovan Kamcev won the 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (http://www.nsfgrfp.org/). Congratulations.

3-1-2012  Dr. Nam is co-organizing a research symposium entitled "Hierarchically Structured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage" at the up-coming 2012 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting (November 2012). More information on the symposium can be found on the MRS website (http://www.mrs.org/f12-cfp-k/).

1-3-2012  Mingfeng Wang joined as a Postdoctoral Research Associate.  Mingfeng received Ph.D. in Chemistry  from the University of Toronto in 2009 and has been working with Fred Wudl at UCSB as a NSERC Postdoctroal Fellow. In the group, he will study resonant energy cascading in hybrid nanowire solar cells.
  
10-17-2011 After a successful summer internship in the group, Jovan Kamcev starts as a Undergraduate Research Assistant. He will work on utilizing self-assembled block copolymer nanopatterns for controlled aqueous growth of vertical metal oxide nanowire arrays.  

6-1-2011  Jovan Kamcev joined as a undergraduate summer intern (Department of Energy SULI program). Jovan is from the Stony Brook University (Chemical and Molecular Engineering) and will be working on band gap modification of ZnO nanowire arrays using aqueous transition metal doping.