Aug., 2021 – Contratulations to Ying for being recognized with a 2021 Campus Distinguished Promotion Award! Ying was recognized by the scope, quality, and the impact of her scholarship, teaching, service, and engagement efforts. Read more at ChBE homepage.
Aug., 2021 – Sanghyun Jeon (MSE) joined our group as a first year graduate student. He will be working on printing stomata sensors. Welcome Sanghyun!
Aug., 2021 – Contratulations to Azzaya for receiving the 2021-22 3M Corporate Fellowship! This fellowship is given by the ChBE department based on her exceptional achievement. Keep going Azza!
Aug., 2021 – Contratulations to Daniel for receiving the 2021-22 DuPont Science and Engineering Fellowship! This fellowship is chosen by the ChBE department on a competitive bases! Great Job Danny!
Aug., 2021 – Contratulations to Zhuang for receiving the Dr. Harold R. Snyder Fellowship! This fellowship is awarded by the Chemistry Department based on his outstanding achievement in the coursework and research. We are proud of you Zhuang!
Aug., 2021 – Contratulations to Gonzalo for the acceptance of his work by the Journal of Chemical Physics as part of the JCP Emerging Investigators Special Collection! Thanks to the co-authors Michael Bernhardt and Daniel for your contributions! You can read the paper here.
Jun., 2021 – Contratulations Azza for receiving the 2021 SCS Teaching Award!
Jun., 2021 – Prapti successfully defended her doctoral thesis! She will start her career as a Senior Scientist at Merck! Congratulations Dr. Kafle! We will miss you!
Jun., 2021 – Congratulations to Gonzalo and Rachel for the selection of their beautiful origami artwork as a cover of Crystal Growth and Design! Check out their work online here.
May, 2021 – We had a group party celebrating lots of events during last 1.5 years! We are partly going back-to-office, Ying has been promoted to associate professor, and new students and scholars have joined. We also published/submitted manuscripts and got some national awards and fellowships. Great work everyone!
May, 2021 – Congratulations to Ying for her promotion to Associate Professor with indefinite tenure! Her promotion comes with an Campus Distinguished Promotion Award from the Provost office and the title of I. C. Gunsalus Scholar from LAS. Read more about her Gunsalus Scholar appointment here.
Apr., 2021 – Congratulations to Daniel for winning the MRS Best Poster Award! Danny is the first to win this award from our group! Keep up the great job! Check out the MRS homepage here.
Apr., 2021 – Congratulations to Bijal, Daniel, Prapti, and Zhuang for being awarded LAS Impact Award for “3D printing facemasks for frontline workers during the medical supply shortage”! Read more at LAS homepage.
Apr., 2021 – Congratulations to Gonzalo for rapid acceptance of his first paper from our group by Crystal Growth & Design! The paper is entitled “Enhancing Single-Crystal Dichroism of an Asymmetric Azo Chromophore by Perfluorophenyl Embraces and Boron Coordination”. Thanks to Rachel and Daniel for your contributions! You can read the paper online here.
Apr., 2021 – Congratulations to Zhuang for being selected for the highly competitive National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering to be held virtually from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory this summer!
Mar., 2021 – Congratulations to Bijal for being awarded the prestigious and highly competitive NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship! Bijal has accepted an offer to carry out his postdoctoral work at NIST Polymer Processing Group led by Dr. Dean DeLongchamp.
Mar., 2021 – Congratulations to Daniel for receiving the Summer 2021 A. T. Widiger Chemical Engineering Fellowship!
Mar., 2021 – Congratulations to Bijal for acceptance of his manuscript, “PolyChemPrint: A Hardware and Software Framework for Benchtop Additive Manufacturing of Functional Polymeric Materials” by the Journal of Polymer Science! This is an invited contribution to the Young Investigator Special Issue. Thanks to Larry, Sang, Siqing, and Kush for your contributions! You can read the paper online here. Check here to learn more about PolyChemPrint.
Mar., 2021 – Congratulations to Daniel for receiving a Spring 2021 Conference Participation Award from the Graduate College! This award will support his participation in MRS Spring meeting.
Mar., 2021 – The group welcomes our new postdoc Dr. Jong-Hoon Lee! We are happy to have you here!
Mar., 2021 – Congratulations to Daniel on the acceptance of his manuscript by Chemistry of Materials! This work is entitled “Radically Tunable n-Type Organic Semiconductor via Polymorph Control”. Thanks to Sangkyu, Prapti, and Tim for their help with this work. You can read the paper online here.
Diao Research Group
164 Davenport Hall
607 S. Mathews Ave.,
Urbana, IL 61801
prof. Ying Diao
213 ROGER ADAMS LABORATORY
600 S. MATHEWS AVE.,
URBANA, IL 61801
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