Wiesner Group News
Kwan passed his A exam.
Uli with Prof. Rod Ruoff at ACS meeting in Philadelphia
Uli's visit to Kaist, Daejeon in Korea
Juho left Wiesner group and moved back to Korea for continuing work in GS Caltex.
Hiro passed his B exam.
Juho passed his B exam.
Ka passed his B exam.
Uli came back to Ithaca after his 1-year sabbatical in Australia.
Rachel was selected for the $1500 prize in MSE Innovation Prize.
Xian joined our group.
Paul passed his A exam.
Wiesner group had a soccer match with Estroff group again.
Wiesner group won by 7-3! Don't forget the victory of the last year.
Congratulate Wiesner group's clean sweep for 2010-2011 TA awards! - Full awards were given to Kwan, Paul and Yao.
Ka passed his A exam.
C passed her A exam.
Juho passed his A exam.
Hiro passed his A exam.
Rachel has been selected from Chemistry Department for a prize recognizing the significant research contributions she is making in the field of polymer chemistry
Aey has left Ithaca and settled in New York City for her post-doctoral career.
Rachel passed her A exam.
Aey passed her B exam.
Morgan, Julia and Clover have left Ithaca and settled in Switzerland for Morgan's post-doctoral career.
Morgan passed his B exam.
Wiesner group at the Hoffman Challenge course (ropes course)
Dolores took these very nice photos.
wiesner group had a soccer match with estroff group.
wiesner group won by 6-1 and lenny got 3 goals!
Our dear Hitesh left Wiesner group and joined Intel corporation.
Please see Hitesh's happy face at his farewell lunch!
Hiro won the first Prize for the poster "Morphology Control in Block Copolymer-Metal Nanoparticle Hybrid Materials" in CCMR-KAUST symposium poster session.
Chris won one of three outstanding graduate student awards in Chemistry.
Rachel receives the NSF fellowship she applied for in the fall.
A good start to the year for the Wiesner group. Morgan Stefik and Teeraporn Suteewong passed their A exams, they will be marching on to get their PhDs. They both took their A exam the same day, which meant Uli had a long day.
Earlier in the month Chris, Erik and Hitesh gave an oral presentation at the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston, MA.
Before leaving for the break the group had a Christmas party, there was a lot of food and the Gift Exchange was one of the highlights of the party.
Wiesner Group vs. Estroff Group Soccer match - Final Score 3-5 after leading 2-0 at the half. A rematch will happen.
Review Article with T. Hyeon et al. published ASAP in Advanced Functional Materials
Chris Orilall attended and gave an oral presentation at the first Polyfilm International Conference in Sheffield, UK.
Andrew completed his B exam on the 31st and is now Dr. Andrew Burns. In other news, he got married and moved to upstate NY to work for GE Global Research.
Chris Orilall received a NSF funded fellowship through Pan American Studies Institute to participate in a electron microscopy workshop in Cancun, Mexico.
Marleen completed her B exam on the 14th! and is now Dr. Maria Magdelena Gerdina Kamperman, PhD - congrats!
Wiesner Group hike through the Cayuga Trail (pics)
Undergraduate Peter Bai is selected for a Hunter Rawlings III Presidential Research Scholarship.
Prof. Taeghwan Hyeon (Seoul National University) arrives as a visiting scientist
Phil and Laura Graduated with MS&E Degrees
Prof. Jinwoo Lee and his wife departed for his professorship in Korea
Hitesh, Chris and Jinwoo present at the ACS National Meeting in New Orleans
Erik Herz presented his work at the SPIE Biomedical Optics Conference in San, Jose CA.
Dr. Jingyu Lee is visiting the group from Seoul National University.
Wiesner Group Holiday Party (photos)
Scott Warren has left the building.
Andrew Burns and Marleen Kamperman presented their work at the MRS Fall meeting in Boston, where Marleen won the Gold Award for her presentation on hierarchically porous materials as well as the Poster Award.
The group welcomes Hiroaki Sai, Srikant Iyer and Cathy Li to our labs as first year students, and Mareli Allmeroth as a visiting researcher from Univ. Mainz in Germany
Scott defended his thesis, got married and honemymooned
Prof. Wiesner has returned!
We bid farewell to the one and only Rene Kogler, with an expedition across Lake Cayuga on canoes and kayaks. The intrepid boaters survived mostly unscathed (though very wet - thanks to Morgan) and enjoyed an excellent afternoon (and a very tasty barbeque - mmmm.. pie)
Scott, Aaron, & Zach's paper on a photochemical method for nanoparticle synthesis paper was published ASAP in JACS
Scott passed his B exam
Marleen and Hitesh showed journalists the secrets of self-assembly at the Kavli Workshop
Billy, Rahul, George and Kevin graduated with Bachelor's Degrees in Materials Science & Engineering and Liane graduated with a degree in chemistry
Scott was awarded the Chemistry Department's Wentink Prize and Cornell Undergraduate Research Board's (CURB) Marilyn Emmons Williams Award for promoting undergraduate research at Cornell
Chris, Hitesh, Jinwoo, Erik and Andrew presented at the CCMR Polymer Outreach Program Symposium
Michelle passed her Q exam
Marleen presents her research at MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco
Scott's paper on hybrid materials assembly and disassembly is published in Nature Materials
Andrew Burns presents at SPIE Photonics West in San Jose, CA
Rahul Malik won the James L. Gregg Award for most outstanding Junior in Materials Science & Engineering for highest GPA.
Scott, Andrew and Hitesh will be presenting work at the Fall MRS meeting in Boston
Scott's work on nanoparticle assembly and disassembly was accepted for publication in Nature Materials
An invited review on core-shell fluorescent silica particles will appear in the November Issue of Chemical Society Reviews and has been selected as the cover article
Scott presented several talks at the ACS meeting in San Francisco, speaking on the topics of metal nanoparticles with liquid-like properties, nanoparticle-tuned assembly and disassembly, and a general route to metal-silica-block copolymer hybrids.
September 2006 - Scott's paper, "Generalized Route to Metal Nanoparticles with Liquid Behavior," is published in JACS.
Marleen received a poster award at the Engineering Research Showcase.
Yongming Chen, a scientist in the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, is a visiting scientist in our research group.
Lauren Messina wins the Robert W. Work award for demonstrating excellence in the field of polymer science.
We welcome a new graduate student, Marc Rocco, to the group.
We welcome a new post doc, Rene Kogler, to the group.
Scott is sponsored by the NSF to attent the Pan-American Studies Institute workshop on Transmission Electron Microscopy, in Santiago, Chile.
Chris and Erik passed their A exams.
Andrew's paper on fluorescent silica particles for chemical sensing is the cover article in Small .
Andrew and Marleen passed their A exams.
Yoong Kim received her MEng degree.
Zach, Brian, Aaron, Tara and Dan graduated with Materials Science & Engineering degrees.
Raluca graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering and Matt received a degree in Chemistry.
Erik received a poster award at the Polymer Outreach Program symposium.
Matt Perkins won the Morris K. Udall award (www.udall.gov) for his commitment to improving the environment.
Phong and Surbhi got married!
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