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_ June 2020: Singh awarded the College of Engineering Dean’s Award of Excellence in Research.

_ May 2020: Graduate student Davi Soares awarded the Dr. Pau-Chang Lu Graduate Scholarship and Naim Z. and Beverly J. Azer Mechanical Engineering Graduate Scholarship. Congrats!

_ April 2020: Recent work on exfoliated 2D materials for anticorrosion coatings appeared in RSC journal. Congrats Shakir and Zhongkan! Weblink

_ April 2020: TMDs beyond MoS2 published in a Wiley journal. Congrats Davi and Santanu! Weblink

_ April 2020: Recent work on TMDs beyond MoS2 published in a Wiley journal. Congrats Davi and Santanu! Weblink

_ March 2020: Singh and team awarded patent on work involving flexible silicon oxy-carbide based electrodes. Weblink

_ March 2020: Singh was invited speaker at the “New ceramic electrode materials for rechargeable lithium and sodium-ion batteries” webinar organized jointly by the Materials Research Society and the American Ceramic Society. Weblink

_ January 2020: Singh to serve as Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society.

_ January 2020: Davi, Shakir, and Zhongkan delivered Oral and Poster presentations at the 44th ICACC conference in FL.

_ January 2020: Dipta Sarkar defended his PhD thesis. Headed to Intel Corp. Congratulations.

_ January 2020: Singh visited IIT Madras and delivered invited lecture on polymer-derived ceramics for energy storage at the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar. Thanks to our hosts professor Ravi Kumar and Ravi Mohan Prasad.

_ January 2020: New journal paper on bio-mass carbon for electrochemical energy storage in Nanomaterials and Energy journal. Congrats Shakir LINK

_ December 2019: New journal paper on organosilicon polymer functionalized MoS2 for Sodium Ion Batteries published in Nanotechnology journal. journal. Congratulations Davi! LINK

_ December 2019: New journal paper on MnO2 electrospun fibers for asymmetric supercapacitors in Nanotechnology journal. Congrats Sharif and Milan LINK

_ December 2019: Singh delivered invited lectures on Rechargeable Batteries and PDCs at the University of Campinas and UFSC.

_ November 2019: PhD students Davi, Shakir, Tyler and Dipta delivered several oral and poster presentations at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in Salt Lake City, UT: LINK

_ October 2019: Read current graduate student Shakir and former student Riccardo’s new journal article on electrospun ceramic fibers for energy storage here: LINK

_ October 2019: Read graduate student Zhongkan Renճ new journal article on #Ceramic fibers here: LINK

_ September 2019: Graduate students Shakir and Zhongkan presented their research at the Materials Science and Technology Conference. LINK

_ September 2019: Singh organized symposium on Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials Metal and Seminconductor Nanostructures at the Materials Science and Technology MS&T Conference. LINK

_ August 2019: Singh delivered invited lecture on TMD battery electrodes at the American Chemical Society National meeting in San Diego, CA. LINK

_ August 2019: New journal paper on TMD materials for Sodium Ion Batteries and Supercapacitors published in Royal Society Open Science journal. LINK

_ August 2019: Collaborative work "1D thermal characterization of micro/nano-cantilevers for Suspended ThermoReflectance measurements," in AIP Advances. Congratulations to graduate student Dipta. Read here: LINK

_ July 2019: Singh traveled to Lehigh University and Drexel University for ongoing collaboration with Professor Himanshu Jain on PDCs and new collaboration with Professor Yury Gogotsi and Professor Ekaterina Pomerantseva (Katya) on 2-D materials, respectively.

_ July 2019: Singh organized 2nd International NSF PIRE workshop on PDC materials in Boulder, Colorado. Read press release here. LINK

_ June 2019: New journal paper on 2D materials and sodium ion batteries accepted for publication. Congrats to graduate students and former postdoc for handling the manuscript. LINK

_ June 2019: Singh traveled to DC to serve on a research panel and research meetings with program officers and faculty from Virginia Tech Falls Church campus.

_ June 2019: Undergraduate student Sophia Justus is visiting University of Montpellier in France for 7 weeks to conduct research on advanced ceramic materials for aerospace applications.

_ May 2019: Singh visited University of Cologne at the invitation of Prof. Mathur to review their Euro ENHANCE Horizon 2020 project and deliver invited lecture on polymer-derived ceramics at the workshop.

_ May 2019: Singh visited Alexandra Navrotsky Institute for Experimental Thermodynamics, Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering at Washington State University to deliver invited lecture on advanced materials for energy applications.

_ May 2019: Carla Real and Zhongkan Ren attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln Nanotech Minicourse on Nanotechnology, May 13-15, 2019.

_ May 2019: Federico Toigo visiting our lab for research on additive manufacturing of Polymer derived ceramics and energy storage. Federico is a MS student in Professor Colomboճ group at University of Padova, Italy.

_ April 2019: Carla Real visiting our lab for research on electrospinning and supercapacitors. Carla is a PhD student in Professor Zaninճ group at University of Campinas, Brazil.

_ April 2019: Singh visited CTI Renato Archer for on-going collaboration with Dr. Mazonճ group.

_ March 2019: Read our new article on #Ceramic #Matrix #Composites or CMCs in April issue of the American Ceramic Society Bulletin. LINK

_ February 2019: Hosted Dr. Allison Horner of Spirit AeroSystems Inc. to discuss project opportunities in Ceramic Matrix Composites.

_ February 2019: Hosted NSF PIRE project partner professor Chrystelle Salameh of University of Montpellier to discuss collaboration on UG student research projects.

_ January 2019: Singh delivered invited lecture on polymer-derived ceramic fibers at the ICACC conference in Florida.

_ January 2019: Singh visited IIT-Madras at the invitation of Professor Ravikumar to start new collaborations (student exchange) in the field of polymer derived ceramics.

_ January 2019: First journal article on 2-D materials accepted for publication in ACS journal. LINK

_ December 2018: Research highlighted in CTT American Ceramic Society Bulletin. ԓuper turbinesՠand international study opportunities focus of NSF grant led by ACerS members. Link: https://ceramics.org/ceramic-tech-today/aeronautics-space/super-turbines-and-international-study-opportunities-focus-of-nsf-grant-led-by-acers-members

_ November 2018: Press release on first year of NSF PIRE project. Link: https://www.k-state.edu/today/announcement.php?id=46385

_ October 2018: Singh awarded patent on Silicon-Based Polymer-Derived Ceramic Composites Comprising h-BN Nanosheets. Link: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2017/0144935.html  

_ October 2018: Singh co-organized symposium on Nanomaterials (Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials)at the Materials Science and Technology Conference in Columbus OH. LINK

_ October 2018: Singh attended tutorial on Additive Manufacturing (Additive Manufacturing - Its Challenges for Failure Analysis and Design) at the MS&T conference. IMG_7950.jpg

_ September 2018: Singh delivered keynote lecture at the Materials Science and Engineering 2018 (MSE) Congress at TU-Darmstadt in Germany.

_ September 2018: Singh delivered invited lecture at the Energy Harvesting workshop at Penn State Navy Yard.

_ July/August 2018: Undergrad Isabella Cesarone and Stacia Satzler traveled to University of Padova and ISTEC lab to learn 3-D printing of ceramic matrix composites.

_ July 2018: Singh delivered invited lecture at the 12th International Conference on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (CMCEE 2018), Singapore, July 2018.

_ July 2018: Singh organized first NSF PIRE Polymer Derived Ceramics workshop at K-State campus.

_ June 2018: Singh hosted Dr. Mazon of CTI Renato Archer institute in Brazil for collaborative research on bio-mass derived carbon.

_ June 2018: Singh delivered invited lecture at the NSF CAREER workshop at Texas A&M University.

_ June 2018: Undergrad Isabella Cesarone traveled to Sorbonne University and University of Limoges for summer research abroad.

_ May 2018: Dr. Santanu Mukherjee delivered lecture at the ECS meeting in Seattle. UG Diana Arreola presented poster at the ECS Meeting in Seattle.

_ Mar 2018: Singh awarded patent on a new kind of polysilazane-based precursor for making high temperature ceramic.

_ January/February 2018: Zhongkan Ren joins our group. Singh attends PIRE kick-off meeting in Florida. Dr. Franchin, Ceramic Additive Manufacturing experts visits our lab.

_ December 2017: Singh delivered invited lecture at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting in Boston, MA.

_ November 2017: Graduate student Abigail Weaver headed to Honeywell, Kansas City. Congrats!

_ September 2017: National Science Foundation Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) grant awarded as lead institution. LINK

_ September 2017: Singh delivered invited lectures at the Materials Research Society Meeting in Gramado (Brazil) and School of Mechanical Engineering at University of Campinas (Brazil).

_ August 2017: Santanu Mukherjee joins the lab as postdoc associate.

_ July 2017: Singh delivered lectures at the European Ceramic Society Meeting in Budapest (Hungary) and Technical University Darmstadt (Germany).

_ July 2017: Our recent work highlighted in ASME Mechanical Engineer magazine July 2017 issue.

_ June 2017: Singh signed MoU with UNESP: Cmpus de Araraquara - Instituto de Qumica, SP, Brazil on student exchange.

_ June 2017: Singh delivered invited lecture at the Chemistry Department at Federal University of Sao Carlos (UFSCar) in Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil

_ June 2017: Singh delivered invited lecture at the UNESP: Cmpus de Araraquara - Instituto de Qumica, SP, Brazil

_ June 2017: Singh delivered invited lecture at the The 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.

_ June 2017: Singh co-organized ғ4: Polymer-Derived Ceramics (PDCs) and CompositesӠsymposia at the The 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. LINK

_ May 2017: Graduate student Monsur Abass is headed to Intel, Hillsboro. Congrats!

_ April 2017: Graduate student Monsur Abass presented three posters at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.

_ April 2017: Graduate student Monsur Abass wins Technical Poster Competition at National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 43rd Annual Convention, Kansas City, KS.

_ March 2017: Graduate student Monsur Abass receives Graduate Student Council Travel Award for Materials Research Society Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.

_ February 2017: Graduate student Monsur Abass receives travel grant from Ras Al Khaimah Center for Advanced Materials to attend International Workshop on Advanced Materials in UAE. Monsur Abass presented his research at the IWAM meeting. LINK

_ January 2017: Singh receives Harold O. and Jane C. Massey Neff Professorship in Mechanical Engineering.

_ December 2016: Graduate student Abigail Weaver successfully defended her M.S. thesis, congrats!

_ November 2016: Graduate student Monsur Abass successfully defended his M.S. thesis, congrats!

_ September 2016: G. Singh delivered invited lecture at the Materials Research Society Meeting in Campinas, Brazil (B-MRS, SBPmat-2016). LINK

_ September 2016: G. Singh chaired session on 2-D nanomaterials (SYMPOSIUM A - 2D Advanced Materials:Carbon/Graphene and NanoComposites, SESSION A.OR8) at the Materials Research Society Meeting in Campinas, Brazil (B-MRS, SBPmat-2016). LINK

_ August 2016: G. Singh delivered talk at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. LINK

_ August 2016: G. Singh delivered invited lecture on exfoliation of transition metal dichalcogenide nanosheets for energy applications at the ACS-National Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. LINK

_ August 2016: Our recent work on polysiloxane supercapacitors is published in Royal Society for Chemistry, RSC-Advances journal (Impact factor: 3.84). LINK

_ August 2016: John Petrovich (visiting REU student from U-Massachusetts Amherst) presented his research at the NSF-REU poster session. PHOTO

_ June/July 2016: G. Singh co-organized a symposium on PDCs at the 9th International Conference on High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites and Global Forum on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Sustainable Development 2016 in Toronto, Canada  

_ June 2016: G. Singh delivered talk on boron nitride based thermal absorber coatings for high power laser radiometry at GFMAT-HTCMC meeting in Toronto, Canada.

_ June 2016: G. Singh organized outreach activity (Nanoengineering track) for middle/high school female students. PHOTO.jpg

_ June 2016: Our recent work is published in Royal Society for Chemistry, RSC-Advances journal (Impact factor: 3.84). LINK

_ May 2016: Our recent work on supercapacitors is published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C (Impact Factor 7.4). Postdoc Dr. Shareef is first author. LINK

_ May 2016: M.S. Student Asrar Ahmed awarded Dr. Pau-Chang Lu Graduate Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering.

_ April 2016: UG student Victoria Voigt presented two posters at the MRS Spring meeting in Pheonix, AZ. LINK

_ March 2016: Our recent work is published in Nature Communications journal. LINK

_ March 2016: Postdoc Associate Dr. Shareef delivered three talks at the American Physical Society (APS)-March Meeting in Baltimore, MD.  Photo LINK

_ February 2016: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the TMS 145th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in symposia on Metal and Polymer Matrix Composites II ѠPolymer Matrix Composites.   

_ February 2016: Postdoc Associate Dr. Shareef receives full-scholarship to attend the 8th Annual International Workshop on Advanced Materials in UAE. LINK

_ January 2016: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES SYMPOSIUM - Carbon Nanostructures and 2D Materials, and Composites at the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC-2016).  

_ December 2015: UG researcher Kelsey Harlow takes 3rd position at the College of Engineering poster session.

_ November 2015: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the Composites at Lake Louise conference in Canada. Photo1, Photo2, Photo3

_ October 2015: Dr. Shareef (PhD, IIT-Madras) joins our lab as postdoctoral associate.

_ October 2015: UG student Allison Sommer presented her research at the GrapheneCanada conference in Montreal, Canada.  LINK

_ October 2015: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the MS&T 2015 conference in Columbus, OH. Track title: Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials for Alternative Energy.

_ October 2015: G. Singh organized a symposium at the MS&T 2015 conference in Columbus, OH. Track title: Nanomaterials: Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials  G. Singh attended a symposium on Advances in Ceramics, Glasses, and Composites by Women, their Mentors and their Mentees at the MS&T 2015 conference in Columbus, OH.

_ September 2015: G. Singh to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of Ԏanomaterials and NanotechnologyՍ journal. LINK

_ September 2015: G. Singh chaired session on Applications of Polymer Derived Ceramics and Composite Fibers at the 11th International Conference of Pacific Rim Ceramic Societies (PacRim-11) in Jeju, South Korea. LINK

_ September 2015: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the 11th International Conference of Pacific Rim Ceramic Societies (PacRim-11) in Jeju, South Korea. LINK

_ August 2015: G. Singh to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Ceramic Society Bulletin. LINK

_ August 2015: G. Singh featured as subject area expert in alternative energy by the United States Department of Defense. LINK PHOTO

_ August 2015: Lamuel David, recent PhD from our lab headed to the Energy and Transportation Sciences Division at the Oak Ridge National Lab. Congrats Lamuel!

_ July 2015: Uriel Barrera, UG researcher from our lab headed to Dow Chemicals. Congrats Uriel!

_ July 2015: NSF REU student from Syracuse University, Harrison Gunn presented poster at the REU poster session at K-State student union. PHOTO

_ July 2015: Singh delivered invited talk at the NIST Nanotube Bolometer workshop in Boulder, Colorado. LINK

_ July 2015: The United States Department of Defense publishes ҳpotlightӠarticle on our research on 2-D materials for energy storage. Link:

_ June 2015: Undergrads visit University of Kansas for Raman and Focused Ion Beam microscope training. KU_raman_visit.JPG KU_FIB_visit.JPG

_ June 2015: G. Singh delivers seminar at the CMCEE meeting in Vancouver, Canada. CMCEE_2015.JPG

_ June 2015: Organized outreach activity  for High School Female students (8 students attended the workshop). EXCITE_2015.jpg

_ May 2015: Organized outreach activity (Engineering Education Experience, E-3) for High School Science Teachers (27 teachers attended the workshop). E3_Teachers_2015.jpg

_ May 2015: Harrison Gunn from Syracuse University, joins our lab as NSF REU student for summer 2015.

_ May 2015: Allison Sommer takes 2nd place at the Spring 2015 K-State Undergraduate Research Poster Forum for her work on graphene oxide. Photo.jpg

_ April 2015: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the National Science Foundation CAREER Workshop in Boston.

_ April 2015: Our recent work on MoS2 paper battery electrode has been highlighted in NSF Science360 as the Top Story.  livepage.apple.com

_ April 2015: Our recent work on MoS2 paper battery electrode has been highlighted in IEEE Spectrum magazine.

_ April 2015: Our recent work on MoS2 paper battery electrode has been highlighted in Materials Today. LINK

_ April 2015: Our recent work on 2-D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs) published in Scientific Reports journal.

_ April 2015: Lamuel David successfully defended his PhD thesis. Photo.jpg

_ April 2015: Delivered 5 presentations at the MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

_ April 2015: G. Singh receives Research Proposal Teamwork Award from Kansas State University. Photo1.jpg Photo2.jpg

_ March 2015: G. Singhճ interview in TheAsianAge and DeccanChronicle newspaper. PDF LINK

_ February 2015: G. Singh receives tenure. LINK

_ February 2015: G. Singh delivers invited talk at the Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy conference in South Korea.

_ February 2015: G. Singh delivers invited talk in the Physics department.

_ January 2015: G. Singh receives NSF CAREER award.

_ December 2014: Article accepted for publication in Journal of Physical Chemistry-C.

_ December 2014: Recent work on graphene oxide/Na-ion battery highlighted in a press release (Sciencedaily, PhysOrg). LINK

_ December 2014: Graduate student Lamuel David delivered 3 talks at the MRS Fall meeting in Boston, MA.

_ October 2014: G. Singh organized a symposium at the MS&T 2014 conference in Pittsburgh, PA. Track title: Nanomaterials: Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials.

_ September 2014: Article accepted for publication in ACS-AMI journal.

_ July 2014: G. Singh delivered invited talk at the CMC РEngineCeramics meeting at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

_ June 2014: G. Singh and PhD student Lamuel David organized day-long ҅xploring Science, Technology, and EngineeringӠ(NanoEngineering-Track) activity for 10 High School Female students from Kansas, Nebraska and Arkansas. Excite_2014.JPG LINK

_ May 2014: Organized Ҏano and Micro Engineering ResearchӠ(E-3 Teacherճ workshop) activity for High School Science Teachers. PHOTO_E3_2014.jpg

_ May 2014: Graduate student Lamuel David awarded the Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant for 2013-2014. PHOTO.jpg

_ April 2014: Organized Ҽspan class=SpellE>NanoEngineeringӠoutreach activity for 42 high school students from Seaman High School, Topeka. PHOTO_1.jpg

_ March 2014: Graduate student Lamuel publishes his work on optical and thermal damage resistance of Graphene/CNT coatings in Scientific Reports journal.

_ March 2014: Graduate student Lamuel David presented his PhD research at the APS Meeting in Denver, CO.

_ January 2014: Graduate student Lamuel publishes his PhD research in ACS Nano journal.

_ Graduate student Lamuel David delivers four presentations at the 38th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites.

_ December 2013: Graduate student Lamuel David presented his research at the MRS meeting in Boston, MA.

_ December 2013: UG student Erin Black presented a research poster at the ASME-IMECE in San Diego, CA.

_ November 2013: Graduate student Deepu Asok successfully defended his Masterճ report (Title: Study of Si(Al)CN Functionalized Carbon Nanotube Composite as a High Temperature Thermal Absorber Coating Material).

_ November 2013: G. Singh delivered a seminar at the Nanotechnology for Defense conference in Tucson, AZ. LINK

_ October 2013: Organized and Chaired session at the MS&T 2013 in Montreal, Canada. Track title: Nanomaterials: Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials.

_ August 2013: Awarded NSF grant to study thermal properties of molecular precursor derived ceramics.

_ June 2013: G. Singh gave a research seminar at the PACRIM-2013 conference in San Diego.

_ June 2013: Article published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry-C. LINK

_ May 2013: G. Singh to serve on the Editorial Board of Nature-Scientific Reports journal. LINK

_ April 2013: Organized Ҽspan class=SpellE>NanoEngineeringӠevent for high school students (Seaman High School, Topeka, KS). 42 students attended the event.

_ April 2013: Research featured in Ceramic Tech Today (american ceramic society). LINK 

_ April 2013: Our recent work on Si(B)CN/CNT radiation absorber coatings highlighted in the NIST Tech Beat. LINK

_ April 2013: First PhD student (Dr. Romil Bhandavat) selected for the ҋansas State University Graduate Award for AcademicsӼ/b>, congratulations Romil. PHOTO

_ March 2013: Article published in an ACS journal. LINK

_ March 2013: Romilճ farewell dinner. GROUP PHOTO

_ March 2013: Professor G.P. ҂udӠPeterson stopped-by our lab. LINK

_ March 2013: Graduate student Lamuel David presented his PhD research at the APS Meeting in Baltimore.

_ March 2013: First graduate student Romil successfully defended his PhD thesis (Title: Molecular Precursor derived SiBCN/CNT and SiOC/CNT Composite Nanowires For Energy Based Applications) LINK. Headed to Intel Corp. (D1D Ramp, Logic Development Center, Hillsboro, OR). Congratulations Romil!

_ February 2013: Recent work highlighted in a California weekly. LINK

_ January 2013: Our recent work on graphene based battery anodes has been highlighted in IEEE Spectrum

and ChemViews magazines.

_ January 2013: Our recent work on layered nanomaterials for rechargeable batteries has been highlighted in various online news portals including R&D MAGAZINE, GRAPHENE TIMES, NEWSWISE, SCIENCEDAILY, PHYSORG, NANOWERK and others.

_ December 2012: Graduate student Lamuel publishes his first journal article on rapid synthesis of graphene films and their electrochemical characterization in the ACS-Applied Materials and Interfaces Journal. LINK

_ December 2012: Graduate student Romil writes a review article on PDC-based Li-ion battery anodes. LINK

_ October 2012: Graduate students (Romil and Lamuel) presented their recent work at the MS&T 2012 conference.

_ October 2012: Graduate student (Romil) publishes in ACS-Applied Materials and Interfaces Journal. LINK

_ August 2012: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters Slideshare. LINK

_ 31st May 2012: Organized Engineering Education Experience (E3) Workshop (Nanotechnology track) for High School Teachers.

_ 30th May 2012: Organized 'Engineering and Science Summer Institute' nano engineering track for high school students.

_ May 2012: Graduate students (Romil and  Lamuel) publish in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

_ May 2012: Undergraduate student Saksham Pahwa visiting K-State from National Institute of Technology Surathkal (India) to learn various nanocomposite synthesis techniques.

_ March/April 2012: Graduate student presents his research at the APS (Boston) and MRS (San Francisco) meetings.

_ February 2012: Research featured on Kansas State and NSF website. NSF Website, NEWSWISE, AZO-NANO, PHYSORG, NANOWERK

_ Graduate student (Romil) publishes in Journal of the American Ceramic Society. LINK

_ Graduate student (Romil) publishes in ACS-Applied Materials and Interfaces Journal. LINK

_ January 2012: Graduate student (Romil and co-authors Lamuel and Uriel) gave three talks at the 36th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites at Daytona Beach, FL.

_ January 2012: Graduate student presented a poster at the NSF-EPSCoR Conference in Wichita, Kansas.

_ November 2011: Lamuel David has successfully defended his MS thesis.

_ October 2011: Co-organized and Chaired session at the MS&T 2011 in Columbus, OH. Track: Controlled Processing of Nanoparticle-Based Materials and Nanostructured Films: Low Dimensional Nanomaterials. Graduate students Romil Bhandavat and Lamuel David gave two presentations on their recent work on polymer-derived ceramics.

_ July 2011: Organized Ԏanotechnology-Planet-Keepersՠevent for middle school students (17 students attended). PHOTO

_ June 2011: Awarded NSF-Summer Institute Faculty Fellowship; attended NSF-Energy manufacturing workshop in Chicago.

_ June 2011: Organized Ceramics-Nanoengineering-Engineering and Science Summer Institute event for high school students. LINK.

_ May 2011: Awarded Kansas-EPSCoR grant.

_ May 2011: Gurpreet Singh served as reviewer and panelist in a NSF-CMMI program.

_ Gurpreet Singh to serve as Associate Editor for Ԏanomaterials and EnergyՠJournal. Link for article submission.

_ April 2011: Gurpreet Singh served as panelist in a NSF-CMMI program.

_ March 2011: Dr. Zhaohui Zhong from University of Michigan visited our lab and gave an invited talk in the MNE seminar series.

_ March 2011: Dr. Andras Kis visited our lab and discussed his work on MoS2 transistors.

_ January 2011: Session Chair at the 5th International Symposium on Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology: Development and Applications Nanotubes, Nanorods, Nanowires and Other One-dimensional Structures, Daytona Beach FL.

_ 26th January 2011: Invited Talk, at the 35th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites ғynthesis, Characterization and Testing of Polymer-derived Ceramic Composite Nanowires (Invited)Ӯ

_ 19th January 2011: Oral presentation (titled: Analysis of Si(B)CN Nanowires) by graduate student Romil Bhandavat at the Electronic Materials and Applications Conference (EMA 2011), Orlando FL.

_ November 2010: Automated APCVD nanofabrication furnace (FirstNano equipments, NIST) is installed.

_ October 2010: Co-organizer and Session Chair at MS&T 2010 in Houston, TX. Track: Controlled Processing of Nanoparticle-Based Materials and Nanostructured Films: Low Dimensional Nanomaterials I.

_ July 2010: Gurpreet Singh receives Big 12 Faculty Fellowship (2010).

_ Summer 2010: Organized ESSI and Excite events (NanoEngineering track) for high school and middle school students from KS and neighboring states.

_ 11/18/2009: Invited Talk, Chemical Eng. Seminar Series Ҏanowire Based Devices for Sensing and Energy GenerationӮ

_ 10/29/2009: Co-organizer and Session Chair at MS&T 2009 in Pittsburgh. Track: Controlled Processing of Nanoparticle-Based Materials and Nanostructured Films: Low Dimensional Nanomaterials I.

_ 09/25/2009: Invited Talk, Physics Condensed Matter Seminar Series ҆abrication and Testing of Nanoscale DevicesӮ

 

MEDIA (Prior to K-State)

 

_ Nanowerk published an article ҃utting edge nanotechnologyӬ 18 Feb. 2009.

_ Nanotechweb/ IOP published an article ҃NT cheese wire cuts bio-samples to sizeӬ 12 Feb. 2009.

_ Nanotechweb/ IOP published an article Ҍaser light cleans up nanotubesӬ 21 Aug. 2007.

_ Science News published an article, ҁ nanoУheese slicer,Ӡ16 Dec. 2006.

_ CBC News published Ҽspan class=SpellE>Nanoknife on cutting edge of cell researchӬ November 23, 2006.