January 2018 Eilaf has been selected as the American Chemical Society  2018 PMSE Young Investigator. This distinction is meant to honor young researchers from academia, industry and national laboratories who have made significant contributions to their respective fields within Polymer Science and Engineering. The awards are supported by PMSE (polymer materials science engineering) division of the American Chemical Society.  The awardees will be honored with a symposium at the 256th national meeting of the American Chemical Society held in Boston, MA August 19-23, 2018.

January 2018 Our ACS Macro Letters paper describing light-controlled radical polymerization with QDs as photocatalysts is published online

January 2018 The group welcomes first year MSNE graduate student  Christine Nguyen

November 2017 The group welcomes first year MSNE graduate student Kristen Miller

October 6, 2017 The group welcomes undergraduate student Briauna McKenzie

September 15, 2017 The group welcomes undergraduate student Grace Wickerson

August 20, 2017 The group welcomes MS student Jin Hou

August 2017 Egap group moves to Rice!

March 19, 2017 Jiahui and Yiming’s paper on triblock polymer semiconductor nanoparticles for bioimaging is accepted in the J. Mater. Chem. C for publication as an invited article. Congratulations to the team!

March 18, 2017 The Egap group is awarded a grant by NSF to support our work on the design, synthesis and properties of open-shell organic semiconductors. Congrats to the Team and Thank you NSF!

February 2017 Congratulations Martin Jin! Martin has been accepted into Northwestern’s graduate Chemistry program and Harvard’s graduate program for Material Science.

January 2017 Eilaf is named to the Class of 2017 Emerging Investigators issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry C, a journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. This special issue showcases research carried out by internationally recognized, up-and-coming scientists in the early stages of their independent careers, and who are making outstanding contributions to their respective fields.

December 2, 2016 Su and Mincheol’s paper on the self-assembly and charge transport of polymer semiconductors NWs is published online in Macromolecules. Congratulations Su and Mincehol

August 7, 2016 Egap named “Must-See Presenters” by C&EN at ACS Fall 2016 National Meeting

August 7, 2016 Mincheol accepts a new position as Assistant Professor of Polymer and Fiber System Engineering at Chonnam National University in South Korea. Congratulations Mincheol!

January 15, 2015 Eilaf receives the 2015 The Thieme Chemistry Journal Award is made by the editorial boards of the journals Synlett, Synthesis, and Synfactsis, and is intended to recognize promising young professors at the beginning of the…