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Congratulations to Dr. Yinjie Cen on a successful defense of his PhD on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Congratulations to Dr. Yinjie Cen on a successful defense of his PhD on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Yinjie Cen on successful defense of his PhD dissertation “Si/C Nanocomposites for Li-ion Battery Anode” Keywords: – Anode – Lithium-ion Battery – Graphene – Silicon Advisors: Prof. Jianyu Liang Committee:Prof. Richard D. Sisson, Jr., Prof. Mingjiang Tao and Prof. Satya Shivkumar          

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Congratulations to Dr. Yangzi Xu on a successful defense of her PhD on Friday, December 9, 2016

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Congratulations to Dr. Yangzi Xu on a successful defense of her PhD on Friday, December 9, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Yangzi Xu on successful defense of her PhD dissertation “Corrosion Behavior of Direct Metal Laser Sintered Ti6Al4V for Orthopedic Applications” Keywords: – Additive manufacturing for biomedical applications – Direct metal laser sintering – Ti6Al4V alloys Advisors: Prof. Jianyu Liang and Prof. Richard D. Sisson, Jr. Committee: Prof. Satya Shivkumar, Prof. Yan Wang, […]

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Featured works: Fabrication of TiO2–graphene composite for the enhanced performance of lithium batteries

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Featured works: Fabrication of TiO2–graphene composite for the enhanced performance of lithium batteries

Extract figure from the NNL featured works (Title: Fabrication of TiO2–graphene composite for the enhanced performance of lithium batteries) Y. Cen, Y. Yao, Q. Xu, Z. Xia, R.D. Sisson, and J. Liang, “Fabrication of TiO2–graphene composite for the enhanced performance of lithium batteries”, RSC Advances, Vol. 6, pp. 66971 – 66977, July 2016 Link to the original article […]

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NNL Activities: Guerrero of Mechanical Engineering (sophomore) joined the NNL for research experiences

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NNL Activities: Guerrero of Mechanical Engineering (sophomore) joined the NNL for research experiences

Cesar Guerrero (a sophomore) of Mechanical Engineering has join the NNL for research since the C-term 2016. He has strong interests in graphene. Currently, he’s actively learning on electrospinning experiments and post-processing of micrograph.

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NNL Activities: Prof. Xiang Wang visited the NNL during April 2015 – April 2016

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NNL Activities: Prof. Xiang Wang visited the NNL during April 2015 – April 2016

Prof. Xiang Wang, [info on host institute website], a visited faculty, joined the NNL during  April 2015 – April 2016. He is an expert on polymer matrix composites (functional and structural) at School of Materials Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, P.R. China. Prof. Wang teamed up with Wisawat, introduced various kinds of polymer for electrospinning experiments, also contributed his experiences on polymers’ […]

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Featured works: Exposure of Carbon Nanotubes Fabricated by Template-Assisted CVD through a Two-Step Method

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Featured works: Exposure of Carbon Nanotubes Fabricated by Template-Assisted CVD through a Two-Step Method

Extract figure from the NNL featured works (Title: Exposure of Carbon Nanotubes Fabricated by Template-Assisted CVD through a Two-Step Method) Y. Yao, Q. Xu, Y. Cen, B. Li, and J. Liang,   “Exposure of Carbon Nanotubes Fabricated by Template-Assisted CVD through a Two-Step Method”, International Journal of Materials Mechanics and Manufacturing, Vol. 4, pp. 252, August […]

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Ryan won the 1st place of Graduate Students Poster @ ASEE-NE Conferences

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Ryan won the 1st place of Graduate Students Poster @ ASEE-NE Conferences

Ryan presented his work (Direct Write of Micro-Circuitry via Capillary Focusing) and won the 1st place of Graduate Students Poster @ ASEE-NE Conferences (original announcements) Check out his graduate students profile video on Youtube

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Featured works: An effective approach towards the immobilization of PtSn nanoparticles on noncovalent modified MWCNTs for ethanol oxidation

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Featured works: An effective approach towards the immobilization of PtSn nanoparticles on noncovalent modified MWCNTs for ethanol oxidation

Extract figure from the NNL featured works (Title: An effective approach towards the immobilization of PtSn nanoparticles on noncovalent modified MWCNTs for ethanol oxidation) X. Geng, R. Datta, and J. Liang, “An effective approach towards the immobilization of PtSn nanoparticles on noncovalent modified MWCNTs for ethanol oxidation”, Energies, Vol. 9 (3), pp. 165, March 2016 […]

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Yinjie goes to the finalists of GRIE 2016

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Yinjie goes to the finalists of GRIE 2016

Yinjie, as always, goes to the finalists of GRIE (Graduate Research Innovation Exchange) 2016. Congratulations! Read more on his research, check here

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Welcome

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Welcome

The Nanomaterials & Nanomanufacturing Laboratory (NNL) is part of the Materials Science and Engineering Program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. It was founded in 2005 and has been growing rapidly ever since. Current research and education carried out in this laboratory focuses on nano and molecular sciences and technologies, interface […]

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