LRSM MRSEC Highlights

Highlights (2011-2017)

2016 MRSEC Education Directors Meeting
A. R. McGhie & M. W. Licurse
11/04/2016

6th Annual Philadelphia Materials Day
A. R. McGhie & M. W. Licurse
06/01/2016

All Nanocrystal Electronics
C.B. Murray & C.R. Kagan (IRG-4)
06/01/2016

Dendrimer-Nanocrystal Building Blocks
L. Hough, C. B. Murray, & B. Donnio (IRG-4)
06/01/2016

Dirac Line Nodes in Inversion Symmetric Crystals
C. L. Kane & A. M. Rappe (SuperSeed 1)
06/01/2016

Glycodendrimers Can Sense Variants of Lectins by Agglutination
V. Percec, M. L. Klein, & D. A. Hammer (IRG-2)
06/01/2016

Identifying Structural Flow Defects in Disordered Solids Using Machine Learning Methods
D. J. Durian, E. Kaxiras (Harvard MRSEC), A. J. Liu (IRG-3)
06/01/2016

Liquid Crystal Janus Droplets
D. Lee, P. Collings, & A. G. Yodh (IRG-1)
06/01/2016

Nanoscale Interfacial Complexation in Emulsion (NICE)
D. Lee & J. A. Burdick (IRG-2)
06/01/2016

Plate Mechanical Metamaterials
I. Bargatin & P. K. Purohit (Seed 5)
06/01/2016

Universality of Microscopic Structure and Macroscopic Mechanical Response in Disordered Packings Across Length Scales
P. E. Arratia, R. W. Carpick, D. J. Durian, D. S. Gianola, D. Lee, A. J. Liu, R. Riggleman, A. G. Yodh (IRG-3)
06/01/2016

Video Archives of Outreach Presentations
A. R. McGhie & M. W. Licurse
06/01/2016

Fractal Mechanical Structures
David Srolovitz & Shu Yang (Seed 5)
05/15/2015

Plasmonic Enhancement of Upconversion in Nanorod/Nanophosphor Heterodimers
N. Engheta, C. B. Murray, C. R. Kagan (IRG4)
05/15/2015

Seeded Growth of Highly Crystalline Molybdenum Disulfide Monolayers at Controlled Locations
Ritesh Agarwal, and A.T. Charlie Johnson (Seed 8)
05/15/2015

Surface Alignment and Handedness of Chromonic Liquid Crystals
Peter Collings, Tom Lubensky and Arjun Yodh (IRG-1) & Alan T. Johnson (Seed)
05/15/2015

Synthesis, self-assembly and response of glycodendrimers
Virgil Percec, Paul A. Heiney and Mike Klein (IRG2)
05/15/2015

Understanding Plastic Deformation in Glasses from Single-Soft-Spot Dynamics
Andrea J. Liu (IRG 3), Robert A. Riggleman (Seed 3)
05/15/2015

Philadelphia Science Festival 2014
Andrew R. McGhie and Mark Licurse
04/05/2014

Science at the Sixers
Matthew Lohr and Daniel Beller
02/17/2014

Anisotropic Particles Toughen Disordered Packings
Andrea J. Liu and Daeyeon Lee (IRG3)
02/03/2014

Bulk Dirac Points in Distorted Spinels
Charles L. Kane, Eugene J. Mele and Andy M. Rappe (Seed)
02/03/2014

Design & Characterization of Artificial Protein Modules for Analyte Sensing
Jeffrey Saven and Kent Blasie (Seed)
02/03/2014

Dewetting of Thin Organic Glass films below Tg
Rob Riggleman and Zahra Fakhraai (Seed)
02/03/2014

Glycodendrimers
Virgil Percec, Paul Heiney and Daniel A. Hammer (IRG2)
02/03/2014

In Situ Repair of Nanocrystal Devices
Chris B. Murray and Cherie R. Kagan (IRG4)
02/03/2014

Living Smectics are sensitive to boundary Elasticity
Dennis Discher and Andrea Liu (IRG1 and Seed)
02/03/2014

Modeling Advances Metal Nanowire Networks as Transparent Conductors
Karen I. Winey, Ritesh Agarwal, Russell Composto, and Daeyeon Lee (Seed)
02/03/2014

Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship, CTT and LRSM
Mark Licurse , Andrew R. McGhie and Pam Beatrice (CTT)
02/03/2014

Phonons & Soft Spots in Two-dimensional Glasses and Crystals
Andrea Liu and Arjun G. Yodh (IRG3)
02/03/2014

Summer Enrichment Program for High School Students, PSSI
Andrew R. McGhie and Mark Licurse
02/03/2014

The Directed Dance of the Defects
Randall Kamien, Kate Stebe and Shu Yang (IRG1)
02/03/2014

Protein 'Passport' That Help Nanoparticles Get Past Immune System
Paul A. Janmey and Dennis E. Discher
02/04/2013

Temperature/Load Scaling in Gas-Fluidized Granular Packings
L. J. Daniels, T. K. Haxton, N. Xu, Andrea J. Liu and Douglas J. Durian
02/04/2013

Topological Semimetal in Tensile Strained HgTe
C.L. Kane, E.J. Mele and A.M. Rappe
02/04/2013

Tunable Tensile Ductility in Metallic Glasses
D.J. Magagnosc, R. Erhbar, G. Kumar, M.R. He, J. Schroers, D.S. Gianola
02/04/2013

Making Waves with Liquid Crystals
Randall D. Kamien, Kathleen Stebe and Shu Yang
12/03/2012

Just Say No to Cracks
Jacob H. Prosser, Teresa Brugarolas, Steven Lee, Adam J. Nolte, and Daeyeon Lee
09/24/2012

Solid-State Crystalline to Amrophous Phase Changes Affect Nanowire Memory Devices
Ju Li, A.T. Charlie Johnson, Ritesh Agarwal
07/16/2012

A color changing stress-sensor
Michael J. Therien, Ivan J. Dmochowski, and Daniel A. Hammer, (2011)
02/24/2012

Dirac Semimetal in Three Dimensions
Charles L. Kane, Andrew M. Rappe and Eugene J. Mele
02/24/2012

Girard College 7th Grade Science Camp
Eva Campo, John Romano and Andrew McGhie
02/24/2012

Polymer Nanocomposites
Ritesh Agarawal, Russell J. Composto, Karen I. Winey
02/24/2012

Post Arrays as Topological Templates
Randall D. Kamien, Kathleen Stebe and Shu Yang
02/24/2012

Quantum Dot Circuits
Cherie R. Kagan and Christopher B. Murray
02/24/2012

Soft Spots in Disordered Colloidal Packings
Andrea J. Liu and Arjun G. Yodh
02/24/2012

Resistive Switching in Polymer Nanocomposites
Ju Li, Jay Kikkawa and Karen Winey
08/25/2011

Highlights (2005-2011)

Colloidal Networks & Lattices at Threshold of Mechanical Stability
Tom Lubensky, Andrea Liu, Arjun Yodh, Shu Yang and Ju Li
08/25/2011

Engineering a virus-like particle via protein design
Marija Drndic, Jay Kikkawa, Bill DeGrado, and Mike Klein (Temple University)
08/25/2011

Nanostructured programmable matter for functional architectures and devices
Ritesh Agarwal, Russ Composto, Marija Drndic, Cherie Kagan, Jay Kikkawa, Jennifer Lukes, Chris Murray and So-Jung Park
08/25/2011

Patterning within Amphiphilic Self-Assemblies using Charge, Curvature, and Crystallinity
Dennis Discher, Randy Kamien, Michael Klein, Paul Janmey and Andrea Liu
08/25/2011

Pd Dispersion on Opposing Polar LiNbO3 Surfaces
Andy Rappe, John Vohs and Dawn Bonnell
08/25/2011

Philly Materials Science & Engineering Day
LRSM Education & Outreach
08/25/2011

Protein Assembly at the Air-Water Interface
Tobias Baumgart and Ivan J. Dmochowski
08/25/2011

Stressing the Most Important (Dirac) Points
Steve M. Young, Sugata Chowdhury, Eric J. Walter, Eugene J. Mele, Charles L. Kane, and Andrew M. Rappe
08/25/2011

Using a vice to change topology: theory and modeling insulators under strain
Charlie Kane, Gene Mele and Andy Rappe
08/25/2011

Workshops on Materials Science Labs for Teachers
Schuyler Patton (Central HS), Russ Composto, Karen Winey and Andrew McGhie
08/25/2011

Binary Nanocrystal Superlattice Membranes Self-assembled at the Liquid–air Interface
Angang Dong, Jun Chen, Patrick M. Vora, James M. Kikkawa & Christopher B. Murray
08/12/2011

Penn Researchers Help Nanoscale Engineers Choose Self-Assembling Proteins
arija Drndic, James M. Kikkawa, and William F. DeGrado
05/27/2011

Carrier Distribution & Dynamics of Nanocrystal Solids Doped with Artificial Atoms
Dong-Kyun Ko, Jeffrey J. Urban, and Christopher B. Murray
08/27/2010

Elasticity of Microgel Particles
Kerstin N. Nordstrom, Emilie Verneuil, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian
08/27/2010

One Protein Scaffold – Multiple Functions
M. M. Sheehan, S. E. Chobot, J. L. R. Anderson, G. R. Wiedman, C. C. Moser, D.A. Bonnell, B. M. Discher, and P. Leslie Dutton
08/27/2010

Polarization Dependent Interactions at Pd-LiNbO3(0001) Interfaces
M. Zhao, D.A. Bonnell, and J.M. Vohs
08/27/2010

Spontaneous Buckling of Synthetic Gels with Depth-wise Crosslinking Gradient
Jason A. Burdick, Christopher Chen, Paul A. Janmey, Dennis E. Discher, and Shu Yang
08/27/2010

Videoconferencing Materials Science to High Schools
Shu Yang and Dan Gianola, MSE, Matt Lazzara and Daeyeon Lee, CBE, Jorge Santiago, ESE, Eric Schelter, Chemistry, and Andrew McGhie, LRSM
08/27/2010

Patchy Particles by Self-Assembly
Christian, D.A., Tian, A., Ellenbroek, W.G., Levental, I., Rajagopal, K., Janmey, P.A., Liu, A.J., Baumgart, T., & Discher, D.E.
08/20/2010

Cell Sensing of Synthetic Fibrous Networks in PA Gels
Laura Wertz (University of the South), Christine Krieger (Penn), Karthikan Rajagopal (Penn) and Dennis Discher (Penn)
10/19/2009

Ferritin-polymersome Interactions: Laser-mediated Vesicular Budding
G. P. Robbins, M. Jimbo, J. Swift, M. J. Therien, D. A. Hammer, I. J. Dmochowski
10/19/2009

Human H Ferritin (HuHF) Assembly
J. Saven & I. J. Dmochowski
10/19/2009

Molecular Structure of Helical Supramolecular Dendrimers
M. Peterca, V. Percec, M. R. Imam, P. Leowanawat, K. Morimitsu, P. A. Heiney
10/19/2009

Photoluminescence and Band Gap Modulation in Graphene Oxide
Z. Luo, P.M. Vora, E.J. Mele, A.T. Johnson, J.M. Kikkawa
10/19/2009

Geometric Frustration in Buckled Colloidal Monolayers
Yilong Han, Yair Shokef, Ahmed M. Alsayed, Peter Yunker, Tom C. Lubensky & Arjun G. Yodh
10/02/2009