NEWS

05/29/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to Yihui on her PhD qualifying exam, passed with distinction!

05/22/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to Sam on his DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. Sam will be moving to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford. 

03/27/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to John Corsi et al. on their paper on “Insights into the Degradation Mechanism of Nanoporous Alloy-Type Li-Ion Battery Anodes” accepted for publication in ACS Energy Letters !

03/26/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to Sam Welborn et al. on their paper on “Chelation-Mediated Synthesis of Nanoporous Gold at Near-Neutral pH and Room Temperature by Free Corrosion Dealloying of Gold-Copper Alloy Driven by Oxygen Reduction” accepted for publication in Scripta Materialia !

03/20/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to Eric on The S. Reid Warren, Jr. Award for his efforts in mentoring and guiding Penn Engineering undergraduate students.

02/20/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to Sam Welborn et al. on their paper on “Using X-ray Scattering to Elucidate the Microstructural Instability of 3D Bicontinuous Nanoporous Metal Scaffolds for Use in Aperiodic 3D Tricontinuous Conductor-Insulator-Conductor Nanocapacitor” published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces !

06/01/2021

Congratulations

Congratulations to Jintao Fu et al. on their paper on “Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Nanoporous Magnesium by Air-Free Electrolytic Dealloying with Recovery of Sacrificial Element for Energy Conversion and Storage Applications” published in  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.!

12/22/2020

Congratulations

Our lab has been awarded a NSF CAREER grant. Congratulations!

11/07/2020

Congratulations

Congratulations to Manni Li et al. on their paper on “Impact of Hierarchical Nanoporous Architectures on Sodium Storage in Antimony-Based Sodium-Ion Battery Anodes” published in ACS Applied Energy Materials.

06/18/2020

Congratulations

Congratulations to Rishubh Palaniappan and Akshat Jain on their Masters Scholar Awards!

05/22/2020

Congratulations

Congratulations to Angela Kumira and Randy Chen on their Jumpstart for Juniors awards

04/16/2020

Congratulations

Tim Lee is the recipient of the 2020 Geoffrey Belton Graduate Fellowship Award. The Geoffrey Belton Graduate Fellowship Award is given to an MSE PhD student in their 3rd year of study who has made superior and significant contributions to their field of PhD study. Congratulations!

02/15/2020

Congratulations

Congratulations to Tim Lee et al. on their paper on “Activated alumina as value-added byproduct from the hydrolysis of hierarchical nanoporous aluminum with pure water to generate hydrogen fuel” published in Renewable Energy

12/15/2019
Some pictures from the 2019 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.
20/11/2019

Congratulations

Congratulations to Lin Wang et al. on their paper on “Self-Healing Mg-ion Battery Anode” published in Advanced Energy Materials! Their work is featured on the inside Cover of Advanced Energy Materials and in Penn News.
09/02/2019

Congratulations

Sam received a 2019 MetFoam Registration Award. Congrats!
08/28/2019

Welcome

Welcome to our new PhD student Alexander Ng!
08/25/2019

Some pictures of the MetFoam 2019 conference in Michigan, during which the graduate students Sam and John gave oral talks.

08/23/2019

Some pictures from the 2019 AAAFM conference in LA, during which the graduate students Sam, John, Jintao and Lin gave oral talks.

07/17/2019

Congratulations

Congratulations to Sam Welborn on his Graduate Fellowship awarded by the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology (VIEST).

05/04/2019

Congratulations

Congrats to Olivia, Christina and Narelli (the Buble Stix Team) on winning the 3rd Prize of the 2019 SEAS Senior Design Projects Competition. Project Title: On-Demand Hydrogen Production System

04/09/2019

Congratulations

Congrats to Tim Lee on his NSF GRFP Award!

03/20/2019

Congratulations

Congrats to our former labmate Grant Shao on his new job as Lab Operations Engineer at the Stanford Nano Shared Facilities.

03/11/2019

Picture from TMS in San Antonio, Texas

03/10/2019

Hydropore

A novel ultrafine  and oxide-free nanoporous aluminum developped by John Corsi et al. may play a key role in large-scale sustainable hydrogen production by Hydropore, a  Penn startup.

03/01/2019

Welcome

Welcome to Martijn van der Pluijm, visiting student from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

02/28/2019

Sam’s oral presentation during ISMN3 2019 

02/23/2019

Third International Symposium on Nanoporous Materials by Alloy Corrosion

Philadelphia will be hosting the 3rd International Symposium on Nanoporous Materials by Alloy Corrosion on February 24-28, 2019
Organizers: Joshua Snyder (Drexel University), Ian McCue (Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab), Haijun Jin (Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences). Conference Website: http://www.chemeng.drexel.edu/snyderlab/symposium/index.html

02/20/2019

Congratulations

Congratulations to Alexander Pröschel et al. on their manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society

02/17/2019

Congratulations

Congratulations to Jinta Fu et al. on their manuscript accepted for publication in  JOM, The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 

01/21/2019

Congratulations

Congratulations to Manni Li et al. on their manuscript accepted for publication in Scripta Materialia.

12/15/2018

Some Pictures MRS Fall Meeting

11/25/2018

MRS Fall Meeting

Olivia, John, Sam, Jintao, Zeyu, Manni and Eric are attending the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.
08/31/2018

Welcome

Welcome to our new Master students Kirtan Soni and Jiaqi Zhang.
07/23/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to John Corsi on his Graduate Fellowship awarded by the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology (VIEST).
07/02/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to Eric on his NSF EAGER Award!
06/14/2018

Congratulations

Congrats to Mark Cochrane on his Job offer at EOS Aurora (Grid-Scale Energy Storage)
06/13/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to Jintao Fu et al. on their manuscript accepted for publication in ACS Applied Energy Materials.
05/18/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to Lin Wang on her Masters Scholar Award!
05/06/2018

Welcome

Welcome to Dr Pengtao Sheng!
04/08/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to Jintao Fu on the 2018 Penn Engineering Masters Research Award!
03/15/2018

Journal Cover

Hooman et al. work featured on the Cover of Chemistry of Materials.

03/09/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to Heng Wei on his Masters Scholar Award!

02/26/2018

Journal Cover

Ke et al. work featured on the Cover of ACS Applied Nano Materials.

02/01/2018

Welcome

Welcome to our new master student researcher: Heng Wei!

01/10/2018

Congratulations

Congratulations to Hooman Yaghoobnejad Asl et al on their manuscript accepted for publication in Chemistry of Materials.