Lab news

May 13 2020 In the Annual Akron Science Day event (which occured virtually this year), our high school student Andrew Ciccotelli has won two first prizes: one in Polymer and  the other in  Sustainable Materials and Design, for his project “The synthesis of helical polymer containing a ROTC complex”. Way to go, Andrew!

 

Feb 20 2020 Congratulations to Tze-Gang for winning the Ronald Eby Award, which recognizes his excellent academic performance in the first two years at Akron! 

Feb 05 2020 Our paper “A Polymer with “Locked” Degradability:  Superior Backbone Stability and Accessible Degradability Enabled by Mechanophore Installation” is highlighted by a JACS spotlight article

Jan 14 2020 Congratulations to Tze-Gang, Junfeng and Hsin-Wei, as their paper “A Polymer with “Locked” Degradability:  Superior Backbone Stability and Accessible Degradability Enabled by Mechanophore Installation” has been accepted for publication in JACS

Jan 14 2020 The group had a “new semester resolution” group meeting, during which everyone was excited and ready for the challenge and opportunities of the new semester and new year!

Nov 1 2019 The group welcomes four new “3+2″/”4+2” students Shiqi Liu, Zhen Shi, Jiayi Wang and Wei Xie! See group page for more details.

Aug 15 2019 The group win the “Most Improved Lab” award in the 2019 Battle of the Labs in CPSPE! Kudos to the team!

Jul 15 2019   The group welcomes two new members: Dr. Junfeng Zhou (postdoc) from Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and Bingze Wu (visiting undergraduate student) from University of Science and Technology of China! See group page for more details.

May 28 2019   The group welcomes our summer REU student Rumbila Abdullahi! See group page for more details.

Jan 07 2019   Welcome to our five new group members, including Ph.D. students Hanlin ChenTze-Gang Hsu and Devavrat Sathe as well as masters students Xiaomeng Li and Hsin-Wei Su! See group page for more details.

Jan 01 2019   The Junpeng Wang lab starts! We are thankful for the full support and warm welcome from CPSPE at U Akron and excited about the research opportunity!