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Thesis Defense

Synthesis, Structure and Properties of Various Carbon Nanomaterials

Friday, July 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yilun Li, Doctoral Candidate

Carbon nanomaterials can have a unique place in the field of nanotechnology thanks to their exceptional electrical, optical, chemical, and mechanical properties, and thus they have become promising for a diverse array of applications. More importantl more  »


Thesis Defense

Nanomaterials in Diverse Dimensions: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

Friday, June 2, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ruquan Ye, Doctoral Candidate

The discovery of C60 at Rice University has boosted the development of nanotechnology in the past decades. Materials at nanoscale possess distinct and excellent properties as compared to their bulk counterparts. Endowed with advantageous physical, ch more  »

Thesis Defense

Tuning Rhodium enhanced metalloprobes for intracellular use

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Matthew Minus, Doctoral Candidate

Transition-metal complexes have a significant history as intracellular medicinal agents. Modern chemical biology increasingly turns to transition-metal complexes as inhibitors, imaging agents, biological probes, and catalysts. When metal complexes mu more  »