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"Super Wood" wins multiple awards
Professors Hu and Li receive over $3.6M in funding  More »

2019 Energy Innovation Seed Grant Announcement
Call for proposals due January 15, 2019  More »

Fearless Ideas: A Twofold Promise
Through a generous commitment to the Maryland Promise, Steven Lehrer ('82) is helping today's engineering students get their start where he got his.  More »

Biofilm treatment device receives TEDCO MII funding; paper published in IEEE TBME
In latest development, the researchers have miniaturized the platform and are able to control it through wireless signals.  More »

MEI2 Awards $5K to Local Start-Up at 2018 Clean Energy Summit
Ion Storage Systems wins Innovation Showcase  More »

A Novel Graphene Quantum Dot Structure Takes the Cake
UMD-NIST collaboration experimentally confirms electron interactions in a tightly confined space according to long-untested rules of quantum mechanics  More »

‘Smart Marbles’ hold promise for better outcomes from bioreactors
The marbles, or 'bPods,' will contain microsystems that can “eavesdrop on biology” during fermentation, cell or culture-growing processes.  More »

New Minor in Global Engineering Leadership
The Clark School now offers a 16-credit minor in Global Engineering Leadership.  More »

Advance could yield safer, longer-range electric car batteries
Chemical engineers pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.  More »

NANO.IL.2018 Nano Conference in Israel
Early bird discount applies until 6/27  More »

UMD ARPA-E Innovations transitioning to commercial reality
Transforming energy research into useable technology  More »

The Clark School Celebrates Women's History Month
The Clark School is featuring our female engineering faculty members throughout March.  More »

New Fuel Cell has Exceptional Power Density and Stability
Discovery presents a significant step toward lower fuel cell costs and more sustainable energy.  More »

Inaugural Energy Innovation Seed Grants awarded
$100K grants promote energy innovation technology  More »

Photo-Activated Pseudo-Solid Battery from UCLA in New Journal
Dunn’s ionogel work merits rave highlight  More »

10/9 is NanoDay
Two labs in Maryland embody spirit of NanoDay  More »

MSE Students Selected as Finalists for the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition
Stretchable Silicon Photovoltaics is a new design for silicon solar cells.  More »

Lab Students' 'Creativity is Key'
Clark School's Functional Macromolecular Lab allows students to mold new ideas  More »

ChBE Professor Receives 2017-2018 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award
Srinivasa Raghavan selected for his dedication to teaching and mentoring.  More »

Sunbeams at the Nano-scale: the Next Generation of Solar Cells
Marina Leite and her team of researchers tackle hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites based on methylammonium lead.  More »

UMERC’s Liangbing Hu pitches transparent wood technology at 2017 ARPA-E Innovation Summit
UMERC is a multidisciplinary initiative dedicated to advancing the frontiers of energy science and technology.  More »

UMD's Technica Expected to Be Largest All-Women Hackathon in U.S.
This weekend, the University of Maryland will host an anticipated 800 women for Technica.  More »

NSF Awards $3.45M National Innovation Ecosystem Grant to University of Maryland
UMD is one of seven lead universities in NSF’s I-Corps ecosystem.  More »

Students Showcase Outstanding Basic, Applied and Innovative Energy Research
Poster session at NEES meeting highlights nanostructures in energy research  More »

Tiny Diamonds Could Enable Huge Advances in Nanotechnology
UMD researchers develop a new method for pairing nanoscale diamonds with other nanomaterials  More »

Clark School’s Amazing Transparent Wood Featured in New York Times
Look Through Wood, No X-Ray Vision Required  More »

Physics Culture Prize Goes to Science Communicator
Lecture slated for July 28 in Stamp at 4 pm  More »

Creating Transparent Electronic Networks with Graphene-Based Ink
Printed transparent conductors are the first to use sodium ions embedded in reduced graphene oxide to boost performance.  More »

Food Safety, Energy Storage & Video Authentication Inventions Honored at Awards Ceremony
Three Clark School innovations win UMD Invention of the Year Awards  More »

The Proof Is in the Pores
Metal-organic frameworks open new channels for energy science  More »

Atomic Layer Deposition: Precise Control Smaller than the Eye Can See
ALD gives researchers atomic-level control of films and coatings for energy generation and storage  More »

UMERC Researchers Came Out in Force at the ARPA-E Summit
UMERC Faculty promoted their transformative energy research last week at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit  More »

UMD Hosts 3D Maryland Expert Group Meeting
Event Highlights 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing Technologies at UMD  More »

UMD Online Engineering Programs Continue to Climb in Standings
U.S. News and World Report Releases 2015 Rankings  More »

Ph.D. Student Guannan Liu Develops Novel Micro-Heater
ECE researchers earn cover page spot in Microelectronic Engineering, a Elsevier journal.  More »

Faster Charging Technique Boosts Battery's Capacity
Unique in situ measurement of optical and electrical transport led to discovery.  More »

UMD Clark School Highlights Disaster Resilience at Mpact Week
Five-day event focused on role of engineers in disaster prevention, mitigation, and response.  More »

University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall
New building to serve as hub for human health innovation in the state of Maryland  More »

UMD Clark School Announces Inaugural Awards Winners
New awards honor alumni, friends for career achievements and contributions to Clark School.  More »

UMD Nets a DOE Award for Innovative Energy Research Projects
Projects will help enable advances in energy production and use  More »

Whiting-Turner Lecture Series to Feature Chasen and Chowdhury
Leading tech entrepreneurs to share business experiences.  More »

UMD Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program Wins National Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
EIP takes first place in the Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program category.  More »

Clark School's Online Graduate Programs Highly Ranked in 2014 by U.S. News and World Report
Office of Advanced Engineering Education's online graduate program are excellent opportunities for working engineers worldwide.  More »

Self-Correcting, “Perfect Fault” Crystals May End Dropped Calls
Nature features Takeuchi’s, alumnus’ work on “crystalline sandwiches.”  More »

Ghodssi Invited to Speak at IEEE Sensors 2013
Ghodssi delivers lecture on Microsystems for Sensing and Characterization of Bacterial Biofilms  More »

NSF-Backed DC I-Corps Kicks Off First Cohort with 20 Federal Laboratory, University and Regional Inventors, Entrepreneur Teams
The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.  More »

University of Maryland Ranked Top Public School for Tech Entrepreneurship in 2013 StartEngine College Index
The University Maryland also ranked second overall.  More »

Mpact Week to Showcase UMD Robotics, Bioengineering, Innovation, Oct. 23-26
Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.  More »

Clark School Engineers Recently Awarded Grants
Clark School-affiliated professors receive research funding  More »

UMD Receives Largest Ever Software Grant from Siemens
UMD students and researchers to gain access to industry technology used to design and manufacture sophisticated products.  More »

Tavis Smiley and UMD Make Last Call for Submissions in the $75,000 Social Innovation Challenge
Deadline for entries is October 13, 2003.  More »

Former Mtech Maryland Industrial Partnerships Funding Recipient Amplimmune Acquired by MedImmune for $500 Million
The acquisition bolsters MedImmune’s pipeline for cancer therapy.  More »

DC I-Corps Now Accepting Applications for Fall Cohort
The new, NSF-supported program revolutionizes technology transfer from university, federal laboratories.  More »

Meet the Potential Future of Electricity Generation
Redox Power Systems, UMD develop breakthrough fuel cells to provide efficient, affordable electricity.  More »

Shapiro Promoted to Full Professor
Interdisciplinary professor known for work in control systems, MEMS.  More »

UMD's Mote Elected NAE President
Former President and Clark School Professor Named President of National Academy of Engineering.  More »

Professors Goldsman & Peckerar Win Award from University System of Maryland

USM Board of Regents Honors Three Inaugural Entrepreneur of the Year Awardees; two are Clark School faculty members.  More »

Recently Awarded Grants to Clark School Faculty
Clark School-affiliated professors receive research funding  More »

FY 2014 National Institute of Standards and Technology Budget Request
Big increase would fund manufacturing, cybersecurity, industrial tech and new facilities  More »

Atoms-Thick Coating Ready for First Test on Silver Artifact
Science covers efforts to protect objects in Walters Art Museum collection.  More »

Wuttig Honored at National Meeting of the Materials Research Society
Professor's 80th birthday, career celebrated in special symposium.  More »

UMD Scientists and Engineers Present Papers at American Chemical Society Meeting
Exploring “the chemistry of energy and food” … and more  More »

The Smallest Materials of All: Seeing, Making and Testing Materials at the Nanoscale
Presentations at the Materials Research Society's 2013 meeting showcase medical, energy developments      More »

Maryland Innovation Initiative Grant Awarded to Clark School Researchers
Project will advance technology for the real-time detection of bridge scou, a leading cause of failure for bridges in the U.S.  More »

UMD, GWU, and VT Awarded $3.75M by NSF to Launch Regional I-Corps Node for National Innovation Network
Initiative to Train 300 of the Top Entrepreneurial Research Teams from U.S. Universities, Federal Labs  More »

NanoCenter Members Presented Papers at OPTO 2013
SPIE Photonics West conference sees three NanoCenter presentations  More »

Banerjee Joins Washington University in St Louis Faculty
Former UMD student to focus on nanomaterials  More »

Sometimes Size Does Matter
Rethink nanotechnology to convert a car's waste heat into electrical power.  More »

"Pocket Change Spectroscopy" Improves Detection of Toxins, Explosives
Betz, Rubloff Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.  More »

ECE Researchers Publish Article in RSC Journal on High Energy Density Flexible Galvanic Cell
Flexible galvanic cell is non-toxic, low-cost and environmentally friendly.  More »

State Ranked Highly in Technology and Science Index
Maryland holds onto #2 overall spot; ranks #1 in human capital, academic R&D.  More »

NIST Awards NanoCenter $15 Million to Support Postdoc Nanotechnology Research
Program will create up to 100 one and two-year appointments.  More »

Materials Scientists, Conservators Join Forces to Preserve Silver Artifacts and Art
Team developing nanometers-thick, protective coatings using atomic layer deposition.  More »

Reza Ghodssi to Participate in EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
NanoCenter member invited to leading engineering collaboration  More »

Revolutionary New Solution for Semiconductor & Nano Materials
Research may lead to alternative energy advances  More »

U.S. Intel-Tech Agency Will Locate at Maryland's Research Park
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to be in M-Square research park by 2009  More »

FabLab Partnership Earns NASA Awards
Corporate user ASR&D receives grants for future work in Maryland NanoCenter lab.  More »

Ultrasensitive Proteomics to be Pursued by DeVoe, Lee, and English for NIH
The group received a $1.2M NIH grant for the work "Ultrasensitive Proteomics via 2-D Microfluidic Profiling" through the National Institute for General Medical Science (NIGMS) as part of NIH's interdisciplinary Bioengineering Research Partnerships program.  More »

Lathrop Named Acting Director of IREAP
Replaces Professor Pat O'Shea  More »


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Publication List
  • 1. One-pot facile synthesis of Janus particles with tailored shape and functionality
    Jie He, Matt J. Hourwitz, Yijing Liu, Maria Teresa Perez and Zhihong Nie
    Chem. Commun., 2011-10, 47, pp.12450–12452
    doi: 10.1039/c1cc15603a
  • 2. A General Approach to Synthesize Asymmetric Hybrid Nanoparticles by Interfacial Reactions
    Jie He,Maria Teresa Perez, Peng Zhang, Yijing Liu, Taarika Babu,Jinlong Gong, Zhihong Nie
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012-02
    doi: 10.1021/ja210844h
  • 3. Wet-chemical synthesis of amphiphilic rodlike silica particles and their molecular-mimetic assembly in selective solvents
    Jie He, Binyu Yu,Matt J. Hourwitz, Yijing Liu, Maria Teresa Perez, Jun Yang, and Zhihong Nie
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012-02
    doi: 10.1002/anie.201105821
  • 4. Hydrodynamically Driven Self-Assembly of Giant Vesicles of Metal Nanoparticles for Remote-Controlled Release
    Jie He, Zengjiang Wei, Lei Wang, Zuleykhan Tomova, Taarika Babu, Chaoyang Wang, Xiaojun Han, John T. Fourkas, Zhihong Nie
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013-01
    doi: 10.1002/anie.201208425
  • 5. Ordering of Gold Nanorods in Confined Spaces by Directed Assembly
    Weikun Li, Peng Zhang, Ming Dai, Jie He, Taarika Babu, Ye-Long Xu, Renhua Deng, Ruijing Liang, Ming-Hui Lu, Zhihong Nie, Jintao Zhu
    Macromolecules, 2013-03
    doi: 10.1021/ma400115z
  • 6. Entropy-driven Pattern Formation of Hybrid Vesicular Assemblies Made from Molecular and Nanoparticle Amphiphiles
    Yijing Liu, Yan-Chun Li, Jie He, Kaleb John Duelge, Zhongyuan Lu, Zhihong Nie
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014-01, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/ja412172f
  • 7. Facile synthesis of functional Au nanopatches and nanocups
    Jie He, Peng Zhang, Jinlong Gong, Zhihong Nie
    Chemical Communications, 2012-05, 48 (59), pp.7344
    doi: 10.1039/C2CC32070C
  • 8. Self-Assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticle Vesicles and Tubules Driven by Tethered Linear Block Copolymers
    Jie He, Yijing Liu, Taarika Babu, Zengjiang Wei, Zhihong Nie
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012-07, 134 (28), pp.11342-11345
    doi: 10.1021/ja3032295
  • 9. Continuous Microfluidic Self-Assembly of Hybrid Janus-Like Vesicular Motors: Autonomous Propulsion and Controlled Release
    Lei Wang, Yijing Liu, Jie He, Matthew J. Hourwitz, Yunlong Yang, John T. Fourkas, Xiaojun Han, Zhihong Nie
    Small, 2015-04, (), pp.n/a-n/a
    doi: 10.1002/smll.201500527
  • 10. Platinum Nanoparticles: Efficient and Stable Catechol Oxidase Mimetics
    Yi Liu, Haohao Wu, Yu Chong, Wayne G. Wamer, Qingsu Xia, Lining Cai, Zhihong Nie, Peter P. Fu, Jun-Jie Yin
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015-08, (), pp.150828100416001
    doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b05180
  • 11. Formation of hybrid core?shell microgels induced by autonomous unidirectional migration of nanoparticles
    Jianying Wang, Kai Song, Lei Wang, Yijing Liu, Ben Liu, Jintao Zhu, Xiaolin Xie, Zhihong Nie
    Mater. Horiz., 2015-11, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C5MH00024F
  • 12. Folding Up of Gold Nanoparticle Strings into Plasmonic Vesicles for Enhanced Photoacoustic Imaging
    Yijing Liu, Jie He, Kuikun Yang, Chenglin Yi, Yi Liu, Liming Nie, Niveen M. Khashab, Xiaoyuan Chen, Zhihong Nie
    Angewandte Chemie, -0001-11, (), pp.n/a-n/a
    doi: 10.1002/ange.201508616
  • 13. Self-Assembly of Shaped Nanoparticles into Free-Standing 2D and 3D Superlattices
    Weikun Li, Ke Wang, Peng Zhang, Jie He, Shaoyi Xu, Yonggui Liao, Jintao Zhu, Xiaolin Xie, Zhihong Nie
    Small, 2015-12, (), pp.n/a-n/a
    doi: 10.1002/smll.201502768
  • 14. Light-triggered Generation of Multifunctional Gas-Filled Capsules On-demand
    Zhihong Nie, Lei Wang, Jianying Wang, Kai Song, Weilong Li, Zhiqi Huang, Xiaojun Han, Jintao Zhu
    J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015-12, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C5TC03310A
  • 15. Synthesis and Liquid-Crystal Behavior of Bent Colloidal Silica Rods
    Yang Yang, Guangdong Chen, Luz J. Martinez-Miranda, Hua Yu, Kun Liu, Zhihong Nie
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015-11, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b11546
  • 16. Magneto-Plasmonic Janus Vesicles for Magnetic Field-Enhanced Photoacoustic and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Tumors
    Yijing Liu, Xiangyu Yang, Zhiqi Huang, Peng Huang, Yang Zhang, Lin Deng, Zhantong Wang, Zijian Zhou, Yi Liu, Heather Kalish, Niveen M. Khachab, Xiaoyuan Chen, Zhihong Nie
    Angewandte Chemie, 2016-11, 128 (49), pp.15523-15526
    doi: 10.1002/ange.201608338
  • 17. Reprogrammable ultra-fast shape-transformation of macroporous composited hydrogel sheets
    Hongyu Guo, Jian Cheng, Jianying Wang, Peng Huang, Yijing Liu, Zheng Jia, Chen Shawn, Kunyan Sui, Teng Li, Zhihong Nie
    J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017-03, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C6TB02198K
  • 18. Synthesis of circular and triangular gold nanorings with tunable optical properties
    Xiaoying Lin, Yi Liu, Meihua Lin, Qian Zhang, Zhihong Nie
    Chem. Commun., 2017-08, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C7CC06024F
  • 19. Suppressing Nanoparticle-Mononuclear Phagocyte System Interactions of Two-Dimensional Gold Nanorings for Improved Tumor Accumulation and Photothermal Ablation of Tumors
    Yijing Liu, Zhantong Wang, Yi Liu, Guizhi Zhu, Orit Jacobson, Xiao Fu, Ruiliang Bai, Xiaoying Lin, Nan Lu, Xiangyu Yang, Wenpei Fan, Jibin Song, Zhe Wang, Guocan Yu, Fuwu Zhang, Heather Kalish, Gang Niu, Zhihong Nie, Xiaoyuan Chen
    ACS Nano, 2017-09, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05908
  • 20. Phase behaviors of colloidal analogs of bent-core liquid crystals
    Yang Yang, Hanwen Pei, Guangdong Chen, Kyle Thomas Webb, Luz J. Martinez-Miranda, Isabel K. Lloyd, Zhongyuan Lu, Kun Liu, Zhihong Nie
    Science Advances, 2018-05, 4 (5), pp.eaas8829
    doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aas8829
  • 21. A shape-shifting composite hydrogel sheet with spatially patterned plasmonic nanoparticles
    Hongyu Guo, Yijing Liu, Yang Yang, Guangyu Wu, Kerry Demella, Srinivasa R. Raghavan, Zhihong Nie
    Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2018-08, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C8TB01959B
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