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Miao Yu Associate Professor
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Clark School Researchers Recognized for Exceptional Inventions
Among the nine 2017 Invention of the Year award nominees, six are led by or include Clark School researchers.  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 »

Wood Provides a Spongy, Eco-Friendly Replacement for Synthetic Materials
Liangbing Hu’s research group develops wood-based aerogel, published in ACS Nano.  More »

UMD ChBE Researchers Continue Search for Li-Battery Stabilization
Corresponding research paper published in CHEM magazine.   More »

UMD Researchers Work to Mitigate Water Scarcity Crisis with Solar-Powered Devices Made of Wood
Low-cost, enviro-friendly devices use natural nanoengineering  More »

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding
National and local news outlets turned to University of Maryland engineers for their disaster expertise.  More »

NEES Attends 2017 DOE EFRC-Hub-MCS PI Meeting
NEES gave talks, posters and won musical award  More »

UMD Research Offers Insight into Structure of Cellular Membrane
Jeffrey Klauda's team uses computer simulation of soybean plasma membrane to further understand molecular behavior.  More »

NEES student selected for U.S. DOE Graduate Student Research Award
PhD candidate from PI Qi's group will work with PI Leung  More »

Stacked nanocrystals offer a new twist on handedness
UMD physics prof control 'chirality' in tiny inorganic arrangements  More »

UMD Researchers Find Ultra-thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery Development
Clark School researchers are developing game-changing solid-state battery technology  More »

YuHuang Wang, NEES PI, talks nanotube protection in video abstract
Advanced materials journal article displays new video abstract  More »

Experts available for comment on upcoming Nobels
Lithium-ion batteries and nanowires are candidates for chemistry and physics prizes; UMD scientists can explain importance  More »

Microsystems Graduate Student Seminar Series
Grad students and postdocs to give short talks on fabrication and characterization  More »

UMD Researchers’ New Nanoscale Solar Cells Could Revolutionize Solar Industry
Can nanostructured solar cells exceed the Shockley-Queisser limit?  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 »

For Batteries, One Material Does It All
Revolutionary material could create safer, simpler and more efficient all-in-one batteries  More »

Welcome to Graphene Beach!
Jiayu Wan wins Materials Research Society’s Science-As-Art competition.  More »

Invention of the Year Finalist: A Revolutionary, High Density, Nanopore Battery
Research team led by Rubloff and Lee develops battery using optimized nanostructure design  More »

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

Simple Stretchable Conducting Material is Robust and Inexpensive
Electronic fabrics and skin are potential applications  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 »

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 »

A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery
Battery inside a nanopore has commercial potential  More »

Lithium-ion battery research profiled in DOE newsletter
NEES EFRC researchers develop method to detect mechanical changes in electrodes.  More »

Adding Lithium Boosts Transparency and Conductivity of Graphite
New material designed to boost performance of solar cells, displays, and electronics published in Nature Communications.  More »

Department of Energy renews NEES EFRC for four years
The center develops highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique way of looking at the science of energy storage.  More »

Room To Move: Spacing Graphite Layers Makes a Better Battery Anode
New process designed to make Na-ion batteries an effective alternative to Li-ion.  More »

Transparent Nanopaper Could Make Paper Electronics a “Thriving Technology”
Zhu presents work on new material at MRS and in Energy & Environmental Science.  More »

UMD to Host First-Ever Scholarship Day of Giving Dec. 11
University of Maryland will host first-ever 24-hour giving challenge on Dec. 11 to support student scholarships.  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 »

Fischell Department of Bioengineering to Host 7th Fischell Festival
Annual event invites everyone to learn more about biomedical engineering.  More »

Submit Abstract Now for Semiconductor Device Symposium in December in Bethesda, MD
Abstract deadline is September 2  More »

A Battery Made of Wood?
Wood fibers help nano-scale batteries keep their structure  More »

Nanoscience and Art Intersect in Cameramaker?s ?Small World? Competition
Deadline for stills and video is April 30  More »

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

Nano ?Beads on a String? Could Advance Battery Technology
Pulsing with lithium, tiny silicon beads on a nanotube hold promise for better batteries  More »

NanoCenter Members Present Papers at Upcoming APS Meeting in Baltimore
Largest physics meeting hosts more than twenty NanoCenter presentations    More »

Flexible Nanopaper Featured in Chemical & Engineering News
ACS Newsmagazine reports innovation in nanoscale technology  More »

Seven NanoCenter Members Named 2013 Future Faculty Fellows
Engineering Grad Students Selected to Prepare for Academic Career  More »

Bacteria Programmed to Re-Create UMD Logo
Feat part of larger body of Clark School research into preventing infections.  More »

Controlling chemistry improves potential of carbon nanotubes
Nanotechnology breakthrough could lead to better batteries, more sensitive biosensors.  More »

New MEMS handbook is comprehensive, practical resource for academics, engineers, students
Reza Ghodssi is co-editor of MEMS Materials and Processes HandbookMore »

YuHuang Wang Wins NSF CAREER Award
One of four awards given to NanoCenter members  More »

Espy-Wilson, Rubloff Are Top UM Inventors
Speech enhancing algorithm, high-density energy storage cells named best of '09.  More »

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

Cumings Leads EFRC Nanowire Team
Research designed to increase effectiveness of lithium ion batteries.  More »

NanoCenter Improves Energy Storage Options
Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.  More »

Ghodssi, Rubloff receive bioMEMS patent
U.S. patent 7,375,404 is awarded for fabrication and integration of polymeric bioMEMS.  More »

MSE Student Wins Best Poster Award at MEMS Alliance Special Topics Symposium
Student honored  More »

Virus assembly demonstrated by Culver, Yi, cited in nanotechweb.
Maryland NanoCenter is beginning a new Interdisciplinary Minor in Nanoscale Science and Technology (NS&T) for undergraduates, which will begin formally in spring 2006. Faculty and courses are already aligned with this program, which offers a unique opportunity for students to experience and join the nano era early in their careers.  More »


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Publication List
  • 1. Optical manipulation and binding of microrods with multiple traps enabled in an inclined dual-fiber system
    Yuxiang Liu, Miao Yu
    Biomicrofluidics, 2010-12, 4 (4), pp.043010
    doi: 10.1063/1.3504716
  • 2. Miniature surface-mountable Fabry–Perot pressure sensor constructed with a 45° angled fiber
    H. Bae, X. M. Zhang, H. Liu, M. Yu
    Optics Letters, 2010-05, 35 (10), pp.1701
    doi: 10.1364/OL.35.001701
  • 3. Far-field superfocusing with an optical fiber based surface plasmonic lens made of nanoscale concentric annular slits
    Yuxiang Liu, Hua Xu, Felix Stief, Nikolai Zhitenev, Miao Yu
    Optics Express, 2011-09, 19 (21), pp.20233
    doi: 10.1364/OE.19.020233
  • 4. On-fiber plasmonic interferometer for multi-parameter sensing
    Zhijian Zhang, Yongyao Chen, Haijun Liu, Hyungdae Bae, Douglas A. Olson, Ashwani K. Gupta, Miao Yu
    Optics Express, 2015-04, 23 (8), pp.10732
    doi: 10.1364/OE.23.010732
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