Jinsong Huang, associate professor of mechanical & materials engineering, is heading the UNL portion of a solar cell project led by Brown University. They will examine cells made from perovskite, a promising alternative to silicon. (8/28/15)
Xiao Cheng Zeng, Ameritas University & Willa Cather Professor of chemistry, co-led a study showing why nanotubes prefer larger potassium ions to smaller sodium ions. (8/27/15)
Evgeny Tsymbal, George Holmes University Professor of physics; Tula Paudel, research assistant professor of physics; and collaborators have determined why 6 is the threshold for an atomically thin material, as published in Science. (8/14/15)
Srivatsan Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and doctoral student Christina Wilson are studying brain functioning as part of the NIH-funded Molecular Mechanisms of Disease program. (8/7/15)
UNL continues to make waves in the area of nanoscience. With your support, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience will be positioned to continue its reputation for research and education. Please consider giving to the NCMN Research and Education Fund.