Congratulations to Dr. Yukio Cho for successfully defending his PhD thesis!
Yukio is now a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford SLAC. Good luck, Yukio!
Congrats to Yukio and coauthors on our new publication in JACS
Link to article
"Geometric Transformations Afforded by Rotational Freedom in Aramid Amphiphile Nanostructures"
Congrats to Sam and coauthors on our new publication in MSDE
"Effects of molecular flexibility and head group repulsion on aramid amphiphile self-assembly"Link to article
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Our team values and celebrates diversity and we pride ourselves in fostering a culture inclusive of all identities.Learn More
Congrats to Ty and coauthors on our new article in Advanced Materials Interfaces
"Antifouling Surface Coatings from Self-Assembled Zwitterionic Aramid Amphiphile Nanoribbons"Link to article
See our work highlighted in Physics Today
"A soap bubble crossed with a bulletproof vest": Physics Today reports on our recent work.Link to article
Prof. Ortony receives an NSF Early Career Award
Prof. Ortony receives the Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation.
Meet Our Lab!
We strive to understand the interplay between molecular design, conformational and water dynamics, and interfacial molecular recognition events on the nanoscale.