Congratulations to Dr. Li for being highlighted by NIU today. https://www.niu.edu/spotlight/faculty/li.shtml
Congratulations to graduate student Erik Sarnello for being highlighted by the DOE Office of Science. https://www.energy.gov/science/office-science
Congratulations to graduate student Erik Sarnello for his receiving the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) fellowship. https://www.niutoday.info/2020/11/18/among-the-best-and-brightest-two-niu-scientists-win-doe-awards/
Led by Prof. Linda Yasui, our proposal “MRI: Acquisition of a Zeiss LSM 900 with Airyscan 2 for Research and Education at Northern Illinois University” has been selected for funding by NSF.https://newsroom.niu.edu/2020/10/23/niu-earns-grant-to-acquire-high-tech-microscope/
Congratulate first-year graduate student Lingzhe Fang's first author paper has been accepted by Small Methods. Nice job!
Our collaborative works have been published in ACS Catalysis, Nano Letter, Nature Materials, Nano Energy, Nature Communication Chemistry, and Journal of Material Chemistry A.
Congratulate graduate student Erik Sarnello won Full Time Dissertation Completion Fellowship!
Our group is awarded 3 years NSF grant from CBET.
Our papers at NIU with Prof. Stephen Z. D. Cheng have been published in Nature Chemistry, Angew, ACS Macro Letters.
Three collaborative works have been accepted in ACS Catalysis, Advanced Energy Materials and Journal of Material Chemistry A.
Welcome William Bailey from Augustana College join our group at ANL as summer intern.
Our collaborative work has been accepted in J. Phys. Chem. C. Erik is the co-author. Nice work!
Our collaborative work has been accepted in ACS Materials Letter. Erik is the co-author. Nice work!
Prof. Li was invited to give two invited talks at MRS meeting in Phoenix and organize a symposium at ACS meeting in Orlando.
Welcome Xuhui Feng from our collaborator Prof. Ying Li at TAMU join our group at ANL as visiting student. Thanks support from NSF.
Congratulate our NSF-REU student Bethany Palen was accepted by TAMU.
Our collaborative work has been accepted in JEC, ACS Applied Energy Materials, Nature Communications. Erik is the co-author of three papers. Nice work!
Welcome our new postdoctoral scholar, Liguang Wang!
We found the microscopic structure of the ethylene carbonate in Electrolyte, which is highlighted by JCESR and APS.
Welcome Augusta joins our group as the Ph.D student.
Congratulations to graduate student Erik Sarnello for his receiving the competitive scholarship from the XVII International Small Angle Scattering Conference to attend this meeting in 2018.
Our paper “Expanding Interlayer Spacing of Hard Carbon by Natural K+ Doping to Boost Na-Ion Storage” was published at ACS Applied Materials & Interface. First paper for Erik!
Our collaborative work about Giant Molecule Self‐Assembly has been highlighted on the APS website and NIU today.
Welcome Bethany Palen to join our group as a summer NSF-REU student.
Our paper at NIU with Prof. Stephen Z. D. Cheng “Multilevel Manipulation of Supramolecular Structures of Giant Molecules via Macromolecular Composition and Sequence” has been published in ACS Macro Letters.
Our paper “Engineering Single‐Atom Cobalt Catalysts toward Improved Electrocatalysis on the single site catalyst” was published at Small.
Prof. Li was invited to give two oral talks at ACS meeting in New Orlando.
Our paper at NIU is publised on Small--------Bio‐inspired single‐atom dispersed cobalt catalysts with enhanced electrocatalytic performance
Our paper “Effect of Cation–π Interaction on Macroionic Self‐Assembly” collaborating with Prof. Tianbo Liu was published at Angewandte Chemie.
Our first paper at NIU with Prof. Tianbo Liu “Change of Macroionic Hydration Shells due to Different Macroanion-Countercation Interactions” has been accepted in Chemistry European Journal.
Welcome Erik Sarnello to join our group as the first graduate student.
Dr. Li is invited to give a presentation at workshop of “Materials and Bio Synergies” at Argonne National Laboratory.