Our work on sub-nanometer scale charge density profiling of electrode–electrolyte interfaces has been published at ACS Nano! Also check out the news coverage in the MatSE department and MRL, and EurekAlert.
Author: Yingjie Zhang
New paper on EDL structural descriptor
Our work on deciphering the structural descriptor of interfacial ionic liquids has been published at The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters! Also check out the news release at the MatSE department and EurekAlert.
PPG-MRL Graduate Fellowship Award
Jae received PPG-MRL Graduate Fellowship Award for 2022-2023! Congratulations to Jae and thank PPG for the support!
Mavis Future Faculty Fellows
Kaustubh has been selected as one of the Mavis Future Faculty Fellows (MF3) for the 2022-2023 academic year, and will embark on the journey of training for next-generation professors!
NSF international collaboration grant
Our lab received an NSF grant on integrated experiment-theory studies of carbon electrode-electrolyte interfaces! This is an international collaboration with Prof. Yingjie Zhang serving as the lead PI. Co-PIs include Profs. Narayana Aluru (UT Austin), Amir Farrokh Payam (Ulster University, Northern Ireland), and Niall English (University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland). Thank NSF for supporting our work!
New publication as JCP cover
Our work on spectroscopic investigation of the electric double layers of a pyrrolidinium-based ionic liquid is published in The Journal of Chemical Physics! It is also selected as the cover of the journal!
Our lab received a three-year $425,000 grant from AFOSR on ionic liquids and electrocatalysis! Thank the U.S. Air Force for the support!
Illinois MatSE news:
Beckman Young Investigator Award
Our lab won the 2021 Beckman Young Investigator Award! Thank the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for the support!
Award announcement at the Beckman Foundation:
Summary of our proposed research:
News by the Grainger College of Engineering and the MatSE Department:
News at the Materials Research Lab:
New paper on electrochemical sensors
Our paper on Bi2Te3-based electrochemical sensors is published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces! Here is the featured news from the MatSE department.
New paper on molecular imaging of solvation layers
Our work on atomic-scale imaging of solvation layers is published in ACS Nano! Here is the featured news from the MatSE department.