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Our research findings have been recognized with the following awards and honors:

2017 Early Career Faculty Award from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

2017 Young Investigator Award from Office of Naval Research (ONR)

2017 Chemical Communications Emerging Investigator from Royal Society of Chemistry

2016 Journal of Materials Chemistry Emerging Investigator from Royal Society of Chemistry

2015 Analyst Emerging Investigator from Royal Society of Chemistry

2015 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities

2015 3M Nontenured Faculty Award from 3M Company

2014 Beckman Young Investigator Award from Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

2014 Graduate School Alumni Society Early Career Awards from Pennsylvania State University

Professor

Email: zheng@austin.utexas.edu

2013 -  Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

2010 - 2013 Postdoctoral Researcher in Chemistry and Biochemistry (advisor: Prof. Paul S. Weiss), University of California, Los Angeles

2006 - 2010 Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics (advisor: Prof. Tony Jun Huang), The Pennsylvania State University

(2010 Alumni Association Dissertation Award2014 Graduate School Alumni Society Early Career Award)

     2004 - 2006 Research Fellow, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore

     2001 - 2003 M.Sc. in Physics (advisors: Prof. Alfred Huan and Prof. Soo-Jin Chua), National University of Singapore, Singapore

     1997 - 2001 B.Sc. in Physics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Postdoctoral Researchers

Email: linlh04@gmail.com

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

Graduate

Email: danielqvong@gmail.com

B. E. in Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

Awards:

2017-2018 Engineering Foundation Endowed Graduate Presidential Scholarship, Cockrell School of Engineerng, UT Austin. 

Email: jingang@utexas.edu

B.Sc. in Applied Physics, University of Science and Technology of China

Emailyaoran@utexas.edu 

B.E. in Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Email: bharath614@gmail.com

M.Sc. in Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
B.E. in Electrical and Electronics, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.

Awards:

Phi Kappa Phi

2016-17 Friends of Alec Graduate Student Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin.

      2015 Professional Development Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin.

      2015-16 George J. Heuer. Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin.

      2014-15 Harris L. Marcus Graduate Fellowship in Materials Science and Engineering, UT Austin.

Email: pengxiaoleijrr@gmail.com

B.Sc. in Physics, Peking University

Awards:

2017-18 George J. Heuer. Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin.

2016-17 George J. Heuer. Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin.

                                                 2016 Poster Competition Prize, ASME NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology Conference.

Email: mswang86@gmail.com

M.E. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Sichuan University
B.Sc. in Materials Physics, Sichuan University

2017 GS University Graduate Continuing Fellowship, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin.

2015 Warren A. and Alice L. Meyer Endowed Scholarship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin.

Email: zlwu@utexas.edu

M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics, Fudan University
B.E. in Microelectronics, Sun Yat-sen University

Awards:

2015 Professional Development Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin.

2015 Graduate Student Conference Grant, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin.

Undergraduate

Alumni Undergraduate

Alumni Visiting Scholars

Email: gjy40404@gmail.com

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University

B.S. in Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University