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MAY Our work on self-healing gels is featured in US NAE-FOE website. Congrats Ye!

APR Our perspective about nanoGels has been featured as a Cover Article in Chem. Mater..

APR Yaqun and Yu’s paper on 'size-dependent sodium storage properties of organic electrodes' is published in Nano Lett..

APR Ye’s perspective article about our nanoGels is Top 10 Most Accessed Article in Chem. Mater..

APR Guihua and our group have been profiled in MaterialsViews (Wiley)!

APR Yu’s bio-inspired liquid battery work is featured in TechXplore and NanotechWeb! Congrats.

MAR Our review on '2D Materials for Beyond-Li-ion Batteries' is featured in Materials Views as 'Best of Advanced Energy Materials'.

MAR Guihua was selected as one of two international winners for Chem Soc Rev Emerging Investigator Lectureship 2016.

MAR Yu’s paper in Angew. Chem. has been featured as a Cover Article! Congrats.

MAR Guihua was invited by NanotechWeb and C&EN, to comment on two recent interesting works about ‘water-repellent surfaces’.

FEB Guihua was selected as one of 2016 Sloan Research Fellows! We appreciate this prestigious honor. (UT News, College News)

FEB Our Invited review on 'Two-Dimensional Materials for Beyond-Li-ion Batteries' is accepted in Advanced Energy Materials.

FEB Ye Shi was awarded the prestigious UT Graduate School Continuing Fellowship. Congrats!

FEB Ding Yu’s paper on bio-inspired heavy-metal-free liquid battery is accepted in Angew. Chem..

FEB Our invited perspective on ‘nanostructured conductive polymer gels for Energy’ is accepted for 2016 Up-and-Coming series in Chemistry of Materials! We appreciate this honor of being featured as rising young star.

FEB Our group research has been featured in annual school magazine “TEXAS Engineer”!

FEB “UT engineers develop self-healing battery gel” featured story in The Daily Texan. And another feature story by Association for Computing Machinery!

JAN Guihua was invited to Advisory Board of Chem, a high-impact chemistry journal published by Cell Press!

JAN We are excited that our self-healing research is featured in Fox News!

JAN Our self-healing research is featured in the influential Austin Statesman as Front-page news.

JAN Our articles on ‘nanoGel biosensors’ and ‘energy gels’ are selected as 2015 HOT Papers in JMC and Nanoscale!

JAN Our work on "Controlled Synthesis of Nanostructured Conductive Polymer Hydrogels" published in Nano Letters becomes Most Read Articles in Dec 2015.

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DEC Group alumnus Yu Zhao, now professor in Soochow Univ, was selected to China Thousand Talent Program for Young Outstanding Scientists. Congrats!

DEC Dr. Yu gave an invited seminar in Materials Science & Engineering at Carnegie Mellon Univ. Thanks for kind invitation!

DEC Dr. Yu delivered two invited talks at MRS Fall in Boston in Symp LL “Large scale energy storage systems” ...

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Featured Stories

News Feature: Dr. Yu was selected as one of 2016 Sloan Research Fellows! 


News Feature: Future humanoid robots may end up using University of Texas creation to self-heal - Fox News.



News Feature: UT research leads to revolutionary ‘self-healing’ gel for electronics - Austin Statesman.

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Learn about our recent review about Li-redox flow batteries featured as cover story in Chem. Soc. Rev..

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News Feature: MIT Technology Review named Dr. Yu one of the world’s Top 35 Innovators Under Age 35 this year - MIT Tech Review.