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2017

SEP Nanowerk and NanotechWeb (UK) feature our work "structural engineering on 2D energy materials " in Nano Lett..

AUG Three new PhD students Youhong, Xiao, and Xuelin joined our group! Welcome aboard!!

AUG Dr. Yu co-organized two symposia at ACS Fall Meeting in DC, and gave an invited talk on our recent 2DMater research!

JUL UT Engineering profiles TMI and EERC as well as our group's recent research.

JUL MRS Bulletin profiles our work "holey 2D TMO nanosheets" in Nat. Common..

JUL Irish Times profiles our work "stretchable sodium ion battery" published in Adv. Mater.

JUL Prof. Yu gave an invited seminar for the prestigious 'DongWu Lectureship' at Soochow University, China.

JUL Our papers 'Multifunctional Gels' and '2D holey Co3O4 nanosheets' are Top 10 Most Accessed Papers in AccChemRes and NanoLett.

JUN ChemistryViews highlight our work "Al-based deep-eutectic-solvent anolyte for flow battery" in Angew. Chem.

JUN Our paper "holey 2D TMO nanosheets" in Nat. Common. is featured in Nanowerk, and NanotechWeb.

MAY Prof. Yu is named as a 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar! A Great honor! UTexas, MSE News.

MAY Dr. Yu is awarded 2017 SMALL Young Innovator Award (Wiley-VCH) and gave a keynote talk at International Small Science Symposium! A great honor to join previous outstanding  awardees. ME News.

MAY Our papers 'Gel-derived novel Li2S cathode' and 'stretchable sodium ion battery' are Top 10 Most Accessed Papers in AEM and AM.

APR Congrats to Ye Shi for winning MRS Graduate Student Gold Award! Check MSE news.

APR Dr. Yu is elected as Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)! Check ME, MSE news.

APR Our stretchable sodium-ion full battery in AdvMat was featured in Phys.Org and Nanowerk!

APR Dr. Yu gave an invited seminar in ME at Berkeley, and delivered two invited talks at ACS meeting!

APR MRS Bulletin features our recent work on metallocene redox flow batteries in EES!

APR We are grateful of being awarded a Senior Grant from the Welch Foundation!

MAR Our supergels as functional binders for next-generation lithium ion batteries was featured in Nanowerk (US), and NanotechWeb (UK).

MAR Ye and Lele both successfully defended their thesis. Big congrats, and we are very proud of you!

MAR Yu Ding was awarded the prestigious 2017-18 University Graduate Continuing Fellowship. Congrats!

MAR Lele was awarded the Outstanding Award at our Department's Graduate Student Poster Competition.

MAR Dr. Yu was officially awarded 2017 TMS Early Career Faculty Award. THanks for TMS Foundation!

FEB Our paper "all-metallocene non-aqueous flow battery" in EES is featured in Nanowerk and X-MOL.

FEB Ye Shi was selected 2017 MRS Graduate Student Award Finalist! Congrats for this prestigious award!

FEB Our paper "Metallocene Non-Aqueous Flow Batteries" is featured as Cover Article in EES.

FEB Our paper "Bio-Inspired Organic Redox Flow Batteries" in Chem is highlighted by X-MOL.

JAN Our work about nanostructured layered materials based high-energy sodium battery in EES is featured in MRS Bulletin! Our work on "smart electrolyte" is featured in UT ME Department.

JAN Our invited review on 'Hybrid 2D Materials for Flexible Energy Devices' is Top 10 Most Accessed Paper in Small, and featured in MaterialsViews (Wiley).

JAN Our work on ternary sulfur cathode was featured in Science News “Better batteries charge forward!”.

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2016

DEC Guihua gave invited talks at Yale Energy Science Institute and Materials Science Colloquium at Columbia Univ.. Great to see many faculty friends and thanks for invitations!

DEC Guihua gave an invited talk in IBM TJ Watson Research Center. Great to meet many outstanding researchers there and thanks for invitation!

DEC Yu Ding won MRS Graduate Student Silver Award; Lele was a competitive nominee of MRS poster prize. Our group gave two invited talks at 2016 MRS Meeting in Boston. Congrats!

NOV Our work on ternary sulfur cathode was featured in Nanowerk, IEEE Spetrum, and NanotechWeb.

NOV Our invited review on 'Hybrid 2D Materials for Flexible Energy Devices' is Top 10 Most Accessed Paper in SmallJun’s paper on ternary sulfur cathode is Top 10 Most Accessed Paper in Nano Lett..

NOV Guihua gave an invited seminar in Materials Science & Engineering at Univ. Maryland. Thanks for invitation!

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Prof. Yu received 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award!

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Ye Shi and Yu Ding won MRS Graduate Student Awards: Gold and Silver!

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Prof. Yu was honored as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)!

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

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

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

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Learn about our review 'Li-redox flow battery' featured as Cover in Chem. Soc. Rev..

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MIT Technology Review named Dr. Yu one of the world’s Top 35 Innovators Under Age 35 (TR 35). 

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