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OCT Ye and Jun's paper and review article are accepted in Nano Lett. and Nano Today. Congrats!

OCT Guihua gave an invited department seminar in NanoEngineering at UCSD. Thanks for kind invitation!

OCT Congrats on Ding Yu’s selection to very competitive MRS Outstanding Graduate Student Award Finalist. He is the only one from UT Austin this fall.

OCT Ding Yu’s paper on 'All-Metallocene-Based Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Battery' is accepted in EES.

SEP Our invited review on 'Inorganic-Graphene 2D Hybrid Materials for Flexible Energy Storage Devices' is accepted in Small.

SEP Our smart electrolyte work has been featured as Cover article in Adv. Mater. and also featured in MaterialsViews (Wiley).

SEP Hongsen's paper about self-assembled Nb2O5 nanosheets for sodium ion capacitors is Top 10 Most Accessed Article in Chem. Mater..

SEP  Our smart polymer electrolyte work in Adv. Mater. was featured in MRS Bulletin.

AUG Guihua gave two invited talks at ACS Fall 2016 meeting in Philly. One of them is 3rd ChemSocRev Lectureship talk on '2D Energy Materials'!

AUG Welcome our group's newest members, Postdocs Fei Zhao and Changkun, PhD students Xingyi, Leyuan and Zhiwei!

AUG Our sodium-ion battery work in EES was featured in Nanowerk, NanotechWeb, and TechXplore.

JUL Warm welcome to our summer visiting students Shengqi, Yu Chen, Yi Shi to Austin!

JUL Guihua gave invited talks and his second RSC Emerging Investigator Lectureship at 2016 IUMRS-ICEM in Singapore, as well as Nanyang Technological Univ.!

JUN  Guihua kicked off the first ChemSocRev Lectureship by giving a keynote speech at 2016 International Symposium on Energy Conversiona and Storage in Xiamen! He also gave an invited talk at 2016 Nature Conference of Materials for Energy in Wuhan.

MAY Lele represents our group to give an invited talk at ECS 2016 in San Diego, and was also awarded UT Professional Development Award. Congrats!

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 Arti...

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2016 Featured Cover Articles: 


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.