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2016

09/2016: Dr. Pietro Strobbia received his Ph.D. Fall 2016 and is currently continuing his work in plasmonic sensing as a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University.

05/2016: Dr. Florika Macazo received his Ph.D. Fall 2106 and is currently working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Utah

03/2016: Prof. Brian Cullum is selected to be a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biomedical Optics

02/01/16: Work from the Lavik Group on wound healing featured in C&E News.

01/30/16: Work from the Geddes Group on STD tests featured in Baltimore Sun.

01/07/16: Prof. Chris D. Geddes (Chem. Biochem.) featured in the Daily Record for NIH-funded clinical trial.

2015

11/30/15: Professor Chris D. Geddes was honored at a UMBC technology luncheon, for technology innovation and development at UMBC. During his tenure at UMBC and within USM, Dr Geddes has published more than 250 peer-reviewed papers, 30 books and he currently holds in excess of 100 world wide patents. Dr Geddes has founded 3 companies, with over 300 products available today, with an enterprise value in excess of $100 million dollars. Dr Geddes has recently received a new TEDCO technology development award, with a view to spinning out a new company on the technology in 2016.

11/16/2015: Congratulations to Lauren Schoukroun-Barnes for successfully defending her PhD thesis. Lauren is a graduate student in Ryan White’s group in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

11/16/2015: Congratulation to Alex LeBrun, a PhD student working in Dr. Liang Zhu’s lab. Alex just successfully defended his PhD dissertation research last week, entitled “MicroCT Image-Based Thermal Simulation and Protocol Design in Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia”. We also got a new this week that Alex’s third paper has been accepted by the International Journal of Hyperthermia. A PDF file will be posted on our lab website (bioheat.umbc.edu) once it is available.

11/12/15: Gregory Szeto joins the CBEE Department as the newest Assistant Professor

11/12/15: Gymama Slaughter (CSEE) invited to present on Human Powered Biosensors as part of the 2016 TEDxBaltimore conference in January.

11/12/15: Ryan White (Chem. Biochem.) selected to receive the Royce W. Murray Young Investigator Award from the Society of Electroanalytical Chemistry at Pittcon 2016.

11/15/15: Gregory Szeto joins the CBEE Department as the newest Assistant Professor

11/12/15: Gymama Slaughter (CSEE) invited to present on Human Powered Biosensors as part of the 2016 TEDxBaltimore conference in January.

11/12/15: Ryan White (Chem. Biochem.) selected to receive the Royce W. Murray Young Investigator Award from the Society of Electroanalytical Chemistry at Pittcon 2016.

07/30/15: New collaborative work published by the Garcin and Daniel labs on using small angle x-ray scattering to characterize biomolecular binding. Check out research page for more details

07/30/15: New Nature Photonics review published by Matthew Pelton in Physics. Check our research page for more details.

07/30/15: New work published by the White group on heterogeneous sensor surfaces. Check our the research page for more details.

03/16/15: IoF has paper accepted for Publication in Chemical Physics Letters: Schmitz, Rachel D., Karolin, Jan O., and Geddes, C.D. (2015). Plasmonic Enhancement of Intrinsic Carbon Nanodot Emission

02/14/15: Professor Geddes has an important paper published in PNAS – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, which significantly contributes to our understanding of nutrients in coral reef environments.

02/11/15: Evgenia Barannikova and Prof. Mark Allen have their work on bio-inspired battery materials featured in Scientific American (http://tinyurl.com/qdrtucd).

01/08/15: A new publication from the Kestner Group is published in Phys. Rev. B. Check out the research page to learn more.

12/19/14: Congratulations to William Ghann from the Daniel Group on successfully defending his Ph.D. theses “Multifunctional Gold Nanoparticles for Targeted Imaging of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme – Design, Characterization and Application.”

12/18/14: Congratulations to Sudhir Dahal from the Cullum Group on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis “Development and Characterization of Non-Resonant Multiphoton Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Brain Tumor Imaging.”

11/17/14: nano@UMBC launches to connect researchers around the campus working at the cutting edge of nanoscience