JSNN welcomes Dr. Yirong Mo as Chair of the Department of Nanoscience

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Yirong Mo as Chair of the Department of Nanoscience at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He also joins as a tenured Full Professor at the Department of Nanoscience. Dr. Mo has a distinguished record of accomplishments. He has published over 200 […]

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JSNN Scientists discover a new material for cleansing wastewater from Lithium – a harmful, yet valuable element

Dr. Rathnayake, an Associate Professor of Nanoscience, and Sheeba Dawood, a PhD Candidate in Nanoscience, have devised a new way to remove lithium from petroleum wastewater. Their process involves developing a proprietary lithium-trapping filter derived from a renewable resource. The filter consists of an electrospun polymer designed to trap lithium. The project is a result […]

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Congratulations JSNN May 2020 Graduates

To the Class of 2020 – Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Future Nanoscience PhD’s Graduates: Zuowei Ji – PhD Nanoscience Dissertation Title – Carbon Nanodots (CNDs): Tuning Structures and Functions in Oxidative Radical Interactions Favorite memory at JSNN – Made friends with some wonderful people. Proudest Accomplishment while at JSNN – Got my PhD done. […]

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Congratulations Mr. Kendall Dawkins

Mr. Kendall Dawkins, a Nanoengineering master student who is supervised by Dr. Iyer, has received the NC A&T Chancellor’s Distinguished fellowship to pursue his Ph.D. at JSNN starting the fall of 2020.

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JSNN alumnus, Dr. Manish Sharma, receives prestigious award

Dr. Manish Sharma, a Nanoengineering graduate who worked under the direction of Dr. Shanthi Iyer, was awarded the 2020 Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS) ProQuest Dissertation Award. For more information on Dr. Sharma, please see the University press release: https://www.ncat.edu/news/2020/03/jsnn-alum-receives-dissertation-award.php

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Faculty Highlight: Jianjun Wei, Ph.D.

JSNN is proud to highlight Jianjun Wei, Ph.D., for an outstanding Fall 2019 semester of research and speaking engagements. Some of his recent accomplishments are listed below. 11/05/2019 Dr. Wei was invited to give a seminar entitled: “Plasmon-Exciton Coupling Effect in Metallic Nanoslits on Energy Conversion” at the Department of Physics, University of North Texas. […]

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UNC Greensboro’s JSNN Announces Establishment Of First Institute

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) revealed the newly minted Joint School’s Institute for Research Technologies. The institute will further strengthen the facilitation of industry partnerships with faculty at UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Additionally, the institute will focus on preparing the next generation of students at JSNN with […]

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SENIC Project Funding from Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Daniel Herr (Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering) has received a continuation of funding from Georgia Institute of Technology for the project “SENIC.” The SENIC partnership between IEN and JSNN provides the most modern facilities and complete collection of tools for both top-down and bottom-up nanoscale science and engineering research in the southeastern US. In addition, the […]

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