Jul 2017: DOE announces $1.5M award to Roger French at Case Western on future Si solar cell degradation science. The HueyAFMLabs are co-investigators for mapping nanoscale photovolatic performance.
Jul 2017: Bryan spends 2 weeks in the UK with Oleg Kolosov's group at Lancaster Univ.
Jun 2017: Bryan attends ICE17 in Japan and visits muRata, Taiyo Yuden, and TDK as part of Fulrath award.
May 2017: Bon voyage to graduating group members Dr. Linghan Ye (Intel) and Mr. Zach Thatcher (MPR Associates).
Apr 2017: Bryan gives invited talk at spring meeting of New England Microscopy Society. Our paper on sectioning and planarization of solar cells is published in Nanotechnology. Zachary Thatcher wins 2nd place at annual meeting of American Physical Society New England meeting.
Mar 2017: Enhanced piezoelectric properties via declamping published in Advanced Functional Materials.
Jan 2017: Bryan is a keynote speaker at the International Conference of Science and Technology Innovation, focused on the impact of science on society, held in Nagaoka, Japan.
Oct 2016: Bryan honored by American Ceramic Society with Richard M. Fulrath award.
Sep 2016: Justin and Yasemin's paper on Tomography of CdTe solar cells is published in Nature Energy. Nice press at UConn, Brookhaven National Lab, the Royal Society of Chemistry, and elsewhere.
Sep 2016: Alexandra Longacre joins group as M.S. student, and wins prestigious Iberdrola Foundation fellowship. Thomas Moran also joins the group.
May 2016: Bryan named as UTC Professor of Engineering Innovation
May 2016: Yasemin's paper mapping Isc and Voc in MAPbI3 published in Nanoletters.
May 2016: Varun's work with Yusuf Khan (UCHC) on ultrasound and cells is published in Experimental Biology and Medicine.
April 2016: Doug literally parachutes onto campus with UConn skydiving club.
Mar 2016: Article on Nanoscale solar cell performance for CdTe published in Progress in Photovoltaics.
Mar 2016: Ryan wins 2 project design/incubation awards for stethoscope protector.
Feb 2016: JPCL paper hits 100 citations in <18 months (observing ferroelectric domains in CH3NH3PbI3 molecular perovskite thin films).
Dec 2015: Justin wins best poster at MRS.
Oct 2015: Yasemin earns her PhD and moves on to Intel-Phoenix.
September 2015: Doug Hendrix joins the group to work with Prof. Kay Wille on nano-cements.
Jul 2015: Mr. Gyuho Song joins the group to work along with Prof. SeokWoo Lee on Aerospace Composites from GKN and Pratt and Whitney.
Jun 2015: Yasemin begins a summer internship with Pfizer, and Manny begins a summer internship at ARL.
May 2015: Nick and Doug take 2nd prize among MSE Sr. Design projects.
April 2015: Yasemin gives a great talk at the MS&E student speaking contest.
March 2015: Manny wins crowd favorite in UConn SOE poster contest.
March 2015: Zachary receives SURF fellowship.
March 2015: Justin wins a poster award at the PVMRW conference in Colorado.
February 2015: Manny, Aliya, and Bryan publish in JMR about in situ measurements of MEMS devices. Yasemin's work on solar cells is featured on the cover!
December 2014: James, Linghan, and Bryan published in Nature, including News and Views summary! Excellent images in university publicity too.
November 2014: Dr. Justin Luria joins HueyAFMLabs on an EERE-Sunshot postdoctoral fellowship.
October 2014: Bryan rises to chair of the 1200+ member Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society.