Lab News

  • 2021-01-13: Mike was awarded a TMS Functional Materials Division (FMD) Young Leaders Professional Development Award.
  • 2020-10-30: Joe passed his Master thesis defense.
  • 2020-09-17: Mike was awarded an ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.
  • 2020-08-26: Mike was awarded a USF Pandemic Response Research Network COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant.
  • 2020-07-27: Utkarsh was elected as the Vice-president of the Undergraduate Research Society at USF.
  • 2020-04-08: Britney Shepherd joined our group as an undergraduate student.
  • 2020-03-06: Dr. Zhenhai Xia from Materials Science and Engineering at University of North Texas came to visit our lab and department.
  • 2020-03-05: Rubayat and Zhewen passed their qualifying exams and became Ph.D. candidates.
  • 2020-02-26: Zhewen presented his research at TMS 2020.
  • 2020-02-17: Utkarsh Misra joined our group as an undergraduate student.
  • 2020-02-07: Dr. Robert Landers from NSF and Mechanical Engineering at Missouri S&T came to visit our lab and department.
  • 2020-02-04: Mike was awarded an NSF CAREER Award.
  • 2019-11-16: Zhewen presented his research at NanoFlorida 2019.
  • 2019-11-12: Zhewen, Yunjo, and Wyatt presented their research at IMECE 2019.
  • 2019-10-25: Dr. Ani Sumant from Argonne National Lab came to visit our lab and department.
  • 2019-08-26: Ossie Douglas joined our group as a Ph.D student.
  • 2019-07-25: Kevin Brennan completed his FMMI REU program.
  • 2019-05-20: Kevin Brennan from University of Buffalo joined our group as an FMMI REU student.
  • 2019-05-20: Keegan Suero from Hillsborough Community College joined our group as an FMMI REU student.
  • 2019-02-11: Rubayat's review paper "Ångström-Scale, Atomically Thin 2D Materials for Corrosion Mitigation and Passivation" is published in Coatings.
  • 2019-01-07: Xiaohe Luan joined our group as a Graduate student.
  • 2019-01-07: Stanley Agbakansi joined our group as a Graduate student.
  • 2018-11-17: Emily Phan joined our group as an undergraduate student.
  • 2018-10-11: Wyatt Panaccione joined our group as an undergraduate student.
  • 2018-08-14: YunJo Jeong joined our group as a Ph.D. student.
  • 2018-08-07: The NM3L officially opens!
  • 2018-08-07: Michael Cai Wang joined our group as the Principle Investigator.
  • 2018-05-02: Zhewen Yin joined our group as a Ph.D. student.
  • 2018-04-13: MD Rubayat-e Tanjil joined our group as a Ph.D. student.
  • NM3L Research Mission

    Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, NanoManufacturing Laboratory @ USF

    We strive to better the health and security of our planet through investigations into fundamental interfacial and surface phenomena to elucidate emergent mechanisms and pathways towards manipulation of matter at the Ångström scale.

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    Publications

    Papers

    Jeong Yunjo, Ossie Douglas, Utkarsh Misra, Md Rubayat‐E. Tanjil, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Michael Cai Wang. Mitigation of Electromigration in Metal Interconnects via Hexagonal Boron Nitride as an Ångström‐Thin Passivation Layer Advanced Electronic Materials, 2021.

    Nancy Diaz-Elsayed, Hadi Charkhgard, Michael Cai Wang. Sustainable and Resilient Manufacturing for the Post–COVID-19 Era ASTM Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, 2020.

    Britney A Shepherd, Md Rubayat-E Tanjil, Yunjo Jeong, Bilgenur Baloğlu, Jingqiu Liao, Michael Cai Wang. Ångström- and Nano-scale Pore-Based Nucleic Acid Sequencing of Current and Emergent Pathogens MRS Advances, 2020.

    Charlotte J. Haberstroh, Mauricio E. Arias, Zhewen Yin, Michael Cai Wang. Effects of hydrodynamics on the cross‐sectional distribution and transport of plastic in an urban coastal river Water Environment Research, 2020.

    Gang Wang, Sung-Kon Kim, Michael Cai Wang, Tianshu Zhai, Siddhanth Munukutla, Gregory S. Girolami, Peter J. Sempsrott, SungWoo Nam, Paul V. Braun, Joseph W. Lyding. Enhanced Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Chemically Cross-Linked Carbon Nanotube-Based Fibers and Their Application in High-Performance Supercapacitors. ACS Nano, 2019.

    Anirudh Krishna, Jin Myung Kim, Juyoung Leem, Michael Cai Wang, SungWoo Nam, Jaeho Lee. Ultraviolet to Mid-Infrared Emissivity Control by Mechanically Reconfigurable Graphene. Nano Letters, 2019.

    Juyoung Leem, Yeageun Lee, Michael Cai Wang, Jin Myung Kim, Jihun Mun, Md Farhadul Haque, Sang-Woo Kang, SungWoo Nam. Crack-assisted, localized deformation of van der Waals materials for enhanced strain confinement. 2D Materials, 2019.

    Sun Sang Kwon, Jonghyun Choi, Mohammad Heiranian, Yerim Kim, Won Jun Chang, Peter Knapp, Michael Cai Wang, Jin Myung Kim, Narayana R Aluru, Won Il Park, SungWoo Nam. Electrical Double Layer of Supported Atomically-thin Materials. Nano Letters, 2019.

    Anirudh Krishna, Jin Myung Kim, Juyoung Leem, Michael Cai Wang, SungWoo Nam, Jaeho Lee. Dynamic Radiative Thermal Management by Crumpled Graphene. In 2019 18th IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm), 2019, 5: 797-802.

    Pilgyu Kang, Michael Cai Wang, Peter M Knapp, Kyoung-Ho Kim, Hong-Gyu Park, SungWoo Nam. Crumple nanostructuring of atomically thin 2D materials for flexible optoelectronic devices and plasmonic metamaterials. In 2D Photonic Materials and Devices II, 2019,2(10920): 109200F.

    Md Rubayat-E Tanjil, Yunjo Jeong, Zhewen Yin, Wyatt Panaccione, Michael Cai Wang. Ångström-Scale, Atomically Thin 2D Materials for Corrosion Mitigation and Passivation. Coatings, 2019, 9(2): 133.

    Yijue Diao, Gus Greenwood, Michael Cai Wang, SungWoo Nam, and Rosa M. Espinosa-Marzal. Slippery and sticky graphene in water. ACS Nano, 2019.

    Matthew R. Rosenberger, Michael Cai Wang, Xu Xie, John A. Rogers, SungWoo Nam, and William P. King. Measuring individual carbon nanotubes and single graphene sheets using atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy. Nanotechnology, 2017, 28(35): 355707.

    Michael Cai Wang, Juyoung Leem, Pilgyu Kang, Jonghyun Choi, Peter Knapp, Keong Yong, and SungWoo Nam. Mechanical instability driven self-assembly and architecturing of 2D materials. 2D Materials, 2017, 4(2): 022002.

    Jonghyun Choi, Jihun Mun, Michael Cai Wang, Ali Ashraf, SangWoo Kang, and SungWoo Nam. Hierarchical, dual-scale structures of atomically thin MoS2 for tunable wetting. Nano Letters, 2017, 17(3): 1756-1761.

    Michael Cai Wang, Widianto P. Moestopo, Satoshi Takekuma, Shama Farabi Barna, Richard T. Haasch, and SungWoo Nam. A sustainable approach to large area transfer of graphene and recycling of the copper substrate. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 5(43): 11226-11232.

    Pilgyu Kang, Michael Cai Wang, and SungWoo Nam. Bioelectronics with two-dimensional materials. Microelectronic Engineering, 2016, 161: 18-35.

    Ali Ashraf, Yanbin Wu, Michael Cai Wang, Keong Yong, Tao Sun, Yuhang Jing, Richard T. Haasch, Narayana R. Aluru, and SungWoo Nam. Doping-induced tunable wettability and adhesion of graphene. Nano Letters, 2016, 16(7): 4708-4712.

    Pilgyu Kang, Michael Cai Wang, Peter M. Knapp, and SungWoo Nam. Crumpled graphene photodetector with enhanced, strain‐tunable, and wavelength‐selective photoresponsivity. Advanced Materials, 2016, 28(23): 4639-4645.

    Juyoung Leem, Michael Cai Wang, Pilgyu Kang, and SungWoo Nam. Mechanically self-assembled, three-dimensional graphene–gold hybrid nanostructures for advanced nanoplasmonic sensors. Nano Letters, 2015, 15(11): 7684-7690.

    Jonghyun Choi, Hoe Joon Kim, Michael Cai Wang, Juyoung Leem, William P. King, and SungWoo Nam. Three-dimensional integration of graphene via swelling, shrinking, and adaptation. Nano Letters, 2015, 15(7): 4525-4531.

    Michael Cai Wang, SungGyu Chun, Ryan Steven Han, Ali Ashraf, Pilgyu Kang, and SungWoo Nam. Heterogeneous, three-dimensional texturing of graphene. Nano Letters, 2015, 15(3): 1829-1835.

    Ali Ashraf, Yanbin Wu, Michael C. Wang, Narayana R. Aluru, Seyed A. Dastgheib, and SungWoo Nam. Spectroscopic investigation of the wettability of multilayer graphene using highly ordered pyrolytic graphite as a model material. Langmuir, 2014, 30(43): 12827-12836.

    Jonghyun Choi, Michael Cai Wang, Ronald Young S. Cha, Won Il Park, and SungWoo Nam. Graphene bioelectronics. Biomedical Engineering Letters, 2013, 3(4): 201-208.

    Patents

    Three-dimensional texturing of two-dimensional materials, SungWoo Nam, Michael Cai Wang - US Patent 9,908,285, 2018

    Book Chapters

    Michael Cai Wang, Jonghyun Choi, Jaehoon Bang, SungGyu Chun, Brandon Smith, and SungWoo Nam. Monolithic Graphene–Graphite Integrated Electronics. Nanomaterials, Polymers, and Devices: Materials Functionalization and Device Fabrication, 2015: 523-538.

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