Dan and Yilong's work on interfacial assembly of nanoparticles gets accepted for publication in ACS Nano
March 18, 2019
Dan and Yilong's new approach on the interfacial assembly of nanoparticles into tunable anisotropic architectures gets accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Many Congratulations to both of you!
Dan's collaborative paper on nanoparticle diffusion in polymer melts appears online
March 15, 2019
Dan's simulations on anisotropic diffusion of nanoparticles a nonequilibrium polymer melt in collaboration with Dr. Sinha's group just appeared online in PRL! Congratulations, Dan!
Joshua's paper on an Arginine toggle mechanism appears online
December 12, 2018
Joshua's paper reporting discovery of a novel "Arginine toggle" mechanism for regulating ATP hydrolysis in viral DNA packaging motor just appeared online in Nucleic Acids Research! Congratulations, Joshua!
Work on waveguide-based colloidal characterization gets published
September 4, 2018
Our collaborative paper with the Sirbuly lab gets published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. This work explores a new nanofiber microscopy-based approach for characterizing colloidal systems at the microscale. Congratulations to everyone!
Ze publishes her second paper in ACS Nano
September 1, 2018
Ze's paper on modeling the actuation behavior of DNA origami nanostructures gets accepted in ACS Nano. Congratulations, Ze!
Marcello DeLuca joins our research group
August 26, 2018
Marcello joins our lab as a graduate student. He comes from the RPI, where he obtained his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. Marcello will work on the DNA nanotechnology project. Welcome to Duke!
New review article on plasmonic nanocomposites!
February 3, 2018
Gaurav's review article in collaboration with Andrea Tao gets accepted for publication in Chemical Reviews. Congratulations to all authors!
Brian and Joshua win prizes
January 23, 2018
Many Congratulations to Brian Lee and Joshua Pajak who won 3rd place in the poster competition accompanying the 2018 Duke Research Computing Symposium.
Gaurav's new paper in Nature Communications
December 6, 2017
Gaurav's collaborative paper with Prof. Beat Fierz (EPFL, Switzerland) and Prof. Claus Seidel (U. Dusseldorf, Germany) on high-resolution studies of chromatin dynamics just got accepted for publication in Nature Communications. Congrats to all the authors!
Jiuling Wang joins our research team
September 12, 2017
Dr. Jiuling Wang just joined our lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Jiuling comes from the Institute of Mechanics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he obtained his PhD degree. He will work on projects in DNA origami and polymer-nanoparticle composites. Welcome to Duke!
Research openings for undergraduate and graduate students
August 28, 2017
We are on the lookout for smart, motivated, and hardworking undergraduate and graduate students to join our group. If you are interested in joining our laboratory, please send an email with a brief statement of your research interests and career goals along with your resume to Prof.
Ze's new paper in ACS Nano
April 19, 2017
Ze's paper on modeling the conformational dynamics of dynamic DNA-origami nanostructures using coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations appears online in ACS Nano. Congratulations, Ze!
Dan's new paper in Macromolecules
January 15, 2017
Dan's work on elucidating the origin of anisotropic interactions between otherwise isotropic polymer-grafted spherical nanoparticles in polymer melts is accepted for publication in Macromolecules. Congrats, Dan!
Sam's new paper in EES
December 19, 2016
Sam's paper on predicting the morphology and mechanical properties of low-bandgap organic semiconducting polymers using all-atom molecular dynamics simulations gets accepted for publication in Energy & Environmental Science. Congratulations, Sam!
Gaurav Arya: Modeling Soft Matter with Hard Calculations
November 17, 2016
Gaurav Arya will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Duke University beginning July 1, 2017.