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  • 04-09-2021, Congratulate to Dinesh Baral, who is awarded the Wyoming NASA EPSCoR MSE Graduate Research Fellowship.
  • 03-11-2021, Congratulate to James Quenon, who is awarded the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 01-01-2021, Welcome James K. Quenon joining our research group as an undergraduate researcher.
  • 11-03-2020, Congratulate to TeYu Chien, who is awarded Thumbs Up Award from the College of Arts & Science Dean's Undergraduate Council, University of Wyoming.
  • 10-09-2020, Congratulate to Dinesh Baral, who is awarded the A&S Dean's Graduate Scholars award
  • 09-01-2020, Welcome William (Buck) Scougale re-joining our research group as a Ph. D student.
  • 07-22-2020, Topological superconductivity research on 2M WS2 has been awarded by DOE, EPSCoR program.
  • 06-09-2020, Welcome Nathan Magno joining our research group.
  • 04-15-2020, Congratulate to Mitchell Nelson, who is awarded the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 10-15-2019, Congratulate to Rabindra Dulal, who is awarded the A&S Dean's Graduate Scholars award.
  • 09-12-2019, Welcome Tim Faltermeier joining our research group.
  • 07-19-2019, Topological spin texture proposal is awarded by DOE, EPSCoR program.
  • 05-31-2019, PI is granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor rank (starting on 7/1/2019).
  • 04-23-2019, Welcome Mitchell Nelson joining our research group.
  • 03-28-2019, We have been awarded Science Initiative's Faculty Innovation Seed Grant from the Office of Research and Economic Development.
  • 03-25-2019, Congratulations to Buck Scougale, who is selected as College of Art & Science Outstanding Graduate 2019.
  • 12-07-2018, Congratulations to Rabindra Dulal, who is awarded the Paul Stock Travel Scholarship.
  • 12-05-2018, Welcome Dillon Jensen joining our research group.
  • 08-25-2018, Congratulations to Aaron Wang for winning the Best Poster Award in 4th FRAMS (Front Range Advanced Magnetics Symposium)
  • 04-10-2018, Congratulations to Dinesh Baral, who has been approved to receive the Academic Affairs Energy GA award.
  • 03-20-2018, The PI, TeYu Chien, is awarded the College of Arts and Sciences Extraordinary Merit in Research Award at University of Wyoming.
  • 11-17-2017, We have been awarded Energy GA Assistantship 2018-2019 from Office of Academic Affairs, University of Wyoming.
  • 11-03-2017, Congratulate to Aaron Wang, who is awarded the A&S Dean's Graduate Scholars award.
  • 09-28-2017, Welcome Dinesh Baral joining our research group.
  • 08-30-2017, Welcome William "Buck" Scougale re-joining our research group after transfering from Northwest College to University of Wyoming to finish his bachelor degree.
  • 08-18-2017, EuO proposal is awarded by NSF, Division of Materials Research (DMR) program.
  • 07-25-2017, Organic solar cell proposal is awarded by NSF, Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) program.
  • 04-25-2017, Welcome Christoffer Masi joining our research group.
  • 04-10-2017, Group member, Joann Hilman, is awarded the 2017 Wyoming NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 03-13-2017, Former group member, Caitlin Huang, participated Wyoming State Science Fair and won the second place in the senior division in the category of Chemistry/Energy: Chemical.
  • 03-10-2017, Group member, Justus Kornkven, is selected as an Art & Science Outstanding Graduate.
  • 08-22-2016, Welcome Rabindra Dulal joining our research group.
  • 08-09-2016, Welcome Teneil A. Schumacher joining our research group.
  • 07-26-2016, Grant proposal "graphene production from Wyoming coal" to School of Energy Resources, University of Wyoming, is awarded.
  • 06-28-2016, Welcome Caitlin Huang joining our research group.
  • 06-15-2016, Group member, Aaron Wang, is awarded the School of Energy Resources Competitive GA Fellowship
  • 05-24-2016, Welcome Mrudhula Baskaran joining our research group.
  • 05-24-2016, Welcome William "Buck" Scougale joining our research group.
  • 04-19-2016, Group member, Andrew Yost, is awarded the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium Graduate Research Fellowship.
  • 03-28-2016, Group member, Joann Hilman, is awarded the 2016 Wyoming NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 02-19-2016, Group member, Joann Hilman, has her undergraduate research proposal granted by the Center for Photoconversion and Catalysis, School of Energy Resources, University of Wyoming.
  • 01-17-2016, Group member, Joann Hilman, is awarded the 2nd place of poster competition in "Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics" held at Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD.


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  • 09-28-2015, Group member, Justus Kornkven, is awarded the Wyoming EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 05-27-2015, Welcome Benjamin Blake Northrup joining our research group.
  • 05-26-2015, Welcome Justus Kornkven joining our research group.
  • 05-05-2015, Group member, Andrew J. Yost, has successfully renewed his NSF Energy and Environmental Nanotechnology GK-12 Fellowship.
  • 04-06-2015, Group member, Joann Hilman, is awarded(renewed) the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 11-06-2014, Group member, Ravi Neupane, is awarded the School of Energy Resources Competitive GA Fellowship
  • 09-08-2014, Welcome Shitao(Aaron) Wang joining our research group.
  • 09-06-2014, The LTSTM has been installed, tested, and fully functioning.
  • 07-11-2014, The Low-Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscope (LTSTM) from Omicron Nanotechnology (now Oxford Instruments) has been delivered.
  • 04-22-2014, Welcome Samuel Nissim joining our research group.
  • 04-02-2014, Group member, Joann Hilman, is awarded the 2014 Wyoming NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • 04-02-2014, Welcome Joann Hilman joining our research group.
  • 03-27-2014, Group member, Andrew J. Yost, has successfully renewed his NSF Energy and Environmental Nanotechnology GK-12 Fellowship.
  • 03-13-2014, Group member, Ravi Neupane, has successfully renewed his Energy GA Fellowship.
  • 01-02-2014, Group member, Ravi Neupane, is awarded the Energy GA Fellowship.
  • 01-02-2014, Welcome Ravi Neupane joining our research group.
  • 11-29-2013, Agree to perform the Journal Editor position for Flexible Electronics, which is published by Versita
  • 11-18-2013, Move the website from Google site to web space in Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Wyoming.
  • 08-20-2013, Officially start the job as Assistant Professor in Department of Physics and Astronomy in Univerisity of Wyoming.
  • 06-06-2013, Grant proposal "quantum-dot sensitized solar cells" to DOE ESPCoR is awarded.
  • 03-07-2013, Group member, Andrew J. Yost, is awarded the NSF Energy and Environmental Nanotechnology GK-12 Fellowship.
  • 02-04-2013, Energy Graduate Assistants Fellowship Awarded.
  • 01-23-2013, Welcome Andrew Yost joining our research group.
  • 12-18-2012, Accept an offer of Assistant Professor position in Department of Physics and Astronomy in University of Wyoming.
  • 09-15-2011, Start working in Mark Hersam's group in Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University.
  • 06-29-2011, Get a postdoc position offer in Mark Hersam's research group in Northwestern University
  • 05-19-2011, Start to construct this website, which is devoted to keep a record of my research activities.

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