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‘Meet Our Faculty’

Episode 9 | Meet Our Faculty | Lauren Buchanan

Nov. 7, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Lauren Buchanan and her group. The Buchanan group employs ultrafast two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy to gain a deeper understanding of protein misfolding pathways relative to disease and to determine how protein structure and dynamics are affected by interactions with materials such as nanoparticles. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Lauren Buchanan...

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Episode 8 | Meet Our Faculty | Josh Caldwell

Oct. 22, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Joshua Caldwell and his group. The Caldwell group employs infrared spectroscopy to develop an improved understanding of how natural and artificial materials interact differently with light at the nano- to atomic scale and the role of crystal symmetry in driving these changes. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Josh Caldwell Caldwell...

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Episode 7 | Meet our Faculty | Greg Walker

Sep. 12, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Greg Walker and his group. The Walker group uses advanced physical models to understand the behavior of nanostructured materials from atoms to devices for tuning and optimizing the performance of energy and sustainability technologies. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Greg Walker  

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Episode 6 | Meet our Faculty | Kane Jennings

Sep. 1, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Kane Jennings and his group. The Jennings group uses molecular engineering principles to design thin films and surfaces to impact energy and sustainability, from membrane separations to biohybrid solar energy conversion. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Kane Jennings Jennings Lab  

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Episode 5 | Meet our Faculty | Janet Macdonald

Aug. 15, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Janet Macdonald and her group. The Macdonald group uses synthetic chemistry techniques to hunt for uncharted paths to make nanocrystals in crystal phases never before seen in nature. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Janet Macdonald Macdonald Lab  

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Episode 4 | Meet our Faculty | Mike King

Jun. 30, 2023—Learn more about Prof. Michael King and his group. The King Lab utilizes nanostructured surfaces and lipid nanoparticles to study the mechanobiology of circulating cancer and immune cells, and for drug delivery strategies to target metastatic cells in the blood and lymphatic circulation. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Mike King King Lab

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Episode 3 | Meet our Faculty | Tim Hanusa

Jun. 22, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Tim Hanusa and his research group. The Hanusa Group uses solid-state mechanochemistry (grinding and milling without solvent) to synthesize reactive inorganic and organometallic compounds that can’t be made in solution. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Tim Hanusa Hanusa Lab

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Episode 2 | Meet our Faculty | Ethan Lippmann

Jun. 13, 2023—Learn more about Dr. Ethan Lippmann and his group. The Lippmann group applies biomolecular and biomedical engineering strategies to basic science and translational investigations that address the role of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in health and disease. Watch on YouTube | Hear more from Ethan Lippmann Lippmann Lab    

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VINSE launches new video series to feature the faculty. Episode 1: Sharon Weiss

Jun. 6, 2023—VINSE is excited to kick-off a new video series that will introduce VINSE professors and show the broad range of the VINSE research areas spanning drug delivery, cellular communication, metamaterials, sensors, batteries, and photodetectors. To kick off this series, learn more about VINSE Director, Sharon Weiss. The Weiss Group engages in research involving photonics, optoelectronics, nanoscience,...

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