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Perspective chemistry and MSNE grad students welcome!

The departments of chemistry and MSNE arranged a visitation weekend at Rice University, where perspective students interact with professors and students to get a feel of the Rice life. The prospective students have one-to-one meetings with professors, activities with grad … Continue reading

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Dayne Swearer presents and wins a best presentation award at the SCI symposium

Dayne Swearer participated at The Smalley-Curl Institute (SCI) Transdisciplinary Symposium, where he gave a presentation entitled “Aluminum Nanocrystals Decorated with Transition Metal Nanoislands as Antenna-Reactor Nanoparticles for Photocatalysis”. The SCI transdisciplinary symposium gives graduate students a forum for delivering oral talks in … Continue reading

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Happy National Periodic Table Day!

Happy National Periodic Table Day!!

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The Ringe Group invades Buckyball!

The Rice Chemistry Graduate Student Association organized an event called Buckyball, where graduate students had the opportunity to dress formal and enjoy some music. The event went very well for the Ringe Group members!  

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The Ringe Group and Denis Boudreau Group to collaborate on a galvanic replacement project

The Ringe Group started a collaboration with Denis Boudreau from Université Laval, where galvanic replacement on nanoparticles will be studied. Josée Daniel-Richard, a PhD student from the Boudreau group, is visiting the Ringe lab for a short stay in the Spring of … Continue reading

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Ringe group hiring students in 2017!

The Ringe group plans on recruiting motivated PhD students in the departments of materials science and nanoengineering, chemistry, and applied physics! We are looking for students interested in the optical properties of 2D materials as well as structure-function correlations in … Continue reading

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Electron Microscope Center user meeting and workshop coming soon

The Electron Microscope (EMC) user meeting and workshop will be held on January 25th-26th at Duncan Hall, Rice University. For this meeting, discussions and workshops on cutting edge research will be presented. The topics are: STEM tomography, atomic resolution STEM imaging of … Continue reading

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Findings about super-resolution imaging of plasmonic nanoparticles get published in JPCL

Prof. Emilie Ringe and Eduardo Villarreal collaborated with professors Christy Landes and Stephan Link to investigate about “optimization of spectral and spatial conditions to improve super-resolution imaging of plasmonic nanoparticles”. The research focuses on how the interactions between fluorophores and … Continue reading

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Eduardo Villarreal is officially a PhD candidate!

Congratulations to Eduardo, who passed his qualifier in the department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering! Eduardo successfully presented his research proposal about structural dependence of light-matter interactions via correlated optical-electron microscopy, where he studies and evaluates metal nanoparticles and transition metal dichalcogenides. … Continue reading

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Lab cleaning day for The Ringe Group

After more members joining the Ringe Group, lab areas needed to be redistributed… and places needed to be cleaned. For this reason, all the members of the group got together last Saturday to clean and organize the lab. As a … Continue reading

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