Neil Dasgupta serves as a guest editor for a an ACS Virtual Issue on Atomic Layer Deposition [Link] [Editorial]

April   Andre Brooks and Yuxin Chen receive University of Michigan Energy Institute – UROP Summer Fellowships.  Congrats!
January   Neil Dasgupta receives an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award (YIP) [Press Release
 October   Prof. Dasgupta gives an invited talk at the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.  Thank you Prof. Fred Roozeboom and Dr. Jeff Elam for the invitation!

Debashree Das (Postdoctoral Fellow), and Kuan-Hung Chen (M.S. student) join the group.  Welcome!

September    Eric and Kevin’s paper on stabilization of Li metal anodes by ALD is published in Chemistry of Materials [link], and is highlighted on the JCESR website [highlight].

Robin Rodriguez joins the group as a Ph.D. student.  Welcome Robin!


Ashley’s paper on tunable ZnO nanowire growth by ALD seeding is published in Chemistry of Materials. [link]

May    Neil Dasgupta has been selected to receive the 2015 ASME Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal Award “for outstanding achievements in Mechanical Engineering within 10 years of graduation”. [ME homepage feature]
 May   Rachel Goubert and Hyunwoo Park receive University of Michigan Energy Institute – UROP Summer Fellowships.  Congrats!
 March   Ashley Bielinski is the recipient of a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and an NDSEG Fellowship.  Congrats Ashley!
March    Prof. Dasgupta gives an invited talk at the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exhibition in Denver, CO. Thank you Prof. Yiying Wu for the invitation!

Prof. Dasgupta visits 3M Company in Minneapolis, MN to give an invited talk and participate in a brainstorming session for the UM Solar Car Team. Thank you Margaux Mitera for the invitation!

January     The UM Solar Car Team earns it’s first international victory ever in the inaugural Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge. Next stop: World Solar Challenge, October 2015 in the Australian Outback! [Video] [ME homepage feature]
 January    Prof. Dasgupta gives an invited talk at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. Thank you Prof. Tao Deng and for the invitation!

Hyunwoo Park and Rachel Goubert join the group as undergraduate researchers.  Welcome!

November    Prof. Dasgupta gives an invited talk at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, for the Symposium on Chemical and Biotechnology Engineering. Thank you Prof. Bin Liu for the invitation!

Kevin Wood joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Kevin! 


September     Phillip Nwachokor joins the group as an undergraduate researcher.  Welcome Phillip!
September     Neil Dasgupta joins the faculty of the University of Michigan Applied Physics Program

The UM Solar Car team defends it’s national title by winning the American Solar Challenge. Congrats! [news article]


Eric Kazyak joins the group as a Ph.D. student, and is a 2014 NSF fellow.  Welcome Eric!


Ashley Bielinski joins the group as Ph.D. student.  Welcome Ashley!

 March    Neil Dasgupta is featured on the U. S. Department of Energy office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) website. [link]
March     Our comprehensive review article on semiconductor nanowires is published as an Advanced Materials 25th anniversary article. [link]
 February    Prof. Dasgupta will give a Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) Seminar entitled “Atomic Layer Deposition: Fundamentals and Applications” on 02/27/14.  [link]
 January    The Dasgupta Group welcomes new members Thomas Lawton, Yang Chen, and Abhishek Goyal. Welcome!
January     Neil Dasgupta is featured on the Mechanical Engineering department homepage. [link]