News

10/22: Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering
Sho is named as a 2022 Packard Fellow!  Packard Fellows are "dared to think big, explore new frontiers, and follow uncharted paths that may lead to groundbreaking discoveries" ... hope we can live up to this! [Article by UCSB]

10/22: ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator
Our lab is awarded an ACS grant.  Thank you to the reviewers for taking the time to review, and ACS for supporting our work!

05/22: Sabbatical visitors
We are excited to welcome Prof. Joonwoo Jeong and Prof. Eujin Um from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea to our lab as visiting professors until early 2023! 

12/21: NSF grant

Our lab receives an NSF grant.  Thank you for the support!

12/21: New researchers in the lab!
Graduate students Kyu Hwan Choi, Sachit Nagella, and Titus Quah (co-advised with Prof. Jim Rawlings) join the lab!  Undergraduates  Lesley Lu and Prabhat Jandhyala join the lab!

09/21: Graduate fellowship!
Graduate student Starry Xu wins a Dow Discovery fellowship.  Congratulations!  Check out her news article.

03/21: DoD grant
Our lab receives a DoD grant.  Thank you for the support!

03/21: Graduate fellowships!
Graduate students Daniel Arnold and Kevin Modica win NSF fellowships.  Congratulations!  Check out their news article.

04/20: New paper in PRL
"Active Contact Forces Drive Nonequilibrium Fluctuations in Membrane Vesicles" is published in PRL, in collaboration with Amaresh Sahu.

03/20: New researchers in the lab!
Graduate students Daniel Arnold, Starry Xu, and Kevin Modica join the lab!  Undergraduates  Lawrence Xi and Stephanie Anujarerat join the lab!  We are all persevering through COVID!

03/20: Research begins! (... and shuts down 2 days later))
We have officially begun our group at UCSB Chemical Engineering! Interested postdoctoral scholars and PhD students, both experimentalists and theorists, are encouraged to get in touch! See "Join" page for details.

03/20 UCSB Chemical Engineering
We are excited to start at UCSB's Chemical Engineering during the 2019-2020 academic year! Construction of the lab is underway! Interested postdoctoral scholars and PhD students, both experimentalists and theorists, are encouraged to get in touch! See "Join" page for details.