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05/24: Graduate awards

Graduate students Titus Quah and Daniel Arnold are selected to receive fellowships from the UCSB Grad Division. Titus received the Graduate Opportunity Fellowship and Daniel received the Bettly Elings Wells Dissertation Fellowship. Congratulations!

04/24: Undergraduate award
Anika Jena is selected as a Barry Goldwater scholar, a prestigious program designed to support outstanding students pursuing careers in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Congratulations! Check out her news article.

03/24: New researcher in the lab
Postdoctoral fellow Dae Yeon Kim join the lab!  Welcome!

03/24: Graduate award
Graduate student Sachit Nagella is selected as the Connie Frank fellow for summer 2024, a prestigious program designed to support students pursuing biomedical research. Congratulations!

12/23: Army grant
Our lab is awarded an Army grant.  Thank you to the Army scientists and engineers for supporting our work!

09/23: Fifth-year graduate presentations
Graduate students Starry Xu and Daniel Arnold sweep both of the Best Oral Presentation awards at the Graduate Student Symposium. All students did a wonderful job in explaining detailed, technical concepts to a broad scientific audience!

05/23: Graduate award
Graduate student Sachit Nagella is awarded the Graduate Opportunity Fellowship by UCSB, awarded to a student who makes valuable contributions to the diversity of the graduate population. Congratulations!

03/23: Graduate awards
Graduate student Daniel Arnold is selected as the Connie Frank fellow for summer 2023, a prestigious program designed to support students pursuing biomedical research. Daniel is also a CSP Teacher-Scholar Fellow this year. Congratulations!

01/23: New researchers in the lab
Graduate students Aakanksha Gubbala and Juyeon Ha (co-advised with Prof. Arnab Mukherjee) join the lab! 

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 to the reviewers for dedicating so much time to review the proposals!

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 very prestigious award called the Dow Discovery fellowship.  Congratulations!  Check out her news article.

03/21: Air Force grant
Our lab receives an Air Force grant.  Thank you for the support!

03/21: Graduate fellowships!
Graduate students Daniel Arnold and Kevin Modica win NSF graduate 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.

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