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Alexander Richter wins the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Dr. Bharti's recent publication in Langmuir selected for ACS Editors' Choice

Research by Daniel Morales featured in Soft Matter's 20 most accessed articles of 2014

Alexander Richter and Daniel Morales win 1st and 2nd place oral presentation, and Tim Shay wins 1st place poster at 2015 Schoenborn Symposium

Hyung Ju Kim wins 1st place postdoc poster, and Tim Shay wins 2nd place graduate student poster at 2014 NC ACS.

Environmentally Benign Antimicrobials highlighted at C&T Summit 2015

Lieutenant General Patricia McQuistion visits the Velev lab.

Koohee Han wins 1st place poster at the 2014 Annual Triangle Student Research Competition.

Bhuvnesh Bharti and Hyung-Ju Kim selected to present Nature Research Center talk.

Koohee Han wins 1st place poster at US-German Soft Matter Workshop

Brittany Mertens wins 1st place poster at ECI Biological and Pharmaceutical Complex Fluids.

Stephanie Lam successfully defends her PhD thesis and joins NIST as a postdoctoral research associate.

Tian Tian successfully defends her PhD thesis.

Daniel Morales selected to speak at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Council for Chemical Research.

First colloid and polymer science lecture awarded to Orlin D. Velev.

Tim Shay wins 1st place poster at the 2014 Schoenborn Symposium

Daniel Morales selected for the Milliken Graduate Symposium

Daniel Morales wins the Vivian Stannett Award for 2014

Undergraduate Divya Rao wins research award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Alexander Richter selected as Finalist in International Collegiate Inventors Competition

Alexander Richter, leader of Benanova commercialization team, finalist in Charlotte Venture Challenge Competition

Prof. Orlin Velev receives the NC ACS Distinguished Speaker Award for 2013.


Flourescent dye flowing through a nanoscale thin aqueous film in a two dimensional channel. The film is tens of nanometers thick and forms spontaneously on a hydrophilic and molecularly smooth mica substrate. The ""channels" are formed by stamping hydrophobic molecules on the substrate.
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