News in Yin Group

 

Fabruary 2018

Wenjing Xu received the 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad.

January 2018

"2017 Highly Cited Researcher" is presented to Professor Yadong Yin in recognition of ranking among the top 1% researchers for most cited documents, in their specific field.

December 2016

Professor Yadong Yin was chosen as one of the recipients of the NML Researcher Award 2016 by the journal of Nano-Micro Letters in partnership with the Nature Research Society. The NML Researcher Award is established to recognize research excellence in the field of nano and micro science, with special consideration to those who have continuously made outstanding contributions to the development of science in last three years.

January 2016

Professor Yadong Yin appears on Reuters list of The World's Most Influential Minds of 2015. Researchers earn the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of Highly Cited Papers - ranking among the top 1% most cited in their subject field. Five UCR faculty appeared on the 2015 list, which can be searched at highlycited.com.

October 2015

Mingsheng Wang has been awarded the "2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed (non-government sponsored) Students Abroad" from the China Scholarship Council (CSC).

April 2015

Yiding Liu won Graduate Student Silver Award in the 2015 Materials Research Society spring meeting in San Francisco.

August 2014

Professor Yadong Yin appears on Reuters list of The World's Most Influential Minds of 2014. Researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of Highly Cited Papers - ranking among the top 1% most cited in their subject field. The list can be searched at highlycited.com.

April 2014

Yiding Liu won Graduate Student Silver Award in the 2014 Materials Research Society spring meeting in San Francisco.

March 2014

Professor Yadon Yin has accepted a position as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Materials Chemistry C published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. This is a three year term starting on April 1. The Journal of Material Chemistry was established in 1991. In 2013 it was replaced by three new independent journals (A-energy and sustainability, B-biology and medicine,C-optical, magnetic and electronic devices).

September 2013

Michael Janner, a high school student at Redlands East Valley High School, won a $10,000 Scholarship from the Davidson Institute for his research on nano-mirrors and photonic crystals. This award recognizes students 18 and under in a variety of fields who "have completed a significant piece of work".

June, 2013

2013 IUPAC Prizes for Young Chemists Qiao Zhang has been selected by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) to receive one of the five 2013 IUPAC Prizes for Young Chemists. According to IUPAC, the prizes are given for the most outstanding Ph.D. theses in the general area of the chemical sciences. In addition to a cash prize of USD 1000, Qiao was provided travel expenses to the 44th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, 8-15 August 2013, in Istanbul, Turkey, where he was invited to present a poster to describe his award-winning work.

May 2013

The Yin group moved to its new facility in Pierce Annex!

April, 2013

Le He won a Graduate Student Silver Award as well as a Best Poster Award at the 2013 Materials Research Society spring meeting in San Francisco

April 2013

Michael Dahl received the 2013-14 DYP (Dissertation-Year Programs) fellowship which supports students with "distinguished academic records

April 2012

Zhengda Lu and Qiao Zhang won Graduate Student Silver Awards in the 2012 Materials Research Society spring meeting in San Francisco

April 2012

Le He's image "Baked Cupcakes" won the second place award in the "Science as Art" competition at the 2012 MRS Spring meeting in San Francisco

April 2012

Le He and James Goebl received the 2012-13 DYP (Dissertation-Year Programs) fellowship which supports students with "distinguished academic records"

May 2011

Michael Janner, a freshman at Redlands East Valley High School, won first place in his division at the California State Science Fair in Sacramento for his project "Synthesis and Manipulation of Silver and Gold Nano-Mirrors." He also competed in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, and won four awards.

May 2011

Yongxing Hu, the first PhD in the group, received the prestigious 2011 Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Argonne National Laboratory.

April 2011

Qiao Zhang won a Graduate Student Silver Award in the 2011 Materials Research Society spring meeting for "promise for significant future achievement in materials research".

April 2011

Qiao Zhang's image "Flowers in Wonderland" won the second place award in the "Science as Art" competition at the 2011 MRS Spring meeting in San Francisco.

April 2011

Yongxing Hu and Qiao Zhang received the 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Chinese Students Study Abroad.

April 2010

Zhenda Lu and Qiao Zhang received the 2011-12 DYP (Dissertation-Year Programs) fellowship which supports students with "distinguished academic records".

January 2011

Zhenda Lu received the LabAutomation2011 Academic Travel Award from the Association for Laboratory Automation.

November 2010

Yongxing Hu's image "Watermelon on Pandora" was featured by NOVA, the PBS science series, together with many other award-winning images of nanoscale materials.

May 2010

Qiao Zhang was selected to receive a Graduate Student Presentation Award for his oral presentation in Symposium O, 2010 MRS Spring meeting.

May 2010

Yadong Yin received the DuPont Young Professor Grant.

April 2010

Yongxing Hu received the 2010-11 DYP (Dissertation-Year Programs) fellowship which is intended to support students with "distinguished academic records".

April 2010

Yongxing Hu's image "Watermelon on Pandora" won the second place award in the "Science as Art" competition at the 2010 MRS Spring meeting in San Francisco.

February 2010

Yadong Yin received the 3M Nontenured Faculty Grant from 3M Company.

February 2010

Yadong Yin received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.

January 2010

Yadong Yin received the Distinguished Junior Faculty Award from the Chinese-American Chemistry Professor Association.

January 2010

Yadong Yin received the LabAutomation2010 Academic Travel Award from the Association for Laboratory Automation.

June 2009

Tri Pham's Youtube video "What is the Color of Silver?" was selected as one of the winning entries in the NSF supported "Nationwide Undergraduate Chemistry Video Competition".  The project was carried out under Qiao's supervision.  Tri received an all-expense-paid trip to the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Washington D.C. (August 16, 2009) and presented his video to a national audience!

May 2009

Yadong Yin was named a 2009 Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA).

December 2008

Zhenda Lu and Jianping Ge created a landscape painting by self-assembling polystyrene microspheres. They won the second place award in the "Science as Art" competition at the MRS meeting in Boston.

May 2008

Sheba S. Plamthottam, a junior in Upland High School, has won the 4th place in California State Science Fair Competition in the Chemistry category.  Under Jianping's supervision, she carried out a project entitled "Green Preparation and Characterization of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanocrystals"

August 2007

Tierui Zhang's general method for transferring hydrophobic nanocrystals into water was reported in Nano Lett, and highlighted in Science.

May 2007

Jianping Ge's paper on magnetically tunable photonic crystals was accepted for publication in Angew. Chem. as a VIP (very important paper) and cover article. 

March 2007

the group's first paper by Jianping Ge on magnetite nanocrystal clusters  was accepted for publication in Angew. Chem.

September 2006

Yongxing Hu joined the group as the first graduate student.

August 2006

Jianping Ge joined the group from Tsinghua University.

July 2006

Dr. Yadong Yin arrived UCR from Berkeley, and started the Yin group from two completely empty rooms.