Graduate Students

Sikai Wu

Chemistry Graduate Student

Pennsylvania State University

Sikai Wu joined the Badding lab from USTC in China.  She is taking over the nanothread synthesis effort from Xiang Li who has left for a postdoctoral position.  Colleagues from the Elacqua and Trauner groups will join her efforts later in the semester.

Pu Duan

Chemistry Graduate Student

Brandeis University

Pu Duan peformed the first advanced quantitative and selective NMR studies on nanothreads in the Schmidt-Rohr group at Brandeis.  He will continue to investigate nanothread NMR in the CNC.

Tao Wang

Physics Graduate Student

Pennsylvania State University

Tao Wang joins the CNC to pursue new directions in nanothread science after several years of modeling work in DOE EFree in the Crespi group.