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In the nanomaterials & imaging lab, we investigate and develop high-performance lightweight nanomaterials of the next-generation. Such materials will be low-cost to produce, yet very versatile and multi-functional.

Principal Investigator of the Group is Prof. Hannes Schniepp.

Our Lab in the Media



May 2018 New Publication: Nanoscale (2018) — Dickinson, Kumar, Adamson, Schniepp*
"High-throughput optical thickness and size characterization of 2D materials". We developed a simple method to measure the thickness of many graphene sheets with atomic precision (press release).
Apr 2018 Undergraduate student Chloe Walsh successfully defended her honors thesis, “Self-Assembly of Native Spider Silk Protein” on April 25.
Apr 2018 Nanomaterials & Imaging Lab at William & Mary Earth Day 2018: We highlighted the ability of silk to replace synthetic plastics and the importance of our research to achieve this goal. earthweek2018.jpg
Mar 2018 Ph. D. student Qijue Wang presented his work on Mar. 5, in APS 2018 March Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. thum_aps.jpg
Mar 2018 Prof. Schniepp presents an invited talk on “Toughness-Enhancing Linear Metastructure in the Recluse Spider’s Nanoribbon Silk” in the Bio Nano Interfaces and Engineering Applications Symposium at TMS 2018: Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Phoenix, AR.
Jan 2018 Ph. D. student Qijue Wang is awarded Arts & Sciences Office of Graduate Studies and Research/Graduate Student Association Conference Funding, William and Mary.
Jan 2018 Ph. D. student Qijue Wang is selected to present his work about the structure of recluse spider silk in APS 2018 March Meeting in Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 5-9. thum_aps.jpg
Dec 2017 Prof. Schniepp speaks at the 7th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues about our most recent results on the hierarchical structure of silk. thum_icmobt.jpg
Dec 2017 Prof. Schniepp joins the editorial board of PLOS ONE, one of the world's largest scientific journals as an Academic Editor.
Dec 2017 Prof. Schniepp presents four papers at the 2017 Fall MRS Meeting in Boston, MA on topics including the brown recluse ribbon silk, thermal interface materials, and interfacial properties of graphene. thum_mrs.jpg
Nov 2017 Ph. D. student Qijue Wang receives an International Student Opportunity Award from the Reves Center for International Studies, William and Mary.
Sep 2017 Prof. Schniepp gives an invited lecture on “The Strong, Tough & Sticky Silk Nanoribbons of the Recluse Spider: Revealing the Structure and Properties” in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tufts University, Medford, MA. thum_tufts.jpg
Sep 2017 Prof. Schniepp gives an invited lecture on “Synthetic and Biogenic 2D Materials: Interfacial Properties and Characterization” in the Chemical and Bioengineering Department at The Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. thum_mines.jpg
Sep 2017 New publication: Polymer (2017) — Hocker, Hudson-Smith, Smith, Komatsu, Dickinson, Schniepp & Kranbuehl: "Graphene oxide reduces the hydrolytic degradation in polyamide-11". A tiny amount of graphene makes plastics more durable. thum_go-pa11.jpg
Aug 2017 Prof. Schniepp gives an invited talk on “Graphene as a two-dimensional surfactant” at the Fall 2017 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. thum_acs.jpg

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