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New position in pi-lab

New position in pi-lab

We are now hiring! We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in nanofabrication/nanotechnology to work on the ERC project IntelGlazing.

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Mark and Ioannis visit Here East

Mark and Ioannis visit Here East

and present the work of pi-lab on luminescent solar concentrators, thermochromic coatings and superhydrophobic surfaces.

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Mark and Christian present their work at MRS Fall in Boston

Mark and Christian present their work at MRS Fall in Boston

Mark presented his latest results on Luminescent Solar Concentrators with flexible DBR mirrors and Christian presented his record breaking thermochromic glazing.

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We welcome Dr Jietao Liu to pi-lab

We welcome Dr Jietao Liu to pi-lab

pi-lab is delighted to welcome Dr Jietao Liu, Associate Professor at Xidian University. Jietao joins us on a prestigious Chinese Scholarship Council fellowship to work on the design and fabrication of dynamic metamaterials.

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We welcome Nick Salaris to pi-lab

We welcome Nick Salaris to pi-lab

Nick, a PhD student on the IPES CDT, joins pi-lab to work on flexible oxygen sensor arrays for biomedical applications. The project is in collaboration with Prof. Manish Tiwari's group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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New paper: "Mitigation of hysteresis due to a pseudophotochromic effect in thermochromic smart windows" published in Scientific Reports

New paper: "Mitigation of hysteresis due to a pseudophotochromic effect in thermochromic smart windows" published in Scientific Reports

Christian Sol, PhD student in pi-lab sheds light on the effects of phase transition hysteresis and gradient on the performance of thermochromic smart windows in a paper published in Scientific Reports.

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Sophia presents her work at the Superhydrophobicity and Wetting Symposium

Sophia presents her work at the Superhydrophobicity and Wetting Symposium

Sophia presents her work on block-copolymers at the Superhydrophobicity and Wetting Symposium (SWS) in Espoo, Finland.

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Dr Guru Laxminarayana Kargal joins pi-lab to work in smart windows

Dr Guru Laxminarayana Kargal joins pi-lab to work in smart windows

Guru is an experienced Chemist with extensive expertise in nanoparticle synthesis and plasmonics. Welcome to our lab Guru!

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The Dawn of Solar Windows - PI Lab in IEEE Spectrum

The Dawn of Solar Windows - PI Lab in IEEE Spectrum

Photonic Innovations Lab features in an article in IEEE Spectrum on Solar Harvesting Windows. The article, by Andy Extance, features both Ioannis Papakonstantinou and Mark Portnoi, and discusses the group's research on Luminescent Solar Concentrators.

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ECBO Munich, June 2017

ECBO Munich, June 2017

Radhika presented the work on 'Electrospun fiber-optic ultrasound transmitters' at ECBO-2017 conference held at ICM, Munich.

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New research grant: Lloyd's Register Foundation ICON PhD studentship

New research grant: Lloyd's Register Foundation ICON PhD studentship

pi-lab receives an International Consortium of Nanotechnologies (ICON) studentship from Lloyd's Register Foundation.

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MRS Phoenix, April 2017

MRS Phoenix, April 2017

Mark and Christian presented their research at the MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona

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Ecobuild 2017

Ecobuild 2017

pi-lab invited to exhibit our work at Ecobuild 2017

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