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Pasquali elected American Physical Society fellow>

Pasquali elected American Physical Society fellow

Matteo Pasquali, chair of Rice’s Department of Chemistry and the A. J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and of materials science and nanoengineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. 

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Wired’s top words give props to Rice researchWired’s top words give props to Rice research
January 12
It may be weird but it’s definitely not wired. That would defeat the purpose of Teslaphoresis, the Rice University-born technique to move and assemble carbon nanotubes wirelessly with a Tesla coil force field. 


3 Rice alumni make Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 20173 Rice alumni make Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2017
January 11
Three Rice University alumni made this year’s Forbes’ 30 Under 30, an honor roll of people under 30 years old who are the “brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers.” Forbes magazine featured 30 honorees on each of the lists for 20 industries. 


Carbon dots dash toward ‘green’ recycling roleCarbon dots dash toward ‘green’ recycling role
December 16
Graphene quantum dots may offer a simple way to recycle waste carbon dioxide into valuable fuel rather than release it into the atmosphere or bury it underground, according to Rice University scientists. 


Light provides pull for future nanocatalyst measurementLight provides pull for future nanocatalyst measurement
December 14
Rice University nanophotonics researcher Isabell Thomann uses lasers, light-activated materials and light-measuring nanoscale tips to push the boundaries of experimental nanoscience, but light is providing the pull in her latest study.