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Welcome to the home page of Mu Research Lab! We have been focusing on the design, synthesis, and functionalization of nanostructured porous materials for a variety of applications in the areas of energy, environments, and biomedical engineering!

 

Group News and Announcements

Aug 2018, Welcome to our new PhD student: Joseph Winarta.

Aug 2018, Congratulate Sean Mcintyre on the ASU-MORE scholarship!

Aug 2018, Dr. Bin Mu gave a poster presentation titled “Scalable Synthesis of Highly Crystalline vdW MOF Nanosheets with Large Aspect-ratio” at the 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Membranes: Materials & Processes.

June 2018, Congratulate Sean Mcintyre on publishing his first-authored research article on Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. [read]

April 2018, Congratulations to Dr. Mitch Armstrong for winning ASU-SEMTE Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award!Mitch

 

April 2018, Congratulate Zack Lindsey on the ASU-FURI scholarship!

Mar 2018, Big congratulations to Dr. Mitch Armstrong for successfully defending his PhD and for starting his new career as Process Development Engineer at Intel! He is also the first PhD student graduated from Mu Research Lab.Mitch defense

 

Nov 2017, Bohan and Mitch representing Mu Research Lab gave two presentations at the 2017 Fall Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Oct 2017, Kori’s first-authored research article has been published in Journal of Membrane Science, which is also the first leading-authored research article from master students in Mu Research Lab. [read

Sep 2017, Welcome to our new group member: Yang Chen, visiting PhD student from Taiyuan University of Technology, China.

Aug 2017, Congratulations to Bohan for successfully defending his Ph.D. proposal!

Aug 2017, Dr. Mu was awarded a NSF EAGER funding! 

Aug 2017, Congratulate Hunter Haynie on the ASU-FURI scholarship!

April 2017, Congratulations to Christopher Balzer for winning SEMTE Outstanding Honors Thesis Award and to Emily Close for winning SEMTE Outstanding Undergraduate Award! Chris and Emily

 

Mar 2017, Congratulations to Mitch for successfully defending his Ph.D. proposal!

Jan 2017, Big congrats to Christopher Balzer on 2017 Churchill Scholarship, which is also ASU’s first Churchill Scholarship!!! [read]Balzer in the lab

 

Dec 2016, Christopher Balzer’s first-authored research paper has been published in Materials Letters, which is also the first leading-authored research article from undergraduate students in Mu Research Lab. [read]

Nov 2016, Congratulate Sarfaraz Shamji, Sean Mcintyre, and Emily Close on the ASU-FURI scholarship!

Nov 2016, Mitch representing Mu Research Lab gave multiple presentations at the 2016 Fall Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Sep 2016, Bohan representing Mu Research Lab gave a presentation titled “Synthesis and characterization of a photoluminescent Zr-based metal-organic framework with controllable UV-induced structural variation and ultrahigh hydrostability” at the 2016 International Conference on Chemical Engineering.

Aug 2016, Congratulate Sean McIntyre on being named as a 2016 ASU/NASA Space Grant Scholar.

Aug 2016, Dr. Bin Mu gave a presentation titled “Electrospun MOF-Nanofiber Composites for Mixed Matrix Membranes” at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Membranes: Materials & Processes.

April 2016, Congratulate Mitch on receiving the 2016 SEMTE Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award. 

April 2016, Big congrats to Christopher Balzer on being named as a 2016 Goldwater Scholar!!! [read]

Mar 2016, Mitch representing Mu Research Lab gave two presentations titled “Electrospun Nanocomposite Membranes for Separation” and “New MOF-Nanofiber Nanocomposites for Moisture Swing Adsorption of Carbon Dioxide” at the 2016 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society (MRS).

Feb 2016, Dr. Bin Mu gave an invited talk at the Nanoscale Science Seminar of ASU on Nanostructured Porous Materials and Engineered Composites.

Dec 2015, Congrats to Bohan and Mitch for passing their qualifying exam!

Nov 2015, Mitch’s research, which is also the first research article from Mu Research Lab, has been published in Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. [read]

Nov 2015, Congratulate Edward Reyes, Emily Close, Joshua Stevens, Ky Nguyen, and Portia Letham on the ASU-FURI scholarship!

April 2015, Congrats to Christopher Balzer on the ASU-FURI scholarship!