Lab News

Spring 2014: Congrats to postdoc Adriana San Miguel for winning an NIH K99/R00 award!  Congrats to Emily for winning an NSF graduate fellowship!  Congrats to Tom for winning the Ziegler’s best thesis proposal award!   Congrats to Ariel for winning the PEO Scholar Award!

Hang is elected fellow of AAAS.

Fall 2014:  Several papers are out including a review by Mei and Loice with Emily’s photo on the cover of Analytical Chemistry!

Hang is awarded the ACS Analytical Chemistry Young Innovator Award.

May 2013: Congratulations to alum Kwanghun Chung who will be starting his own lab as an assistant professor at MIT!

Congratulations to Hyewon Lee who defended her thesis this spring and will be starting a postdoc position at MIT!

January 2013:  Matt’s paper was highlighted by Nature Methods to be one of the methods to watch.  Congrats!

December 2012: Adriana’s wormbook chapter is accepted!  Ed’s paper is accepted!  Congrats!

November 2012: Hyewon’s paper is out!  Congrats!

August 2012: Matt’s paper it out!  Also see GT News and NSF Science 360 articles on it.

May 2012: We are proud to announce that alum Kwanghun Chung gets a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface!  See the official announcement!

April 2012:  Ivan’s paper is out!

March 2012: Alum Jeff Stirman gets a Sigma Xi Best Thesis award; the lab gets a Sigma Xi Best Paper award for our publications in 2011.

November 2011: Congratulations to Maria Elena for winning the NSF graduate research fellowship!  Well done!

Hang delivers the Van Ness Award Lectures at RPI.

Congratulations to Hyewon for winning the poster award for Area 15D at AIChE!

October 2011: We welcome Michael, Tom, and Chad to the lab!

September 2011: NSF has awarded us together with the Shvartsman lab (Princeton), the Rushlow lab (NYU), and the Sinha lab (UIUC) through the EFRI program.

August 2011: Congratulations to Kwanghun and Catherine on their paper in Analytical Chemistry and the C&E News article written on it!

April 2011: Congratulations to Mei for winning an NSF graduate research fellowship!  Congratulations also to Lu lab alum Stephen Pety for winning both the NSF and NDSEG fellowships!

April 2011: Congratulations to Jackie and Iva for winning second prize and honorable mention at the Air Products undergrad research symposium!

March 2011: Congratulations to Catherine for winning the F.L. “Bud” Suddath Memorial Award!

February 2011: Congratulations to Kwanghun and Yoosik for having their image selected for the cover of Nature Methods Feb 2011 issue! 

February 2011: Hang featured on Nature Methods’ Author File.

January 2011: Congratulations to Jeff and Matt for publishing their paper in Nature Methods!  See the paper, Nature Methods News and Views, and press release.

December 2010: Congratulations to Catherine for publishing her paper in Molecular Systems Proteomics!

December 2010: Congratulations to Kwanghun and Yoosik Kim (Shvartsman lab, Princeton U.) for publishing their paper in Nature Methods!  Also see GT’s press release.

August 2010: Catherine, Hyewon, Alison and Sharon’s  review paper accepted at Chemical Engineering Science!

Also congratulations to undergrad Stephen Pety for his paper accepted at Chemical Engineering Education!

June 2010: Jeff and Jan present at the Neuro worm meeting in Madison.  Good job!

Shalu Suri wins an annual Acta Student Award for her PhD work from UT Austin.  Congrats Shalu!

Congratulations to Taymour for his paper to appear in Tissue Engineering C, Jeff for his paper in J. Neurosci. Methods, and Jan for his paper in Lab on a Chip!

Congratulations to Kwanghun, Catherine, Alison, and Jan for having their abstracts accepted at microTAS 2010 (Oct 2010 in the Netherlands)!

April 2010: Undergraduate student Emily Gong wins first prize in the Air Product Undergrad Research Symposium poster competition.  Congrats to Emily (and Kwanghun, her mentor)!

April 2010: Undergraduate student Michael Boyang Zhang wins an Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award in College of Engineering.  Congratulations Michael!

March 2010: Congratulations to Ed for his paper in Lab on a Chip, which is also a cover article!

Congratulations also to Matt, Kwanghun, and Jeff for their review paper in Lab on a Chip!

December 2009: Hang Lu wins a National Science Foundation CAREER award.

November 2009: Alison Hirsch presents at the 2009 Annual AIChE Meeting in Nashville, TN.

Kwanghun Chung and Hyewon Lee present at MicroTAS 2009 in Korea.

October 2009: Hang Lu invited to participate in the US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium at the National Academy of Engineering.

September 2009: Congratulations to Kwanghun Chung and Hyewon Lee for their publication entitled “Multiplex pressure measurement in microsystems using volume displacement of particle suspensions” in Lab on a Chip.

August, 2009: Congratulations to Kwanghun Chung for their publication titled “Automated high-throughput cell microsurgery on-chip” published in Lab on a Chip.

This publication was also selected as a Hot Article in addition to being featured as a Highlight in Chemical Technology.

April 2009: Undergrad Michael Difeo wins the second prize in Air Product Undergrad Research Symposium poster competition.  Congrats Mike!

March 2009: Congratulations to Alison Hirsch and Kwanghun Chung for their respective Ziegler awards!

Best PhD proposal – Alison Hirsch

Best Paper – Kwanghun Chung with Jae Kyu Cho from Dr. Breedveld’s lab

More information can be found here: http://www.chbe.gatech.edu/grads/awards.php

February 2009: Hang Lu receives a Sloan Research Fellowship.

More information can be found here: http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?id=2595

February 2009: Congratulations  to Alison Hirsch, Catherine Rivet, and Michael Zhang with the Kemp lab for their publication entitled “Parallel multi-time point cell stimulation and lysis on-chip for studying early signaling events in T cell activation” in Lab on a Chip. It was selected as a Lab on a Chip hot article and is currently featured in the Hot Articles section of their web page at http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/lc/HotArticles.asp.

January 2009: Congratulations to Matt for his paper entitled “Computer-enhanced high-throughput genetic screens of C. elegans in a microfluidic system” in Lab on a Chip!

December  2008: Congratulations to Kwanghun Chung, JaeKyo Cho (Breedveld lab), and Edward Park  for their publication entitled “Three-dimensional in situ temperature measurement in microsystems using Brownian motion of nanoparticles” in Analytical Chemistry.

 

October 2008: Congratulations to Matthew Crane and Kwanghun Chung for their publication entitled “Computer-enhanced high-throughput genetic screens of C. elegans in a microfluidic system“ in Lab on a Chip.

September 2008: Congratulations to Gina Cremona, Alison Hirsch, Catherine Rivet, and Jeffrey Stirman for their accepted poster presentations to MicroTAS 2008. In addition, congratulations to Kwanghun Chung for being selected to give a talk.

June 2008: Congratulations to Kwanghun Chung and Matthew Crane for their publication titled “Automated on-chip rapid microscopy, phenotyping and sorting of C. elegans“ published in Nature Methods!

News featured in Georgia Tech news and the NY Times!

April 2008: Hang Lu will  again be teaching a course in micro- and nanofluidics this fall.

Hang Lu selected for a Georgia Tech CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.

January 2007: Hang Lu selected for a DARPA Young Faculty Award.

April 2006: Hang Lu selected for a DuPont Young Professor Award.

September 2005: Hang Lu selected by MIT Technology Review as one of the top 35 technology innovators under age 35 (TR35).