September 12 2016
Plastic Crystals and Chiral Phases of Regular Hard Polygon Systems
Congratulations to Wenbo Shen!
August 17 2016
Sharon C. Glotzer has been awarded the Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research and has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, through election by the Board of Directors of AIChE.
July 27 2016
Role of Short-Range Order and Hyperuniformity in the Formation of Band Gaps in Disordered Photonic Materials
L. S. Froufe-Pérez, M. Engel, P. F. Damasceno, N. Muller, J. Haberko, S. C. Glotzer, F. Scheffold
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 053902 (2016)
In APS News: Chrisy Du co-coached the 2016 U.S. Physics Olympiad Team!
July 1 2016
Self-assembly of a space-tessellating structure in the binary system of hard tetrahedra and octahedra
A. T. Cadotte, J. Dshemuchadse, P. F. Damasceno, R. S. Newman, S. C. Glotzer
Soft Matter, Advance Article (2016)
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May 18 2016
Congratulations to PhD Candidates Sangmin Lee, William Zygmunt, Shannon Moran, and Vyas Ramasubramani!
May 13 2016
Congratulations to Simon Adorf and Mayank Agrawal!
May 12 2016
Using depletion to control colloidal crystal assemblies of hard cuboctahedra
Andrew S. Karas, Jens Glaser, Sharon C. Glotzer
Soft Matter 12, 5199-5204 (2016)
May 9 2016
Crystallization in Systems of Hard Polyhedra
Congratulations to Richmond Newman!
May 4 2016
Nucleation and clustering of metastable hard polyhedra fluids
Congratulations to Samanthule Nola!
April 20 2016
Sharon Glotzer participating in a panel at the Department of Energy’s National Lab Day on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2016.
April 15 2016
Congratulations to Matthew Spellings for winning a 2016-2017 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship!
Congratulations to Erin Teich for winning a 2016-2017 Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship!
Congratulations to Will Zygmunt and Ben Swerdlow for winning a 2016 National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Graduate Fellowship!
Congratulations to Shannon Moran for receiving an honorable mention for her application for an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
April 12 2016
The Glotzer Group is a designated NVIDIA GPU Research Center and now HOOMD-blue serves as one of the codes that NVIDIA used to benchmark their new datacenter GPU Tesla P100!
Find more information here: NVIDIA Tesla P100 – Unleashing Infinite Compute for the Modern Data Center.
March 4 2016
Scalable Metropolis Monte Carlo for simulation of hard shapes
Joshua A. Anderson, M. Eric Irrgang, Sharon C. Glotzer
Computer Physics Communications 204, 21–30 (2016)
March 3 2016
Efficient neighbor list calculation for molecular simulation of colloidal systems using graphics processing units
Michael P. Howard, Joshua A. Anderson, Arash Nikoubashman, Sharon C. Glotzer, Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos
Computer Physics Communications 203, 45–52 (2016)
February 22 2016
Biomimetic Hierarchical Assembly of Helical Supraparticles from Chiral Nanoparticles
Yunlong Zhou, Ryan L. Marson, Greg van Anders, Jian Zhu, Guanxiang Ma, Peter Ercius, Kai Sun, Bongjun Yeom, Sharon C. Glotzer, Nicholas A. Kotov
ACS Nano 10 (3), 3248–3256 (2016)
Article on nanotechweb.org:
Chiral nanoparticles self-assemble into superstructures
January 25 2016
Clusters of polyhedra in spherical confinement
Erin G. Teich, Greg van Anders, Daphne Klotsa, Julia Dshemuchadse, Sharon C. Glotzer
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113 (6), E669–E678 (2016)
Article on phys.org:
How particles pack in a confined space
January 15 2016
Thermodynamic and Structural Phase Behavior of Colloidal and Nanoparticle Systems
Congratulations to Eric Irrgang!
December 18 2015
Congratulations to Rose Cersonsky!
December 8 2015
Congratulations to Jim Antonaglia!
October 9 2015
Controlling Chirality of Entropic Crystals
Pablo F. Damasceno, Andrew S. Karas, Benjamin A. Schultz, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 158303 (2015)
October 7 2015
Metastable orientational order of colloidal discoids
Lilian C. Hsiao, Benjamin A. Schultz, Jens Glaser, Michael Engel, Megan E. Szakasits, Sharon C. Glotzer, Michael J. Solomon
Nature Communications 6, 8507 (2015)
September 24 2015
Digital Alchemy for Materials Design: Colloids and Beyond
Greg van Anders, Daphne Klotsa, Andrew S. Karas, Paul M. Dodd, Sharon C. Glotzer
ACS Nano 9 (10), 9542-9553 (2015)
News article on Michigan News:
Nanotech: The new alchemy
September 9 2015
Congratulations to Yina Geng!
August 25 2015
An Interview with Sharon Glotzer
on the website of U-M’s North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
July 23 2015
Rational design of nanomaterials from assembly and reconfigurability of polymer-tethered nanoparticles
Ryan L. Marson, Trung Dac Nguyen, Sharon C. Glotzer
MRS Communications 5 (3), 397-406 (2015)
July 9 2015
Shape control and compartmentalization in active colloidal cells
Matthew Spellings, Michael Engel, Daphne Klotsa, Syeda Sabrina, Aaron M. Drews, Nguyen H. P. Nguyen, Kyle J. M. Bishop, Sharon C. Glotzer
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (34), E4642–E4650 (2015)
Article on Nature Physics:
Active colloids: Made to order
June 23 2015
Shape allophiles improve entropic assembly
Eric S. Harper, Ryan L. Marson, Joshua A. Anderson, Greg van Anders, Sharon C. Glotzer
Soft Matter 11 (37), 7250-7256 (2015)
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June 22 2015
A kirigami approach to engineering elasticity in nanocomposites through patterned defects
Terry C. Shyu, Pablo F. Damasceno, Paul M. Dodd, Aaron Lamoureux, Lizhi Xu, Matthew Shlian, Max Shtein, Sharon C. Glotzer, Nicholas A. Kotov
Nature Materials 14, 785-789 (2015)
News article from Michigan Engineering:
Kirigami art could enable stretchable plasma screens
Article on Popular Science:
This Ancient Paper Art Makes Flexible, Super Strong Electronics
Article on Co.Design:
Japanese Paper-Cutting Is The Future Of Flexible, Bendable Gadgets
Article on Business Insider:
These stretchy batteries could make the next generation of wearables actually comfortable
Article on LiveScience:
Accordion-Like Conductors Could Spawn Flexible Display Screens
Article on Gizmodo:
Japanese Paper Art Could Lead to Bending and Folding Electronics
June 9 2015
Joshua A. Anderson
will be awarded the CoMSEF (Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum) Young Investigator Award during the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting.
May 22 2015
Sharon Glotzer – Simons Investigator in Theoretical Physics since 2012
Mathematics and Physical Sciences Awardee Spotlight
May 21 2015
Sharon C. Glotzer
was named the John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, effective September 1, 2015.
May 20 2015
Congratulations to PhD Candidates Simon Adorf & Mayank Agrawal!
May 11 2015
Prediction and Design of Colloidal Matter Using Directional Entropic Forces
Congratulations to Khalid Ahmed!
May 8 2015
Using Directional Entropic Forces for Target Pattern Design
Congratulations to Pablo Damasceno!
May 6 2015
Congratulations to Andrew Karas!
May 5 2015
Binding kinetics of lock and key colloids
Laura Colón-Meléndez, Daniel J. Beltran-Villegas, Greg van Anders, Jun Liu, Matthew Spellings, Stefano Sacanna, David J. Pine, Sharon C. Glotzer, Ronald G. Larson, Michael J. Solomon
The Journal of Chemical Physics 142, 174909 (2015)
April 29 2015
Tuning mesoscopic assembly behavior via nano building-block interactions and architecture
Congratulations to Ryan Marson!
April 18 2015
“Dark Energy, Alchemy, and Quantum Teleportation: Science Fiction or Ph.D. Research?”
James Antonaglia, Adam Katcher, and Jessica Muir
“Meddling with Matter: Self-Assembly and Designing Particles”
April 1 2015
Congratulations to Paul Dodd!
March 11 2015
Strong scaling of general-purpose molecular dynamics simulations on GPUs
Jens Glaser, Trung Dac Nguyen, Joshua A. Anderson, Pak Lui, Filippo Spiga, Jaime A. Millan, David C. Morse, Sharon C. Glotzer
Computer Physics Communications 192, 97–107 (2015)
February 18 2015
Symmetry Considerations for the Targeted Assembly of Entropically Stabilized Colloidal Crystals via Voronoi Particles
Benjamin A. Schultz, Pablo F. Damasceno, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer
ACS Nano 9 (3), 2336–2344 (2015)
January 12 2015
Congratulations to Ben Schultz!
December 19 2014
Effect of shape on the self-assembly of faceted patchy nanoplates with irregular shape into tiling patterns
Jaime A. Millan, Daniel Ortiz, Sharon C. Glotzer
Soft Matter 11, 1386–1396 (2015)
December 9 2014
Congratulations to Andres Millan!
December 8 2014
Computational self-assembly of a one-component icosahedral quasicrystal
Michael Engel, Pablo F. Damasceno, Carolyn L. Phillips, Sharon C. Glotzer
Nature Materials 14, 109–116 (2015)
News article from Michigan Engineering:
World’s most complex crystal simulated at U-Michigan
December 2 2014
November 10 2014
News article “Shape-shifting micro muscles will pump you up”
Video from Michigan Engineering:
September 23 2014
Understanding shape entropy through local dense packing
Greg van Anders, Daphne Klotsa, N. Khalid Ahmed, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (45), E4812–E4821 (2014)
July 14 2014
Digital colloids: reconfigurable clusters as high information density elements
Carolyn L. Phillips, Eric Jankowski, Bhaskar Jyoti Krishnatreya, Kazem V. Edmond, Stefano Sacanna, David G. Grier, David J. Pine, Sharon C. Glotzer
Soft Matter 10, 7468–7479 (2014)
March 18 2014
Phase Behavior and Complex Crystal Structures of Self-Assembled Tethered Nanoparticle Telechelics
Ryan L. Marson, Carolyn L. Phillips, Joshua A. Anderson, Sharon C. Glotzer
Nano Letters 14 (4), 2071–2078 (2014)
February 25 2014
Complexity in Surfaces of Densest Packings for Families of Polyhedra
Elizabeth R. Chen, Daphne Klotsa, Michael Engel, Pablo F. Damasceno, Sharon C. Glotzer
Physical Review X 4, 011024 (2014)
February 20 2014
Emergent Collective Phenomena in a Mixture of Hard Shapes through Active Rotation
Nguyen H. P. Nguyen, Daphne Klotsa, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer
Physical Review Letters 112, 075701 (2014)
February 2 2014
Self-Assembly of Archimedean Tilings with Enthalpically and Entropically Patchy Polygons
Jaime A. Millan, Daniel Ortiz, Greg van Anders, Sharon C. Glotzer
ACS Nano 8 (3), 2918–2928 (2014)
January 24 2014
Self-assembly of reconfigurable colloidal molecules
Daniel Ortiz, Kevin L. Kohlstedt, Trung Dac Nguyen, Sharon C. Glotzer
Soft Matter 10, 3541-3552 (2014)