News

October 1-5, 2017

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave an invited talk and Thomas Kinsey, Maximilian Heres, and Tyler Cosby contributed posters at the 232nd meeting of the Electrochemical Society in National Harbor, MD.

ECS Meeting

September 27, 2017

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave an invited lecture titled, "Ion transport and dynamics in ionic liquids: insights from broadband dielectric spectroscopy" as part of Virginia Tech's Macromolecules Innovation Institute, Solvay Seminar Series in Macromolecular Science and Engineering in Blacksburg, VA.

August 1-4, 2017

Tyler Cosby and Maximilian Heres contributed posters to the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences' Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting in Oak Ridge, TN.

User Meeting

July 17, 2017

Congratulations to Tyler Cosby for the publication of his article "Dynamic-Mechanical and Dielectric Evidence of Long-Lived Mesoscale Organization in Ionic Liquids" in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters!

Link to Article

June 5-7, 2017

Maximilian Heres gave an invited talk and Thomas Kinsey and Tyler Cosby contributed posters at the Southeast Polymer Forum in Blacksburg, VA.

May 11, 2017

Congratulations to Zachariah Vicars on his graduation from UT with Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering! We wish Zachariah luck in his new position as a PhD student at the University of Pennylvania!

March 13-17, 2017

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave a contributed talk and Maximilian Heres, Tyler Cosby, Thomas Kinsey, Matthew Harris, and Zachariah Vicars contributed poster presentations at the American Physical Society's Annual March Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

APS March Meeting 2017

September 22, 2016

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave an invited talk for the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

Stevens Institute

September 16, 2016

Tyler Cosby gave an invited talk titled, "Proton Transport in Imidazoles: Unraveling the Role of Supramolecular Structure" at BDS 2016 in Pisa, Italy.

BDS 2016

September 9, 2016

Congratulations to Max Heres for publishing his paper "Probing Nanoscale Ion Dynamics in Ultrathin Films of Polymerized Ionic Liquids by Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy" in ACS Macro Letters!

ACS Macro Letters

August 14-19, 2016

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave an invited talk titled, "Charge Transport and Dynamics in Molecular and Polymerized Ionic Liquids" at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference for Ionic Liquids in Newry, ME.

GRC

August 11, 2016

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave an invited talk at the CNMS 2016 user meeting in Oak Ridge, TN.

CNMS

August 10-11, 2016

The Soft Materials Group attended the 2016 CNMS Conference. Congratulations to Tyler Cosby for being named a finalist for Best Student Poster Award.

CNMS

July 10-15, 2016

The Soft Materials Group hosted a HITES12 group.

HITES Page

June 2, 2016

Dr. Joshua Sangoro was invited to present at the 229th Electrochemical Society meeting in San Diego, California.

229th ECS Meeting

April 18, 2016

Dr. Joshua Sangoro, Maximilian Heres, Matthew Harris, and Thomas Kinsey presented at the 2016 UT&VT Polymer Workshop in Knoxville, TN.

Polymer Workshop

March 18, 2016

Congratulations to Zachariah Vicars for winning a top presenter award at the 2016 APS March meeting in Baltimore, MD!

APS

March 18, 2016

Tyler Cosby, Maximilian Heres, Matthew Harris, Thomas Kinsey, Lauren Foote, and Zachariah Vicars presented posters at the 2016 APS March meeting in Baltimore, MD!

APS

March 18, 2016

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave a talk titled, "Charge transport and structural dynamics in nanoscale confined ionic liquids: role of the dimensionality of confinement" at the 2016 APS March meeting in Baltimore, MD!

APS

September 18, 2015

Congratulations to Tyler Cosby for his new paper entitled "Proton Transport in Imidazoles: Unraveling the Role of Supramolecular Structure" published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters!

Paper

September 2, 2015

Congratulations to Tyler Cosby and Max Heres on receiving 2nd place and honorable mention, respectively, for their posters at the 2015 Center for Nanophase Materials Science User Meeting at Oak Ridge National Laboratory!

Link to Event ORNL

May 13, 2015

Tyler Cosby presented a poster at PolyChar23 in Lincoln, NE!

PolyChar23

May 12, 2015

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave a talk titled, "Charge Transport and Structural Dynamics in Polymerized Ionic Liquids," at PolyChar23 in Lincoln, NE!

PolyChar23

May 1, 2015

Welcome to our new group members, undergraduate researchers Zachariah Vicars and John Dooley!


April 15, 2014

Logan Terheggen participated in the undergraduate research competition, EUReCA, at UT where he placed third in the college of engineering and recieved the bronze award from the Office of Research and Engagement. Congratulations, Logan!

EUReCA 2015

April 2, 2014

Congratulations to Logan Terheggen for placing first in the CBE department undergraduate research competition!


March 5, 2015

Maximilian Heres, Tyler Cosby, and Logan Terheggen presented posters at the 2015 APS March meeting in San Antonio, TX!

APS

March 4, 2015

Dr. Joshua Sangoro gave a talk titled, "Structure-morphology-property relationships in polymerized ionic liquids," at the 2015 APS March meeting in San Antonio, TX!

APS

January 12, 2014

Welcome to our new group member, undergraduate researcher Carolina Araujo!


August 22, 2014

Welcome to our new group member, Ph.D. student Maximilian Heres!