2019 Workshop on Liquid Interface X-ray Scattering

NSF’s ChemMatCARS held a workshop on November 21-22, 2019, at the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, to plan new initiatives in X-ray scattering from liquid interfaces at NSF’s ChemMatCARS’ planned second beamline. The purpose of the workshop was to...

2019 Workshop on Advanced Crystallography

NSF’s ChemMatCARS held a workshop on December 14-15, 2019, at the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, to discuss initiatives in advanced crystallography. The purpose of this workshop was to review the current scientific program in advanced...

Outreach 2019

November 22, 2019 : A group of 90 minority STEM undergraduates from 14 college and universities came to attend First Look@Argonne Program. Dr. Yu-Sheng Chen from NSF’s ChemMatCARS led a tour for attendees at Sector 15. July 15, 2019 : 8 Chicago Public School...

Paola Léon-Plata

León-Plata is taking her turn at gaining exposure to other projects in Liu’s lab, learning the techniques her labmate Pham is using: reflectivity and grazing incidence X-ray diffraction. León-Plata came to Chicago with a bachelor’s in chemical engineering from...

Tiep Pham

Pham is in her fifth year of doctoral studies, following undergraduate studies in chemical engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has been developing nanoparticle formulations to target drug delivery and sustain drug release. She adapted the...

Ying Liu

Liu leads a research group focused on nanotechnologies and biomaterials for biomedical applications within the Chemical Engineering Department at UIC. The liu group preciously applied X-ray scattering to understand the self-assembly kinetics of the nanoparticles....