Nanoscale Interfacial Engineering Lab
Martin F. Haase
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
12/12/2018
Giuseppe's paper entitled Robust Bijels for Reactive Separation via Silica-Reinforced Nanoparticle Layers has been published online in ACS-Nano. Congratulations!
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11/14/2018
Martin will give an invited lecture entitled 3D-Flow Analysis in Bijels Reconfigured for Interfacial Catalysis (3D-FABRIC) at the Debye Institute of Nanomaterials Science at Utrecht University.
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10/29/2018
Undergraduate student Noah Hough wins third place for his poster "Nanocomposite Membrane Fabrication by Solvent Transfer Induced Phase Separation" at the 2018 AIChE meeting. Congratulations!


10/16/2018
Our lab at the AIChE meeting: Oral presentations by Stephen "Towards Continuously Operated Chemical Reactions in Bicontinuous Systems: Making Robust Strips-Bijels for Microfluidic Applications" on November 1st, 1:30-1:45pm and Martin "Shaping Nanoparticle Fingerprints at the Interface of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets" on November 1st, 9:45-10:00am both in Omni William Penn Hotel, Conference Center A. Poster presentations by Troy "Molecular Transport of Hydrophobic Substances across Polyelectrolyte Multilayers" and Noah "Nanocomposite Membrane Fabrication by Solvent Transfer Induced Phase Separation".
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10/16/2018
American Chemical Society awards Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) grant.
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10/12/2018
Rowan News highlights our paper about shaping nanoparticle fingerprints in a press release.
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09/01/2018
Azeem joins the lab as a new PhD student coming all the way from India. Welcome!


08/18/2018
Lisa's paper is accepted for publication in Science Advances!!! This is also Martin's first last author paper. Congratulations!
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07/13/2018
Stephen's talk entitled "Towards Continuously Operated Chemical Reactions in Bicontinuous Systems: Making Robust Strips-Bijels for Microfluidic Applications." (November 1st, 1:30-1:45pm, Omni William Penn Hotel - Conference Center A) is accepted for oral presentation at the AIChE meeting. Congratulations!
Also Martin will present a talk with the title "Shaping Nanoparticle Fingerprints at the Interface of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets" (November 1st, 9:45-10:00am, Omni William Penn Hotel - Conference Center A) at the same meeting. Tag team!
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06/12/2018
Stephen gives his first conference talk at the ACS colloids at Penn State. Exciting!
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06/1/2018
Rowan University seed fund was awarded to the lab. The award of $10,000 will be used for purchasing a Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) instrumentation for coating characterization. Hurrah!
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05/24/2018
Martin gives an invited talk at the IACIS conference in Rotterdam in honour of his PhD supervisor Helmuth Moehwald.
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05/7/2018
Matthew and Shankar join the NIE-lab for PhD studies. Also Anjana, Sarina, and Troy will do summer research in the lab. Welcome!


04/20/2018
Photographers came to our lab as well as the science fair and made us pose!
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04/13/2018
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03/20/2018
The National Science Foundation is now supporting our research through the NSF-CAREER award. This will provide us with financial support for 5 years, totalling $500,000.
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01/23/2018
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11/01/2017
Several Press releases highlight our paper about bijel derived separation membranes: Penn News, Penn Engineering, phys.org, EurekAlert, nano werk, Azo Nano, Science Daily.

And when we thought it could not be better, we found out that also Lisa's paper about liquid crystal pattern formation was highlighted in Penn News, EurekAlert, phys.org, nano werk, Science Daily!!
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11/01/2017
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11/01/2017
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09/21/2017
Lisa video about cholesteric liquid crystal shells wins the 5th place in the Nikon Small World Video Competition. Congratulations!
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6/14/2017
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5/8/2017
The Lab has moved to Engineering Hall room 220 for the summer 2017. The lab is always busy with 4 undergraduate (Noah, Robert, Trevor, Jonathan) and 1 graduate researcher (Steven). We will move back to the renovated lab space in Rowan Hall during the Fall 2017.
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1/1/2017
The Nanoscale Interfacial Engineering Laboratory was founded today with Stephen Boakye-Ansah as the first PhD student. Welcome!
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7/14/2016
My youtube video about the cheerio effect was featured in a New York Times article.
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5/1/2016
I am excited to teach and research starting in January 2017 as an assistant professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at Rowan University.
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5/26/2016
My new paper entitled "In-situ mechanical testing of nanostructured bijel fibers" is accepted for publication in ACS-Nano.
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1/25/2016
During my visit at the University of Hong Kong I presented our recent work on bijels
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1/2/2016
Bijels in the news: Press releases on Penn News, Phys.org, Technology.org, Science Daily, AZo Materials, Newswise.com increase the visibility of our newly published article on bijels.
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11/19/2016


10/28/2015
A video made by me has won the animation award at the Penn Nanoday. Here the link to the video.
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10/07/2015
Prof. Daeyeon Lee presents my work about Bijels at the Annual Meeting of the Polymer Society of Korea (PSK) (10/07/15) and the Annual Meeting of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) (11/09/15)
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09/03/2015
Invited by Dr. Paul CleggI have spend 4 wonderful days as a visitor at the University of Edinburgh and presented my work about multiple emulsions and Bijels
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09/02/2015
Advanced Materials accepted our new publication about bicontinuous interfacially jammed emulsion gels (Bijels) for publication
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06/26/2015
My poster about multiple emulsion formation by phase separation was awarded the poster prize on the 5th International Colloids Conference in Amsterdam
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10/12/2014
My article about multiple emulsion formation by phase separation was highlighted in the journal Science.
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08/05/2014
The German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded me a research fellowship for a postdoctoral position at the University of Pennsylvania
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