Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physical Sciences
Dr. Yan obtained his PhD in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2011. He was an assistant professor at Clarkson University after postdoctoral training at the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2019.
Dr. Nan joined the Group after obtaining his PhD in Physics from Wuhan University in 2017. He has been developing new optical manipulation techniques since then.
Zhewei obtained his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arizona and joined the group in 2016. He works on the synthesis and biomedical applications of plasmonic nanoparticles.
Zhenzhen obtained her BS in Biological Engineering from Henan University of Science and Technology and joined the group in 2018. She synthesizes colloidal nanoparticles and studies nano–bio interactions for nanomedicine applications.
UNC Class of 2024
UNC Class of 2023
Quantitative Biology Major, Mathematics & Chemistry Minors
UNC Class of 2022
Clinical Laboratory Science Major