News

2020-08  Santanu graduated with MS in Materials Science & Engineering! 😀

2019-12  Jose graduated with MS in Materials Science & Engineering! 😀

2019-02-14  Dr. Zhe Cheng has been selected to receive the NSF CAREER award to carry out research on fundamentals and new materials development for hydrogen electrode of intermediate temperature proton conducting solid oxide fuel cells (PC-SOFC)

2019-01-07  Shichen started as a postdoc researcher in Dr. Kevin Huang group at University of South Carolina  😀

2018-11-05  Junheng started as a research scientist at Storagenergy Technologies, Inc.  😀

2018-10-22  Shichen successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation! 😀 

2018-08-27  Paniz started as a postdoc researcher at Rutgers University.  Way to go! 😀 

2018-08  Andres graduated with MS in Materials Science & Engineering! 😀

2018-07-30  Paniz won FIU College of Engineering & Computing Outstanding Doctoral Degree Award! 😀 

2018-04-10  Paniz successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation! 😀

2018-04-02  Osama successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation! 😀 

2016-07-28  A proposal by Dr. Zhe Cheng has been selected to receive a grant from NSF Nanomanufacturing (NM) program to carry out research on new method of synthesizing nanopowders of ultrahigh temperature ceramic solid solution materials using single-step high temperature spray pyrolysis (HTSP) process that will incorporate rapid in situ carbothermal reduction (CTR) reaction

2015-08  Amin graduated with MS in Materials Science & Engineering! 😀

2015-07-30  A proposal by Dr. Zhe Cheng (PI) and Dr. Arvind Agarwal (co-PI) has been selected to receive a grant from the DOE National Energy Technology Lab (NETL) Crosscutting Technology Research Program under the HBCU/OMI effort to carry out research on novel synthesis and sintering of high temperature carbide and boride ceramic materials as potential electrodes for magnetic hydrodynamic (MHD) power generation application

2014-08-11  A collaborative research proposal by Dr. Zhe Cheng and Dr. Sung Jin Kim of University of Miami (UM) has been selected to receive the UM/FIU Nanotechnology Collaborative Research Exchange Form (Nano-CREF) seed award to each faculty to carry out proof of concept research in solar fuel generation featuring use of novel nanomaterials and nanostructures

2014-08-12  A research proposal by Dr. Zhe Cheng has been selected to receive seed funding under the Florida Space Research Program 2014 cycle