Lab News


November 25 2021 

Guorui has accepted a faculty position at the University of Science and Technology of China, he will be sorely missed but we are delighted for his new opportunity!


November 19 2021 

Congratulations to Prof. Filleter for winning the NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation!


November 17 2021 

Peter's paper in Science Advances has been featured by UofT News


November 16 2021 

Mahdi and Aly have both had papers accepted in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Congrats!


November 3 2021 

Congratulations to NMML Alumni Mahdi for his paper being accepted in Carbon!


November 3 2021 

Congratulations to Peter for winning Silver in the Nanoscience and Technology Division Grad Student Competition at AVS67!


October 21 2021 

Congratulations to Teng for accepting a postdoctoral position at Stanford with Prof. Wendy Gu. We are very excited for him and he will be missed in NMML!


October 12 2021 

Congratulations to Nima for passing his PhD qualifying exam! He did a great job and there was lots of great discussion.


October 4 2021 

Congratulations to Peter for his paper in collaboration with Prof. Ajayan's group from Rice University being accepted for publication in Advanced Materials!


September 30 2021 

Congratulations to Boran for passing his PhD qualifying exam! His thesis proposed: "Defect and Strain Engineering of Functional 2D Materials" was enjoyed by the committee and there was lots of great discussion.


September 15 2021 

A huge congratulations to Peter for his paper being accepted for publication in Science Advances!


September 2 2021 

Keith and Yaoping have joined the group! Welcome!


July 22 2021 

Congratulations to Guorui and Teng for their paper with Prof. Singh's group being accepted for publication in Carbon!


July 20 2021 

Prof. Filleter has been promoted to full professor.


July 16 2021 

Congratulations to Peter for his paper in collaboration with Eric from Prof Singh's group being accepted for publication in Applied Surface Science!


July 15 2021 

Congratulations to Guorui and Taib for their paper being accepted in Tribology International!


July 8 2021 

Congratulations to Akib for winning an oral presentation award at the U of T Engineering Research Conference!


May 21 2021 

Peter has been named as a Junior Fellow of Massey College for 2021-2022, congratulations!


May 20 2021 

Congratulations to Taib and Guorui whose new paper has just been accepted for publication in Tribology Letters!


May 6 2021 

Taib's paper in collaboration with Prof. Ajayan's group from Rice University has been accepted for publication in Science Advances, congratulations!


May 4 2021 

Teng's paper in collaboration with Prof. Sargent's group has been accepted for publication in Nature Communications, congrats!


April 1 2021 

Darya has accepted a postdoctoral position at MIT. Congratulations and we wish you the best in your new position!


March 1 2021 

Mahdi has accepted a postdoctoral position at the University of Cambridge. We wish you the best in your new position!


February 26 2021 

Recent lab alumni Darya has been awarded an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations!


February 10 2021 

Akib has passed his PhD qualifying exam!


January 20 2021 

Boran has fast-tracked to the PhD program, congratulations!


December 22 2020 

Akib has been awarded the Glynn Williams Fellowship Award for 2021-2022, congratulations!


December 22 2020 

Congratulations to Darya and Teng for their paper being accepted for publication in Nano Letters!


September 29 2020 

A big congratulations to Darya who passed her PhD defence with her thesis titled "Mechanics of Thin Films for Solid-State Batteries". Congratuations!


September 29 2020 

Congratulations to Taib for his ACS Nano publication in collobaration with Rice University!


September 3 2020 

Teng successfully defended his PhD this morning with lots of very interesting discussion. Teng's works throughout his thesis "Intrinsic and Interfacial Fatigue of Graphene" have been widely published and we're very excited to see what you can do next. Congratulations!


September 1 2020 

Congratulations Aly on passing his MASc defence as is! Aly's thesis "Adhesion of Bio-Inspired Micropillar Arrays" has been an exciting new area of study for the lab and we wish you all the best in your new position!