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2021

Congratulations on Shrish Patel Wins 2021 Collegiate Inventors Competition for SolarClear! The press release is here.

Congratulations on Shrish Patel named finalist for National Inventors Hall of Fame collegiate inventors competition.The press release is here.

A technology developed in our lab to clean solar panels has advanced to the DOE American Made Solar Prize Final. The press release is here.

Shrish Patel wins National graduate student award in environmental chemistry. University press release is here.

2020

Prof. Alexander Orlov, Dr. Victor Veerasamy, Shrish Patel and Jim Smith have been recognized by the R&D 100 Award, often referred to as the "Oscar of Innovation". The press release is here.

Our group has received a new NSF Award "Tunable catalytic surfaces synthesized and studied by in-situ methods ".

Our group has received SUNY Award to establish a Center for Development and Validation of Scalable Methods for Sustainable Plastic Synthesis and Processing.

Our Group has received OVPR Seed Grant focused on “Observing and modelling new ceramics materials that can breathe out uniform and tunable nanoparticles”.

2019

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo announced regional economic funding that includes $1.5M total economic cost funding for our Center for Laser Manufacturing. The press release is here.

Prof. Orlov was interviewed by TBR Newsmedia about his research in nanotechnology. The on-line article is here.

Shrish Patel won 3 business plan competitions based on technology developed in our lab. University press release is here.

Congratulations to Jiajie Cen for wining National Award in Environmental Chemistry Research. University press release is here.

2018

Prof. Orlov has received the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) SEF Education Award. University press release is here.

We received a grant to develop an innovative technology to clean solar panels, highligted in the University press release.

Our work on combining arts and nanotechnology was highlighted by SBU newsroom.

Our group has received a new SBU-BNL grant to develop a new generation of nanocatalysts for sustainable fuel production.

2017

Prof. Orlov was interviewed by a local newspaper about nanosafety.

Prof. Orlov was appointed to Editorial Board of Chemical Engineering Journal.

Congratulations to Qiyuan Wu for winning ACS graduate student award.

Our paper on newly discovered interfacial properties of concrete was highlighted by SBU newsroom.

2016

Our research on a new method of making nanocatalysts in Helium droplets was featured on front pages of the Brookhaven National Lab and the Stony Brook University.

Prof. Orlov has received Chancellor's Award of Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities from State Universiyt of New York, link.

Prof. Orlov was selected to EU (the European Council of Academies) - US National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering, link.

Prof. Orlov was named Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer, link.

2015


Congratulations to Dr. Girish Ramakrshinan for successfully defending his dissertation entitled "Development of New Generation of Ceramics for Environmentally Focused Chemical Separations".

Our group was awarded NSF grant "Collaborative Research: Development of a Novel Strategy for Using Waste Concrete to Mitigate Industrial Nitrogen Dioxide Emissions and to Inhibit Corrosion"

Prof. Orlov has delivered lecture in the UK Parliament focused on applications and safety of nanotechnology.

Prof. Orlov was selected by the National Academy of Engineering to Frontiers of Engineering Education.

Two articles were highlighted as journal covers in March! More details.

Congratulations to Girish Ramakrishnan on getting his paper accepted to the Energy & Fuels and highlighted as journal cover.

Congratulations to Qiyuan Wu on getting his paper accepted to the Catalysis Science & Technology and highlighted as journal cover.

2014

Prof. Orlov was interviewed by Newsweek on self-cleaning infrastructure (2014). The article is here.

Our group has just received NSF grant (I-Corps) to explore commercialization of sustainable composites (2014).

Our article on release of nanomaterials from polymer composites has been highlighted by the EU Commission. The pdf file of the press release is here.

Prof. Orlov was selected by the National Academy of Sciences to Kavli Felowship (2014). University press release is here.

Prof. Orlov was given tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.