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Gufeng Wang 

Assistant Professor of Analytical  Chemistry
Office: 405A Cox
Phone: (919) 515-1819
Fax: (919) 515-8909



B.S. Nanjing University

M.S. Nanjing University

Ph.D. The University of Iowa, 2004

Postdoctoral Associate, Iowa State University and Ames Lab., U.S. DOE, 2006-2011


May, 2017. Kenny is going to University of  Pennsylvania. Congratulations!


Research interests: We are interested in developing and applying optical imaging and spectroscopic techniques to solve chemical, biological, material, and bioanalytical problems.

March, 2017. Congratulations to Yaning! "Investigating Diffusing on Highly Curved Water-Oil Interface using Three-Dimensional Single Particle Tracking" has been accepted by J. Phys. Chem. C.

Jan., 2017. Congratulations to Nathalia! Nanoparticle growth paper "Anisotropic  Overgrowth of Palladium on Gold Nanorods in the Presence of Salicylic Acid Family Additives."has been accepted by J. Phys. Chem. C.


Nov., 2016. Congratulations to Tao! Nanomachine Photostability paper "Imaging Single Molecular Machines Attached with Two BODIPY Dyes at the Air-Solid Interface: High Probability of Single-Step-Like Photobleaching and Non-scaling Intensity" has been accepted by J. Phys. Chem. C


June 2016. Nanocar paper received media attention:

NC State News: Baby You Can Drive My Nanocar

Rice University News & Media: Nanocars taken for a rough ride


May, 2016. Congratulations to Fang.  "Investigating Axial Diffusion in Cylindrical Pores Using Confocal Single-Particle Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy." has been accepted by Electrophoresis



April, 2016. Congratulations to Fang.  "Moving Kinetics of Nanocars with Hydrophobic Wheels on Solid Surfaces at Ambient Conditions." has been accepted by J. Phys. Chem. C.

April, 2016. Congratulations to Luyang.  "Microscopic Movement of Slow Diffusing Nanoparticles in Cylindrical Nanopores Studied with Three-Dimension Tracking" has been accepted by Anal. Chem.

March, 2016. Congratulations to Bhanu and Fang. "Nanosecond Time Resolution Study of Gold Nanorod Rotation on Liquid-Solid Interface" has been accepted by ChemPhysChem.


Dec. 31, 2015. Our video "Another colorful gold you might have never seen" has won the first place in the Adult category, NC ACS ChemTube 2015 Competiton. Congratulation, everyone!

Video authored by Fang Chen, Nathalia Ortiz, Tao Jin, Yaning Zhong, and Vineet Kumar.

Dec., 2015. Our recent paper in collaboration with Rice University "Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines. Synthesis, Actuation and Monitoring" attracted broad media attention.

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