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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


 ACS ProjectSeed 2018



Research interests: We are interested in developing: (1)  optical imaging and spectroscopic techniques, and (2) novel nanoparticles, to solve chemical, biological and material problems.


Aug. 2018. 3D Structure of Lipid Domains.  Accepted by Langmuir


Aug. 2018. Deep learning in 3D SIngle Paticle Tracking.  Accepted by Anal. Chem. 

 Aug. 2018. Composite Plasmonic-Ferroelectric Particles for Solar Hydrogen Production.  Accepted by ACS Appl. Energ. Mater. 



Aug. 2018. "Diffusion of Nanocars on Air-Glass Interface." Accepted by J. Phys. Chem. C. Cheers!

Linear Motion of Nanocar on Solid Surface

June 2018. Being invited to contribute to Annual Review of Analytical Chemstry on Three Dimensional Particle Tracking.  Cheers!


April, 2018. Congratulations!


Dec., 2017. C&EN reports about nanocars and molecular motors

C&EN: Big moves for little devices


Nov., 2017. Our paper "Anisotropic Overgrowth of Palladium on Gold Nanorods in the Presence of Salicylic Acid Family Additives" won AIF 2017 Best Paper Award! 

Aug., 2017. "Molecular machines open cell membranes." Now online. 

Paper Link: Molecular machines open cell membranes

NCSU Scientific Blog: Molecular Motors and Molecular Machines Q&A with Wang

Rice News: Motorized molecules drill through cells

Science Magazine News: Nanomachines drill holes into cancer cells

C&EN: Molecular motors drill holes in cells


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