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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


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


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


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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