2016

March
Graduate students present at 2016 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting:
SM8.1.04 Gold Synthesis on Geometrically Transformed Viral Template (Ngo-Duc)
SM8.2.04 Bio-Assisted Assembly of Gold/Polypyrrole Nanopeapods for Ammonia Gas Detection (Yan)
SM2.5.09 Reconfigurable Bacteriophage for Templated ZnS/Au Janus Particles (Plank)

2015

June
UCR BCOE Commencement: Congratulations to Chung Hee and Marzieh!

Haberer Lab group photo Summer 2015.

MacREU participant, Esmeralda Catalan, joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome, Esmeralda!

April

Graduate student, Chung Hee Moon, gives oral presentation at 2015 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting:
GG1.01 Bio-Directed Assembly of Functional One-Dimensional ZnO Nanostructure

12th Annual Bourns Engineering Day hosted by the UCR Student Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers!

March
Undergraduate, Kalie Inouye, joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome, Kalie!

February
Prof. Haberer participates in 21st Annual STEM Conference for 8th grade girls sponsored by the Redlands Branch of AAUW.

January
Prof. Haberer presents invited talk at Physical Virology Gordon Research Conference.

2014

November
Chung Hee Moon's work on bio-templated H2 sensors is accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters. Well done, Chung Hee!

October

Shahriar Zaman's manuscript is accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Physics. Good job, Shahriar!

September
Shahriar Zaman's Applied Physics Express manuscript is accepted. Congrats, Shahriar!

Congratulations to Yiran Yan on passing her Ph.D. Qualifying Exam.

Congratulations to Dr. Mohammed Shahriar Zaman on completing his Ph. D. dissertation defense! Flyer

Joshua Plank joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome, Josh!

August
Graduate students present at SPIE Optics + Photonics - NanoScience + Engineering:
9171-27 Viral-templated nanocrystalline Pd nanowires for chemiresistive hydrogen sensors photo
9171-29
Chemiresistive ammonia gas sensor based on viral-templated gold nanoparticles embedded in polypyrrole nanowires photo
9171-30 Morphology manipulation of M13 bacteriophage template for nanostructure assembly photo

Prof. Haberer awarded ONR grant to examine nanomaterial assembly using a shape-modified viral template.

July
Prof. Haberer gives invited talk at FASEB SRC Virus Assembly and Structure:
Chemical Virology: Opportunities and Applications Viral-templated Assembly of Nanoscale Materials & Devices

June
Graduate students, M. Shahriar Zaman and Chung Hee Moon, present at 56th Electronic Materials Conference:
PS37 Viral-Templated Mineralization of Copper Sulfide: Structural, Optical and Electrical Characterization
X10 Highly Sensitive Gold-Based Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Sensor from a Biological Template

UCR BCOE Commencement: Congratulations to Shahriar (photo) and Gabriel (photo) !!!

Graduate student, Chung Hee Moon, presents at NSTI-Nanotech 2014:
Bio Nano Materials I Nanocrystalline gold-based hydrogen sulfide sensor from M13 bacteriophage template.
Bio Nano Materials I Chemiresistive hydrogen gas sensor based on viral-templated Pd nanowires.

Prof. Haberer receives a Regents' Faculty Fellowship to support research in the area of viral-based materials assembly.

May
Prof. Haberer (PI) & Prof. Myung are awarded ECCS NSF grant to investigate phage-based, whispering gallery mode optical biosensors.

Prof. Haberer (PI) & Prof. Morikis receive funding from UCR Collaborative Seed Grant Program to initiate studies of viral protein conformational change.

April
Undergraduate researchers, Gabriel Grajeda (photo) and Marzieh Tousi (photo), present at the 8th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, Creative Activity Symposium.

Graduate students present at 2014 MRS Spring Meeting:
E5.07 Electrical and Optical Characterization of Phage-Templated Copper Sulfide photo photo
TT6.06 Highly Sensitive Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Sensor on Functional Biological Template photo
K13.59 ZnO Nanowire Synthesis Using M13 Bacteriophage Template photo

Chung Hee Moon is awarded a Dissertation Year Program fellowship! Congratulations!

Undergraduate, Marzieh Tousi, receives HSI-STEM Undergraduate Research Fellowship for S14.

Shahriar Zaman's manuscript is accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Physics. Great job, Shahriar!

March
Undergraduate, Marzieh Tousi, presents poster at UC LEADS Symposium. photo

February

Recent work on viral-templated hydrogen sulfide gas sensors completed by Chung Hee Moon and collaborators from Prof. Myung's research group highlighted by IOP on Nanotechweb.org.

Shahriar Zaman awarded 2nd Place in the 2014 Solar Energy Conference poster session.

January

Chung Hee Moon's Nanotechnology manuscript is accepted. Congrats, Chung Hee!

Undergraduate, Gabriel Grajeda, receives HSI-STEM Undergraduate Research Fellowship for W14.

2013

November
Undergraduate researchers, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi and Gabriel Grajeda, present at the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) at Whittier College.

Undergraduate researcher, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi, presents at the AIChE Annual Meeting.

October
Undergraduate, Gabriel Grajeda, receives HSI-STEM Undergraduate Research Fellowship for F13.

Haberer Lab group photo Fall 2013.

August
Tam Triet Ngo Duc joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome, Tam Triet!

July
Shahriar Zaman's research is highlighted by NSF SEE Innovation - Viruses Build Solar Cell Material

Yiran Yan joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome, Yiran!

June

Joseph Cheeney joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome, Joe!

Shahriar Zaman's manuscript is accepted for publication in Nanotechnology. Congrats, Shahriar!

Graduate student, Shahriar Zaman, presents at ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium:
Biointerfaces I, Phage-assisted Growth and Characterization of Copper Sulfide Nanostructures.

Undergraduate, Gabriel Grajeda, is awarded a 2013-14 Undergraduate Research Mini-Grant for his research proposal. Great job, Gabriel!

Undergraduate, Gabriel Grajeda, is selected for the CAMP Summer Research Program. Congratulations, Gabriel!

May
Undergraduate, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi, is selected for the UC LEADS Program. Congratulations, Marzieh!

April
Undergraduates, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi and Gabriel Grajeda, receive HSI-STEM Undergraduate Research Fellowships for Sp13.

Graduate students, Shahriar Zaman and Chung Hee Moon, present at 2013 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting:
LL3.05 Assembly and Electrical Characterization of Biomineralized Copper Sulfide Nanowires
LL7.05 Viral-templated Assembly of Nanocrystalline Gold Based Hydrogen Sulfide Sensors

February
The Haberer Lab joins the Winston Chung Global Energy Center.

January
Undergraduates, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi and Gabriel Grajeda, receive HSI Undergraduate Research Awards for W13.

2012

December
Undergraduate, Gabriel Grajeda, joins the Haberer Lab. Welcome!

November
Graduate students, Chung Hee Moon and Shahriar Zaman, present at 2012 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting.

R3.05 Biotemplated Copper Sulfide Nanowires from M13 Bacteriophage
R8.06 Cooperative Effects of Peptide Binding Sites on a Highly Ordered Biological Template

Researchers from UCR, including the Haberer Lab, are featured on MRS TV.

Undergraduate researcher, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi, presents at the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) at California State University-Channel Islands.

October
Prof. Haberer gives invited talk for IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Buenaventura Chapter

Materials Research Society camera crew on UCR campus to shoot footage for MRS TV.

July
Kick-off meeting for the AMPLE project, a collaboration with Prof. Garay (UCR, ME) and Prof. Dames (UCB, ME) funded by Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Science and Technology and the HEL-JTO.

Prof. Haberer participates in Road to Academia panel at UCSB Materials 25th Anniversary Event.

June
Undergraduate student, Marzieh Fanaeianseyeditousi, joins the Haberer Lab through the UCR HSI Summer Research Program. Welcome!

April
Prof. Haberer co-organized Symposium T: Bio-inspired Materials for Energy Applications at 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting.

Graduate students, Chung Hee Moon and Shahriar Zaman, present at 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting.
T5.6 M13 Bacteriophage-Assisted Biomineralization of Cu2S Nanowire Structures for Solar Cell Applications
OO3.19 Building of Hierarchical Zinc Oxide Nanostructures on a Biological Template

March
Prof. Haberer gives invited talk for Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series at the University of Delaware.

February
Prof. Haberer gives invited talk for Chemical Engineering & Materials Science (ChEMS) Seminar at the University of California-Irvine.

2011

February
Haberer Lab group photo Winter 2011.