Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Mixer

NanoSTAR would like to invite you to our annual Undergraduate Student/Faculty Mixer on Thursday, March 26th at 5:00-7:00 pm. All professors and undergraduate students interested in nanoscale research are welcome. The reception and poster session will start at 5:00pm in Wilsdorf Hall Atrium. Posters of recent undergraduate projects will be presented followed by time for faculty members to pitch their summer research ideas at 6:00pm in the Dean’s Conference Room (Rm.200)


A full list of publications is available via Google Scholar.


G.M. Geise, B.D. Freeman, D.R. Paul, "Fundamental water and salt transport properties of polymeric materials", Progress in Polymer Science, 39 (2014) 1-42.

G.M. Geise, H.B. Park, A.C. Sagle, B.D. Freeman, J.E. McGrath, "Water permeability and water/salt selectivity tradeoff in polymers for desalination", Journal of Membrane Science, 369 (2011) 130-138.

Informational Meeting

EIS is a sub-committee of the University Commitee on Sustainability. The sub-commitee’s purpose is to promote environmental stewardship on UVa Grounds, via student, staffand faculty engagement. Each of the eight working groups are led by two co-chairs whohelp facilitate discussions and assist the working group in implementing projects. EIS Co-chair, Cheryl Gomez, will give an overview of EIS, followed by informational booths for each of the working groups.

Come check it out!

Where: Ern Commons

When: September 18 from 5-7pm


Bio-  Mark Kester is a Professor of Pharmacology and the Co-Director of the NanoSTAR Institute of the University of Virginia. He was previously the G. Thomas Passananti Professor of Pharmacology at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine and the inaugural Director of the Penn State Center for NanoMedicine and Materials. Dr. Kester’s research interests include the design, characterization and validation of nanotechnologies for targeted drug delivery in cancer.


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