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Applied physical sciences research advances solar energy

August 1, 2019

In an article published this month in Science, researchers in the Huang Group in the College of Arts & Sciences’ department of applied physical sciences revealed a new method for stabilizing perovskite solar cells and discussed the implications it has on the future of solar energy and other technologies.

Dynamic structures

June 11, 2019

New materials from the lab of UNC researcher Ronit Freeman that can reconfigure on demand have potential for applications in diagnostics, drug delivery and more.

Faculty Innovator: Ronit Freeman

October 9, 2018

Ronit Freeman, an associate professor in the UNC Department of Applied Physical Sciences, discusses her interdisciplinary approach to her current research and her interest in innovative entrepreneurship.

New bio-inspired dynamic materials transform themselves

October 4, 2018

Highly dynamic synthetic superstructures self-assemble, change stiffness of soft materials, then revert, while providing new clues on brain, spinal cord injuries and neurological disease. Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences Ronit Freeman helped to develop the work when she was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University.