Please join us in congratulating Professors Hai-Quan Mao, Howard Katz, James Spicer, and Timothy Weihs on their recent grants. The funding will continue to enable them to address a wide range of problems in materials applications, particularly in the areas of health, energy, and national defense.More
Donglei Fan (Ph.D. 2007) Develops World’s Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor
Donglei “Emma” Fan, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, led researchers in developing the smallest, fastest, and longest-running nanomotor to date.
According to a release from UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, the nanomotor “is an important step toward developing miniature machines that could one day move through the body to administer insulin for diabetics when needed, or target and treat cancer cells without harming good cells.”
Donglei Fan received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2007.
- Engineers Build World’s Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor (May 20, 2014, Cockrell School of Engineering)