News

October 17, 2019

Congratulations to Michael for his election as a Fellow of the American Physical Society "for contributions to the understanding of relationships between structure and electronic properties of conjugated polymers, and the translation of these relationships to functional devices such as transistors and solar cells."

Related Links
October 17, 2019

Congratulations to Saejin and Veronica on their advancement to candidacy.

March 13, 2019

Congratulations to Michael for his election as a Fellow of the Materials Research Society "for contributions to the fundamental science of the structure and electronic properties of organic semiconductors and the translation of these relationships to functional devices." This honor recognizes outstanding contributions to the materials community through research, leadership, and service.

Related Links
March 12, 2019

Elayne will head to Germany this summer for the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physics. This event brings together Nobel Laureates and young scientists to foster exchange among scientists of different generations, cultures, and disciplines. Congratulations to Elayne on being selected for this incredible opportunity!

Related Links
December 07, 2018

Three students from the Chabinyc group gave widely-attended talks in Boston for Fall MRS. Congrats to Naveen, Kelly, and Elayne! Additionally, the group got to see a few familiar faces during the alumni meetup.

December 07, 2018

Congrats to Eunhee, who successfully defended her thesis! Her dissertation is titled: "Processing – structure –property relationship in doped semiconducting polymers for organic thermoelectrics". We wish her the best in her new position at Apple!

December 07, 2018

A recent publication on using branched side chains to control the counterion location in doped P3EHT films was published in ACS Macro Letters. Read more below!

Related Links
December 04, 2018

Our publication looking at growth and structural defects in perovskite thin films was published in Chemistry of Materials. Congrats to Naveen, Rhys, Nori, Clay, and Erin!

Related Links
October 31, 2018

Congratulations to Rhys on passing her qualifying exam -- in costume! She was dressed as a magician, but magic was not necessary for her to pass her candidacy exam with flying colors.

October 15, 2018

Congrats to Veronica on her successful preliminary exam, during which she presented a thorough literature review on a topic related to her research. 

October 15, 2018

Congrats to John, Erin, and Naveen on their recent publication in Applied Physics Letters. Read about their work in microwave conductivity in MAPbI3 here:

 

Related Links
September 20, 2018

Take a look at our recent paper published in Advanced Functional Materials outlining the structural evolution of poly(3-hexylthiophene) when gated with a polymeric ionic liquid.

Related Links
September 11, 2018

Congrats to Erin, who successfully defended her thesis! Her dissertation is titled: "Fermi Level Engineering of the Perovskite and Electron Transport Layer Interface through Charge Transfer Doping".

August 27, 2018

We say goodbye to Nori Nakayama, a visiting researcher from Mistubishi. All the best on your return travels!

August 11, 2018

Read below to learn more about practical considerations of thermoelectric materials, from fundamental concepts to characterization!

A practical field guide to thermoelectrics: Fundamentals, synthesis, and characterization

May 01, 2018

Read below for details on our investigations of charge transport and thermoelectric properties of pBTTT using electrochemical transistors to control carrier concentration:

Related Links
May 01, 2018

We welcome Amer, the newest postdoc in the lab. Amer received his PhD from Institut Charles Sadron in Strasbourg under the advisement of Martin Brinkmann.

February 27, 2018

Congratulations to the newest PhD candidates in the lab.

February 04, 2018

Read below for news on how vapor-phase doping affects the morphology, conductivity, and thermopower of P3HT in comparison to solution-phase doping:

Related Links
December 13, 2017

Congrats to the Chabinyc group for a successful week at MRS 2017 (not pictured: Erin)! Check out the talks and posters in the photo gallery.

December 13, 2017

Check out our recent publication on n-doping an ambipolar semiconducting polymer with an organometallic dopant!

December 05, 2017

Clay Dahlman, our newest postdoctoral fellow, earned his B.S. from Columbia University, his M.S. from UC Berkeley and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in, working in Delia Milliron's group. Welcome!

November 21, 2017

Congratulations, Rhys!

September 29, 2017

Veronica Reynolds is our newest graduate student in the Chabinyc lab. She obtained her B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Columbia University and was also employed previously by Gore Industries. Welcome! 

September 22, 2017

Levi Miller, a former Chabinyc PhD student, is featured on the UCSB Engineering website for following his passion to go into high school teaching. Read more about the story below!

 

 

Related Links
September 16, 2017

John, our most senior postdoc, will be joining the Electrical Engineering department at Oregon State beginning Fall 2017. All the best in the future, Dr. Labram!

September 12, 2017

We say congratulations and farewell to Katie, who successfully defended her thesis titled "Structural Ordering of Semiconducting Polymers and Small-molecules for Organic Electronics". 

Best of luck at Cree Materials!

June 28, 2017

Recent work in the Chabinyc lab, discussing connections between morphology of conducting polymers and their thermoelectric properties, was published recently in Science Advances and featured on the News Page of the UCSB Engineering website. Read more about the story below.

 

 

Related Links
Pictured from left to right: Michael Abramovitch, Rhys Kennard, Elayne Thomas
April 28, 2017

We congratulate Michael, Elayne, and Rhys for receiving the Goldwater Fellowship Honorable Mention, the NSF Graduate Fellowship, and the NDSEG Graduate Fellowship (respectively)! 

March 17, 2017

Congrats to Eunhee, Katie, John, Naveen, Erin, and Elayne for giving successful APS talks at March Meeting!

February 20, 2017

We welcome our newest postdoctoral fellow, Amir Mazaheripour, to the group. Amir did his graduate work at UC Irvine under Professor Gorodetsky.