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Hongyou Fan, Ph.D.
National Laboratory Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Center for Micro-Engineered Materials
The University of New Mexico

Dr. Fan’s current research focuses on the development of new synthesis methods and self-assembly processes to fabricate multifunctional nanomaterials; fundamentally understanding self-assembly mechanisms and structural evolution from the molecular to the nano- and micro-scale scale; and understanding structure-property relationships.


6,471,761 Prototyping of Patterned Functional Nanostructures, issued October 29, 2002
6,808,867 Photo-Definable Self-Assembled Materials, issued October 26, 2004
6,913,832 Prototyping of Patterned Functional Nanostructures, issued July 5, 2005
7,332,264 Photo-Definable Self-Assembled Materials, issued February 19, 2008
8,092,595 Self-Assembly of Water Soluble Nanocrystals, issued January 10, 2012
8,288,001 Method of Making Monodisperse Nanoparticles, issued October 16, 2012
8,425,981 Method of Making Nanoporous, Hydrophobic Coatings, issued April 23, 2013
8,871,926 Synthesis of Porphyrin Nanostructures, issued October 28, 2014

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