Deparment of
Materials Science & Engineering


The Zang Research Group   


Prof. Ling Zang

USTAR Office: Rm5543 SMBB building,
Tel. 801-587-1551

Department Office: Rm313 CME building,
Tel. 801-585-0966

Fax: 801-585-0625

Mailing Address:
SMBB Building, Room 5543
36 South Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Group News

Aug. 3, 2016, A unique method was developed to fabricate large crystal MAPbI3 perovskite film, and the work is now published in Chem. Commun.  Also available online is a video clip showing the reverse temperature induced crystallization process:

as prepared dark brown film --> colorless liquid under amine vapor --> crystallization into clear light brown film under elevated temperature,  

Mar. 27, 2016, Fuel sensor work featured at ABC4 TV,

Mar. 25, 2016, Sniffing out a dangerous vapor,;

Sep. 16, 2015, Interfacial Nanofiber Composites for Trace Alkane Detection,

Mar. 11, 2015, New Nanofiber-based Electronic Nose Introduced by Vaporsens, Demo at Pittcon Conference, Booth #227, March 9-12.

Feb. 27, 2015, Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), Spotlight: Nanofibers For Trace Explosive Detection,

Feb. 2015, our collaborative work with Vaporsens was featured by CEP Magazine of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers),

Jan. 28, 2015, our sensor research was featured in the President’s Blog, Institution of Chemical Engineers,

Jan. 21, 2015, Our carbon nanotube sensors were featured by NSF ,,

Dec. 22, 2014, our carbon nanotube research was among Top 5 News Features of 2014 on,

Dec. 8, 2014, Ling Zang was featured in Diplomatic Courier, A global Affairs Magazine,

Dec. 3, 2014, our sensor research was featured KSL news,

No. 13, 2014, Our carbon nanotube research was featured at AAAS Science Update,

Nov. 11, 2014, our explosives detection technique was featured by Fortune, 

Nov. 10, 2014, our research team was featured by Fox13 TV, Scientists working on bomb sniffing device at U of U, , the Daily Utah Chronicle.

Nov. 4, 2014, our carbon nanotubes sensor research was featured in Salt Lake Tribune newspaper,, Fox13 News,, KUER Radio, , NSF,,  and NSF Facebook,

- April 29, 2014, Vaporsens is coverred in a news release, "U Spin-Out Takes Major Strides Forward With New Round of Federal Funding."

- April 29, 2014, Miao successfully defended his Ph.D thesis. Congrats!

- April 24, 2014, Helin successfully defended his Ph.D thesis. Congrats!

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