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> Graduate Student Tian Jian won Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. (2016).

 

> The Wang's group and colleagues from China have shown that boron can form a cage-like molecule similar to the buckyball. (2014).

 

> Brown University has done a news release for our B36 work. B36 may be the preferred building blocks for “borophene”, which attracts a lot attention worldwide. (2014).

 

> Professor Lai-Sheng Wang receives the 2014 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics. (2013).

 

> Graduate Student Weili Li won Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. (2013).

 

> Cluster Size Controls Dioxygen Binding. (2012).

 

> Graduate Student Zachary Piazza awarded NSF's EAPSI fellowship. (2012).

 

> What is the Maximum Coordination Number in a Planar Structure? (2012).

 

> Boron Runs Rings Around Metals. C & E News, February 13, 2012, page 38. (2012).


> 10 out of 10 for boron's coordinated effort (2012).

 

> B17- and B18- paper selected as editor's choice by J. Chem. Phys. (2011).

 

> Our work on Aluminum Doped Boron Cluster with unique Umbrella geometries was highlighted on the cover of the Journal of Chemical Physics. (September 2011).


> Coulomb’s Law confirmed: ‘An interesting piece of chemical physics’ (December 2010).


> Boron cluster forms unique ring system (January 2010).


> Covalent Gold (November, 2009)


> "A Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Ab Initio Study of the Structure and Bonding in Al7N-and Al7N" featured on the Cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry A (March, 2008).


> "Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity in Transion-Metal Systems" is featured on the cover of Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 10, 257-267 (2008).



> Professor Lai-Sheng Wang is elected as a fellow of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) (October, 2007).


> Hightlight of our recent Cu@Au16- work by Nature Nanotechnology (May, 2007).


> Delta aromaticity spied in metal clusters (May, 2007).


> Professor Lai-Sheng Wang is named to receive the 2007 Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Research, Scholarship and Arts (February, 2007).



> Professor Lai-Sheng Wang wins a 2006 Humboldt Research Award.


> "Pb122-:Plumbaspherene" featured on the Cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry A. (August, 2006).


> Highlights on Bucky Gold:

     > Sighting the golden cage (May, 2006).

     > In the hunt for golden buckyballs (May, 2006).

     > Hollow gold cages stand alone (May, 2006).

     > Feeling cagey (May, 2006).

     > 16 golden atoms in search of a catchy name (May, 2006).

     > Goldenballs (May, 2006).

     > Buckyballs worth their weight in gold (May, 2006).

     > Goldener kaefig fuer atome (August, 2006).


> Nature Research Highlight - Full Circle: Observation of d-orbital aromaticity, Nature, Vol. 438, No.7066, Page 261 (November, 2005).


> Observation of d-orbital aromaticity (October, 2005).


> Professor Lai-Sheng Wang is named a 2005 Guggenheim Fellow.


> Professor Lai-Sheng Wang receives the 2005 College of Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award (April, 2005).


> "Toward the Solution Synthesis of the Tetrahedral Au20 Cluster" featured on the cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry B (August, 2004).


> Science Profile (May, 2004).


> Boron flat out (March, 2004).


> Chemistry Highlights 2003, C&E News, Vol. 81, No. 51, Page 45 (December, 2003).


> Deciphering metal antiaromaticity (December, 2003).


> W@Au12 work featured on the cover of Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (July, 2003).


> Nanoscience class one of few (May, 2003).


> Inorganic Antiaromaticity (April, 2003).


> Nanosprings jump into place (Apri, 2003).


> Highlights on Au20:

     > Au20: a chip off the old block (February, 2003).

     > A bigger gap in gold clusters (February, 2003).

     > Richland Scientists conduct experiments with gold (February, 2003).

     > Researchers study new uses for gold (February, 2003).


> "Helical SiC/SiO2 Core-Shell Nanowires" featured on the cover of Nano Letters (September, 2002).


> Surprises in nanoribbon synthesis (February, 2002).


> Solvating anions (November, 2001).


> Cluster solutions (November, 2001).


> Metalloaromatics (September, 2001).


> Highlights on All-metal Aromatic Molecules:

     > How metals square with aromaticity (February, 2001).

     > Aromatic metal clusters (February, 2001).

     > It's a metallic aromatic (February, 2001).

     > Chemists find new metals cluster (February, 2001).

     > Accidental find yields sweet smell of success (February, 2001).

     > New all-metal molecules ape organics (February, 2001).

     > Semiconducting possibilities as metals are made aromatic (February, 2001).


> Spectra reveal electrostatics in gas-phase zwitterions (September, 2000).


> It's a flat world for rare tetracoordinate carbon molecules (August, 2000).


> Despite repulsion, multiply charged anions keep electrons (July, 1999).