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Our lab focuses on the engineering applications of nanoscale motors. Such microscopic motors with the ability to create forces and drive active movement with high efficiency enable new approaches to a wide range of nanotechnologies, including biosensing, drug delivery, molecular assembly, and active materials.

Lab News

September 2014 - Henri Palacci joins the lab as graduate student.

July 2014 - The Hess group receives a grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to study transport processes on enzyme scaffolds.

July 2014 - The Hess group receives a DURIP grant from the Army Research Office to acquire a state-of-the-art fluorescence microscope.

May 2014 - Ofer Idan successfully defends his PhD thesis.

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