Jing Wang, Lin Wang*, Nan Sun*, Ross Tierney, Hui Li, Margo Corsetti, Leon Williams, Pak Kin Wong, and Tak-Sing Wong, "Viscoelastic solid-repellent coatings for extreme water saving and global sanitation", Nature Sustainability (2019). *equal contributions
See also Penn State News, BBC, BBC Radio 5 (1:55:00), The Economist (17:07), CBC Radio, The Guardian, The Times, Scientific American, NPR, Fast Company, the Verge, Le Monde, Daily Mail, XinHua, Gizmodo, Popular Mechanics, C|NET, and more.
Birgitt Boschitsch, Luke Gockowski, Hannah Feldstein, Houston Claure, Jing Wang, and Tak-Sing Wong "Free-standing liquid membranes as unusual particle separators", Science Advances 4: eaat3276 (2018).
See also Penn State News, Science Magazine, The Times, Daily Mail, Le Monde, Der Speigel, Die Welt, SZ, Gizmodo (Japan), XinHua, Vice, Chemistry World, GE, Seeker and Science Channel, C&EN, Sciences et Avenir, Science et Vie, and more.
Wendong Wang, Jaakko V.I. Timonen, Andreas Carlson, Dirk-Michael Drotlef, Cathy T. Zhang, Stefan Kolle, Alison Grinthal, Tak-Sing Wong, Benjamin Hatton, Sung Hoon Kang, Stephen Kennedy, Joshua Chi, Robert Thomas Blough, Metin Sitti, L. Mahadevan & Joanna Aizenberg, "Multifunctional Ferrofluid-Infused Surfaces with Reconfigurable Multiscale Topography", Nature, doi:/10.1038/s41586-018-0250-8 (2018).
Xianming Dai, Nan Sun, Steven O. Nielsen, Birgitt Boschitsch Stogin, Jing Wang, Shikuan Yang, and Tak-Sing Wong, "Hydrophilic Directional Slippery Rough Surfaces for Water Harvesting", Science Advances, 4: eaaq0919 (2018).
Yu Huang, Birgitt Boschitsch Stogin, Nan Sun, Jing Wang, Shikuan Yang, and Tak-Sing Wong, "A Switchable Cross-Species Liquid Repellent Surface", Advanced Materials, vol. 29, pp. 1604641 (2017).
See also Advanced Science News.
Shikuan Yang. Xianming Dai, Birgitt Boschitsch Stogin, and Tak-Sing Wong, "Ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering detection in common fluids", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, vol. 113, pp. 268 - 273 (2016). [Open Access][Top 50 most-read articles in January 2016][Highly Cited Paper, Web of Science]
Jing Wang, Keiko Kato, Alexandre P. Blois, Tak-Sing, Wong, "Bioinspired Omniphobic Coatings with Thermal Self-Repair Function on Industrial Materials", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 8, pp. 8265 - 8171 (2016).
[Top 20 most-read articles in April 2016]
[Featured in Chemistry in Pictures by Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) and Gizmodo]
Xianming Dai, Birgitt Boschitsch Stogin, Shikuan Yang, and Tak-Sing Wong, "Slippery Wenzel State", ACS Nano, vol. 9, pp. 9260 - 9267 (2015). [Open Access][Most Read Article in 2015 - 2016]
Schematic showing a new engineered surface that can repel liquids in any state of wetness
Slippery rough surface can repel liquids in the Wenzel state where conventional rough surfaces cannot.
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Noah MacCallum, Caitlin Howell, Philseok Kim, Derek Sun, Ronn Friedlander, Jonathan Ranisau, Onye Ahanotu, Jennifer J. Lin, Alex Vena, Benjamin Hatton, Tak-Sing Wong, and Joanna Aizenberg, "Liquid-Infused Silicone as a Biofouling-Free Medical Material", ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, vol. 1, pp. 43 - 51 (2015). [Open Access][Top 20 Most Read Article from January - September 2015]
Cicely Shillingford*, Noah MacCallum*, Tak-Sing Wong, Philseok Kim, and Joanna Aizenberg, "Fabrics coated with lubricated nanostructures display robust omniphobicity", Nanotechnology, vol. 25, 014019 (2014). *Shared first authors
Nicolas Vogel, Rebecca A. Belisle, Benjamin Hatton, Tak-Sing Wong, and Joanna Aizenberg, "Transparency and damage tolerance of patternable omniphobic lubricated surfaces based on inverse colloidal monolayers", Nature Communications, vol. 4, 2176 (2013).
Daniel Daniel*, Max N. Markin*, Rebecca A. Belisle, Tak-Sing Wong‡, Joanna Aizenberg‡, "Lubricant-infused micro/nano-structured surfaces with tunable dynamic omniphobicity at high temperatures", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, 231603 (2013). [Open Access]
‡Corresponding author, *Shared first authors
Xi Yao, Yuhang Hu, Alison Grinthal, Tak-Sing Wong, L. Mahadevan and Joanna Aizenberg, “Adaptive fluid-infused porous films with tunable transparency and wettability”, Nature Materials, vol. 12, pp. 529 - 534 (2013). [Highly Cited Paper, Web of Science]
See also BBC NEWS
Alex Epstein, Tak-Sing Wong, Rebecca Belisa, Emily Marie Boggs, and Joanna Aizenberg, “Liquid-Infused Structured Surfaces with Exceptional Anti-Biofouling Performance”, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, USA, vol. 109, pp. 13182 - 13187 (2012). [Open Access][Highly Cited Paper, Web of Science]
See also Nature | Research Highlights
Philseok Kim, Tak-Sing Wong, Jack Alvarenga, Wilmer Adorno, and Joanna Aizenberg, “Liquid-Infused Nanostructured Surfaces with Extreme Anti-Ice and Anti-Frost Performance”, ACS Nano, vol. 6, pp. 6569 - 6577 (2012).
[Top 20 Most Read Article in July 2012] [Highly Cited Paper, Web of Science]
See also ACS Nano | Perspective
Tak-Sing Wong, Sung Hoon Kang, Sindy K. Y. Tang, Elizabeth J. Smythe, Benjamin D. Hatton, Alison Grinthal, and Joanna Aizenberg, “Bioinspired Self-Repairing Slippery Surfaces with Pressure-stable Omniphobicity”, Nature, vol. 477, pp. 443 – 447 (2011). [Highly Cited Paper, Web of Science]
Tak-Sing Wong*‡, Ting-Hsuan Chen*, Xiaoying Shen, and Chih-Ming Ho‡, “Nano-Chromatography Driven by the Coffee Ring Effect”, Analytical Chemistry, vol. 83, pp. 1871 – 1873 (2011).
‡Corresponding author, *Shared first authors
[Top 20 most read articles in February & March 2011]
See also C&EN | Highlights
Xiaoying Shen, Chih-Ming Ho, and Tak-Sing Wong‡, “Minimal Size of Coffee Ring Structure”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 114, pp. 5269 – 5274 (2010).
[Cover Image Article; Top 20 most read articles in June 2010]; See also SPIE | Newsroom
Tak-Sing Wong and Chih-Ming Ho, “Dependence of Macroscopic Wetting on Nanoscopic Surface Textures”, Langmuir, vol. 25, 12851 – 12854 (2009).
Tak-Sing Wong, Adam Huang, and Chih-Ming Ho, “Wetting Behaviors of Individual Nanostructures”, Langmuir, vol. 25, 6599 – 6603 (2009). [Top 20 most read articles in June 2009]
Tak-Sing Wong, Branden Brough and Chih-Ming Ho, “Creation of Functional Micro and Nanosystems through Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches”, Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics, vol.6, pp. 1 – 55 (2009).
Branden Brough*, Karen L. Christman*, Tak-Sing Wong, Christopher M. Kolodziej, Jeff G. Forbes, Kuan Wang, Heather D. Maynard and Chih-Ming Ho, “Surface Initiated Actin Polymerization from Top-down Manufactured Nanopatterns”, Soft Matter, vol. 3, pp. 541 – 546 (2007) [*Shared first authors] [Cover Image Article]
Adam Huang, Victor T.S. Wong, and Chih-Ming Ho, “Silicone Polymer Chemical Vapor Sensors Fabricated by Direct Polymer Patterning on Substrate Technique (DDPOST)”, Sensors and Actuators B, Chemical, vol. 116, pp. 2-10 (2006).
Yuh “Adam” Lin, Tak-Sing Wong, Urvashi Bhardwaj, Jia-Ming Chen, Chih-Ming Ho, Edward McCabe, “Formation of High Electromagnetic Gradient through Particle-based Microfluidic Approach”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 17, pp. 1299 – 1306 (2007).
King W.C. Lai, Carmen K.M. Fung, Victor T.S. Wong, Mandy L.Y. Sin, Wen J. Li and C.P. Kwong, “Development of an Automated Microspotting System for Rapid Dielectrophoretic Fabrication of Bundled Carbon Nanotube Sensors”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 3, pp. 218 – 227 (2006).
Carmen K.M. Fung, Victor T.S. Wong, Rosa H.M. Chan and Wen J. Li, “Dielectrophoretic Batch Fabrication of Bundled Carbon Nanotube Thermal Sensors”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 3, pp. 395 - 403 (2004).
Victor T.S. Wong and Wen J. Li, “Dependence of AC Electrophoresis Carbon Nanotube Manipulation on Microelectrode Geometry”, International Journal of Non-linear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, vol. 3, nos. 3 – 4, pp. 769 -774 (2002).
Wen J. Li, Ning Xi, Wai-Kung Fung, Tak Sing Wong, “Nanorobotics and Nanomanipulation”, in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 7, H.S. Nalwa, Ed.: American Scientific Publishers, 2004, pp. 351-365.
Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
Tak-Sing Wong, Branden Brough, Karen L. Christman, Christopher M. Kolodziej, Adam Huang, Robert Lam, Jeffrey G. Forbes, Kuan Wang, Heather D. Maynard, and Chih-Ming Ho, “Manufacture of Nanoscale Structures through Integrated Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches”, in Proceedings of IEEE 7th International Conference on Nanotechnology 2007 (Nano’07), pp. 126 – 130, Hong Kong SAR, Aug 2 – 5, 2007.
Karen L. Christman, Branden Brough, Tak-Sing Wong, Chris. M. Kolodziej, Jeffrey G. Forbes, Kuan Wang, Chih-Ming Ho, and Heather D. Maynard, “Modified Multi-Arm Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Nanopatterns for Unidirectional Actin Polymerization”, Transactions of the Society for Biomaterials”, vol.32, pp. 705, 2007.
Adam Huang, Victor T.S. Wong and Chih-Ming Ho, “Conductive Silicone Based MEMS Sensor and Actuator”, in Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems 2005 (Transducers’05), pp. 1406 - 1411, Seoul, Korea.
Victor T.S. Wong, Adam Huang and Chih-Ming Ho, “Towards High Density Silicone Polymeric Chemical Vapor Sensor Arrays”, in Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose 2005 (ISOEN’05), pp. 398 – 401, Barcelona, Spain.
Victor T.S. Wong, Adam Huang and Chih-Ming Ho, “SU-8 Lift-Off Patterned Silicone Chemical Vapor Sensor Arrays”, in Proceedings of 18th Annual IEEE International Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems 2005 (MEMS’05), pp. 754 – 757, Miami, USA.
Adam Huang, Po-Jui Chen, Justin Boland, Daniel Alberer, Tak Sing Wong, H.Q. Yang, Yu-Chong Tai, and Chih-Ming Ho, “Liquid-Rotor Electret Power Generator Energized by a MEMS-based Pulsed Combustor”, in Proceedings of PowerMEMS’04 (PowerMEMS’04), pp. 171-174, Kyoto, Japan.
Victor T. S. Wong and Wen J. Li, “Bundled Carbon Nanotube as Electronic Circuit and Sensing Elements”, invited paper, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2003), vol. 3, pp. 3648 – 3653, Taipei, Taiwan.
Carmen K.M. Fung, Victor T.S. Wong and Wen J. Li, “Towards Batch Fabrication of Bundled Carbon Nanotube Thermal Sensors”, Proceedings of IEEE Third Conference on Nanotechnology 2003 (Nano’03), vol. 2, pp. 866 – 869, San Francisco, USA. [Best Poster Paper Award]
Victor T. S. Wong and Wen J. Li, "Bulk Carbon Nanotubes for Micro Anemometry", in Proceedings of the 2003 ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference 1C, pp. 1739 – 1744, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Victor T. S. Wong and Wen J. Li, “Bulk Carbon Nanotube as Thermal Sensing and Electronic Circuit Elements”, in Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’03), vol. 4, pp. 844 – 847, Bangkok, Thailand.
Victor. T.S. Wong and Wen J. Li, “Bulk Carbon Nanotubes as Sensing Element for Temperature and Anemometry Micro Sensing”, in Proceedings of 16th Annual IEEE International Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems 2003 (MEMS’03), pp. 41 – 44, Kyoto, Japan.
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Materials Research Institute
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802