Nolan Wong

I am a fourth year chemistry graduate student in the Van Duyne group. A Bay Area native, I graduated in 2013 from UC Berkeley with a BS in Chemistry and a minor in Earth and Planetary Sciences. As an undergraduate, I investigated land-to-ocean aqueous environmental transport, aerosol evaporation kinetics, and the air-water interface. I am currently working on single-molecule surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. In my spare time, I can be found traveling, savoring local cuisines, or honing my skills in the kitchen.

nlwong@u.northwestern.edu

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  • Professor Richard Van Duyne

    Additional Information

    Discoverer of Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (1977)
    Inventor of Nanosphere Lithography (1995) & Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy (2000)

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    Professor Van Duyne has, in his career to date, advised a total of 87 graduate students and 47 postdoctoral fellows. Every year, Professor Van Duyne gives a talk to introduce new graduate students to our research. The 2017 seminar slides are available here.

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    Professor Van Duyne was recently named a Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow by the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct "high risk, high payoff" basic scientific research. Read more here