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Picture Archive.


Conrad, Li, and Mike at Pacifichem 2015 (Dec. 16, 2015)

Li, Mike, and Ciceron enjoying the CENTC 2015 Summer School in Seattle (July 2015)

Some of the Wong group members enjoying the SWCS meeting (April 24, 2015)

John's brilliant poster at the RET session of the 1st Annual Smalley-Curl Institute Summer Research Colloquium (Aug. 7, 2015)

A lunch outing in the Rice Village (July 2015)

Congrats to Dr. Zhao and his beautiful family! (May 16, 2015)

It's been a while since the last group lunch! (Feb. 2015)

2014 - 2011.

Always wear protective eyewear in the lab and at the Engineering/Natural Science Christmas Party (Dec. 2014)

Dr. Gullapalli! (May 16, 2014)

Enjoying the receptions at the AIChE Meeting in SF (Nov. 2013)

Al fresco dining in Houston (July 2013)

A good morning coffee break (June 2013)

A happy day for our latest graduates, Dr. Pretzer and Dr. Warudkar! (May 10, 2013)

The Nobel Prize medal is, indeed, made of dreams and gold.

A different view of the Group (Sept. 2012)

Dr. Kini and Dr. Soultanidis, freshly hooded! (May 11, 2012)

Lori and Zhun, posterizing at the SWCS Meeting (April 20, 2012)

Li, Mike, and Ciceron enjoying the CENTC 2015 Summer School in Seattle (July 2015)

Jason with his grad student mentor, Sravani, at the Tudor Fieldhouse for RURS (April 13, 2012)

UnConvention! Great job, Taryn and Juyan (April 13, 2012)

Nanotubes... separate!

Where would Rice be today without its benefactor and award-winning Art Car?

Dr. Wong's trusty mug from the old Rice Coffeehouse, probably 9 years old now (January 2012)

The happy crew at the ACS Meeting in San Diego (March 26, 2012)

The lunch was definitely not nano-sized. Oh my! (October 14, 2011)

2011 - 2009.

Our group's "not-a-group-meeting" meeting in Brochstein Pavilion. (August 9, 2011)

Juyan, Brandon, Kaoru, Varun, Jean, Sean, and Mike at the 25th Annual Summer Symposium of RQI (August 5, 2011)

Publish! Read! (July 2011)

Dr. Fang and Dr. Benegal, looking sharp! (May 13, 2011)

Thank you, GSA! (May 2011)

Finished! at the Southwest Catalysis Society meeting (April 15, 2011)

Thank you very much, L.E.!

Our group lunch at Rice Village, saying farewell to a fruitful 2010! (We "lost" Sumedh, Apoorv, Hyun, Nicole, and Juyan! December 4, 2010))

Aspiring scientists and engineers learning about self-assembly and nano, at the Children's Museum of Houston for NanoDays (March 27, 2010)

Group meeting on Feb 11 2010, just before Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day! Pizza feast and Chinese cookies

Our first group lunch of the new year 2010, on Martin Luther King Jr Day (1/18/2010)

Our Building, where we spend numerous hours awake conducting research, Is it worth it? No question about it.

Dr. Heck at her PhD hooding ceremony (May 9, 2009)

Happy campers at the first group meeting this semester (Spring 2009)

It does snow in Houston! (December 10, 2008)

Fondue with group and friends in Philly (Nov. 2008)

Sending off our Irish friends (April, 2008)

See you later, Lynn!

2009 - 2006.

Newest batch of PhD's from the group! (May 9, 2008)

HDr. Wong in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian Magazine gala (September 15, 2007)

Holiday party or Group meeting at Professor Wong's home? (December 7, 2007)

We really do like our group lunches (especially if Dr. Wong is paying) (August 25, 2007

Hitesh on an important business call (August 2007)

Lynn and Zhe working together for the greater good (August 2007)

Benny and Amy posing for a quick picture (August 2007)

Nurgul, working with a vacuum (August 2007)

HA Group picture, taken early one morning (Summer 2007)

Mike, with the rest of the NAM Organizing Committee at the conference banquet (June 21, 2007)

The catalysis team at the opening night reception (Houston Museum of Natural Science!) of the NACS 20th North American Meeting (June 17, 2007)

Mike, with Prof. Michel Boudart (his academic great-great-grandfather) to his right and Prof. R. Prins to his left (June 21, 2007)

PhD hooding ceremony for Will K. and Pradeep B. (May 11, 2007)

Group lunch, celebrating the happy news! (April 23, 2007)

Group lunch, celebrating the happy news! (April 23, 2007)

Posing at the CHBE Department poster session (March 2007)

Benny, Zhe, and Suba showing their pearly whites.

Benny and Zhe discussing middle school math

2005 - 2003.

Mike, Kim, and Yu-lun pondering the question of the day: suspended or immobilized! (March 2007)

Mike, with Suba and Jie at the AIChE meeting in San Francisco (Nov. 2006)

Mike and Grant B., at the ACS meeting in San Francisco (Sept. 2006)

Summer 2006 - we love our wings!

Agra, India - 2006

Vinit M. and Mike N. with their advisor at the PhD hooding ceremony (May 12, 2006)

Christmas Party 2005 @ Boss's Place

Christmas Party 2005 @ Boss's Place

Wong Group, Summer 2005

Will Knowles, TEM guru.

Professors Hightower and Wong and Mike Nutt and Will Knowles enjoying the SWCS meeting (Feb. 25, 2005).

The Wong Research Group Summer 2004

Last lunch with Rana. We'll miss you! (December 2004).

18th Annual RQI Summer Research Colloquium (Aug. 6, 2004).

18th Annual RQI Summer Research Colloquium (Aug. 6, 2004).

Graduate Students (2003)

2003 - 2002.

Undergraduate Students (2003)

Buffalo wings and beverage extravaganza! (Aug. 2003)

Eat-until-you-drop luncheon. (July 2003)

CNL panel

A Wong Group meeting (Dec. 2002)

A picture from one of the first (if not the first) Wong group meetings. Left to right: Mike, Will, Pradeep, Zuze, and Vinit (March 2002)