Dec. 1, 2020—Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering, was among the 10 finalists to present research during the live online competition Rising Stars of Light, a global campaign for the most talented young scientists in optics-related fields.
Nov. 30, 2020—Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering, spent 20 minutes describing his optical nanotweezers to a panel of five distinguished professors from the United States, Australia, and China during a live online competition—Rising Stars of Light—that has drawn 260,000 viewers worldwide.
Tiny tweezer developed at Vanderbilt can trap molecules on a nanoscale, creating powerful research capabilities into cancer metastasis, neurodegenerative diseases
Aug. 31, 2020—Working on a minuscule scale, a new nanotweezer successfully captures and sorts individual proteins and DNA without harming their function, for myriad applications in life science research.
Jun. 25, 2018—Justus Ndukaife, who won the 2017 Chorafas Foundation Prize in Physics for his nanotweezers work, also recently was selected for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.