Recent News

July 30, 2021

Congrats to David!

Congrats to David on a great presentation as part of NCCU's DREAM STEM NSF-REU program!

June 9, 2021

Congrats to Christine!

On being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry!

June 1, 2020

Congrats to Christine!

One of Duke's five new Bass Professors recognized for excellence in teaching and research.

May 14, 2020

Congrats to Brad and Quinton!

On earning their undergrad degrees from Duke! Quinton in Physics and Brad in BME.

May 14, 2020

Congrats to Brad!

Brad was recognized with two BME awards - the Theo C. Pilkington Memorial Award and a Clark Award for undergraduate research.

June 12, 2019

Payne Lab research in The Guardian!

See some recent Payne Lab research on TiO2 nanoparticles discussed in The Guardian.

March 7, 2019

Welcome Brad!

Brad Foster joins the Payne Lab as a Pratt Fellow!

November 30, 2018

Welcome Darbi!

Welcome to Darbi Griffith, our new Research Associate!

September 6, 2018

Kosa wins 2nd place in the Pratt REU poster session!

Congrats to Kosa on a great poster and a great summer of research!

September 6, 2018

Welcome Xu and Xiao!

Two new MEMS Ph.D students, Xiao Cheng and Xu Han, have joined the Payne Lab.

Kosa shows off her REU research

August 8, 2018

Kosa presents her REU research!

Kosa shows off her REU research at the final poster session.

May 31, 2018

Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology

The Payne Lab is excited to be part of the new Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology You can read more about the research here.

January 3, 2018

Payne Lab is now at Duke!

Come visit us at the Chesterfield building!

January 3, 2018

Introducing Dr. Sabiha Runa

September 23, 2015


After 11 years in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Tech, the Payne Lab is moving to the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Duke University.