get Involved

If you are a student, teacher, school, educator, or anyone interested in working with the existing experiment or otherwise collaborating with the Lambda Project, please contact:

Keith A. Nelson
Project Director
Professor of Chemistry
Room 6-231
Phone: (617) 253-1423
Fax: (617) 253-7030

Gift Jaja
Laboratory Director
High School Physics Teacher

Past and Present Participants

Somerville High School, Somerville, MA [involved since 2004]
Nathan Fu, Kevin Kirkness and Redon Duraj utilized the Lambda Project lab facilities to complete their science fair project during the 2004-2005 school year.

Lynn English School, Lynn, MA [involved since 2004]
Edgar Rodriguez and John C. Wood took part in a summer program utilizing the Lambda Project Lab during the summer of 2004.

Boston Latin School, Boston, MA [involved since 2003]
Jie Wu, Hai Tran, Carl Goodrich, Max Dehn and Neil took part in programs utilizing the Lambda Project lab during the 2003-2004 school year.

Fenway High School , Boston MA [involved since 2003]
Alex Carito and Kwame Norville completed their science project in the outreach lab at MIT in the fall/winter of 2004.

Casy Bello, Marco Lopez and Oscar Hernandez completed their science project in the outreach lab at MIT in the fall/winter of 2003.

Center for Materials Science and Engineering, MIT [involved since 2003]
The Teachers Program and High School Seminar are now active collaborators with the Lambda Project.

Faculty Sponsors

Professor Michael S. Feld, Department of Physics and Director, GR Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory

Professor Robert J. Silbey, Department of Chemistry and Dean, School of Science

Professor Andrei Tokmakoff, Department of Chemistry

Key Supporters

GR Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory

Philips Advanced Metrology Systems

MIT Department of Chemistry Paul M. Cook Innovation Fund

MIT Department of Physics

MIT School of Science

National Science Foundation Grant No. CHE- 0212375