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Group Work Reviewed as Cover of AIChE Journal

AIChE Journal features Prof. Michael Strano on its cover and in a review detailing the group's research in exciton engineering, ion transport in nanotube interiors, thermopower waves, sensing, and separation.

Nanotube-based explosives detection in PNAS

The Strano group's development of an extremely sensitive sensor that can detect single molecules of explosives or pesticides is published in PNAS and featured on the MIT website.

MIT news article features group's polymer-free SWNT photovoltaic

An article from MIT News features the group's work on a novel polymer-free SWNT photovoltaic for the near-infrared, recently published in Advanced Materials, and developed with the Gleason group.

Thermopower work covered in COSMOS magazine

The group's work in thermopower waves was covered in COSMOS magazine.

Prof Strano discusses thermopower waves in Physics World

Professor Strano discusses the group's thermopower waves work in the June 2012 nanotechnology focus issue of Physics World (pages 16 - 17).

A Callaborative Project with Belcher and Hammond Groups is Featured on the MIT Homepage

A collaborative project with the Belcher and Hammond groups at MIT improves photovoltaic efficiency with genetically engineered viruses and carbon nanotubes. Nature NanotechnologyMIT website

Our collaborative work with the Blankschtein group discussed in C&EN

The collaborative work with the Blankschtein group on modeling reactions with carbon nanotubes was discussed in a C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News) article on May 14, 2012.

Prof. Michael Strano was awarded a 2011 Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellowship

Prof. Michael Strano  was awarded a 2011 Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences

Jingqing Zhang receives Outstanding Chinese Student Award

Jingqing Zhang recieved the Outstanding Chinese Student award from the Chinese Consulate on behalf of the Chinese Education Department.

Darin Bellisario was awarded the 2011 NDSEG Fellowship

Darin Bellisario was awarded the  2011 NDSEG Fellowship.

Congratulations to Prof. Strano on his promotion to full professor

Congratulations to Prof. Strano on his promotion to full professor.

Prof. Michael Strano was ranked among the top 20 chemists of the decade

Prof. Michael Strano was ranked among the top 20 chemists of the last decade, according to data (published by Thomson Reuters)  based on citation impact scores of chemistry publications.

REU Student Evan Piephoff Wins AIChE Poster Competition

Evan Piephoff, a summer REU student with the Strano group, won 1st place in a poster competition at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Conference. His poster featured his thermal diode model he developed over the summer. Congratulations Evan!

The MIT homepage features exciton antenna work

The exciton antenna (solar funnel) work (published in Nature Materials) has been featured on the MIT homepage

Prof. Strano Featured in Spectrum

Prof. Michael Strano was featured in an article by MIT's Spectrum Newsletter

MIT press release on Science paper on ion transport through SWCNT

Strano group has recently published in Science on transport of ions through single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT). go to press release

Bi/Tri-layer Graphene Films in Nature Nanotechnology

The Strano group publishes a new high-volume, solution-based method for making larger area films of bilayer and trilayer graphene in Nature Nanotechnology. (MIT website coverage)

The MIT homepage features work on biomimetic solar cells

The work on biomimetic solar cells (published in Nature Chemistry) has been featured on the MIT website

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