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Wed, 08/18/2021

Diviya Sinha successfully defended her doctoral thesis titled "Low-Frequency Sonophoresis Assisted Cancer Immunotherapy" on August 18, 2021. Heartiest congratulations to Diviya on this stellar achievement! Diviya is presently contemplating her future career goals, and we wish her the best in all...

Thu, 08/05/2021

Rahul Prasanna Misra successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled "Multiscale Modeling of Electronic Polarization Effects in Interfacial Thermodynamics and Nanoscale Transport Phenomena" on August 5, 2021. Rahul will continue his tenure at MIT as a postdoctoral associate in the Blankschtein ...

Wed, 06/16/2021

Zhe (David) Yuan successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled "Gas Separation using Nanoporous Single-Layer Graphene Membranes" on June 16th, 2021. David will be headed to Rice University starting July 2021 for a postdoctoral associate position with Professor James Tour in the Department of...

Thu, 03/25/2021

Congratulations to Professor Daniel Blankschtein on the publication of his new textbook titled, "Lectures in Classical Thermodynamics with an Introduction to Statistical Mechanics", which has just been published by Springer. The book is an adaptation of the lecture notes which Professor...

Mon, 08/24/2020

Dr. Ananth Govind Rajan, who is an alumnus of our group, has joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru, India, as an Assistant Professor. Congratulations! Prof. Govind Rajan's research website can be accessed at ...

Thu, 02/13/2020

Congratulations to Rahul Prasanna Misra and Professor Blankschtein for their research on electric double layer surface forces. The research was carried out in collaboration with Professor Bazant and his student Pedro de Souza, and was highlighted in the Winter edition of the Department of Energy...

Thu, 01/17/2019

Recent work by Dr. Ananth Govind Rajan and Professor Daniel Blankschtein appeared in the journal Nature Materials, and was featured on the MIT Homepage and...

Tue, 12/18/2018

Ananth Govind Rajan successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled "Atomistic Modeling and Simulations of 2D Materials: Chemical Vapor Deposition, Nanoporous Defects, Force-Field Development, Wetting, and Friction" on December 18th, 2018. Ananth will be headed to Princeton University starting...