News

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

The Blankschtein Research Group at MIT is searching for postdoctoral applicants with a strong background in theory and simulations to work on research problems related to the transport of pure fluids and electrolytes under confinement. The ideal candidate should have a PhD in...

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...

Mon, 07/02/2018

Dr. Satish Kumar Iyemperumal has joined the DB Group as a Postdoctoral Associate. Dr. Iyemperumal completed his PhD from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), where he worked with Professor N. Aaron Deskins. We welcome Satish to our group!