Tue, 04/12/2016

"If you really want to make an engineering structure, at this point it’s not practical to use graphene,” says Itai Stein, a graduate student in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. “Graphene oxide is two to four orders of magnitude cheaper, and with our technique, we can tune the...

Fri, 01/01/2016

Collaborative research between necstlab and Stanford University has been recognized as one of the best papers of 2015 in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. necstlab and Prof. Ken Goodson’s group continue to work together on several topics, notably exploring heat transfer in...

Tue, 12/01/2015

MIT researchers have developed a composite manufacturing technique that does not require the use of large conventional ovens or autoclaves.

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Sat, 10/31/2015

The collaboration with NECSTLAB and Saab is highlighted in the article "Aerocomposites: The move to multifunctionality" under the section "Aligned CNTs and nanostitching".

Thu, 10/01/2015

Sunny Wicks' work is featured in the article "Structural nanocomposites for aerospace applications", in the Oct. 2015 MRS Bulletin.

Mon, 06/29/2015

ACS Editors' Choice: a collaborative work of NIST and NECSTlab featuring 3D images of real polymer/aligned carbon nanotubes composites. These images help understanding why do such composites develop their properties.


Tue, 06/23/2015

Carbon nanotube film could let manufacturers “bake” aircraft composites without a giant oven.

NECSTLAB research is featured in Technology Review.

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Tue, 04/14/2015

necstlab featured on MIT homepage highlighting work of Itai Stein and Jeonyoon Lee.

Sat, 04/05/2014

Mackenzie Devoe has been selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship from The SVC Fund of the Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation. In addition, she is invited to attend the April 2015 SVC...