News

Mon, 10/21/2019

Please take a moment to review our latest invited paper in MRS Advances :

Ni, X., Fritz, N., & Wardle, B. (n.d.).
In Situ Testing Using Synchrotron Radiation Computed Tomography in Materials...

Mon, 09/16/2019

Metis Design Corp. (MDC), longtime collaborator with necstlab on multifunctional CNT research, has won the prestigious “SHM in Action” industry award, announced last week at the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM 2019) for "The Most Practical SHM Solutions for...

Thu, 09/12/2019

The blackest black material was discovered recently by necstlab Postdoc Kehang Cui (now Prof. Cut at Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and reported in the journal ACS-AMI (http://news.mit.edu/2019/blackest-black-material-cnt-0913...

Thu, 09/12/2019

In necstlab’s continuing collaborations with NIST, quantitative 3D TEM morphological information has allowed thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties to be predicted for the first time for aligned nanofiber (here, carbon nanotubes, CNTs) polymer nanocomposites (PNCs).

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Wed, 06/12/2019

Dr. Stephen Steiner III presented his novel work on aerogel technologies at our 25th NECST Consortium meeting - his work has also gained popular interest through a viral youtube video here (...

Fri, 06/07/2019

necstlab sends three for degrees at MIT's Commencement Ceremonies in June 2019.  Click through for pictures of Professor Wardle with Ashley Kaiser and Fred Daso, as well as Travis Hank at the end of the ceremony.

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Thu, 05/02/2019

"Morphology control of aligned carbon nanotube pins formed via patterned capillary densification" by MIT necstlab authors Ashley Kaiser, Itai Stein, Kehang Cui, and Brian Wardle, published in Nano Futures,...

Fri, 04/19/2019

Dr. Miso Kim returned to MIT for an informal research presentation to necstlab on 19 April 2019.  Dr. Kim is an MIT alumna who worked with Professors Dugundji and Wardle during her PhD on energy harvesting (granted in 2012), and is currently a senior research scientist at Korea Research...

Tue, 04/09/2019

 

Prof. Wardle had an opportunity recently to visit Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and...

Wed, 10/31/2018

Even when playing with CNTs, necstlab members work hard!  The above is a fun SEM image generated by Ashley Kaiser...