Wed, 02/11/2015

5th year graduate student Kelvin Frazier received MIT's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award and was an invited speaker at the award ceremony. Congrats Kelvin!


Tue, 12/09/2014

Chemically actuated resonant devices, or CARDs, developed by graduate student Joe Azzarelli and postdoc Kat Mirica have been highlighted by the MIT News Office. Congrats Joe and Kat!

Wed, 10/22/2014

Yesterday, MIT's Materials Processing Center held a Materials Day symposium and poster session. Joe Azzarelli's poster on wireless sensing was judged to be one of the top three posters. Congrats Joe!

Thu, 10/09/2014

Previously, the Swager group reported mechanical abrasive deposition of gas sensors across gold electrodes. Now, as reported in...

Mon, 08/25/2014

Former Swager group postdoctoral researcher Duncan den Boer and Tim have published a joint study on using scanning tunneling microscopy to measure deoxygenation of graphene oxide. Increasing deoxygenation levels was found to correlate with reduced apparent surface roughness. The full article was...

Fri, 07/25/2014

Two papers from the Swager group were just published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society ASAPs: 19F NMR Fingerprints: Identification of Neutral Organic Compounds in a Molecular Container and...

Tue, 07/22/2014

Former postdoc Derik Frantz and visiting student Federico Bertani have moved on from the Swager group. Derik will start his independent academic career at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and Federico will return to Italy to wrap up his Ph. D. studies. Best of luck in your endeavors!

Wed, 07/02/2014

Eilaf Ahmed and Carlos Zuniga have finished their postdoctoral appointments in the Swager group. Coincidentally, they are both heading to Atlanta. Eilaf will be an assistant professor at Emory University, and Carlos...

Thu, 05/01/2014

The Swager group's latest communication has appeared online in Angewandte Chemie. It describes the use of dithiolodithiole (C4S4) units in conjugated polymers. Resulting materials properties...

Thu, 04/10/2014

FT-IR analysis of ancient papyrus samples of the Gospel of John and the contested Gospel of Jesus's Wife, performed by group members John Goods and Joe Azzarelli, was published today in the...