Wed, 05/29/2013

Congratulations to Joe A. and Greg who successfully passed their 2nd-year oral exams. After weeks of intense lab work, feverish studying and report writing, they are now a big step closer to their PhD degrees. Good job!!

Mon, 05/27/2013

Katsuaki Kawasumi completed his PhD studies at Nagoya University (Japan) in the laboratory of Kenichiro Itami, and joins our laboratory as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Welcome on board!

Mon, 05/20/2013

A review by Sébastien covering the latest advances in Conjugated Amplifying Polymers for Sensing Applications was just published in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (DOI: 10.1021/am400939w).

Wed, 05/01/2013

MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is one of the most famous university business plan contests, that brings together large amounts of resources to guide participants through the venture construction process
This year, C2Sense (, a team of Swager lab members (Tim Swager, Jan Schnorr, Joe Azzarelli) and Sloan MBA candidate Zack Hendlin, wins the "Products and Services track" of the MIT $100k competition with an entry is based on chemiresistive carbon nanotube sensor technology developed in the Swager lab over the last years.

Mon, 04/15/2013

An important delegation of the Swager group attended the 245th ACS Meeting in New Orleans, April 7 -11. Grace, Sébastien, Joe A. and Duncan gave oral presentations about their research, whereas Carlos, Jens and Derek had posters. It was a great week full of chemistry, good food and fun!

Sat, 04/13/2013

The award address was presented on the occasion of the Spring 2013 National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans, during which a two-day long, incredibly insightful "Special Seminar in Honor of Timothy M. Swager" was organized, featuring several Swager group alumni, friends and collaborators. Congratulations!


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