SURF/WAVE Programs 2022

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November 2021

Greer group alum, Dr. Kai Narita, was selected by the MIT Technology Review for their Innovators Under 35 Japan 2021 award

Widi Moestopo's poster, "Pushing and Pulling on Ropes: Energy Dissipation and Reconfiguration in Hierarchical Woven and Knotted Lattices," was chosen as one of the winners of the "Size Matters" section of the Society of Engineering Science's Annual conference!

September 2021

Dr. Greer dicusses our current electroactive polymers project and its implication in the field of refreshable displays for people with visual impairments on the "On Tech & Vision" podcast with Dr. Cal Roberts.

August 2021

Rebecca Gallivan is a featured speaker on the Department of Engineering and Applied Science's Steps Forward showcase where she describes her research. You can see her on the EAS website!

June 2021

MIT Assistant Professor and Greer Group Alum Dr. Carlos Portela's work on nanoarchitected materials designed to absorb impact from supersonic projectiles has been published in Nature Materials! The paper is currently featured on the Caltech website.

May 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Kai Narita for a successful thesis defense! Kai becomes the 29th PhD graduate of the Greer group, and its seventh Zoom defender!

Former Greer group postdoc Dr. Ye Shi's work on cactus-inspired, architected structures for capturing water from the air has been published in Nature Communications and is featured on the Caltech website! This work served as the foundation of our DARPA atmospheric water extraction (AWE) grant (Amylynn Chen’s project).

February 2021

Dr. Daryl Yee's and Kai Narita's research on 3D battery electrodes is featured on complementary covers of most recent issues of Advanced Materials Technology and Advanced Energy Materials . Huge congratulations! Read more about their works in Advanced Science News .

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