April 2, 2020
Our work on the hydrothermal synthesis of sub-20 nm amine-functionalized MIL-101(Cr) nanoparticles has been published in ACS Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Andy, Qihui and Katherine!
February 26, 2020
Congratulations to Francesco Benedetti for being accepted to the New England Innovation Corps (NE I-Corps) to investigate commercialization opportunities for polymer membranes.
January 10, 2020
Albert Wu awarded the NAMS Elias Klein Travel Supplement award for the 2020 North American Membrane Society conference. Congratulations Albert!
December 9, 2019
A team lead by Prof. Smith and in collaboration with the Swager Group has been awarded the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation ignition grant. Congratulations Francesco and Sharon!
December 4, 2019
The Smith Lab has added three new graduate students and two new postdocs. Welcome to the group Aristotle, Wan-Ni, Kayla, Justin, and Shaofei!
November 1, 2019
Congratulation to Francesco for being awarded the 2019-2020 MIT Energy Initiative Fellowship. The Society of Energy Fellows at MIT is a global network of over 400 MIT students and alumni dedicated to expediting a global transition to low-carbon energy solutions.
October 30, 2019
Our work on the impact of thermal and chemical post-synthetic modification routes on mixed-matrix membranes interfacial compatibility has been published in ACS Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Qihui, Lucas, and Andy!
August 15, 2019
Our work on the fundamental investigation of the gas-transport properties of CANAL ladder polymers has been published in Macromolecules. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Holden, Francesco and Albert!
July 31, 2019
Our work on mixed-matrix membranes for improved interfacial compatibility has been published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Qihui, Albert, Lucas, Patrick, Sharon and Asia!
June 25, 2019
Our work on defining a new theoretical upper bound has been published in AIChE Journal. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Albert and James!
April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019
Our work on a new ultra-permeable ROMP polymer has been published in Advanced Materials. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Francesco and Sharon!
March 18, 2019
March 14, 2019
Congratulations to Sharon Lin for winning an Elias Klein Student Travel Award to present on her work at the upcoming North American Membrane Society (NAMS) meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.
March 12, 2019
Our work on multi-dimensional HKUST-1 has been published in ChemSusChem. The article can be found at this link. Congratulations Lucas!
January 1, 2019
The Smith Lab has added two new graduate students. Welcome to the group TJ Joo and Hyunhee Lee!
July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018
Prof. Smith awarded the ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator Award to investigate solubility and diffusion in fluorinated polymers.
June 12, 2018
Francesco Benedetti awarded 1st place poster award in Materials at the 2018 North American Membrane Society conference. Congratulations Francesco!
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