Thomas Group News
Our new paper , "High Strain Rate Deformation of Layered Nanocomposites", which was lately published in Nature Communications (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2166 or full text) has attracted great attention!
Oct 31th, 2012
Microbullets reveal material strengths (Rice University)
For better body armor, let tiny bullets fly (Futurity.org)
Microscopic 'bullets' put new armor to the test (NBCNews.com)
Postdoctoral associate Dr. Jae-Hwang Lee won a best poster award in 2009 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting for his work titled "Nano-indentation Study of Three-dimensional Periodic Nanoframes".
Also on MRS Website. Dec 1st, 2009
Prof. Thomas presented the Van Vlack lecture at the University of Michigan.
The Van Vlack Lectureship series was established in honor of Lawrence H. Van Vlack, whose seminal introductory textbooks defined the field of materials science and engineering. It is awarded annually to a materials scientist or engineer of distinguished accomplishment. Oct 20th, 2009
Professor Thomas elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).
Also on DMSE News, MIT News Office, AAAS Press Release. April 21st, 2009
Professor Thomas elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE),
for development of novel photonic materials and determination of the morphology of block copolymers.
Also on DMSE News, MIT News Office, NAE News Release. February 6th, 2009
Professor Thomas receiving the degree Honoris Causa from the University of Ioannina, Greece.
Click here for more pictures! September 29th, 2008
Periodic Materials and Interference Lithography
NEW BOOK coming out in October!
September 9th, 2008
Technology Review: Mass-Producing 3-D Particles
December 3rd, 2007
National Science Foundation Spotlight Article November 6th, 2007
Optics.org Photonic Gels Article November 6th, 2007
Broad Wavelength Tunable Block Copolymer Photonic Crystals October 21st, 2007