July, 2014: Prof. Vandervelde awarded NSF REU Suppliment
to his CAREER award for summer 2014 and 2015. This funding will
pay for undergrads to work in REAP Labs on this important
July, 2014: Maggie Stevens officially joins REAP Labs as a
graduate student researcher.
June, 2014: Nicole Pfiester
Latham presented research at the 2014 EMC conference in Santa
June, 2014: Abbey Licht, Maggie Stevens, and
Prof. Vandervelde present research at the 2014 PVSC conference
May, 2014: Katie Levinson joins REAP Labs as an
May, 2014: Prof. Vandervelde was
officially awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate
Professor by the Tufts University Board of Trustees.
2014: Nicole Pfiester Latham and Abbey Licht present research at
the 2014 SVC conference in Chicago
April, 2014: Nicole Pfiester Latham receives a Special Mention
for Outstanding Graduate Student Contribution to Undergraduate
April, 2014: Nicole Pfiester Latham accepts NSF Graduate
March, 2014: Tom Vandervelde receives Tufts University School of
Engineering Faculty Mentoring Award for a Second Time (2011
Norihito Naka awarded as a Tufts Summer Scholar.
February, 2014: Chandler Downs, Abigail Licht, and Nicole
Pfiester Latham present at Photonics West 2014.
2013: Abigail Licht invited to submit a featured paper in the
Journal of Materials Research.
December, 2013: Abigail
Licht's Fall MRS 2013 paper selected as an outstanding paper.
December, 2013: Abigail Licht, Corey Shemelya and Nicole Pfiester Latham present
at MRS 2013, Boston, MA.
December, 2013: Acera School
visits REAP Labs (ECE News).
October, 2013: Abigail Licht and Nicole
Pfiester Latham granted a Travel Award for NAMBE 2013.
October, 2013: Abigail
Licht and Nicole Pfiester Latham present at NAMBE 2013, Banff,
September, 2013: Dante DeMeo and Nicole Pfiester
Latham present at EUPVSEC 2013, Paris, France.
August, 2013: Ahmed Zayan recieves Tufts University
August, 2013: Ahmed Zayan joins REAP labs
Tom Vandervelde recieves $1M NSF-MRI grant to aquire a photonic
materials molecular beam epitaxy system. (ECE
August, 2013: Dante DeMeo earns his doctoral degree
2013: Corey Shemelya and Dante DeMeo present at EMC2013
April, 2013: Corey Shemelya's earns his doctoral degree
April, 2013: Tom Vandervelde gives keynote
speach at the Intellegence Community Conference
April, 2013: Abbey Licht recievews GROW fellowship to spend the
summer in Montpellier, France at the
lab under Jean-Baptiste Rodriguez.
2013: REAP Labs members accepted to give talk at
EMC in June
April, 2013: Dante DeMeo recieves NSF/ASEE Engineering
March, 2013: Robert Rockmore
awarded as a Tufts Summer Scholar.
March, 2013: Abbey Licht and Nicole Pfiester Latham give talks
March, 2013: Corey Shemelya Awarded
IC Postdoctoral Fellowship and Research Assistant Professor
Position at the University of
Texas at El Paso
Feb., 2013: REAP Labs
featured in the
Tufts ECE Newsletter
Feb., 2013: Corey Shemelya and
Dante DeMeo featured in the
Tufts Alma Matters Magazine
REAP Labs hosts Acera
Oct., 2012: Corey Shemelya and Dante DeMeo featured in "Sustainable
Oct., 2012: REAP Labs students present
North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE) conference
Sept. 2012: Corey Shemelya wins the AVS
Dorothy M. and Earl S. Hoffman Travel Grant
Sept. 2012: Corey Shemelya, Dante
DeMeo, and Dr. Vandervelde Present at
Sept. 2012: Joint Reap Labs and Fraunhofer IAF
work wins best paper award.
Aug. 2012: Prof. Vandervelde gives an
invited talk to the
SPIE Optics+Photonics in San Diego
Aug. 2012: Welcome
Nicole Pfiester-Latham to REAP Labs!
Prof. Vandervelde wins an
Intelligence Community Young Investigator Award
2012: Dante DeMeo and Corey Shemelya present at
EMC 2012 at Penn State
May, 2012: Corey Shemelya published in
May, 2012: REAP Labs a finalist for the
2012 Mass. Clean Energy Center
May, 2012: Corey Shemelya and Dante DeMeo win the
Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award
April, 2012: REAP students are Finalists in the
Tufts Energy Competition
April, 2012: Abbey Licht
recieves a National Science
Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Dante DeMeo recieves
Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research
March, 2012: Abbey Licht is accepted to the
Tufts University Sustainability Council.
February/March, 2012: Members of REAP Labs present at
APS at the South Boston Convention Center.
December, 2011: Dante DeMeo and Sam MacNaughton (from Tufts NanoLabs) present at
ISDRS at the University of Maryland.
September, 2011: Abbey Licht is accepted as a Tufts
June, 2011: Members of Reap Labs present at PVSC37 in
Seattle, WA and EMC in Santa Barbara, CA.
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June, 2011: Prof. Vandervelde wins Alexander Von Humholdt Fellowship from the German government
Abigail Licht joins REAP Labs!
May, 2011: Salih Magden wins SPIE scholarship for
May, 2011: Tom Vandervelde named a Fellow of the Center for Engineering and Education Outreach (CEEO)
Tom Vandervelde wins Tufts Faculty Mentoring Award
Mar 24, 2011: Meth Bandara selected as a 2011 Tufts Summer Scholar
Mar 3, 2011: Prof. Vandervelde wins NSF CAREER
Jan 5, 2011: Grad Student Corey Shemelya Named Optics Superhero
Nov 12, 2011:Prof. Vandervelde Earns Air Force Grant for Photodetection
Nov 12, 2011: Dante DeMeo wins first prize for research on TPV
March 2010, Salih Magden selected as a 2010 Tufts Summer Scholar
Feb 26, 2010: Prof. Vandervelde Receives $975K Grant for Thermophotovoltaics
Dec 14, 2009: REAPLab Grad Students Receive Best Poster Award at ISDRS
March, 2009: Han Chen selected as a 2009 Tufts Summer Scholar
September, 2008: Chandler Downs, John Chivers, Dante DeMeo and
Corey Shemelya join REAP Labs.