December, 2014.: Undergraduate student Norohito Naka and Nicole
Pfiester Latham present their research at the Fall Materials
Research Society 2014 meeting
September, 2014: Prof.
Vandervelde officially becomes an Associate Professor in the
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
2014: Prof. Vandervelde becomes an Adjunct Professor in the
Mechanical Engineering Department
September, 2014: Prof.
Vandervelde becomes an Adjunct Professor in the Physics
September, 2014: Prof. Vandervelde awarded NSF
grant to broaden participation in engineering, focused on
teaching and mentoring women in engineering
2014: Nicole Pfiester Latham and Maggie Steves presented
research at the international Molecular Beam Epitaxy (IMBE)
conference in Flagstaff Arizona
August, 2014: Prof.
Vandervelde awarded new NSF grant to mentor and advise future
female engineering leaders.
August, 2014: Maggie Stevens wins the prestigious Stern's Family
July, 2014: Chandler Downs
successfully defends his Doctoral Thesis.
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 project.
July, 2014: Maggie Stevens officially joins REAP Labs as a
graduate student researcher.
June, 2014: Prof.
Vandervelde elevated to be a "Senior Member" of The OSA
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.