Tisdale Lab @ MIT

nanoscale energy transport


MIT news features work published in Nature Chem

Read a summary of our recent work on tunable exciton binding energy in 2D perovskites, which was developed collaboratively with the Stupp group at Northwestern University! Link to MIT News story

July 13th, 2020

Sam defends PhD thesis

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Winslow, who successfully defended his PhD thesis in Chemical Engineering! Sam begins the next chapter of his career as an engineer at Liquiglide. In addition to his scientific contributions, Sam captained our lab volleyball team. We will miss you Sam!

May 8th, 2020

Will named MacVicar Fellow

Will Tisdale has been selected to receive MIT’s highest honor for undergraduate teaching, the MacVicar Fellowship. The MacVicar Faculty Fellows program was named to honor the life and contributions of the late Margaret MacVicar, Professor of Physical Science and Dean for Undergraduate Education.   It recognizes faculty who have made exemplary and sustained contributions to the teaching and education of undergraduates at MIT, and is the highest honor and recognition for undergraduate teaching at MIT.   The Fellows are used as consultants by the President, Faculty governance and upper administration to address many critical issues of education on campus.

March 9th, 2020

Dan Congreve accepts faculty position at Stanford

Former Tisdale Lab postdoc Dan Congreve has accepted an Assistant Professor position in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University! Dan, who is currently a fellow at the Rowland Institute at Harvard, will move his lab to Stanford in 2020. Link to Dan’s group webpage.

October 24th, 2019

Katie Mauck begins faculty position at Kenyon College

Recent Tisdale Lab postdoc Katie Mauck is now Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio! While a member of the Tisdale Lab, Katie made important contributions to the understanding of exciton dynamics in 2D perovskites. Link to Katie’s faculty profile.

October 24th, 2019

Katie defends PhD thesis

Congratulations to Katie Shulenberger, who successfully defended her PhD in Physical Chemistry in August! Katie, who worked in both the Tisdale and Bawendi labs, is off to Boulder, Colorado, for a postdoctoral position with Gordana Dukovic. Congratulations Katie!

September 25th, 2019

Will receives tenure

Will Tisdale is happy to announce that he has been awarded tenure at MIT! He looks forward to many more years of teaching and research in the finest Chemical Engineering department in the world 🙂

May 17th, 2019

Matt and Nabeel defend PhD theses

Congratulations to Matt Ashner and Nabeel Dahod, who both successfully defended their Ph.D. theses in May 2019! Matt’s Ph.D. thesis in Chemical Engineering is titled “Data-Driven Approach to Understanding Exciton-Exciton Interactions in CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals.” Matt is headed to Los Angeles next where he will begin work as an engineer at Aerospace Corporation. Nabeel’s Ph.D. thesis in Chemical Engineering is titled “Nanoscale Origins of Thermal Transport Phenomena in Hybrid Layered Perovskites.” Nabeel is headed on an adventure in Spain before deciding on his next steps. Congratulations to both!

May 17th, 2019

Dreyfus Foundation video features Tisdale Lab

A short video describing research and education in the Tisdale Lab was produced for the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Check it out here.

November 7th, 2018

Liza defends PhD thesis

Congratulations to Liza Lee, who successfully defended her PhD thesis “Nonequilibrium Energy Transport in Heterogeneous Nanoscale Semiconductors”. Liza is headed next to the University of Chicago, where she will begin a postdoctoral appointment in the groups of Juan de Pablo and Giulia Galli.

July 18th, 2018

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