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Past positions:
2008-2010:

Research Assistant Professor Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Fall 2009:

Adjunct Faculty

Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, RPI

2007-2008:

Lead Research Specialist

Interconnect Focus Center New York at RPI

2004-2007:

Postdoctoral Research Associate Interconnect Focus Center New York at RPI

2003-2004:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Physikalisches Institut, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

Swastik Kar 

Assistant Professor

Experimental Nanophysics

Office: 204 DA

Laboratory: 367 Egan

Phone: 617-373-3375

Email: s.kar“at”neu.edu

 

·          March, 2011: The Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation will be featuring our Nano Letters artwork as promotional material for their 50th anniversary activities.

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·          March 23, 2011: A video highlight of our 2010 Nano Letters paper [see here] has been released by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as a part of their virtual video issue for the 2010 Most-Accessed Articles in ACS Nano and Nano Letters.

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·          February 17, 2011: Super-Kevin does it again! Wins the Wayne Hanson Scientific Excellence Award at the 2011 North Carolina Southeastern Regional Science Fair for his graphene science project:

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·          February 2, 2011: Kevin Frink keeps shining: wins first place in the technology division of a county wide science fair:

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Watch Kevin at work

·          January, 2011: Announcing the 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, “Symposium on Solar Energy Conversion and Utilization for Fuels and Energy Production”

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·          January, 2011: Northeastern Physics Graduate Journal Club schedule uploaded

·          November 24, 2010: Kevin Frink, Sophomore at Isaac Bear Early College High School, Wilmington, North Carolina, uses our molecular wedging method to exfoliate graphene! Wins first place in high school science fair!

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·          November 23, 2010: Nano Letters paper makes it to the top 20 most read Nano Letters articles (in the past year ) list.

·          November, 2010: Nano Letters paper makes it to the Cover

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·          October, 2010: Geim and Novoselov win the 2010 Physics Nobel prize for "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene”