Congratulations to Dr. Hangbo Zhao, who successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Liquid Manipulation Using Engineered Carbon Nanotube Surfaces,” on May 12th, 2017 in front of a faculty panel comprised of Professors Kripa Varanasi and Xuanhe Zhao. Dr. Zhao is the first Mechanosynthesis Group alumnus to be awarded his PhD at MIT, and will continue with the group as a Postdoctoral Associate throughout the summer. We look forward to the inevitable accomplishments in store for Dr. Zhao. Congratulations!