Congratulations to Kristy Jost and Kelsey Hatzell! Both DNI group members successfully defended their dissertations and will be graduating in June 2015.
Congratulations to Katie Van Aken, who has been awarded an Alumni Association’s Outstanding Student Award. The award is given to students who demonstrate both active involvement and leadership in University activities and community organizations as demonstrated through commitment of time and roles of responsibility. Nominees should also be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Katie is certainly a leader in both, research and outreach activities.
Congratulations to Olya, Maria and Mengqiang on the publication of their excellent paper on delamination of Nb2C and other MXenes in the premier materials science journal Advanced Materials!
Congratulations to PhD Student Katie Van Aken for winning second place in the ASM poster contest and undergraduate researcher Alexander McBride for being awarded an ASM scholarship at the Liberty Bell Chapter meeting this week!
NMG group member, Amanda Pentecost, and fellow MSE students traveled to the Material Advantage’s Congressional Visits Day on April 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The students met with local congressional staffers and discuss how federal STEM funding has positively affected them allowed the students to perform incredible, groundbreaking research at Drexel.
Congratulations to PhD Candidate Maria Lukatskaya who won the MRS Graduate Students Gold Award. This is the highest recognition for graduate students working in the materials field. Maria was competing against the preselected best PhD students from the very best universities in the world and she won. This is a great achievement!
Maria was also awarded the prestigious and very competitive Hill Fellowship from the College of Engineering. This is a recognition of excellent research that she has been doing over the past 3 years.
Congratulations to Katie on being selected as a Fellow in the GAANN Grand Challenges program!
NMG work on electrochemical synthesis of C-S material by etching MAX has been published in the high impact journal Angewandte Chemie. Read the full story here.