The Graduate College hosted a welcome breakfast for our 2018-2019 Graduate College Doctoral Fellowships, their faculty mentors, returning fellows and graduate leadership on Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Main Building. This included our new PhD student and GRFP Fellow, Mark Anayee.
Congratulations to our alum, Dr. Michael Naguib (currently, Asst. Prof. at Tulane) who received the 2018 Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars from the American Ceramic Society.
Congratulations to Prof. Yury Gogotsi, who received the Chinese Government Friendship Award.
Congratulations to NSF-REU student, Kevin Juan, who won the first place in the REU poster competition today. Kudos to his mentor Dr. Narendra Kurra and thanks to the NMG team for support.
Congratulations to co-op researcher, Natalia Noriega Pedraza, who has just been awarded the 2018 George A. Roberts Scholarship from ASM.
The George A. Roberts Scholarship award provides $6,000 towards educational expenses for one academic year. It is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who demonstrates exemplary academic and personal achievements, interest and potential in metallurgy or materials science and engineering, as well as financial need. The scholarship was established in 1995 by ASM Past President Dr. George A. Roberts to help further the education of students serving as role models in the field.
Natalia will attend the Materials Science & Technology Conference that is being held October 14-18, 2018, Columbus, OH to receive the award in person.
Natalia was also awarded a $3,000 scholarship, Clayton Family Scholarship from the Center for Powder Metallurgy Technology. Congratulations!
Drexel Materials Professor Yury Gogotsi, PhD, whose research as founder and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute and member of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering has opened new possibilities for the application of nanomaterials, has received an h-index value of 100 from Google Scholar and other citation databases — the highest ever received by a professor within the College of Engineering.* The h-index classifies scholars according to the number of extant papers that have been cited by other scientists and publications. The Google Scholar distinction refers to Gogotsi’s papers published just since 2013.
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Congratulations to undergraduate student, Maria Natalia Noriega, for being awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Philadelphia Section of the Society of Tribologists & Engineers (STLE) in recognition of her academic and research excellence.
Congratulations to Thomas Heng and Devon Spinelli on placing second in the 2018 College of Engineering Senior Design Competition.
Congratulations to our Post-Doctoral Researcher Chris Shuck, who was given the “Outstanding Dissertation Award” at the Commencement at his alma mater University of Notre Dame last week. The award is given to the top graduating graduate student in the department. It was a $1000 award meant to cover the purchase of the academic robes, which Chris can proudly wear now!