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!
Our Senior Design team of Thomas Heng and Devon Spinelli won the best presentation for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. They will represent our Department in the College of Engineering Senior Design Competition.
Congratulations to the team and their mentors!
Undergraduate Co-Op, Natalia Noreiga, was selected for the 2018 John J. DeLuccia Scholarship Award (ASM) and the 2018 MASWE Scholarship.
On Thursday 5/17, Natalia recieved the ASM scholarship in person at the ASM Chapter’s Awards and Past Chair’s Night. Each award comes with a $1,500 Scholarship.
The KROTO AWARD 2018 will be presented to Dr Michael Naguib, Tulane University, USA.
Dr M. Naguib will present his award winning lecture at the 13th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT) to be held at the Gdansk University of Technology, Poland during 11-14 September 2018.
The KROTO Award (named after the late Nobel Prize winner Sir Harold Kroto) is a prestigious prize conferred on an outstanding, dynamic young researcher for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
To learn more about 13th NANOSMAT 2018 – Click here www.nanosmat-conference.com
Congratulations to Asia and Tyler on their poster awards at the 17th annual C. F. “Chuck” Burns Graduate Student Poster Contest of the Liberty Bell Chapter of ASM International last Thursday night.
Tyler’s poster title is “Thickness independent capacitance in vertically aligned transition metal carbides” (3rd place). Co-authors: Yu Xia, Mengqiang Zhao, Babak Anasori, Alei Dang, Zehang Zhou, Hyesung Cho, Randall Kamien, and Shu Yang.
Asia’s poster title is “2D titanium carbide (MXene) dipole antennas and RFID tag” (1st place). Co-authors: Alessia Polemi, Mohamed Alhabeb, L. (Joe) Yuqiao, Kapil Dandekar, and Babak Anasori.
Congratulations to all co-authors who helped in this award-winning research!
Congratulations to Ph.D. students, Simge and Asia, for taking home prizes at the DEGS conference today! Simge won best oral presentation and Asia won the people’s choice award for the Three Minute Thesis Competition!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the DEGS program!
Congratulations to visiting researcher, Meikang Han, who has successfully defended his PhD thesis in at Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xi’an, China. We expect him to come back in a few weeks as a post-doctoral researcher.
Below is a picture of Meikang with his doctoral advisor, Prof. Yin (4th from the left).
BS/MS student, Nicholas Trainor, received the honor of Honorable Mention for his application to the prestigious 2018 Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Congratulations to Nick for this great honor!
PhD student, Kanit Hantanasirisakul, won the Science as Art competition at Spring MRS and PhD student, Ariana Levitt won the Best Poster Award at the Summit at MRS.
Congratulations to all!
Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate, Kathleen Maleski, who has been awarded a prestigious Koerner Family Fellowship. Sponsored by Robert M. and Paula W. Koerner (along with their children), the Koerner Family Fellowships are awarded to one graduate student per year in each department of the College of Engineering. Students that receive this award are recognized for their dedication to their doctoral studies and meet with their peers and donor during the academic year. This is a great recognition of Kathleen’s outstanding work!