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!
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.
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
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 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!