NMG Students Win Awards at Liberty Bell Chapter Meeting

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!

Amanda Pentecost Attends Material Advantage’s Congressional Visits Day

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.

Maria Lukatskaya Awarded Hill Fellowship & MRS Gold Award

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 our STAR student Michelle Torelli

Congratulations to our STAR student Michelle Torelli, whose poster titled “Free-standing MXene/Metal Oxide Composite Paper as a Flexible Anode for Li-ion Batteries” (authors: Michelle Torelli, Mengqiang Zhao, & Yury Gogotsi) received the 1st place award at the 15th Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) Annual Student Poster Session Hosted by ACS and YCC at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia PA, 31 March 2015.