Month: October 2015

Boris wins Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Competition

Congratulations to Boris Dyatkin, who recently won the The Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Competition. He received this highly competitive award for his presentation titled: “Probing Supercapacitor Carbon-Electrolyte Structure and Ion Dynamics with Neutrons” at the DOE EFRC PI meeting in Washington, DC.  Boris gave an excellent talk on Monday. Here is what Dr. David Wesolowski, Director of FIRST EFRC said about his presentation:  “I would like to recognize Boris for his outstanding talk.  Already as a graduate student, his presentation showed a level of scientific insight and political astuteness that I am sure made many senior scientists envious.”  Congratulations once again!

Dr. Michael Naguib Abdelmalak Selected for Drexel’s “40 Under 40”

Dr. Michael Naguib Abdelmalak, currently at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and NMG alum, has been selected for this year’s annual “40 Under 40” in Drexel Magazine, the magazine of Drexel University’s 149,000 alumni. Now in its fourth year, the “40 Under 40” program recognizes outstanding young alumni who are making a mark in their professions and community.  Congratulations to Michael!

NMG Alum Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Volker Presser, former post-doctoral associate in the Nanomaterials Group, who was appointed as Full Professor and Head of Energy Materials at the Saarland University in Germany. He is also affiliated with INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials. It’s particularly impressive taking into account that Volker went from Assistant Professor to Full Professor in about two years, skipping the intermediate Associate Professor step. Congratulations once again to Volker!

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