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Alex Komin wins Student Research Achievement Award in Bioengineering

February 26, 2018

At the recent Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, graduate student Alex Komin was awarded the  Student Research Achievement Award (SRAA) in Bioengineering. The poster competition took place on Sunday, February 18th and consisted of participants giving 3-5 minute poster presentations to one or more judges. The student researchers were able to choose two subcategory selections from 14 […]

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Shane Arlington awarded J.A. Woollam Company Scholarship

February 26, 2018

  PhD candidate Shane Arlington has been awarded the J.A. Woollam Company Endowed Scholarship from the Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation. Shane has also received a student sponsorship travel grant from the Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation to attend the annual conference, SVC TechCon. While attending the conference, Shane will give a talk entitled Nanocalorimetric Investigation […]

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Latest issue of MRS Bulletin features articles by Professors Jonah Erlebacher and Mingwei Chen

January 29, 2018

The current issue of the MRS Bulletin features articles on dealloyed nanoporous materials. Dealloyed materials are research interests of both department chair and professor Jonah Erlebacher, and professor Mingwei Chen, who have articles in the issue. Professor Erlebacher’s paper, titled Pattern formation during electrochemical and liquid metal dealloying, discusses the differences between electrochemical dealloying and liquid metal […]

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Elliot Wainwright wins Best Student Presentation at the Fall MRS Meeting

January 26, 2018

Elliot Wainwright, a PhD candidate with Professor Weihs, recently won a Best Student Presentation award at the Fall MRS Meeting. He presented two talks during the Advances and Upcoming Research Strategies in Reactive Materials symposium at the conference that was held in Boston late last year. There were 3 awards given out for the over […]

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Jessica Ma is awarded APL Graduate Fellowship

January 24, 2018

PhD candidate Jessica Ma was recently awarded an APL Graduate Fellowship. Her proposed project is about the characterization of extremely low-level optical absorption and scattering in crystalline and amorphous materials for high-energy laser (HEL) applications. Jessica states in her project proposal: When people read this project title, they would think that low-level optical absorption and […]

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