Saturday, January 1, 2011

Lok-kun Tsui wins ARCS Scholarship

Lok-kun Tsui, a Ph.D candidate in materials science, was a 2011 awardee of an ARCS Scholarship. The
competitive awards are given across across a variety of academic areas critical to promoting American technological leadership and advancement. Advised by Professor Giovanni Zangari, Lok-kun's work focuses on the applications to solar cell technology, specifically investigating a means of splitting water for hydrogen production by a light induced electrochemical process.

The ARCS FOUNDATION (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) is "dedicated to providing scholarships to outstanding students pursuing degrees in science and engineering." The University of Virginia is one of 52 participating schools and belongs to the Metropolitan Washington chapter of ARCS.