Thursday, February 21, 2013

NACE awards Mary Lin Lym and Cindy Shi book scholarships

NACE International announced the winners of the Book Scholarships for 2013: Mary Lyn Lim and Cindy
Shi. Only two awards were given out, and CESE students won both of them. Each will receive scholarships for $1,000 from the NACE foundation at the Corrosion 13' conference in 2013 in Orlando this March.  The NACE Foundation Book Scholarship:

"The NACE Foundation provides Book Scholarships to assist graduate students in the development of their corrosion libraries. This scholarship is given in the form of a credit to be used on-line in the NACE Bookstore"
Cindy Shi
Mary Lyn Lim giving a demonstration at 2012 Nanodays

Monday, February 18, 2013

Nanodays 2013: March 23, 2013

Jerry Floro put together a great Nano-days last year for the SEAS-wide open house which had over 650 visitors.  Part of a nationwide science effort, "NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future." 

Friday, February 8, 2013

Ryan Comes selected as MRS Graduate Student Award finalist

Congratulations to Ryan Comes on being selected as a finalist for the Graduate Student Awards from the Materials Research Society for 2013 Spring meeting. During the MRS Spring Special Talk Sessions on April 2, selections for gold and silver levels will be made based on the presentations by award finalists.

According to MRS the awards:

Ryan Comes in the U.Va  Rotunda
presenting to President Sullivan
MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high level of excellence and distinction. MRS seeks to recognize students of exceptional ability who show promise for significant future achievement in materials research. Information regarding upcoming Graduate Student Awards is available below.

Ryan Comes is advised by Stu Wolf and conducting research in magnetic thin film  materials for electronic applications and next generation computing.