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ECS recognizes our faculty, their research, and recent awards in a recent posting available here.
Drexel’s IExE NSF: REU program is from June 20-August 12, 2016 with applicant requirements of at least 18 years old and a US citizen or permanent resident, and a current STEM undergraduate student. The applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis until May 30, 2016. View the full application requirements here: http://drexel.edu/iexe/education/research-experience-for-undergrads/
This award recognizes an outstanding researcher in the field of nano energy whose work
- reflects the interdisciplinarity of this field
- has contributed in an innovative and/or impactful way to solving the major energy problems facing society
The Awards Committee received a number of high caliber nominations this year, but Professor Gogotsi’s nomination was ranked highest in terms of meeting the criteria for the award.
Read the full announcement here.
The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate; serving an array of industries including aerospace, apparel, architecture and health. – See more at: http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/April/Drexel-AFFOA/#sthash.51c2KzZg.dpuf
Our team including Prof. Yury Gogotsi, Babak Anasori, Mengqiang Zhao, Katie Van Aken, Amanda Pentecost, Evelyn Ren, and Sankalp Kota will attend the MRS 2016 Spring Meeting in Phoenix next week. All together, we have a dozen of posterand oral presentations, including a couple of invited talks.
Dr. Babak Anasori will be receiving the MRS Postdoctoral Award.This annual award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who are showing exceptional promise and excellence in scientificresearch, leadership, advocacy, outreach, or teaching, during their postdoc assignment. Babak was chosen from a very large group of nominees“for innovative research on 2D materials, creative and artistic ways of presenting science, dedication to and love of teaching, and student mentoring.” The award consists of an engraved trophy and a cash prize of $2,000. This is a highly competittive major internationalaward. Congratulations to Babak!
Katie van Aken will be acting as Students Ambassador for the MRS Spring 2016 Meeting, a major recognition and important service to the Society, and she will also be speaking at the Student Chapters Luncheon.