Archive for March, 2011

Chris Winkler Awarded MSA Presidential Student Award

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Chris Winkler has been awarded the Microscopy Society of America’s Presidential Student Award for his research on in situ transmission electron microscopy of multiferroic bismuth ferrite thin film composites. Chris is one of only 20 students selected from a pool of almost 200 applicants. The award includes full registration to the Microscopy and Microanalysis 2011 Conference, as well as housing, travel, and an invitation to the Presidential Reception.

For more information, please visit: MSA Conference Awards

Taheri Awarded ONR Summer Faculty Fellowship

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Dr. Taheri has been awarded an Office of Naval Reseach Summer Faculty Fellowship at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Carderock, Maryland. According to the ONR website, “The Summer Faculty Research Program is a 10-week program, beginning in May 2011. These programs provide an opportunity for faculty members to participate in research of mutual interest to the faculty member and professional peers at U.S. Navy Laboratories.”

For more information, visit: Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

Brian Sparber accepted into SULI Program at Ames Laboratory

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Brian Sparber has been accepted into the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program at Ames Laboratory. This summer he will be working on a project titled, “Nano-dispersion Strengthened Ferritic Stainless Steels by Innovative Powder Processing using Gas Atomized Precursor Powders.”

The SULI Program supports the advancement of undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in science and engineering. SULI prepares students to pursue professional careers and graduate school opportunities by providing direct exposure to Ames Laboratory’s research facilities, scientists, and technical staff.

For more information, visit: http://www.ameslab.gov/education/suli