Research featured on NSF homepage

The research of Hanna, Adwait, Parvin, and Victor is currently featured on the NSF homepage and at the top of the NSF newsletter! The news article, titled “Nanofibers linked to a red wine chemical could help prevent oxidation”discusses their recent publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

Hanna and Adwait’s research is featured in the slide deck on the NSF homepage.

This research was also recently featured on the Texas A&M engineering news website and has been shared by 9 other news sites.

Zhou and Sang win departmental awards!

Congratulations to PhD students Qing Zhou and Zhen Sang for winning 2020 MSEN awards!

Qing won the Best Paper (Graduate) Award for his recently accepted publication in Advanced Functional Materials. Earlier this year, Qing’s research also ranked second in the U.S. Army’s “Top Ten Science & Technology Advances of 2019”.

Zhen won the Outstanding Teacher Award for his development and guidance of the undergraduate unified materials lab, MSEN 301. His dedication to the course, which taught materials synthesis,  structural characterization, and property evaluation, was evident.

WIMS volunteers at Aggieland Saturday

The Women in Materials Science (WIMS) organization, advised by Dr. Sukhishvili, provided departmental information and performed demonstrations for prospective high school students and their parents at Aggieland Saturday. From the Sukhishvili group, graduate students Hanna Hlushko, Diana Al Husseini, and Jordan Brito volunteered during this event.

Learn more about the WIMS organization and upcoming outreach events here.

 

From left to right: Jordan Brito, Diana Al Husseini, Hanna Hlushko, Mengying Liu, and Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili at Aggieland Saturday
The WIMS organization performed demos for prospective students.