Smart Materials Research

Parker Evans wins first place in IMR 3MT

A Ph.D. candidate in the group, Parker Evans, presented his work in the 3 minute thesis competition during 2019 IMR Materials Week.

His presentation won him the first place in this event!!!

Parker Evans is a Translational Plant Sciences program and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering student and dissertation focuses on developing a device called ‘chemical actuator’.

Congratulations Parker!

Parker Evans 3MT award

Vijay’s Candidacy Exam – Congratulations

Vijay Venkatesh – a graduate student in the lab defended his dissertation proposal and successfully passed the candidacy exam. His thesis titled  “Mechanoelectrochemistry of faradaic materials using shear-force based near-field microscopy” will continue to investigate the use of SECM in understanding multi-domain interactions in conducting polymers.

Congratulations Vijay!!

 

Sujasha’s Candidacy Exam – Congratulations

Sujasha Gupta – a graduate student in the lab defended her dissertation proposal and successfully passed the candidacy exam. Her thesis titled”Development and Utilization of a Novel High Bandwidth Cation Sensor to Detect Dynamic Neuronal Processes” will continue to investigate the application of conducting polymer sensors for monitoring neuronal synapse!

Congratulations Sujasha!!