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Babak’s electron microscopy image wins the Roland B. Snow award in MS&T 2012

Ph.D. students Babak Anasori and Michael Naguib received the Roland B. Snow Award from the American Ceramic Society for their work on “Green MXene Turtle”. This award is presented for the best ceramographic work at the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Babak received the Diamond ranking for the GEMS Award

PhD student Babak Anasori received Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award through the American Ceramics Society, with a Diamond ranking! Babak was one of 10 finalists to receive the GEMS award at MS&T in Pittsburgh (see information here), and … Continue reading

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MXene on “Inside Science TV”

Watch the video about MXene on Inside Science TV. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WQ28DJWhZk

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Ceramics lab at the Materials 2-day course

The 2-day course (MATE 100) was a success! MAX phase group members ran the ceramics lab for the short course for incoming freshmen. See more information here.

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Nina at IPAM

PhD student Nina Lane will be a core participant in a 14-week Materials Defects workshop at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA September – December 2012. IPAM is an NSF-funded mathematics institute that holds workshops on … Continue reading

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Babak will receive the Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award in MS&T 2012!

PhD student Babak Anasori is selected as one of the top 10 finalists for the Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award by The American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Each finalist will be awarded a cash honorarium of $100 and a … Continue reading

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Babak’s SEM image wins third place in IMC 2012!

PhD student Babak Anasori won third place in the International Metallographic contest (IMC) 2012! His artistic image “Magnesium Lava” was a microscopy image of a Mg-MAX composite’s fracture surface. The winning image was showcased at the Microscopy & Microanalysis 2012 … Continue reading

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Grady Bentzel: New PhD student

Welcome Grady, our latest group member. Continue reading

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Babak wins the Highly Commended Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to PhD student Babak Anasori! He won the highly commended teaching excellence award, which was awarded on Graduate Student Day 2012.

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Justin’s candidacy

Congratulations to PhD student Justin Griggs! He successfully passed his candidacy exam on June 7, 2012 with his seminar on the deformation of micropillars in metals and ceramics.

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