Materials Department Excels at Drexel University’s Research Day

Published on Thursday April 28, 2005

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering excelled at Drexel University's Seventh Annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, bringing home 6 out of the 14 recognitions awarded to the College of Engineering. The event, held in the Daskalakis Athletic Center and sponsored by the Office of Research and Graduate Policy, is open to all Drexel University faculty, students, post-doctoral fellows, residents and technologists. Research Day highlights research, scholarly, creative, and entrepreneurial activities in categories such as "Advances in Clinical Practice," "Basic and Applied Sciences," "Emerging Technologies," "Creative Arts and Design," "Humanities," "Innovations in Education and Outreach," and "Business Research Initiatives."

Following is a list of all of the departmental award winners:

Office of Research Awards

BASIC/APPLIED SCIENCE: GRADUATE

Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Severely Plastically Deformed (SPD) Aluminum Alloys by Christopher Hovanec, Roger Doherty, Surya Kalidindi Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY: UNDERGRADUATE

Influence of nanodiamond additives on mechanical properties of Ni electroplated coatings by Adrian J. Gurga, Gogotsi, Yury Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY: GRADUATE

Wetting of Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Coatings by Polar and non-Polar Liquids by Davide Mattia, Byong M Kim, Haim H Bau, Yury Gogotsi Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

BUSINESS RESEARCH INITIATIVE: GRADUATE

Y-Carbon: Powering the New Millennium by Ranjan K. Dash, John Chmiola, Gleb Yushin, Yury Gogotsi Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering

DEAN'S AWARDS: GRADUATE

Probing and Locating Cancerous Tumors in Lumpectomy Samples Using Piezoelectric Fingers by Hakki O. Yegingil, Wan Y Shih, Waqas Anjum, Jeffrey Justin, Ari D Brooks, Wei-Heng Shih Materials Science and Engineering

Temperature Sensitive Tunable Bragg Reflector by Michael J Birnkrant; Li, Christopher Materials Science and Engineering

Tagged as Roger Doherty Wei-Heng Shih Awards