Published on Monday September 24, 2007
Faculty and students from Drexel's MSE have won the American Ceramic Society's 2007 Roland B. Snow Award, marking the third time.
A poster titled "Mesoporous Carbide Derived Carbon from Ti2AlC," co-authored by M.S. student Sauji Yachamaneni (advisor: Yury Gogotsi), former MSE Research Assistant Professor Dr. Gleb Yushin, Prof. Michel Barsoum, and Prof., Yury Gogotsi won first place in the SEM Category and Best in Show in the Ceramographic Competition (Roland B. Snow Award) at the Materials Science & Technology 2007 Conference and Exhibition (MS&T '07). Additionally, the poster of Ph.D. student Z. Goknur Cambaz (advisor: Yury Gogotsi), Dr. Gleb Yushin, and Prof. Yury Gogotsi titled "Etch Pits on SiC" received first place in the Optical Imaging category.
According to the American Ceramic Society Web site, the Roland B. Snow Award is "presented to the Best of Show winner of the Ceramographic Competition, an annual exhibit to promote the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of ceramic materials." The winning image will appear in a future issue of the Ceramic Bulletin. MS&T '07 took place in Detroit, MI September 16-20, 2007.