Published on Wednesday March 5, 2008
Ph.D. student Siddhartha Pathak's (advisors: Surya Kalidindi and Haviva Goldman) award winning research image has been selected to appear on the SAFENANO Web site. SAFENANO is based at the Institute of Occupational Medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland and exists to "provide independent, impartial advice concerning the potential risks to the environment and human health from nanoparticles."
Pathak's image entitled, "Growth Steps on La0.8Ca0.2CoO3," was the Grand Prize Winner of the 50th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology Nanofabrication Bizarre/Beautiful Micrograph Contest. The image also won second prize in the "Science as Art" competition at the 2007 MRS Fall Meeting.