Published on Monday November 28, 2011
An image created by materials alumnus Dr. Siddhartha Pathak
(Ph.D. 2009, advisor: Surya Kalidindi) for the 2011 NanoArt
Exhibition has been featured on the Discovery News website.
Pathak's image (second one in the set) of steel used in space
applications garnered him first place in the NanoArt competition.
The image appears as part of a slide show of the winners of the
Since the Fall of 2010, Pathak has been working at the
California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as the 2010 W. M. Keck
Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials
Science. At Caltech, Pathak is continuing his research work in
nano-mechanics, which involves mechanical testing at submicron
length scales, with a particular emphasis towards space