Jessica gave a poster presentation at UConn for her NSF LASMP-BD program. Her poster title was “Microstructural and Mechanical Characterization of Amorphous Boron.” She discussed the local clustering in atomic arrangement and its superior yield strength that was measured by in-situ nanomechanical test.
John received the MSE Graduate Student Speaking Contest Award!
Each year, the MSE Graduate Program Committee selects several near-graduating Ph.D. students to deliver research presentations at one of the MSE Graduate Seminars in Materials Science and Engineering. The 2018 Speaking Contest Award recipient, as decided by audience voting, is John Sypek for his talk on “Superelasticity and Cryogenic Linear Shape Memory Effects of CaFe2As2”.