Newcomers and Defenses

Mohammed AlAmer, 1st year PhD student, joined the group in the fall. He received his BS degree from McGill University in Canada in 2012, and had been working at Saudi Aramco before he was selected to pursue his PhD under the Saudi Aramco Fellowship. He will be studying catalytic reactions in a model Taylor-Couette reactor.

Runbang Tang, MS student in the department, also joined the group in the fall. He will be working on the study of the effect of mesopores in a carbon substrate on the performance of Li-sulfur batteries.

Shubham Pinge and Sri Dithya Atluri successfully defended their MS thesis. Shubham is now in our PhD program continuing working on mesoscale modeling of directed self assembly for lithography, and Sri started working at Inspire Energy in February.

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