Amit Kumar won an award for Best Poster at the 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting. His poster, entitled "Effect of radiation on Ceria NP surfaces (A NSF funded project)," was presented on Thursday, December 1, 2011.
The MRS conference is very prestigious, and Amit's poster was deemed to be one of the top two out of many presented that evening. The award also included a cash prize.
Amit is a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering graduate program (part of the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering). He is also a member of Dr. Sudipta Seal's research group.