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Dr. Masunov wins ACS HP Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

February 5, 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Artem Masunov (joint NSTC & Chemistry faculty) for winning the American Chemical Society’s Hewlett Packard Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for the abstract titled: The Comparison of Sum over States (SOS) and Coupled Electronic Oscillator (CEO) formalisms used for computational design of Two Photon Absorbing materials with Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory. This award…

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NanoScience Student chosen to attend Nobel Laureate meeting

Paul Stokes has been selected as one of the 60 participants from the United States to attend the upcoming Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting for Physics in Germany. Paul is a graduate student in the Department of Physics and is a student of Dr. Saiful Khondaker, who has a joint faculty appointment at the NanoScience Technology…

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Dr. Klemenz nominated, elected to CCGCM

AMPAC Assistant Professor Dr. Christine Klemenz was elected a Member of the Commission of Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials (CCGCM) of the International Union of Crystallography. Klemenz was also nominated as member of the program committee for the Solid State Laser Technology XVIII Conference, which will take place January 2009 in San Jose, CA…

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Nano Graduate Student is selected for Order of Pegasus

We are happy to announce that Satyender Goel was selected for the Order Of Pegasus ( the highest student award bestowed by UCF). Graduate students are selected based on their academic achievement, professional or community service, leadership, and publication or research experiences. We congratulate Satyender on this accomplishment. The award ceremony is scheduled for April…

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Dr. Masunov Awarded NSF Collabovative Research Grant

Dr. Artëm Masunov (Assistant Professor, Joint NSTC & Chemistry) will serve as a Co-PI on a new $1.8 Million 4-Year Collaborative Research in Chemistry Grant from NSF titled Self-Organized Aggregates in Photonics (SOAP): A Comprehensive Approach to Multiphoton Absorbing Supramolecular Assemblies (PI: Dr. Kevin Belfield, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry). See here for more…

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A new technique to fabricate quantum transistors from carbon nanotubes

The team of Khondaker and Stokes devised a new technique to engineer quantum transistors which will be published in Applied Physics Letters (Issue 92). Computer electronics experts worries about what is going to occur when transistors shrink so small that electron quantum effects begin to play a role. In response, Khondaker and Stokes have controllably…

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Dr. Seal elected Fellow of the American Society for Materials

Dr. Sudipta Seal, AMPAC Professor of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Materials (ASM) “for pioneering the development of multi-component surface engineered oxides for a multitude of industrial applications.” In 1969, ASM established the Fellow of the Society honor to provide recognition to members for their distinguished…

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NanoScience Graduate Student Receives AVS Graduate Research Award

Congratulations to Atul Asati on receiving the AVS (American Vacuum Society) Graduate Research Award for 2009. Atul will be presented with this award at the AVS International Symposium and Exhibition in San Jose, California this November. The award is given to students in recognition of excellence in the sciences and technologies of interest to AVS.

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NSTC Interim Director Named 2009 UCF Pegasus Professor

Professor Dr. Debra Reinhart has earned UCF’s top faculty honor by being named Pegasus Professor for her devoted service to the university and its students and her notable accomplishments in the field of Environmental Engineering. Since 2000, only a handful of professors have received the Pegasus Professor Award which recognizes sustained excellence in teaching, research,…

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