2020 MRS Spring Meeting

Graduate Student Award Finalists' Special Talk Sessions

Monday, April 13
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
PCC North, 100 Level, Room 128 A & 127 C

The MRS Graduate Student Awards (GSA) are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high level of excellence and distinction.

In addition to the MRS Graduate Student Gold and Silver Awards, the Arthur Nowick Graduate Student Award, which honors the late Dr. Arthur Nowick and his lifelong commitment to teaching and mentoring students in materials science, will be presented to a GSA finalist who shows particular promise as a future teacher and mentor.

All Meeting attendees, especially students, are encouraged to attend the sessions.

Session 1—Room 128 A

12:00—Vivian Rachel Feig*, Stanford University
SM06.01.04

12:15—Li Xiang*, Peking University
NM05.05.02

12:30—Edmund Han*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
NM06.01.05

12:45—Scott Tom Keene*, Stanford University
SM04.03.05

1:00—Duo Xu*, University of California, Los Angeles
SM08.06.03

1:15—Albert Tianxiang Liu*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NM08.03.02

Break 1:30 – 1:45

1:45—Katherine R. Jinkins*, University of Wisconsin–Madison
NM05.02.03

2:00—Ghazaleh Haghiashtiani, University of Minnesota
SM09.01.05

2:15—Kan-Heng Lee, Cornell University
NM08.07.04

Session 2—Room127 C

12:00—Leyuan Zhang, The University of Texas at Austin
EN09.06.05

12:15—Yujun Xie, Yale University
CT08.02.04

12:30—Liang Feng, Texas A&M University
EN06.08.09

12:45—Rifat Kamarudheen, Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research
EL03.01.11

1:00—Justin Lee Andrews, Texas A&M University
EL07.07/EL08.06.02

1:15—Bo Wang, The Pennsylvania State University
EL11.08.07

Break 1:30 – 1:45

1:45—Herman Duim, University of Groningen
EN01.11.10

2:00—Nicholas Rolston*, Stanford University
EN01.02.07

2:15—Hsin-Yun Chao*, University of Maryland
CT04.06.05

2:30—Lucia Gan*, Stanford University
EL01.05.17

*Nowick Candidate