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Prof. Navrotsky Speaks at MRS Spring Meeting

Congratulations to Professor Alexandra Navrotsky, who gave a Symposium X: Frontiers of Materials Research lecture at the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting on April 7. MRS Spring Meetings are essential events for sharing the latest developments in materials science. Prof. Navrotsky spoke on on the impacts of nanoscale energetics on geochemistry, the environment, and materials.

UC Davis Rec Center Profiles CHMS Undergrad

Katherine Acord, a Materials Science and Engineering major, has been profiled by the UC Davis Rec Center. Katherine has worked for the last two summers with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where she researched and designed hardware for returning Mars sample rock cores safely to Earth. Click here to watch a short interview.

CHMS Ph.D. Student Receives NSF Fellowship

Please join the CHMS department in congratulating Lauren Hughes! Lauren Hughes, a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. The fellowship provides three years of research funding in addition to professional development opportunities. Lauren Hughes has published two journal articles, and is currently involved in researching the creation of strontium titanate bicrystals and their grain boundary complexions after exposure to an electrical field.

Class of 2011 Class of 1976

CHMS Alumni: Stay in touch with us via our Alumni Facebook page! View class photos and rosters here, and relive our CHMS 50th Reunion here, where you can download many priceless photos of CHMS events over the decades.

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