VPD Group

VPD and Fernando Attend ICARBM and IUSSTF

Professor Dravid and Fernando attend the Advanced Rechargeable Batteries & allied Materials (ICARBM) Conference and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)

Dr. Byungha Shin gives talk at NU

Dr. Byungha Shin gives a Dravid Group special research talk on "Emerging Materials for PV and LED: CZTS and Hybrid Perovskites"

2D subgroup welcomes its newest member, William "Liam" Cain!

Congratulations to Jeff and Kelcie Cain on their handsome, happy new addition!

VPD Group Student Visits University of Texas-San Antonio

Fernando visited the Yacamán Group at the University of Texas at San Antonio to gain more experience with aberration-corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM)

We believe in strong and seamless integration of: Teaching, Research and Societal Outreach. All of these are intimately connected and essential. In both, teaching and research, our emphasis is on the higher levels of learning: Creativity, Synthesis and Analysis, incorporating:

  • Multidisciplinary approach to materials education
  • "Big picture" approach to research undertaking
  • Synergy, collaboration and cooperation within groups, across the seas and beyond the traditional borders
  • Attaining excellence in education via integrating research and teaching