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Vikas and Xin Awarded Postdoc Professional Development Travel Award

The two VPD group members received awards to assist in traveling to conferences, seminars, and meetings

Samsung GRO funding awarded

Jinsong Wu, Vinayak Dravid and others awarded funding for exploration of novel metal fluoride electrodes for high capacity lithium-ion batteries

ISEN research project “Probing battery electrochemistry in situ at atomic scale”

Jinsong Wu, Vinayak Dravid, Mark Hersam and Dr. Jeffrey Elam granted ISEN research project

We believe in strong and seamless integration of all: Teaching, Research and Societal Outreach. All of these are, should be, intimately connected and essential. In both, teaching and research, our emphasis is on 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 boarders,
  • Attaining excellence in education via integrating research and teaching.
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