CEMS graduate student wins silver MRS Graduate Student Award

Dec. 12, 2017 - Prashant Kumar, a sixth-year materials science and engineering Ph.D. candidate in the Mkhoyan and Tsapatsis groups, recently won a silver Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Award for his talk, "Atomic resolution imaging of 2D zeolite nanosheets using transmission electron microscopy" presented at the 2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit in Boston from November 26 - December 1, 2017. Kumar received an award certificate and cash prize.

MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high level of excellence and distinction. MRS seeks to recognize students of exceptional ability who show promise for significant future achievement in materials research. Selection is highly competitive and receiving a gold or silver award is a prestigious honor. Many of the previous winners have moved on to highly distinguished careers, as well as to leadership positions within the Materials Research Society.

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