Shuohan Huang, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, won first place in the Science as Art competition organized by the Materials Research Society. Her advisor is Dr. Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry.
Naveen Mahenderkar, a Ph.D. student in materials science and engineering, received a Gold Graduate Student Award at the Materials Research Society meeting Nov. 29 in Boston. Mahenderkar was one of nine graduate students nationwide to receive the Gold award. Other recipients included students from institutions such as Harvard University, Stanford University and the California Institute of Technology. The society also presented 22 Silver Graduate Student Awards.