Student Paper Awards Announced!

Congratulations to all of our paper award winners. We received a competitive group this year. We are proud to list the following awards as recipients of the 2019 awards across all topic areas.

A big THANK YOU to our sponsor Matter and Steve Cranford, Editor-in-Chief, for supporting the cash prizes!

Carlos Portela accepts the Gold award from SES 2019 Organizers.
Left to Right: Guy Genin (Conference Co-Chair), Nadia Lapusta (Conference Co-Chair), Markus Buehler (SES President), Carlos Portela (Gold Paper Award Winner), Spencer Lake (Program Co-Chair)

Gold ($250)

  • Carlos Portela, Caltech, “Supersonic Impact on Carbon Nano-architected Materials”

Silver ($175)

  • Gurneet Sangha, Purdue University, “Murine Atherosclerosis Characterization Using  Cross-Sectional Lipid-Specific Photoacoustic and Longitudinal 4D Ultrasound Imaging”
  • Porter Weeks, Washington University in St. Louis, “High-Temperature Molecular Dynamics Prediction of GFA in Metallic Alloys”

Bronze ($100)

  • Ryan Calcutt, Washington University in St. Louis, “Developing Artificial Scaffolds for Plant Cell Growth”
  • Allison Clancy, Saint Louis University, “Biomaterial-based microfluidic platform for drug screening applications”
  • Mehrdad  Kiani, Stanford University, “Strength and Hardening at a Single Precipitate in a Au@Cu Nanocube”
  • Yanxiao Li, Missouri University of Science and Technology, “In situ nanomechanical characterization of multi-layer MXene membranes”