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Staff and Students Awards

2010

  • Joshua Bush selected to receive NIMS 2010 Summer Fellowship - Mr. Joshua Bush (MS-MSE), working with Dr. Yongho Sohn on phase-field simulation, has been selected to receive 2010 Summer Fellowship from National Institute of Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan. He will be spending his 2010 summer at NIMS, working on phase-field simulation of multicomponent interdiffusion under supervision of Dr. Machiko Ode.
  • Othmane Benafan, AMPAC graduate student placed second in the ASME Applied Mechanics Division student paper competition - The winners were selected in a three step process - a first round selection of 30 semi-finalists from all submissions, a second round selection of 15 finalists who were then invited to make oral presentations in a special symposium at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition meeting, followed by final selection of the winners.
  • Andrew Warren: 2010 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Award from the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD)

2009

  • Othmane Benfan: A Shape Memory Alloy Controlled Heat Pipe based Thermal Switch - selected as a finalist for the ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition Student Competition (final results will be known after meeting in November 2009)
  • Ms. Ashley Ewh: Idaho National Laboratory Summer Research Fellow, Summer, 2009
  • Mr. Travis Patterson: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship, 2009
  • Ms. Ashley Ewh: Astronaut Scholarship, NASA

2008

  • Maddy Manjeri: Deformation in NiTiFe Shape Memory Alloys - finalist at the Society of Engineering Science 45th Annual Technical Meeting, Oct. 12-15 2008, Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • Ms. Ashley Ewh: Goldwater Scholarship, Goldwater Foundation
  • Ms. Ashley Ewh: Astronaut Scholarship, NASA
  • Mr. Travis Patterson: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, General Electric Company and U.S. Department of Energy

2007

  • Yue Zhao: 2007 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad
  • Ms. Jing Liu: Austin L Grogan Memorial Scholarship, University of Central Florida
  • Mr. Travis Patterson: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, General Electric Company and U.S. Department of Energy
  • Yue Zhao: MRS Graduate Travel Award 2007
  • Yue Zhao: Ph.D. Dissertation Award (MMAE), 2007

2006

  • Ms. Jing Liu: 1st Place, 2006 Student Poster Competition, ASM International Central Florida Chapter.
  • Ms. Jing Liu: Sapphire Award of Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Awards, Basic Science Division of the American Ceramic Society, 2006.
  • Mr. Emmanuel Perez: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, General Electric and U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mr. Travis Patterson: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, Siemens Power Generation and U.S. Department of Energy

2005

  • Yue Zhao: Excellent Graduate Student award (MMAE), 2005-2006
  • Nidhi Mahaja:1st place in Poster competition, Colloids and Interface division of American Chemical Society National Meeting, 2005

2004

  • Ms. Jing Liu: Zontal International Amelia Earhart Fellowship, Zonta Foundation.
  • Mr. Emmanuel Perez: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, General Electric and U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ms. Barbara Franke: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, Solar Turbines Incorporated and U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ms. Barabra Franke: Honeywell Leadership Scholarship, University of Central Florida
  • Ms. Barbara Franke: Austin L. Grogan Memorial Scholarship, University of Central Florida
  • Mr. Travis Patterson: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, Siemens Power Generation and U.S. Department of Energy

2003

  • Mr. Balaji Jayaraj: 2003 M.S. Thesis of the Year, University of Central Florida
  • Ms. Abby Puccio: Presidential Fellowship, University of Central Florida
  • Ms. Abby Puccio: NASA Astronaut Scholarship, NASA.
  • Mr. Emmanuel Perez: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, General Electric and U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ms. Barbara Franke: University Turbines Systems Summer Research Fellowship, Solar Turbines Incorporated and U.S. Department of Energy
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