Awards & Scholarships

2018 M&M Student Scholars

Below are listed M&M Student Scholars funded by MSA.


Henry Ayoola — University of Pittsburgh
Correlative Structure-Bonding and Stability Studies of Pt/γ-Al2O3 Catalysts\

Sanaa Ben Djemaa — University of Tours (France)
Fluorescence Microscopy as a Tool for Nanomedicine-Cell Interactions Study: Input of Particle Design and of Analytical Strategy

Celesta Chang — Cornell University
Direct Imaging of Tilt Relaxation from the Interface in Epitaxially Strained Ca2RuO4 Thin Films using ABF-STEM.

Stavros Deligiannis — National Technical University of Athens (Greece)
TEM Study of Nanoprecipitate Formation in Novel HSLA Steels

Peng Dong — McMaster University (Canada)
Application of Liquid Cell-TEM in Hydration Reactions of Nano Portland Cement

Daniel Du — University of Minnesota
Directed Hypersonic Strain Waves Imaged with Ultrafast Electron Microscopy

Joseph Favata — University of Connecticut
Correlative Workflow in the Characterization of TiN Coatings in Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices

Vivek Garg — Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (India)
Coloring with Focused Ion Beam Fabricated Nanostructures

Qianying Guo — University of Alabama
In situ Single/Cyclic Deformation and Correlated Precession Electron Diffraction Analysis of Nano-laminate Crystalline/Glassy Metal Composites>

James Hart — Drexel University
Direct Correlation of MXene Surface Chemistry and Electronic Properties

Matthew Hauwiller — University of California, Berkeley
Using Graphene Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy to Elucidate Nanocrystal Etching Mechanisms

Christopher Hobbs — Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
Characterizing the calcination behaviors of Ni-Fe layered double hydroxide materials via in-situ transmission electron microscopy

Blanka Janicek — University of Illinois
Quantitative Chemical Mapping of Soft-Hard Interfaces on Gold Nanorods

Supriya Koul — University of Central Florida
Microstructure and mechanical behavior of the 3D printed Inconel 718: In-situ TEM study

Xuying Liu — University of Wisconsin
In situ Transmission Electron Microscopy of Room-temperature Plastic Deformation and Recovery in Thin 3C-SiC

Yifei Liu — Ohio State University
Workflow for Correlatively Imaging Mouse Pulmonary Valve Extracellular Matrix

Yuanzhi Ma — Carnegie Mellon University
Direct Observation of Ta-rich Conductive Filament in TaOx Based Resistive-Switching Device in Plan-View

Jason Martineau — University of Utah
Precisely Localizing Wavelength Sensitive Point-Spread Functions Engineered With a Silicon Oxide Phase Plate

Justin Ondry — University of California, Berkeley
Dynamics and Removal Pathway of Edge Dislocations in Imperfectly Attached Nanocrystal Pairs; Towards Design Rules for Oriented Attachment

Jungjae Park — Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Functionalized graphene as cryo-EM supporting film

Spencer Reisbick — University of Minnesota
Charge-Density Wave Localization and Co-Existence in 1T-TaS2

Xue Rui — University of Illinois, Chicago
Atomic-resolution study of oxygen vacancy ordering in La0.5Sr0.5CoO3-δ thin films on SrTiO3 during in situ cooling experiments

Noah Schnitzer — University of Michigan
Stacking, Strain & Stiffness of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Quantified through Reciprocal Space

Franziska Seifert — Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (Germany)
Cryogenic TEM Studies of Bloch and Néel Skyrmion Textures in Lacunar Spinels and Cubic Helimagnets

Elisah VandenBussche — University of Minnesota
The Effect of a Pulsed Electron Beam on Damage Threshold

Josh Vincent — Arizona State University
Atomic-Resolution Operando Observations of Nanostructured Pt/CeO2 Catalysts Performing CO Oxidation

Zoey Warecki — University of Maryland
Measuring the minority carrier diffusion length in n-GaN using bulk STEM EBIC

Anna Weiss — Carnegie Mellon University
Characterizing the Effect of ECAP on Particle Dispersion and Thermal Stability of Internally Oxidized Fe-Y Alloys

Robin White — Simon Fraser University (Canada)
Advanced Methods to Enable 4D Imaging of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells by X-ray Computed Tomography

Murat Nulati Yesibolati — Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)
Measuring Surface Charge on a Single Nanoparticle in Liquids using Off-Axis Electron Holography