Carnegie Mellon University

Graduate Student Symposium

MSE graduate student symposium

The Annual MSE Graduate Student Symposium is organized by the Graduate Student Advisory Committee for graduate students in the department to showcase the work they have performed in the past 3–4 years.  This event also serves as an opportunity for students to network with the rest of the department as well as with participating companies.

Previous Winners:

2017 – 10th Annual

Ankit Gupta

“Multi Scale Modelling of Mechanics of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Aerogels”

Best speaker – tied

 

 

 

Saransh Singh

“Application of Forward Modeling Modalities to SEM-based MaterialsCharacterization”

Best speaker – tied

 

 

 

Michelle Tsui

“Tailoring Mechanics of Rigid Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks via Junction Modification”

Best poster

 

 

 

Ross Cunningham

“Synchrotron-based X-Ray Characterization of Defect Formation Mechanisms in Additively Manufactured Ti-6Al-4V”

Runner-up poster

 

 

2016 – 9th Annual

Steve Kachur

“Factors Affecting the Internal Oxidation Kinetics of Two-Phase Fe-Y Alloys”

Best speaker – tied

 

 

 

Bongjoon

“Analysis of the kinetics of filler segregation to grain boundary in granular block copolymer microstructure”

Best speaker – tied

 

 

 

Chetali Gupta

“Polymer-grafted lignin dispersants: Improving performance by increasing steric interactions”

Best poster

 

2014 – 8th Annual

Brian DeCost

Best speaker

 

2012 – 6th Annual

Lauren Powell

Best speaker

Huseyin Ucar

Runner-up speaker

Sutatch Ratanaphan

Third-place speaker

Stephanie Bojarski

Best poster

 

2010 – 4th Annual

Neerav Verma

Best speaker

Dhishan Kande

Runner-up speaker

Vincent Sokalski

Third-place speaker

Reeju Pokharel

Best poster

Andrew Shultz

Runner-up poster

Samuel Kernion

Third-place poster