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TATA Steel Prize 2015

5th February 2016

TATA Steel Prize awarded to Sarah Hopkin

On the 5th February 2016 the TATA Steel Prize for best overall performance in Part I practicals (MS & MEM) was awarded to Sarah Hopkin of Trinity College by Andrew Dunsmore, Research Programme Manager at TATA Steel Europe.

Scaled version of winning image

22nd December 2015

Carbon at Christmas winning image

Congratulations to Ceren Zor who won the ‘Carbon at Christmas’ prize for her beautiful image: ‘Decorating the Christmas Tree: SEM of carbon-based hierarchical nano materials’. The artificial colour image was created by Ceren, a member of the Nanomaterials by Design Group led by Professor Nicole Grobert.

20th December 2015

Newton Advanced Fellowship

Professor Lazaro Padilha, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil and Professor Andrew Watt have been awarded a Newton Advanced Fellowship to work on Infrared Colloidal Quantum Dots for High Efficiency Photovoltaics.

David Collins award

6th November 2015

David Collins awarded Early Career Researcher Prize

Congratulations to Dr David Collins, who has been awarded the Diamond- Infineum Early Career Researcher Prize for
outstanding work produced using Diamond’s facilities in a research area relevant to the automotive sector. David received the award at the Illuminating Challenges in Automotive Research ICAR2015 Conference where he was invited to present his award winning work on in-situ biaxial deformation.

Ed Tarleton

22nd October 2015

Fellowship in Dislocation Modelling

The Department congratulates Dr Edmund Tarleton who has been awarded a five year EPSRC Fellowship starting on 1st November 2015. Ed will be focussing his work on “Dislocation based modelling of deformation and fracture in real engineering alloys”.

YAE logo

8th October 2015

Chair of the Young Academy of Europe

Congratulations to Professor Nicole Grobert who has been elected Chair of the Young Academy of Europe . The YAE is an international, non-governmental association of individual scientists and scholars who are experts and leaders in their respective fields, as recognized by their peers. 

IFES Fellow 2015

2nd October 2015

George Smith elected first IFES Fellow

The International Field Emission Society have elected Professor George Smith FRS as the first IFES Fellow in recognition of his outstanding impact on the world of atom probe and also in recognition of his distinguished service to the society. The award will be presented at the Atom Probe Tomography & Microscopy 2016 (55th IFES) meeting in Gyungju, Korea, which will be held the week of 12th June 2016.

Sergio Lozano-Perez

1st October 2015

Sergio Lozano-Perez receives Lee Hsun lecture award

Congratulations to Professor Sergio Lozano-Perez on being awarded the "LEE HSUN Young scientist Lecture Series on Materials Science" award, by the Institute of Metal Research (Chinese Academy of Science). 

Professor Kirkland

29th September 2015

Professor Angus Kirkland awarded Harald Rose Prize

Professor Angus Kirkland has been awarded the 2015 Harald Rose Prize and Distinguished Lecture for his experimental and theoretical work on image formation and image restoration. The award was presented at Microscopy Conference 2015 in Göttingen.

Sergio Lozano-Perez

1st August 2015

Recognition of Distinction Award

Congratulations to Sergio Lozano-Perez who has been awarded the title of Professor in the recent Recognition of Distinction exercise for his outstanding contributions to research and teaching in the university.

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