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Rice University nanoscientist honored for pioneering research in plasmonics
The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded Rice University nanoscientist Naomi Halas the prestigious 2018 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.
The prize, which includes a $10,000 award, is given annually to recognize an outstanding contribution to physics. Halas is being honored for her ‚Äúpioneering research at the intersection of optics and nanoscience, and groundbreaking applications of those findings in the field of plasmonics, and for her exceptional impact communicating the excitement of scientific discoveries and their vital role in improving people‚Äôs lives.‚ÄĚ
Announcing the Graduate Student Participants of the 2017-18 SCI-STAR Program! Please join us in congratulating the graduate students who have been selected to participate in the inaugural year of the SCI-STAR Program, listed online here.¬†SCI-STAR: Student Training for Advising Research will be a collaborative program. Working with the¬†Doerr Institute for New Leaders¬†(DINL), the goal of this program is to develop¬†graduate students as leaders in science, especially in the context of mentorship and research group management. Please see our SCI-STAR website for additional information.