Laboratory for Radiation and Polymer Science

Al-Sheikhly Lab Group, University of Maryland College Park

April 18, 2018
by Travis Dietz
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Kevin Mecadon Receives CIRMS Student Award

This past Monday, April 16th, Kevin presented his research on radiation grafted, polymer electrolyte fuel cells to the attendees of the 26th meeting of the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS) in conjunction with his acceptance of the CIRMS student award. Kevin can be seen receiving his award certificate from CIRMS President Dr. Zhichao Lin in the photo to the left.

February 21, 2018
by Travis Dietz
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Kevin Mecadon wins 2018 Student Travel Grant Award to Attend CIRMS Conference

Kevin Mecadon was awarded a 2018 Student Travel Grant Award by the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards for his abstract submission entitled, “Radiation Grafting of Ionic Liquids to Synthesize Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells.” Not only will Kevin be provided funds to travel to and attend the conference, which is being held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, he will also give a short presentation and present a poster at the conference as an attendee. Congratulations Kevin!

September 14, 2015
by Travis Dietz
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On Friday, September 11th, 2015, Zois successfully presented his proposal entitled, “Towards an Understanding of the Degradation Mechanisms of UHMWPE-Based Soft Ballistic Inserts,” to his committee. Congratulations Zois!

March 24, 2015
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Travis Dietz wins CIRMS 2015 Student Grant Award

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Travis Dietz (left) and Dr. Dianne Poster (right) are shown here with Travis’s poster at NIST.

This week, Travis Dietz was awarded a Council of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards student grant award for his work on the extraction of uranium from seawater using radiation-grafted fabrics. The award will cover Travis’s attendance at the council’s annual meeting at the National Institute of Standards and Technology the week of April 26th. Travis will be presenting a short five minute presentation of his work as well as a poster during the conference.

A more detailed article on Travis’s project and the award can be found on the department website here.