Laboratory for Radiation and Polymer Science

Al-Sheikhly Lab Group, University of Maryland College Park

August 1, 2018
by Travis Dietz
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Members of Al-Sheikhly and Silverman Lab Groups Enjoy ICIP 2018

In the image, from left to right, are: Dr. Eaman Karim, Kevin Mecadon, Dr. Fuh-Wei Tang, Professor Joseph Silverman, Dr. Byron Lambert, Devyn Catterton, Professor Mohamad Al-Sheikhly, Dr. Zois Tsinas, Dr. Travis Dietz, and Dr. Slavica Grdanovska.

Members of the Al-Sheikhly and Silverman Lab Groups enjoyed the Thursday night banquet of the 2nd International Conference on Ionizing Processes this past week. Professor Silverman and his former students Byron Lambert and Fuh-Wei Tang (both at Abbott Vascular) joined current and one former member of the Al-Sheikhly lab group after the banquet on the streets of Annapolis for a photo to commemorate the occasion.

July 27, 2018
by Travis Dietz
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UMD to Host ICIP 2018 in Annapolis

This week, the Laboratory for Radiation and Polymer Science and the University of Maryland will host the 2nd International Conference on Ionizing Processes in Annapolis, Maryland. This conference follows in the footsteps of ICIP 2016, which was hosted in Upton, NY by Brookhaven National Laboratory. Dr. Travis Dietz, Kevin Mecadon, and Devyn Catterton will all be presenting posters at the conference. Dr. Eaman Karim will be presenting during the session, “Interfaces and Nuclear Applications,” on her work entitled, “Elucidation of the Mechanisms of Protons and Alpha Particles-Induced Damages on the Surface Region of 4H Silicon Carbide.”

More information on the conference can be found at icip2018.umd.edu .

May 20, 2016
by Travis Dietz
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University of Maryland to host “International Conference on Seawater Uranium Recovery” in July

Uranium-px8y27From July 19th through July 22nd, the University of Maryland and the first “International Conference on Seawater Uranium Recovery,” a conference dedicated to the sharing of science and ideas surrounding the extraction of uranium from seawater. Attendees will include scientists from across the country and the globe from both universities and national laboratories. The conference will have a number of themes including (1) Uranium Coordination Chemistry and Computer-aided Ligand Design; (2) Thermodynamic, Kinetics and Modeling of Uranium Sorption Behavior; (3) Adsorbent Synthesis and Structure Characterizations; (4) Materials Performance Assessment in Seawater; and (5) Marine Deployment and Technology Cost Analyses. The majority of events will be hosted in the Kim Engineering Building. Registration for the conference can be found on the conference website.