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National laboratory SURF Recipients

SURF
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ME undergraduate student Richard Leos and Abdullah Weiss have been selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at Gaithersburg, MD for their 2016 SURF (summer undergraduate research fellowship) program. Each of the student received $9,565 to cover stipend, housing, and transportation. Both students will conduct cutting edge research for NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR). This is the first time TAMUK sent the applications to NIST, and it was quite successful. Two out of three TAMUK applicants are selected. If you are interested in applying 2017 NIST SURF program, please contact Dr. Xue Yang (university contact at TAMUK) in December or early January. NIST SURF program is open to all STEM majors.

Student Paper Competition Winner

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Kabiru Atiku, a ME thesis-track graduate student, won the student paper competition of ASME 24th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE24), June 26-30, 2016, Charlotte, NC. He received complementary conference registration, complementary hotel stay, complementary seminar/technical tour, and complementary banquet. His manuscript is Kabiru Atiku and Xue Yang. “Investigation of the Effects of Hydrogen Atoms Concentration on the Tungsten Sigma 5 (310) Symmetric Tilt Grain Boundary.” In Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of Nuclear Engineering (ICONE24), Charlotte, NC, USA, June 26-30, 2016.

ANS Annual Meeting

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Three research articles are accepted by 2016 ANS Annual Meeting, June 12-16, 2016, New Orleans, LA. Undergraduate students: Abdullah Weiss, Raymond Ayala, Samantha-Lee Villarreal; graduate students: Kabiru Atiku and Wasiu O. Oyeniyi.

  • Abdullah Weiss, Raymond Ayala, Samantha-Lee Villarreal, and Xue Yang. “iOS Heart Rate Monitor.” In Proceedings of the 2016 ANS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 12-16, 2016.
  • Kabiru Atiku and Xue Yang. “Investigation of the Effects of Hydrogen Atoms Concentration on the Tungsten Sigma 5 (310) Symmetric Tilt Grain Boundary.” In Proceedings of the 2016 ANS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 12-16, 2016.
  • Xue Yang and Wasiu O. Oyeniyi. “Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Hydrogen Diffusion in Tungsten.” In Proceedings of the 2016 ANS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 12-16, 2016.

Student Conference 2016

Student Conference 2016 ANS

Three research articles are accepted by 2016 ANS Student Conference, March 31- April 3, 2016, Madison, WI. Undergraduate student: Abdullah Weiss, Raymond Ayala, Edward Ruiz, Samantha-Lee Villarreal, DeMarkus J. Hodge, Jose Rodriguez-Figueroa, Diego Adame, Uzziel Garcia, Carla Garza, Diego Leon, Nicolas Pizaña, Virginia Puentes; graduate student: Brandon Earwood.

  • Abdullah Weiss, Raymond Ayala, Edward Ruiz, Samantha-Lee Villarreal, Xue Yang. “iOS Heart Rate Monitor.” In Proceedings of the 2016 ANS Student Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.
  • DeMarkus J. Hodge, Jose Rodriguez-Figueroa, Diego Adame, Brandon Earwood, and Xue Yang. “Radiation Tracker Mobile Application.” In Proceedings of the 2016 ANS Student Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.
  • Diego Adame, Uzziel Garcia, Carla Garza, Diego Leon, Nicolas Pizaña, Virginia Puentes, Abdullah Weiss, and Xue Yang. “Wilson Chamber Radiation Detection Investigation.” In Proceedings of the 2016 ANS Student Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.

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