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ALL PROGRAM PHOTOGRAPHS!
(CNF iREU Photos Coming Soon!)
2016 CNF & PARADIM REU Programs 2016 CNF iREU Program

 

Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility
Research Experience for Undergraduates (CNF REU) Program, 2016 [below]
International Research Experience for Undergraduates (CNF iREU) Program, 2016 [below]

Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials
Research Experience for Undergraduates (PARADIM REU) Program
http://paradim.cornell.edu/outreach/reu-program/

 

We were all very pleased with the outcome of our first combined CNF & PARADIM REU Programs. Below, please find the CNF REU and iREU interns and reports. Also, the convocation videos and the photographs from the summer! We hope all our interns will keep in touch!

 

ALL PROGRAM PHOTOGRAPHS!

2016 CNF REU INTERNS

Mr. Ryan Branch [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
CNF REU PI: Abraham Stroock
CNF REU Mentor(s): Neeraj Nitin Sinai Borker
CNF REU Project Title: Particle Fabrication for Rheology Measurement of Structured Suspensions

Ms. Wagma Caravan [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Chemistry, Adelphi University
CNF REU PI: Michelle Wang
CNF REU Mentor(s): Ryan Badman
CNF REU Project Title: Fabricating Novel Nanoparticles and Optimized Waveguides for High Force Optical Traps on Chip

Ms. Ana Sofia (Sofie) de Olazarra [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Physics, Pomona College
CNF REU PI: Dan Ralph
CNF REU Mentor(s): Neal Reynolds & Jonathan Gibbons
CNF REU Project Title: Heavy Metals and Topological Insulators to Optimize Spin-Orbit Torques on Magnetic Devices

Ms. Maya Martirossyan [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Physics, Harvey Mudd College
CNF REU PI: Huili (Grace) Xing
CNF REU Mentor(s): Rusen Yan & Sam Bader
CNF REU Project Title: Two-Dimensional Crystal Based Electronics for Improved Energy Efficiency

Ms. Allison Smith [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Electrical Engineering, Wilkes University
CNF REU PI: Amit Lal
CNF REU Mentor(s): Alexander Ruyack & Benyamin Davaji
CNF REU Project Title: Surface Acoustic Wave with Graphene Piezoresistive Transducers

 

VIDEO LINKS for NANO-CONVOCATION; Thursday, August 11, 2016!

Session 1 (9a-10:15a)
https://cornell.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/616ea51ea2eb41fc832ddacf7db1df051d

Session 2 (11:30a-12:30p)
https://cornell.mediasite.com/Mediasite/Play/9530273989fa4cf1ae19926f49a96a921d

 

Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility
International Research Experience for Undergraduates
(CNF iREU) Program

2016 CNF iREU Program Site: National Institute of Material Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Funded via National Science Foundation Grant OISE-1559368


Mr. Joshua Alden [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
CNF iREU Principal Investigator: Dr. Jun Nakanishi, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, NIMS
CNF iREU Mentor: Shimaa A. Abdellatef, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, NIMS
CNF iREU Project Title: The Effects of Peptide Coated Surfaces on the Mesenchymal-Epithelial Transition in MCF-10A Cells

Ms. Emilie Benson [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Physics and Chemistry, Gustavus Adolphus
CNF iREU Site: National Institute of Material Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
CNF iREU Principal Investigator: Takao Mori, National Institute for Material Science
CNF iREU Mentor: Jean-Baptiste Vaney, National Institute for Material Science
CNF iREU Project Title: Thermoelectric Properties of Gadolinium Copper Tellurides

Mr. Raul A. Flores [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
CNF iREU Site: National Institute of Material Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
CNF iREU Principal Investigators: Dr. Takeshi Noda, Photovoltaic Materials Group, National Institute for Materials Science; Professor Hiroyuki Sakaki, Nano-Electronics Laboratory, Toyota Technological Institute
CNF iREU Mentor: Dr. Martin Elborg, International Center for Young Scientists, National Institute for Materials Science
CNF iREU Project Title: High Efficiency Tandem Solar Cells; Design and Experimental Considerations

Ms. Abigail Magee [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Department of Engineering and Physics, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
CNF iREU Site: National Institute of Material Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
CNF iREU Principal Investigators: Min-Hua Chen and Nobutaka Hanagata, National Institute of Materials Science, Nanotechnology Innovation Station, Tsukuba, Japan
CNF iREU Project Title: Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticle-Assisted Dissolving Microneedles for Transdermal DNA Delivery

Mr. Michael Statt [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
CNF iREU Site: National Institute of Material Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
CNF iREU Principal Investigator: Prof. Kohei Uosaki, Director of Global Research Center for Environment
and Energy Based on Nanomaterials Science (GREEN), NIMS
CNF iREU Mentors: Dr. Hidenori Noguchi and Dr. Ganesan Elumalai, Global Research Center for Environment and Energy Based on Nanomaterials Science (GREEN), NIMS
CNF iREU Project Title: Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Analysis of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on BN Nanosheet Modified Gold

Ms. Caroline Zellhofer [Final Report PDF]
Intern Major & College: Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
CNF iREU Site: National Institute of Material Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
CNF iREU Principal Investigator: Dr. Naoki Ohashi, National Institute for Materials Science
CNF iREU Mentor: Dr. Takeo Ohsawa, National Institute for Materials Science
CNF iREU Project Title: Investigations of Crystalline Polarity Control of ZnO Thin Films


"If we knew what we were doing, we wouldn't call it research." Albert Einstein



Ms. Melanie-Claire Mallison
CNF REU Program Coordinator
Office: 350 Duffield Hall
Mailing Address:
250 Duffield Hall
343 Campus Road
Ithaca NY 14853-2700

Direct: 607-254-4858
CNF Office: 607-255-2329
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