Spring 2014 Graduate Student News

2014 Shandel Travel Award

Michelle Thompson has been announced as the recipient of the 2014 Shandel Travel Scholarship. Michelle is a third-year graduate student working with Assistant Professor Tom Zega. She plans to use the funds for summer travel to the annual Microscopy and Microanalysis Conference in Hartford, Connecticut, August 2014. At the M&M Conference, she will present her work as a talk titled, “Electron Energy‐Loss Spectroscopy of Iron Nanoparticles in Lunar Soil using an Aberration-­Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope.” Michelle was awarded a 2014 M&M Meeting Award for the submitted paper, and was invited to present her research.

We'll report on Michelle's summer travel in the LPL Fall Newsletter!