Hudson Mohawk Chapter - Award Winners

Advancing the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing


 

2016

  • Spring: Teresa A. Esposito – RPI – Poster 1st Place
    Electron Transport and Inelastic Electron Tunneling Spectroscopy of 1,8-Octanedithiol in a Molecular Junction
     
  • Spring: Tyler R. Mowll – CNSE, SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Poster 2nd place
    Growth of Graphene on Cu Single Crystal Substrates
     
  • Applied Surface Analysis Symposium (Surface Analysis 2016): Thomas Cardinal - RPI - talk
    Enhanced Electrical Transport at Metallized Bismuth Telluride Interfaces via Organosilane Monolayer Functionalization
     
  • Applied Surface Analysis Symposium (Surface Analysis 2016): Jesse Claypoole-CNSE-poster
    Surface and Depth Profile Characterization of Cuin1-Xgaxse2 Thin Film Absorber Layer for Photovoltaic Applications
     
  • Fall: Natasha Tabassum – CNSE – talk
    Realization of Self-Aligned Erbium-Doped Silicon-Carbide Nanowires towards Quantum Technologies
  • Fall: M. Jeremy Amdur – RPI – undergraduate talk
    Applications of Thin Film Molecular Assemblies As Electrochromic Devices
     
  • Fall: Louis Ayensu-Mensah – RPI – poster
    Investigation of Energy Transfer in Perylene Diimide Based Multilayer Light Harvesting Arrays

2015

  • Fall:  Qianqian Liu, State University of New York, Binghamton, -Talk
    An STM Investigation of the Reaction of Hydrogen with Chemisorbed Oxygen on Cu(110)
     
  • Fall:  Yun-Bo Yang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, - Poster
    One Step Growth Method for Ultrathin Single Crystal SnS2 Flakes and their Physical Properties
     
  • Fall:  Breena M. Sperry, CNSE - Polytechnic Institute of Technology, - Poster
    Nanostructured Catalyst of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell
     
  • Spring:  Mark T. Durniak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, – Talk
     Cubic GaInN on Si(001) for Longer Wavelength LEDs
  • Spring: Brian T. McGowan, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, – Poster
    Negative Magnetoresistance and Electrically Detected Zero Field Splitting in a Low-K Dielectric


2014

  • Spring:  P.Y. Zheng, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Talk
    Ni Doping on Cu Surfaces:  Reduced Copper Resistivity
  • Spring: Eng Wen Ong, SUNY College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering – Poster
    Influence of Chemisorbed Oxygen on the Growth of Graphene on Cu(100) by Chemical Vapor Deposition
  • Fall:  Robin Jacobs-Gedrim, SUNY College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering – Talk
    Low Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition Synthesis of Chalcogenide Nanostructures
  • Fall:  J. K. Dash, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Poster
    Metal Enhanced Ge1-xSnx Alloy Film Growth on Glass Substrates using a Biaxial CaF2 Buffer Layer

     

2013

  • Spring: Swatilekha Saha, RPI - Talk
    Transport through Zn Porphyrin for Application in Nanoelectronic Devices
     
  • Spring: Manasa Medikonda, SUNY Albany - Poster
    X-Ray Characterization of Ge1-xSnx Alloys and the Effect of Sn Concentration on the Band Gap
     
  • Fall: Ruopeng Deng (Graduate Student), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Talk
     Novel Al1-xScxN Alloy: a Study on Structure and Bandgap
  • Fall: Grant Boruchowitz (Undergraduate Student), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Talk
    Temperature Dependent Resistivity of Copper Thin Films
  • Fall: Luis Estevez (Graduate Student), Cornell University - Poster 
    A Facile Approach for the Synthesis of Monolithic Hierarchical Porous Carbons
     
  • Fall: Benjamin Grisafe (Undergraduate Student), College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering - Poster
    Measurement of the Enhanced Transfer Curves of Graphene FET Devices


2012

  • Spring: Parul Tyagi, SUNY, Albany - Talk Characterization of Few Layer Graphene Films Grown on Cu, Cu--‐Ni and SiC Substrates
  • Spring: Alexandra Krawicz, RPI - Poster Porphyrin--‐Based Molecular Multilayer Thin--‐Film Assembled On Gold Electrodes For Electro--‐Optical Applications
  • Fall: Florence Nelson, SUNY, Albany - Talk Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Abberation-Corrected STEM for the Optical and Structural Characterization of Graphene
  • Fall: Akitomo Matsubayashi, SUNY, Albany - Poster Oxide Growth on CVD Graphene for Efficient Spin Injection

2011

  • Fall: Rutvik J. Mehta, RPI - Talk Microwave-Solvothermal Synthesis for Rapid and Scalable Production of Tunably Doped Nanocrystals and their Assemblies
  • Fall: Indira Seshadri, RPI - Poster Nanoferrofluid-Based Thermal Valves for Gating Heat Transport

2010

  • Spring: Gorun Butail, RPI - Talk Voltage Controlled Branching of Titania Nanotubes and Its Application for Photovoltaics
  • Spring: C. Gaire, RPI - Poster Quasi-Single Crystal Germanium Films on Biaxially Textured CaF2/Glass Substrates
  • Fall: P. Palmoaki, RPI - Talk Making Molecular Multilayers Using “Click” Chemistry: Growth and Thin Film Characterization
  • Fall: Ben Backes, CNSE - Poster Modeling the Impact of Copper Plasticity on Thermomechanical Stress Induced By Through-Silicon VIAS (TSVS)

2009

  • Summer: Eric Bersch, CNSE - Talk X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy and Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Characterization of HfO2 and Hafnium Silicate Films on SiO2/Si
  •  Fall: Saurabh Garg, RPI - Talk Toughening Copper-Silica Interfaces Using Molecular Nanolayers