10/15 – We welcome Jiayi Wang, a new PhD student, to the group. Jiayi received his BS in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China.

10/15 – Steve is the 2015 recipient of the Bradley Stoughton Award from ASM International. The award recognizes a teacher, under the age of 35, for educational contributions in materials science and engineering.

10/15 – Work on CaMn7O12 by Amanda and collaborators from the Rappe and Taheri groups has been published in Applied Physics Letters.

05/15 – Congratulations to Mark for successfully defending his PhD thesis on the optical properties of ferrites!

05/15 – Congratulations to Amanda for passing her candidacy exam and Alex for completing his thesis proposal.

03/15 – Congratulations to Amber for passing her thesis proposal and publishing her work on EuFeO3 in Crystal Growth and Design.