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Andrew Durney wins poster award
October 27, 2014
Andrew Durney, a PhD student in Assistant Professor Hitomi Mukaibo's lab, took first place for his poster titled “Pulsed Electrodeposition for Preparing Hollow, Conical Needles with Sub-micron Dimensions” in the category “Solid State Science and Technology” at the fall meeting of The Electrochemical Society earlier this month in Cancun, Mexico.
This was one of two first-place student awards.
The Mukaibo lab is exploring the use of microneedles with nanometer-sized tips to introduce genetic material into microalgae and thereby improve their biosynthetic capabilities as a source of solar energy.