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Sam Sadtler '12 of MechE, whose art is part of a display being shown in the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Oman as part of the Art in Embassies program. Sam’s passion for the intersection of art and science began in high school, and he used his Take 5 year to study photography and media studies. At his website he explains that his art focuses on technologies "at the brink of obsolescence that are desperately trying to convince us of their relevance and, if nothing else, to get our attention just long enough to say goodbye." Here’s a link to see Sam’s contributions to the Art in Embassies display. He’s now at NYU in the Interactive Telecommunications Program, which brings together art, technology, design, interaction, computer programming, and circuit design.
Rhima Coleman '99(PhD) named Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering
Rhima Coleman '99(PhD), has begun work as an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan. She was a Mechanical Engineering student here at the University of Rochester, and completed a minor in Biomedical Engineering.
Amit Goyal '91(PhD) named Fellow of Materials Research Society
Amit Goyal '91(PhD), a materials scientist at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named a 2012 fellow of the Materials Research Society. The society, which has more than 16,000 members worldwide, is an interdisciplinary professional alliance to promote materials research. A specialist in high-temperature superconductivity and one of the 28 fellows selected this year from around the globe, Goyal was cited for "seminal and sustained contributions to the field of small-scale mechanical behavior of materials" as well as professional leadership in materials science.