Congratulations to graduate student Makiko Quint! Makiko was awarded the UC Merced faculty mentor fellowship for 2015/2016. Her research project, in collaboration with the Ghosh group at UC Merced focuses on liquid crystal nanoparticle composites.
Read her recent paper in optical express here
The award assists recipients in acquiring and developing advanced research skills under faculty mentorship and is aimed at increasing the number of students who complete their Ph.D. degree and successfully acquire a faculty appointment.
The fellowship provides one year’s funding for Makiko’s graduate work – congratulations!