Nathan Melton, our most recent graduate walked at UC Merced commencement this month. Nathan’s recent work, focused on topological defects in liquid crystals with a new paper just out last month in the journal Nanomaterials.
“Phase-transition-driven nanoparticle assembly in liquid crystal droplets” Charles N. Melton, Sheida T. Riahinasab, Amir Keshavarz, Benjamin J. Stokes and Linda S. Hirst, Nanomaterials, 8, 146 (2018). Link
Nathan has already started work as a postdoctoral scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab at the Advanced Light Source!
Congratulations Sheida on receiving the UC Merced graduate Opportunity fellowship! Sheida is working on liquid crystal nano-composites and has developed a new process to create three-dimensional structures. This fellowship will fund Sheida’s research for academic year 2017/18.
You can read about some of her recent research here