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Graduate student Yufei Liu recieved one of 20 outstanding poster awards (out of 400 total posters) on behalf of our group at ICT 2016.

Graduate student Fengchen (Will) Meng was honored by a IUCr young investigator award at IUCr Work in Shanghai, China

We had the pleasure of hosting a visit by Mr. Anthony DeCarlo and his class from Belton-Honea Path High School.


  • October 2016: Graduate student Yufei Liu recieved one of 20 outstanding poster awards (out of 400 total posters) on behalf of our group at ICT 2016.

  • August 2016: Undergraduate student Andrew Shore completed an REU under the mentorship of Dr. Chad Sosolik at Clemson University on the project Depth Analysis of Chromium Coated Stainless Steel for Nuclear Material Transportation.

  • June 2016: Former undergraduate student Chongze Hu (currently at the University of Minnesota, Twin-city for graduate study) gave an oral presentation on Probing the role of La fillers and Sb vacacines in CoSb3 skutterudites at ICT 2016.

  • June 2016: PhD student Fanchen Meng has presented his poster on Thermoelectric properties of monolayer PdS2 and PdSe2 by density functional theory and Boltzmann transport calculations at ICT 2016.

  • May 2016: PhD student Yufei Liu will present a poster at at the International Conference on Thermoelectrics in Wuhan, China from May 28 to June 3.

  • May 2016: Former undergraduate student Chongze Hu, working in collaboration with Dr. Jingsong Huang of ORNL, will give an oral presentation on The Roles of La Fillers and Sb Vacancies in CoSb3 at the International Conference on Thermoelectrics in Wuhan, China from May 28 to June 3.

  • May 2016: Dr. Sandra Jermenez Xichimitl and Mr. Osvaldo Lopez Hernandez (shown below) from Puebla University in Mexico conducted collaborative research.

  • May 2016: Senior Undergraduate Emily Thompson was featured in the following article: Smashing success: Physics honors graduate pursues path in particle physics.

  • May 2016: Rising senior Jalaan Avritte returns after spending a semester at King's College in London.

  • March 2016: Senior Emily Thompson and Sophmore Andrew Shore were both awarded recognition awards in mathematics at Clemson University.

  • March 2016: Sophmore Andrew Shore and former PhD student Dale Hitchcock went to the Spalation Neutron Source research facility at Oak Ridge National Lab.

  • April 2016: PhD students Yufei Liu and Menghan Zhou will attend MCARE 2016 in Clearwater FL.

  • April 2016: Congradulations to senior Emily Thompson who was awarded a prestigious NSF graduate fellowship.

  • August 2015: Seniors Jonathon Miller and Alex Liewald Graduated.