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Ten Undergraduate Researcher Fellows Gain Hands-On Nanotech Experience

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2009

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Contact: John Unguris

As part of the CNST's mission to develop the next generation of nanotechnologists, the following NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows will spend June and July participating in cutting-edge nanoscience research in the CNST.


  • Aaron Cochran, an Applied Science/Nanotechnology major at the University of Wisconsin - Stout
  • Nicole Messier, a Mechanical Engineering major at George Washington University
  • Robert Hoyt, a Physics major at Harvey Mudd College
  • Jason Bylsma, who will begin a Ph.D. program in Applied Physics at the University of South Florida next fall
  • Timothy Enright, a Chemistry major at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • Gregory Meyer, a Mechanical Engineering major at the University of Maryland in College Park
  • Joshua Leibowitz, a Materials Science & Engineering major at the University of Connecticut
  • Christopher Hong, a Bioengineering major at Penn State University
  • Suehyun Cho, a Physics major at University of Maryland, College Park
  • Karthik Prakhya, a double major in Physics and Electrical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst