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Kamat Lab News

Thursday, April 28, 2016Posted by Christian Talavera

Congratulations to Kamat Lab Alumnus Dr. Ian Lightcap!

Dr.Lightcap wins Presidential Achievement Award.

ND Energy has announced that Dr. Ian Lightcap, Research and Facilities Program Director, is the recipient of the Presidential Achievement Award for his outstanding efforts in the Materials Characterization Facility (MCF). Please join us in congratulating Ian! He will formally receive the award in June from ND President, Father John Jenkins.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016Posted by Christian Talavera

Congratulations Radiation Lab Students!

Celebrating 2016 graduates.

On Monday, we had the pleasure of celebrating the Radiation Laboratory's 2016 graduates on their successful Ph.D. and Master's defenses, with some delicious cake! Pictured from left to right are: Xuequian Zhang, Ph.D., (Prof. Ptasinska's student), Yong-Siou Chen, Ph.D., (Prof. Kamat's student), Dr. Carmichael (Radiation Lab Director), Dr. Ptasinska, Dr. Kamat, Sebastian Snowberger, M.Sc., (Prof. Kamat's student), and Joseph Manser, Ph.D., (Prof. Kamat's student). Once again, congratulations!

Wednesday, April 06, 2016Posted by Christian Talavera


Joe Manser successfully defends his Ph.D.

Graduate student Joseph Manser from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis from the Kamat Lab entitled "Hybrid Lead Halide Perovskites for Light Energy Conversion: Excited State Properties and Photovoltaic Applications." Way to go Joe! This is the second successful defense from the Kamat Lab for the academic year 2015-2016.