Lab News


DOE Grant

posted Sep 10, 2017, 4:18 PM by Mikhail Kats

We are very happy to receive a grant from the Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) to study radiative heat transfer in molten salts. The project is led by Raluca Scarlat's group in the Engineering Physics department at UW-Madison.

Welcome back, Jad!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 4:13 PM by Mikhail Kats

After taking some time off, Jad Salman, previously a MS student in the group, has decided to return for a PhD. We are thrilled to have him back!

Belated welcome, Michel!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 4:13 PM by Mikhail Kats

Michel Frising is doing his thesis work in our group, which will satisfy his MS thesis requirements at ETH Zurich. A belated welcome, Michel!

Belated welcome and goodbye, Jon!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 4:12 PM by Mikhail Kats

Jon King, a former collaborator, spent 6 months in the group as a Research Intern, and is now starting his career at Jensen Hughes. We anticipate that Jon will have several more papers that will come out over the next year, and wish him the very best in his new job. 

Belated welcome and goodbye, Bryan!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 4:12 PM by Mikhail Kats

We were very happy to host Bryan Rubio, an undergrad from the University of New Mexico, for a 2.5-month summer internship through the GERS SURE program. We wish Bryan all the best as he returns to UNM to finish his degree. 

Belated welcome and goodbye, Graham!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 3:30 PM by Mikhail Kats

It was a pleasure to host Graham Joe, an undergrad from the University of Waterloo, for two consecutive 4-month co-op terms! Graham has now returned to Waterloo to finish his degree. We anticipate that Graham will have a number of papers that will come out over the course of the next year.

Good luck at Sandia, Patrick!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 3:08 PM by Mikhail Kats

Patrick Roney, a master’s student, has received his degree and started his full-time job at Sandia National Lab. We expect that Patrick will have both first- and co-authored papers coming over course of the next year. Congratulations! 

Congrats, Anthony!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 2:06 PM by Mikhail Kats

Anthony Wang, an undergrad student in the group, has graduated. He is currently continuing to do research at UW-Madison, co-advised by Mikhail and Prof. Victor Brar in the Physics department.

Good luck at Boeing, Nolan!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 1:39 PM by Mikhail Kats   [ updated Sep 10, 2017, 1:39 PM ]

Nolan Urbanek, an undergrad student in the group, has accepted a job at Boeing. Congrats, Nolan!

Catch-up news items coming!

posted Sep 10, 2017, 1:32 PM by Mikhail Kats

We have been a little slow to update the website, but updates are coming soon!

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