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Achievement
Congratulations Tri!!

Congratulations Tri!!

It is with great pride that we would like to congratulate Tri to being awarded a prestigious internship at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan for summer 2020! This experience will certainly expand deepen his appreciation for crystal growth–in this case for quantum materials. May the force be with you!

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Num-num

Num-num

Great to have almost the entire team out for a Mexican dinner and enjoy an evening together. The end of the semester is near! Keep up the good work.

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Bullseye

Bullseye

In the latest Pimputkar vs. Strandwitz rivalry, this time we clashed over precision in hitting a target. Bow and arrow to be precise. To the surprise of everyone, (him included) Siddha hit the bullseye twice in a row taking the clear lead! Now let’s see if this translates into hitting the target for getting the lab construction complete …

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Getting there …

Getting there …

Exciting news: at long last, Chris is getting his research rolling in the lab. Starting off easy with some simple corrosion studies to help us understand some important relationships needed for us to pursue some pretty cool nitride materials. Fingers crossed thermodynamics works in our favor in this unexplored territory!

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Sand Volleyball time!

Sand Volleyball time!

To get the most (and the last) out of the summer, one last round of Team Strandwitz vs. Team Pimputkar on the sand volleyball court! Was great to meet the new team members of Strandwitz’s group and show them out to play ball.