School Graduate Reception

10 December 2013

The Annual School Graduation and Prize ceremony was held on Thursday 15 March in The Galleries of The Scientia. The afternoon was a great success with School academics and staff along with friends and family of the graduates all in attendance to congratulate the students on the completion of their degrees. 18 students received their Bachelor of Engineering Degrees and 23 were awarded PhDs and Masters at the ceremony.

In addition to recognising the new graduates, a ceremony for the recipients of inaugural School prizes also featured. Prizes were awarded as follows:

  • The ANSTO Prize -  Jeffrey James Black For the best performance in NANO2002 Nanotechnology 2 in the Bachelor of Science in Nanotechnology program.
  • Hugh Muir Prize –Steven John Flynn For the best performance by a student in the final year seminar class, or who in the opinion of the Head of School has contributed most to the corporate life of the School of Materials Science & Engineering.
  • The Wallarah Minerals Prize –Jing Xu For the best performance in an honours thesis in the Bachelor of Engineering in Ceramic Engineering program.
  • The Max Hatherly Prize – Keerthana Chandrasekar For the best performance in MATS1142 Crystallography and X-Ray Diffraction.