Success in the Materials Australia Student Awards Competition
17 November 2020
Congratulations to Bernadette Pudadera, Coco Kennedy and Aurpa Bhuiyan for placing first, second and third in the 2020 Materials Australia Student Awards Competition (NSW branch)!! These students competed against 9 top performing students from universities around NSW in front of an expert panel.
A special thank you to Associate Professor Sophie Primig and Dr Rachel White (ANSTO) for hosting this excellent event and to the event councillors and sponsors: Soto group, Gravitas, United Steel, ANSTO for their continued support.
Here are the winners and their supervisors:
1. Bernadette Pudadera @ UNSW Sydney, supervisor Dr Pramod Koshy: Platinum Electrode Dissolution
2. Coco Kennedy @ UNSW Sydney, supervisor Prof Nagy Valanoor: Superdomains in Highly Strained Bismuth Ferrite thin films
3. Aurpa Bhuiyan @ UNSW Sydney, supervisor Dr Pramod Koshy: Glass Crystallization in Nuclear Waste Storage
4. Lisa Morgan @ UoW, supervisor A/Prof Yue Zhao: Investigation of the addition of an organic component to chromium (III) phosphate coating on Aluminium/Zinc coated steel