March 9, 2014:
I was selected as 1 of 60 students in the U.S. to attend the Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholars Alternative Spring Break in Boston, MA. Here, I represented NU as a science outreach advocate and mentor.
Sept. 19, 2013:
I will be speaking at the "Seven Minutes of Science" Symposium at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. My presentation, "Building More Efficient Plastic Solar Cells by Mimicking Plants", will be at 3:20 pm at the Abbott Auditorium in Pancoe. Feel free to stop by!
Sept. 11, 2013:
I will be speaking at the 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Indianapolis, IN. My presentation, "Layer-by-layer fabrication of an oriented thin film based on a porphyrin-containing metal organic framework" will be from 11:20-11:40 AM at the Indiana Convention Center, Room 134. Come check it out!
September 1, 2012: Became President of NU Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)!
April 16, 2011: I won the 2011 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship!
April 5, 2011: I won the 2011 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!