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S3TEC Graduate Student Maria Luckyanova Wins DOE Researcher Competition

We are pleased to announce that graduate student and member of the Solid-State Solar-Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC) Maria Luckyanova (advisor: Gang Chen) was a recent winner of the Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Competition as part of the 2013 EFRC Principal Investigators’ Meeting. 


Luckyanova’s presentation was titled “Coherent Phonon Heat Conduction in Superlattices” and focused on the research findings from a 2012 Science publication for which she was the lead author (Science 338, 936-­9 (2012)).

 

Winners were chosen based on the scientific excellence of their research as well as how well their research exemplifies opportunities provided by the EFRC.

 

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