July 6, 2023
Happy birthday to our NASA CRE2DO research coordinator, Eduimar Hinestroza!
June 27, 2023
Congratulations to our group member, Roberto Prado-Rivera, on successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation!
June 11-18, 2023
Dr. Radu’s photovoltaic research team joins the 50th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico! (Participants from left to right: Daniel Munoz, Eduimar Hinestroza, Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Dr. Neetesh Kumar, and Rishabh Sahani)
May 18, 2023
Doctoral student Roberto Prado-Rivera presented his work on understanding obtaining 2D layered materials from 3D bulk order-vacancy compound (OVC) materials through computational modeling at the 2023 Graphene and Beyond Workshop!
March 29, 2023
We are very excited to share that our group member, Melissa Venedicto, has been awarded the 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP). Congratulations Melissa!
March 26, 2022
Graduate students Na Ha and Melissa Venedicto participated in the 2023 South Florida Translational Research Symposium: Infection, Cancer and Inflammation – from Molecular Discoveries to Therapeutics, and presented their research work, “Infrared-Activated Bactericide: Rhenium Disulfide (ReS2)-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles“!
December 8, 2022
Dr. Daniela Radu has been the new director of FIU’s Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute (AMERI)!
Read more at: https://cec.fiu.edu/2022/12/daniela-radu-named-new-director-of-fius-advanced-materials-engineering-research-institute-ameri
October 30, 2022
April 30, 2022
Congratulations to Mujtaba on his graduation! Mohammed Mujtaba Haqqani, CRE2DO Graduate Researcher under the mentorship of Dr. Daniela Radu, graduated with a MS degree in Engineering Management.
December 20, 2021
Congratulations to Tim and Roberto for passing their Ph.D. candidacy exams! Also, congratulations to Nicolas Maruri for completing his Master’s degree and for securing an industry job with Cummins!
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This prestigious research award is among the only 17 national selections made in 2020. https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-awards-fellowships-to-advance-exploration-increase-minority-stem-opportunities/