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Nebraska Nanoscale Facility REU student selected for 2017 international REU
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Skye Tackkett, 2016 NNF REU student, has been chosen to participate in a 2017 NNCI REU at the National Institute of Materials Science in Japan. Skye worked with Dr. Jeff Shield developing new permanent magnet materials critical for efficient energy conversion and information technologies using UNL facilities. (1/27/17)

Cui & Wang Improve Metal Durability
Cui and Wang

Bai Cui and Jian Wang are developing a variety of “radiation-tolerant” materials that are self-healing, and that could improve metal durability. (1/19/17)

Morin Studies Stretchable Surfaces
Stephen Morin research

Stephen Morin and colleagues have demonstrated how the chemistry of stretchable surfaces can affect their interactions with microscopic particles – and enhance or streamline processes usually conducted on rigid foundations. Findings were published in Small and Chemistry of Materials. (1/3/17)

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