Researchers from the Multiscale Technologies Institute (MuSTI) gained noticeable attention in the 2011 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, held Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 in Boston. Professor Yoke Khin Yap (Physics) was the lead organizer of “Symposium AA: Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Related Nanostructures.” This symposium attracted about 450 contributed papers and 22 invited lectures and was the largest symposium of the 47 in the meeting.
Numerous Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students are presenting at the American Geophysical Union Conference in San Francisco in December. Thirty-eight people from all across campus will be involved in more than forty sessions at the conference, which runs from Monday through Friday this week. Tech people are presenting on a variety of topics, including paleomagnetism, water management, organic aerosols, changing global environments, remote sensing, cloud evolution, wildfires and more. Represented are the Departments of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, and Physics, the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, the School of Technology, as well as the Michigan Tech Research Institute in Ann Arbor. READ MORE