Day: April 20, 2011

Yap, Lee Receive Bhakta Rath Award for Nanotube Research

For groundbreaking work in nanotechnology, Yoke Khin Yap and Chee Huei Lee have received Michigan Technological University’s Bhakta Rath Research Award. Yap, an associate professor of physics, and then-PhD student Lee (he graduated in 2010) invented a technique for synthesizing boron nitride nanotubes. Compared to their carbon-based cousins, boron nitride nanotubes have alluring qualities but…” [read more]