NCSU students and faculty bring home 3 awards from the Microscopy and Microanalysis 2016 Conference in Columbus, Ohio July 24-28 for their Transmission Electron Microscopy work on instruments in the Analytical Instrumentation Facility.

Doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Matthew Cabral, won a Student Scholar Award for his work entitled “Direct Observation 
of Local Chemistry and Local Cation Displacements in the Relaxor Ferroelectric PMN-PT”. Another doctoral student, Houston Dycus,  won a Best Poster Award for his work entitled “Resolving Atomic Scale Chemistry and Structure at NO and Ba Passivated SiC/SiO2 Interfaces”. Both are members of Professor James LeBeau’s research group.

In addition, Professor James LeBeau and Houston Dycus won the Best Paper in the Microscopy and Microanalysis Journal in Materials Science Category for their paper entitled “Accurate nanoscale crystallography in real-space using scanning transmission electron microscopy.”