The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) is proud to announce that Jieun Yang is one of this year's Materials Research Society (MRS) Postdoctoral Award recipients.The REI proudly funded Jieun Yang as a REI research fellow for her work in the Nano-materials and Devices Group under Dr. Manish Chhowalla. The MRS Postdoctoral Award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who are showing exceptional promise that may include, for example, excellence in scientific research, leadership, advocacy, outreach, or teaching, during their postdoc assignment.
The award citation is: “for creative research in chemically exfoliated 2D materials and tireless dedication to mentoring women in science and engineering”. The award consists of a $2,000 honorarium, a citation certificate, and complimentary meeting registration to attend the 2017 MRS Fall Meeting. This year’s MRS Postdoctoral Awards, will be presented during the 2017 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.