CFDM bursary winners of the spring 2018 competition announced

June 6, 2018

The Canadian Foundation for the Development of Microscopy has selected the bursary winners of the spring 2018 competition.

Please see the full list below.

Sara Makaremi, a PhD student in Prof. Jose Moran-Mirabal's lab at McMaster University, who will attend the Microscopy & Microanalysis conference in Baltimore, USA, (August 2018) and give a talk entitled “Measuring Lateral Diffusion of Receptors On Plasma Membrane of Macrophages Using Raster Image Correlation Spectroscopy.”

Isobel Bicket, a PhD student in Prof. Gianluigi Botton’s lab at McMaster University, who will attend the 19thInternational Microscopy Congress in Sydney, Australia, (September 2018) and give a talk and present a poster entitled “Hybridization of Surface Plasmon Resonance Modes in Sierpinski Fractal Triangles” and "Probing Magnetic and Toroidal Dipole Moments in Upright Split Ring Resonators using Correlative Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy and Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy," respectively.

Quentin Stoyel, a Master's student in Prof. Raynald Gauvin lab at McGill University, who will attend the Microscopy & Microanalysis conference in Baltimore, USA, (August 2018) and present his paper entitled "Methods for Simulation of Electron Energy Loss Spectra for Low Energy Edges in Battery Materials."

Alexandre Pofelski, a PhD student in Prof. Gianluigi Botton’s lab at McMaster University, who will attend the 19thInternational Microscopy Congress in Sydney, Australia, (September 2018) and give a talk and present a poster entitled "Optimizing the sampling parameter in STEM Moiré interferometry for 2D strain field characterization" and "An attempt to map the electromagnetic field from plasmonic nanostructures using differential phase contrast and electron holography," respectively.

Christopher W. Schankula, an undergraduate student at McMaster University working with Professors Christopher K. Anand and Nabil D. Bassim, who will attend the Microscopy & Microanalysis conference in Baltimore, USA, (August 2018) and present his paper entitled "Plasma Focused Ion Beam Curtaining Artifact Correction by Fourier-Based Linear Optimization Model."

Hesham El Sherif, a PhD student in Prof. Nabil D. Bassim's lab at McMaster University, who will attend the Electronic Materials Conference in Santa Barbara, USA, (June 2018), where he will present his paper entitled "Electron Microscopy Characterization of 2D Indium/Indium Nitride Layer Synthesized by Confinement Heteroepitaxy (CHet) Technique" and the Microscopy & Microanalysis conference in Baltimore, USA, (August 2018), where he will present his paper entitled "Electron Microscopy and Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy (EELS) of Few-Layer Chemically-Exfoliated Phosphorene Flakes."

Congratulations to the winners!

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