Group Member News

Sarah Featured as AIF User Spotlight

Sarah was featured in the Student User Spotlight at NCSU’s Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF) this month. She frequently uses XRD and SEM from this facility in her research. The AIF website features a nice article about Sarah and her research on immobilization of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) onto bare fibers for chemical adsorption and degradation. […]

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Sarah Awarded NDSEG Fellowship!

Sarah was selected (from over 4000 applications!) to receive the 2020 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award! This fellowship is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) under the Office of the Under Secretary for Research and […]

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Rachel Wins Praxair Exceptional TA Award

Rachel Nye was selected to receive the Praxair Exceptional Teaching Assistant Award for the Fall 2019 semester! She TA’d with Dr. Parsons for CHE 717: Chemical Reactor Design last semester for the first year graduate students. The Praxair Award, sponsored by Praxair, Inc., is given out every semester to a student who demonstrates instructional effectiveness […]

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Jung-Sik Featured as AIF User Spotlight!

Jung-Sik Kim was featured in the Student User Spotlight at NCSU’s Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF) this January. He  frequently uses the Verios SEM, TEM, FIB, XRR, and XPS to characterize thin film nucleation in his ALD/MLD research. The AIF website features a nice article about Jung-Sik and his work on MLD of polyurea. Read the […]

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Hwan Oh Joins the Group!

We are very excited to have Hwan Oh, a first year PhD student, join the Parsons Group! Hwan is from Seoul, South Korea, and studied chemical engineering an the University of Seoul before coming to NC State to pursue his PhD. He will be working with Sarah and Heather on MOFs.  

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Goodbye Lunch For Zijian

The Parsons Group celebrated one last lunch with Zijian last week on a beautiful Fall day. Check out those colors! Zijian finished his work on MOFs here as a visiting PhD student, and will be returning to his home university in China to finish his doctorate program there. We really enjoyed having you as part […]

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SK’s Work Highlighted as SRC Student Innovation

SK has been selected to present his research at the International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) in San Francisco this year! This organization focuses on research in the fields of semiconductor materials, devices, processing, metrology, and modeling in conjunction with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC). SK will be presenting in a special poster session that highlights […]

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