EP graduate student receives prestigious research award

// Engineering Physics, Materials Science & Engineering

Tags: American Ceramic Society, Award, Corradini, EP, graduate student, Hwasung Yeom, Kumar Sridharan, MS&E

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Department of Engineering Physics graduate student Hwasung Yeom has received the American Ceramic Society’s (ACerS) Basic Science Division’s Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) award for his research on oxidation and heat transfer characteristics of zirconium-silicide coatings for zirconium-alloy light water cladding. Yeom was among the eight graduate students selected from universities worldwide for this award. The award was presented at the Materials Science & Technology annual conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, from Oct. 23-27, 2016. Separately, Yeom also received a travel stipend award for attending this meeting from Nuclear Environmental and Technology Division of ACerS. Yeom is supervised by Engineering Physics and Materials Science and Engineering Distinguished Research Professor Kumar Sridharan and Engineering Physics Distinguished Professor Emeritus Michael Corradini.

Author: Engineering External Relations