Haixiong Tang Awarded Best Paper at Smart Materials Symposium

Haixiong TangPh.D. candidate Haixiong Tang, studying under Henry Sodano, Ph.D., has been awarded the 1st Place SPIE/ASME Best Student Paper Award at SPIE’s 20th International Symposium on Smart Materials in San Diego on March 13, 2013.

In addition, Haixiong received the 2012 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Studying Abroad, a prestigious Chinese government award given to selected students studying abroad in recognition of excellent academic achievement. Haixiong was one of 489 researchers from 29 countries selected for this award.

Haixiong Tang’s Ph.D. research with Dr. Henry Sodano titled “Ultra High Energy Density Nanocomposite Capacitors with Fast Discharge Using Ba0. 2Sr0. 8TiO3 Nanowires” has been published in Nano Letters (2012 impact factor: 13.198)