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Summer Success for Desi & Isabel

It was a great summer for two of ACCIS Multifunctional’s researchers, Isabel Qamar and Desi Bacheva, both of whom won awards during this year’s summer conferences.


Desi won 1st Place in the Student Paper Competition at the SEM 2013 Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics in Lombard, Illinois, USA

DSC_0183 reducedIsabel Qamar was awarded the €4000 travel award for young researchers at the Fourth International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, Ghent, Belgium, 16th-20th June 2013. Isabel will use the travel award to work with Professor Chris Hansen at the University of Massachusetts Lowell on microvascular networks in the next 12 months.

Our congratulations go out to both Desi and Isabel, and our thanks again to the organising committees behind this years SEM and ICSHM.

Images courtesy of SEM and ICSHM 2013