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2023 Nanoday! Poster Award Winners

Posted by on Thursday, December 14, 2023 in News.

Congratulations to the 2023 NanoDay! poster competition winners! The 23rd annual Nanoscience/Nanotechnology Forum attracted more than 250 registered attendees. In total 66 posters were presented during the event, including 3 high school students from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt or Research Experience for High School Students (REHSS) programs. The winners are listed below.

1st Place:

Theodore Anyika, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Ndukaife): Hybrid approaches for nanoscale trapping and manipulation using plasmonic antennas


2nd Place:

William Tierney, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall): Optimization of Intravascular Peptide Delivery for Restenosis Prevention at Sites of Peripheral Angioplasty


Yilan Xu, undergraduate, Mechanical Engineering (Dong): Wireless Millimeter-Size Soft Climbing Robots With Omnidirectional Steerability on Tissue Surfaces


3rd Place:

Amelia Soltes, Biomedical Engineering (Duvall): Optimization of Polymeric Nanoparticles for siRNA Delivery


Lucinda Pastora, Biomedical Engineering (Wilson): ROS-responsive, On-Demand Delivery of STING Pathway Inhibitors to Treat Ulcerative Colitis and Reprogram the Immune Microenvironment in the Colon

3rd place poster session award winner Lucinda Pastora.

Brandon Swartz, Mechanical Engineering (Valentine): Large aperture metasurfaces for broadband, incoherent optical edge detection

Interdisciplinary Materials Science 10 Week Rotation Poster Winners

1st Place:

Jeb Buchner (Caldwell): Angle-Mediated Control of Hyperbolic Phonon Polariton Propagation in Thin α-MoO3 Wedges


2nd Place:

Elizabeth Hays (Jennings): Synthesis and Patterning of Thin Films using Spin-Coating Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization on Self-Assembled Monolayers

IMS 2nd place poster session award winner Elizabeth Hays.

Fan Favorite Award

Sajal Islam, Interdisciplinary Materials Science (Schrimpf): Single-Event Burnout in Vertical β-Ga2O3 Diodes with Pt/PtOx Schottky Contacts and High-k Field-Plate Dielectrics

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