CSU Outreach

Carlos Ortuno-Quintana presented his research experience from his internship at NASA Glenn to a group of students at CSU San Jose; where he received his bachelors degree. His research at NASA Glenn consisted of the fabrication of new battery devices.

Undergraduate Recruitment

Ian Hill introduced MACES undergraduate and graduate programs to fellow students at CSU Stanislaus, to gather recruitments for the summer undergraduate and graduate fellowships.  

NASA-Glenn Visit

Our faculty visited NASA-Glenn research laboratories.

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Open House

Tamara Jernigan will visit the University of California Merced as a keynote speaker for the Open House put on by MACES.

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Implementation Nanotechnology Modules

Graduate student Zachary Perek (Prof. Tao Ye), Carlos Ortuno (Prof. Jennifer Lu) and Joseph Pozzi (Prof. Anand Subramaniam) visited Livingston high school. They demonstrated the nanomaterials enhanced drug release system to students in four different classes.

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Implementation Nanotechnology Modules

Graduate student Melissa Xu (Prof. Anand Subramaniam), Ian Hill (Prof. Jennifer Lu) and Qufei Guo (Prof. Tao Ye) visited Buhach Colony High School. They presented an interactive Crime Lab module as an accessible illustration of the principles of nanomaterial-enabled biosensing to students in five different classes.

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Recruitment Trip

February 7 Professor Tao Ye and Jennifer Lu visited California State University at Sacramento. Professor Sayantani Ghosh visited California State University Stanislaus and Professor Ashlie Martini visited Merced College in February to introduce our graduate training and our summer non-UC Merced undergraduate training program.

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NASA Connection

Dr. James Wu from NASA-Glenn visited us. He met with MACES students for lunch. He opened his lecture with an overview of energy research at NASA Glenn followed by an account of his battery-related research. He also discussed possible collaboration topics with MACES's faculty.

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Implementation Nanotechnology Modules

On Oct 14 and Nov 10, MACES graduate research fellows, Angela Macedo Andrade, Som Sarang, Mark Bartol, Jussi Amaral, Vipawee Limsakoune and Zachary Petrek implemented two nanotechnology modules at local high schools “water splitting to generate hydrogen fuels “ and “unique properties of nanomaterials- large surface area, why Alka-Seltzer is effective”

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Educational module Development

MACES faculty and graduate students kicked-off their educational module development for high school teachers with a weeklong workshop on June 6 -10. Attended by six teachers selected from a large pool of applicants, the workshop developed modules that will be used in classrooms at Merced Golden Valley HS, Buhach Colony HS and Livingstone HS in the AY 2016-2017.

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