June 10-14, 2013: Somayeh wins the 'Silver
Neutron Award' at the Annual ATR (Advanced Test Reactor)-NSUF
(National Scientific Users Facility) workshop held in Idaho Falls,
Idaho, for her poster, 'Spark Plasma Sintering of Lanthana Bearing
Nanostructured Ferritic Steels'.
June 10-14, 2013: Two
PhD students (Sultan Alsagabi and Somayeh Pasebani) from Dr. Charit's
group attended the week-long ATR-NSUF workshop held in Idaho
Falls, Idaho, on travel scholarships granted by the ATR-NSUF
May 30, 2013:
to Somayeh on winning the Henry
DeWitt Smith Scholarship from the TMS-AIME! This scholarship
will be awarded at the TMS 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San
With this scholarship, she will
receive a check for $2,500, complimentary registration to attend the TMS
2014 Annual Meeting, a complimentary ticket to attend the awards
banquet, and up to $500 for travel to attend the meeting.
The actual presentation will take place during the Annual Award Banquet
during the meeting.
May 11, 2013:
Triratna (Tri) Shrestha is awarded his PhD degree at the UI Spring
commencement on the Moscow campus. Congratulations Tri and wish you all
success in your new position!
Triratna (in the middle) flanked by Dr. Charit on the left and Dr. Jie
Chen (College of Graduate Studies Dean) on the right
April 11, 2013: Somayeh (Somi) Pasebani, a PhD
student, is awarded the 'Outstanding Graduate Student Award' from
the College of Engineering, University of Idaho.
Somayeh accepts her award from
the College Dean, Dr. Larry Stauffer
March 14, 2013: Somayeh
Pasebani (PhD student) wins the Student Poster Contest in the TMS
Structural Materials Division for her poster, "Effect of Alloying
Elements and Spark Plasma Sintering Parameters on Nano-Dispersion
Formation in Nanostructured Ferritic Steels" during the TMS Annual
Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas.
Somayeh in front of her award-winning TMS poster
A textbook (An Introduction to Nuclear Materials: Fundamentals and
Applications) co-authored by Dr. Charit got published by Wiley-VCH,
May 12, 2012: Triratna
(Tri) Shrestha (PhD student) wins the 'Outstanding Graduate Student
Award' from the College of Engineering, University of Idaho
Tri accepts the award
from the College Dean, Dr. Larry Stauffer