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"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."

- Albert Einstein



April 26, 2016: Dr. Charit accepts the Presidential Mid-Career Award given by the University of Idaho President, Dr. Chuck Staben. This award is given annually under the auspices of the University Awards for Excellence.

August 20-21, 2015: Dr. Charit served as one of the instructors for the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professional Engineer (PE) Licensing Exam Review Course, held at the TMS Headquarters, Warrendale, PA.    PE Course Flyer


May 16, 2014: Both PhD students (Sultan Alsagabi and Somayeh Pasebani) were hooded by Dr. Charit at the University of Idaho spring commencement ceremony.



December 13, 2013: Somayeh Pasebani (Dr. Charit's PhD student) receives the Alumni Award for Excellence from the Alumni Association of the University of Idaho. Dr. Charit also receives the same for excellence in mentoring.

UI President Don Burnett, Somayeh, Indrajit and UI Alumni Director Steve Johnson (from left to right)

Dec. 6, 2013: Dr. Charit is now licensed as a professional engineer (PE) in the State of Idaho.

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 organization.

May 30, 2013: Congratulations 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 Diego, California.

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

February 2013: A textbook (An Introduction to Nuclear Materials: Fundamentals and Applications) co-authored by Dr. Charit got published by Wiley-VCH, Berlin, Germany


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



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