Manitoba Materials Conference 2014

Thank you to our MMC 2014 Participants:
MMC 2014 Group Photo

Congratulations to our MMC 2014 Poster Award Winners
(Pictured with Dr. Derek Oliver and Dr. Digvir Jayas)

MMC 2014 Award Winners

Winner: Patrick Giesbrecht

Winner: Jared Bruce
Honourable Mention: Yaroslav Wroczynskyj

Winner: Elizabeth Skoropata
Honourable Mention: Sebastien Kerherve

Post-Doctoral Fellow/ Research Associate:
Winner: Lihui Bai

Grand Prize:
Elizabeth Skoropata

The fourth annual Research Day was held on May 6, 2014. We are excited to announce that our program will include:

Antoine Dibs, Manager, Research and Development, Winpak Ltd.
"Materials Science - the differentiating factor in the packaging industry"

Dr. Michael Freund, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Manitoba, Tier 1 CRC in Conducting Polymers and Electronic Materials
"Creating Active Materials for Applications in Electronics and Energy Storage/Conversion by Manipulating Conjugated Polymer Structure and Chemistry"

Dr. Iman Yahyaie, Business Development Specialist for Mitacs

Brandon Van Leer, Business Development & Product Marketing Engineer, FEI
"FEI Nova NanoSEM and Quanta - Use of low energy, low vacuum and SmartSCAN strategies to gain insight at the surface and below"

Steve Dalakoudis, Account Manager, SFR
"FEI Talos S/TEM - Analysis at High Resolutions with Less Confusion"

Once again, students and researchers across the breadth of materials research within the institute will be presenting posters that will showcase their work. The poster competition finalists will be invited to give their 180 second presentations for a grand prize. The event will take place over the entire day in the EITC atrium as well as in adjacent rooms. Abstract submission forms and the schedule will be circulated shortly. Volunteers to help with any aspect of the conference are welcome and encouraged to contact the organizers.

In the meantime, please reserve May 6th in your calendar and ask members of your group to do the same. Please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer Low with suggestions and input.


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