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January 13, 2022

Congratulations to Duncan Sutherland for successfully defending his thesis work, "Autonomous Methods Enable Discovery of Metastable Materials"! 

March 8, 2022

Kwan T. Tan, who gained his Ph.D. in 2014 under the direction of Ulrich Wiesner and Michael O. Thompson, was recognized as one of thirteen outstanding early career polymer scientists who have been leading "cutting-edge, novel, and impactful research" and was invited to publish in a special issue of ACS Polymers Au. His article is titled “Transient Laser-Annealing-Induced Mesophase Transitions of Block Copolymer–Resol Thin Films” and can be read at this link. 

December 17, 2021

A new artificial intelligence tool developed by Cornell researchers promises to help speed up searches for novel metastable materials with unique properties in fields such as renewable energy and microelectronics.  The research is featured on the Cornell Chronicle (linked in title) or can be read fully in the Science Advances paper at this link.

April 13, 2021

During the 2021-1 run cycle at the FMB-beamline of MSN-C, an interdisciplinary group of researchers based at Cornell University demonstrated the first use of an AI-directed, fully-automated process for thin-film metastable materials exploration.  The research is featured on the CHESS website (linked above) or can be read in the CHESS bulletin at this link.

August 17, 2020

Congratulations to our graduating M.S. students! 

Congratulations to Alex Wu, Vidit Gupta, and Sudarshan Sundar for passing their M exams this summer and graduating from Cornell. We would also like to congratulate Duncan Sutherland and Aine Connolly for passing their A exams, and Katie Gann and Ming-Chiang Chang for passing their Q exams! 

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