HPMI undergraduate researcher placed second in student poster competition

HPMI Undergraduate researcher Sofia Garcia was awarded second place for the Student Poster Award at the 2016 National Space & Missile Materials Symposium/Commercial and Government Responsive Access to Space Technology Exchange in Westminster, Colorado.

Her poster was title “Two Different Stretching Methods of Carbon Nanotube Sheets (Buckypaper) and their Relationship in Inducing High Mechanical Properties.”

Sofia was the only undergraduate to win a top award in the poster competition. The other two winners were PhD candidates.