Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Focus Topic
The Focus Topic on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (EL)
announces a competitive student award which will be given to the best student presentation in the Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Focus Topic sessions at the Annual Symposium. The awardee will be announced at the end of the last EL Focus Topic session and will receive an award certificate and prize money of $500. All student contributions enter automatically in the pool of contenders for the award. The student presentations are judged based on the scientific merit of the presented work, the presentation, and the discussion. The award committee consists of members of the Focus Topic committee and other senior members of the Ellipsometry community present during the meeting.
The Focus Topic Committee gratefully acknowledges J.A. Woollam Co., Inc. for sponsoring the awards.
The Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Focus Topic Committee is happy to announce the winner of the 2016 student award:
(New Mexico State University, Department of Physics) for her talk on “Excitons at Interfaces in Ellipsometric Spectra”.
The award was presented by Morten Kildemo from the Department of Physics of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.
- Sean Knight
- Avery Green
- Chad Briley
- Philipp Kuhne
- Alex Boosalis
- Harm Knoops - 1st Place
- Gangadhara Muthinti - 2nd Place
- Ecatherina Roodenko - 3rd Place
- Keith Rodenhausen - 1st Place
- Daniel Schmidt - 2nd Place
- Noemi Leick-Marius - 2nd Place
Morten Kildemo (right, NTNU, Norway) presenting the Spectroscopic Ellipsometry FT award of the 63rd AVS International Symposium and Exhibition 2016 to awardee Nuwanjula Samarasingha (left, NMSU).