UC Berkeley Student Wins Best Poster Award at MRS

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Members of the Martin Group celebrate the best poster award,
from left to right Josh Agar (Ph.D candidate, Shishir Pandya (Ph.D. candidate and award winner),
Anoop Damodaran (Postdoctoral researcher), and Eric Breckenfeld (Ph.D. from Martin Group in May 2014)

Graduate student Shishir Pandya (adviser Lane Martin) was recognized with a Best Poster Award at the Spring 2015 Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in San Francisco. His poster, entitled “Novel Routes to Strain Engineer Domain Structures and Properties in Epitaxial PbZr1-xTixO3 Thin Films” showcased exciting new advances in how to control and understand complex materials.