Based on their stellar work this past summer as scholars in the Garcia Summer Science Research Program at Stony Brook University, junior Vedant Singh (along with his two teammates from Herricks High School) earned the distinction of attending and presenting at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The Materials Research Society (MRS), founded in 1973, is a growing, vibrant member-driven organization of almost 16,000 men and women from over 90 countries around the world who come from industry, academia and national labs. Their work touches on many fields, including chemistry, biology, physics and engineering and is an organization of materials researchers worldwide that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research and technology to improve the quality of life.
Among a field of hundreds of graduate students, Vedant and his team were awarded best poster presentation! At the Garcia Center for Polymers at Engineered Interfaces program at Stony Brook, Vedant created polymer fiber scaffolds that serve to augment dental pulp stem cell differentiation for applications in the field of tissue engineering and cell culturing. Vedant and his teammates were recently named Regional Finalists in the 2017 Siemens Competition in Science, Math, and Technology.
Congratulations to Vedant for this wonderful accomplishment! Thanks to Ms. Alexis Pace her support of Vedant and the write-up!