Honorable Mention - Irma Kuljanishvili

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy

This image shows the growth of transparent graphene - a single or a few layers of carbon atoms - on a film of nickel. Kuljanishvili, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Venkat Chandrasekhar, is studying the growth process of graphene on a nanoscale and its electronic properties.