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Brigandi first online PhD graduate

Paul Brigandi, an associate research scientist at Dow Chemical Company in Collegeville, earned his doctorate online part time while working full time. Brigandi is the first graduate to earn a PhD in the department’s online program. Brigandi’s thesis is “Electrically Conductive Multiphase Polymer Blend Carbon-Based Composites.” His advisor is Ray …

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Chatree Saiyasombat dissertation

Congratulations to Chatree Saiyasombat who successfully defended his dissertation, Preparation, structure and properties of gold-based ‘ruby’ sodium silicate glass: A model metal-glass nano-composite on April 22. His advisor is Himanshu Jain. After graduation in May, Chatree is headed to Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, where he will continue his work at Synchrotron Light Research Institute.

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