posted on December 3, 2015 by Bryce Rogan
At the 2015 SACNAS National Conference in Washington, D.C., judges recognized senior Scott Tan’s work, titled “Chemical Vapor Deposition for Reproducible Fabrication of High-Quality Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Electrodes for Li-Air Batteries,” as a standout among the student presentations, and selected Scott to receive one of the 2015 SACNAS Student Presentation Awards.
SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science. This year, the National Conference gathered over 3600 students and professionals. Taking place over three days, the conference showcased both undergraduate and graduate student presentations, offered scientific symposia, keynote addresses, professional development sessions, and a grand exhibit hall in which students interacted with over 300 exhibitors representing colleges and universities across the nation. In addition to these activities, the conference was also an opportunity for students to present their research in a professional setting. This year, over 800 posters and oral presentations were delivered at the conference.