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Senior Abdul Obaid awarded
Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Congratulations to senior Physics major Abdul Obaid on his award of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Abdul has been working in the laboratory of Prof. Oana Jurchescu for the last 3.5 years on organic and flexible electronics. His project focused on controlling the properties of organic semiconductor films by tuning processing parameters and Abdul published 2 manuscripts based on that work, one being featured on the journal cover. He also co-authored a third manuscript based on his 2014 REU internship at Stanford.


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