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Khalid Jawed wins best talk award at American Physical Society meeting

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Khalid Jawed and Noor KhourKhalid Jawed, a graduate student from Pedro Reis’ research group, won the Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics’ Best Student Speaker Award at the March meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) in Denver, Colo., for his talk, “Coiling Rods Onto Moving Substrates.” At the same meeting, Course 1 junior Noor Khouri, a UROP student in Reis’ lab, presented her research in a talk titled “The Propulsion of Filaments With Natural Curls.” Noor presented a short version of this talk at the CEE Research Speed Dating event in February.