Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Travis Presented with CAST Award for Atomic Layer Deposition Simulations

ChBE Graduate Student Curtisha Travis.
ChBE Graduate Student Curtisha Travis.

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) graduate student Curtisha Travis was presented with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Directors’ Award at the society’s annual meeting late last year. The award recognizes the division’s best poster as selected by CAST's directors.

Travis, advised by ChBE and Institute for Systems Research professor Ray Adomaitis, was recognized for her presentation of “The Computational Challenges of Simulating Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Process Dynamics.” The poster described a model that predicts the optimal conditions for atomic layer deposition of alumina when using water and trimethylaluminum (TMA) as precursors.

Travis’ work is supported by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the National Science Foundation through grant CBET-0828410, and the Gates Millennium Scholarship fund.

Related Articles:
Past AIChE President Joins ChBE, ISR as Visiting Professor
Ray Adomaitis elected Fellow of AIChE

January 23, 2014


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

ENES 489P holds end-of-semester design contest

Congratulations, ISR graduates!

UMD's reACT Represents at the Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit

Miao Yu promoted to full professor

BBI FY17 Seed Grant Winners Announced

Alexander Pearse wins Dean's Doctoral Research Award

Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou receives first Susan Frazier Postdoctoral Researcher Travel Award

Sayyed Sina Miran to receive Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award from UMD Graduate School

Dipankar Maity to receive Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award from UMD Graduate School

Fritz, Shamma are collaborators on new DARPA Targeted Neuroplasticity Training Program

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar