Christopher Johnson Wins First Place in International Competition

Christopher JohnsonDr. Jerald Dumas, assistant professor of chemical engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology, and PREM undergraduate fellows Claude King III (junior chemical engineering major) and Christopher Johnson (junior electrical engineering major) participated in the 2017 Fall Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in Boston, MA.

MRS is a vibrant member-driven organization of over 14,000 engineers and scientists from over 90 countries around the world. Christopher Johnson won first place in the undergraduate poster competition presenting his work on "Enhancing the Design and Operation of a Haptic Interface Device".

Christopher stated, "I am grateful for this opportunity to gain experience in presenting my research at the MRS meeting. I would also like to thank MRS and NSF for funding my participation. It was great to see the cutting-edge research being conducted in the materials research community."