Congratulations, Younghoon Kwon: Emerging Soft Matter Excellence Award Finalist


Friday, March 24, 2023

Mechanical Engineering PhD student Younghoon Kwon was recognized at the recent American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting in Las Vegas as a finalist for the Emerging Soft Matter Excellence (ESME) Award. This award of the APS Division of Soft Matter Physics (DSOFT) recognizes exceptional graduate students pursuing research in soft matter physics. Younghoon Kwon, who is advised by Professor Megan Valentine, presented his work on the mechanics and fatigue response of polymer-based, 3D printed, syntactic foams at a special session honoring the finalists, and was recognized at the DSOFT business meeting in Las Vegas.