Pictured left to right Emrah Sozumert, Seungkoo Kang, Joseph Lavoie, Dr. Rahul Bharadwaj. Not pictured is Maryam Razavi.
The AFS sponsors a student poster competition at each Spring and Fall AFS Conferences. Students are invited to submit abstracts for either student oral/poster or poster only submission. Each student who submits a poster receives a waived conference registration. The student poster competition takes place on Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 pm. Ten poster presentations were given by students.
Four students were recognized on Wednesday morning prior to the 8:30 am plenary session. Dr. Rahul Bharadwaj, AFS 2nd Vice Chair presented the awards:
1st place – Joseph Lavoie, North Carolina State University, Fluorochemical Melt Additive Migration and Repellency in Nonwovens
2nd place – Emrah Sozumert, Loughborough University, Multiscale Modeling of Mechanical and Flow Performance of Nonwovens
3rd place (tied) – Seungkoo Kang, University of Minnesota, A Realistic Approach on Filtration Modeling
3rd place (tied) – Maryam Razavi, University of Waterloo, Interaction of Nanoparticles with a Fiber Media
Congratulations to all who participated in the student poster competition!
If you are a student and wish to participate in the AFS FiltCon 2018 in Minneapolis, submit your abstract for oral and or poster only presentation. You must be a full-time student and submit for either student oral/poster or poster only. If you submit for oral/poster and your abstract is accepted, your presentation will be scheduled into the technical program of the conference. Oral presentations are 20 minutes with 5 minutes Q & A.