On April 14, 2023, five Physics & Astronomy graduate students and one CU-ICAR graduate student conducting research at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute (CNI) presented six papers at the annual SC EPSCoR conference in Summerville, SC. Basanta Ghimire, Evan Watkins, Nawraj Sapkota, Peshal Karki, and Janak Basel each presented their work at this year’s conference. In addition to the student presentations, Research Assistant Professor, Sriparna Bhattacharya also chaired one of the conference sessions.
The SC EPSCoR Program, joined by SC NASA EPSCoR, invited faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, and STEM professionals to this year’s state conference. Conference presentations built on the themes of the last five years, promoting collaboration among South Carolina colleges and universities.