Congratulations to Dr. Cheng-Yu Lai, who has been awarded $750 K to NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project High-Volume Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Award (MUREP High-Volume)

March 16, 2022

MUREP High-Volume seeks to address the need for high-volume manufacturing and supply chain ecosystem in aerospace and future needs of manufacturing  by introducing new and diverse ecosystem networks

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Melissa Venedicto, CRE2DO undergraduate Researcher has bn selected as a finalist of the outstanding award

March 8, 2022

Congratulations to Melissa Venedicto, who has been selected as a finalist for the 2022 FIU Outstanding Life Award

 

 

Melissa Venedicto, CRE2DO undergraduate Researcher obtained  Undergraduate Research Poster Competition Award from Biomedical Engineering Department and Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department

Fall 2021

“Undergraduate Student under the mentorship of Dr. Cheng-Yu Lai, her poster tile is  “Facilitated Release of Doxorubicin from Biodegradable Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles”

 

 

Congratulations to Inzamam on his Graduation!

26 April 2021

“Mohammed Inzamam Haqqani, CRE2DO Graduate Researcher under the mentorship of Dr. Cheng-Yu Lai, Graduated with a MS degree in Engineering Management.”

 

 

Melissa Venedicto, CRE2DO undergraduate Researcher obtained McNair Award

22 April, 2021

“CRE2DO undergraduate student under the mentorship of Dr. Cheng-Yu Lai obtained Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program award.”

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Congratulations to Prado-Rivera, R; Chang, C-Y; Liu, M; Lai, C-Y; Radu, D for their paper published on Sulvanites: The Promise at the Nanoscale

23 March, 2021

Prado-Rivera, R; Chang, C-Y; Liu, M; Lai, C-Y; Radu, D. Sulvanites: The Promise at the Nanoscale, 2021. Doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11030823

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Florida International University News and Media Relation interviewed a NASA MIRO CRE2DO undergraduate student researcher to share her experience under the program
 January 06, 2021

“Melissa Venedicto, under the guidance of Dr. Cheng-Yu Lai, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, work on a project focused on nanomaterials.”

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Dr. Cheng-Yu Lai (Thrust #1 Lead) received a new grant from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
November 12, 2020

“Sustainable Lignin-Based pH-Responsive Material for Seed Coating Applications.” The project responds to USDA programmatic priorities within the Bioprocessing and Bioengineering Program, A: advancing utilization of waste and by-products generated in agricultural and/or food systems and engineering new products and processes that make use of materials from agricultural origin