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Dryzhakov Selected for DoE Science Graduate Student Research Award

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has had a solid run of success of students being selected for the US Department of Energy’s (DoE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.

Bogdan Dryzhakov, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)In fact, since the program’s beginning in 2014 UT has had 21 graduate students chosen for participation, the second most of any university. Make that 22, as Bogdan Dryzhakov, a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), was selected Monday.

He works with Professor Bin Hu of MSE at UT and with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Corporate Fellow for the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) Sergei Kalinin. With them, Dryzhakov conducts research focused on ferroelectricity, which looks at how electric fields can change polarization of certain materials.

Continue reading about Dryzhakov’s SCGSR at