PhD student Tehila Nahum presented her research at a conference in Washington D.C.

Tehila Nahum - Phd. student at the join program of Shenkar and UMasll Lowell - presented her research on Durable superhydrophobic coatings for Icephobic Applications at a conference in Washington D.C.

Nahum is the first female student, after 6 male students, that was sent by Shenkar's Plastic Engineering Department to UMass Lowell (UML). 

From left to right: Prof. Carol Barry, Prof. Joey Mead, Tehila Nahum, Prof. Hanna Dodiuk and Prof. Samuel Kenig standing in front of the opening slide of her Thesis proposal

The talk was delivered in the "Nantotech Advanced Materials & Applications" conference. The research drew high interest among industrial companies and researchers from around the world. 

In addition, this week Nahum defended successfully her thesis proposal in front of her Thesis committee members. She is expected to defend her Thesis in the first quarter of 2016 and it will include 2 patents and 3 papers, which she is busy writing nowadays.

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