In the picture above, Sumudu Tennakoon (2nd from the right) and the other award winners appear with the President of the Graduate Students Council, Nicholas Keeling (far right).
The 5th Annual On-Campus Graduate Research Forum organized by The Graduate Student Council (GSC) in coordination with the Graduate School and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). The forum was held April 28th, 2015 at the Thad Cochran Research Center. Winners were announced for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in each of the presentation categories- this included both the podium and poster presentation categories. Sumudu placed 1st in the podium presentation category! His presentation was titled “Temperature & Pressure Effects on Phase Transitions of Lead Magnesium Niobate-Lead Titanate (PMN-PT) Relaxor Ferroelectric Material.”