Southern Miss graduate student to attend National Neutron, X-Ray School | Schools
Ryan Hensarling, a doctoral student in the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been accepted to attend the 14th Annual National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering Aug. 12-25 in Argonne, Ill., and Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Hensarling, a Petal native, will join 69 other graduate students from across the United States for the prestigious conference which is designed to educate participants on the utilization of major neutron and X-ray facilities. He is the only student from a Mississippi college or university chosen for this year’s National School.
“I hope to gain a better understanding of how X-rays and neutrons interact with matter, in particular polymeric materials, so that I can apply this knowledge to the fundamental research we perform in the Patton Research Group,” said Hensarling, 26, who is set to receive his doctorate in polymer science and engineering this December.
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