They say that dead men tell no tales. A University of Utah spin-off company begs to differ. Hair, teeth and bone all preserve a record of where a person’s been – often an invaluable boon to law enforcement with no other leads to go off of.
Kathy Liu, a senior at West High School, Salt Lake City won the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award with a $50K scholarship in Phoenix this month. Kathy’s science project, “Natural Material-based Solid Polymer Electrolyte for High Performance Lithium Battery,” was done in laboratories of the Department of Metallurgical Engineering, College of Mines and Earth Sciences, University of Utah, under the supervision of Dr. Xuming Wang, Research Professor in the department.
Darryl P. Butt, associate director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls, Idaho and distinguished professor of materials science and engineering at Boise State University will be the next dean of the College of Mines and Earth Sciences at the University of Utah.