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NUANCE Center’s “Art of Science” Winners

EVANSTON, IL – During this year’s NUANCE Fest, Prof. Vinayak Dravid announced the winners of the 2017 “Art of Science Image Contest.” NUANCE’s image contest is an opportunity for facility users and staff to showcase the fascinating and beautiful images produced by the Center’s instruments. In total, the contest drew seven winners and two honorable mentions.

1st Place:

“NiS Forest” by Graduate Student, Chenliang Xiao.

NiS Forest

2nd Place:

“Perovskite Butterfly” by Graduate Student, Weijun Ke.

“Perovskite Butterfly” by Graduate Student, Weijun Ke.

3rd Place:

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little MoS2” by Graduate Student, Jenn DiStefano.

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little MoS2” by Graduate Student, Jenn DiStefano.

Director’s Pick:

“Accidental Beauty” by Alexandra Edelbrock

“Accidental Beauty” by Alexandra Edelbrock.

NUANCE Staff pick:

“Crystal Gateway” by EPIC Senior Electron Microscopy and Imaging Specialist, Tirzah Abbott.

“Crystal Gateway” by EPIC Senior Electron Microscopy and Imaging Specialist, Tirzah Abbott.

Social Media Winners:

“Nano-Metropolis at Night” by Graduate Student, Chao Sun.

“Nano-Metropolis at Night” by Graduate Student, Chao Sun.

“Magnetic Nanoflower” by Graduate Student, Vikas Nandwana.

“Magnetic Nanoflower” by Graduate Student, Vikas Nandwana.

Honorable Mentions:

“Art of Periodicity” by Postdoctoral student, Haixin Lin.

“Art of Periodicity” by Postdoctoral student, Haixin Lin.

“The Fungal Jungle” by BioCryo Electron Microscopy Specialist, Eric Roth.

“The Fungal Jungle” by BioCryo Electron Microscopy Specialist, Eric Roth.