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Internship at Sandia National Laboratories

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Internship at Sandia National Laboratories

IGERT Fellow Ryan DePuit spent the summer of 2009 interning at Sandia National Laboratories, in Livermore, CA. Ryan is a fifth year student in the Department of Chemical Engineering and this was his first professional experience. Ryan's project focused on trying to understand the nature of the metal nanostructures from ion implantation. Ryan helped to develop a model with the objective of understanding and being able to engineer the structures to what would be desired. The experience gave Ryan the opportunity to work on something other than his current research, and to learn about what it would be like to work at a National Laboratory, which is an option that he is considering after graduation.