Daphne Pappas

Jan Benedikt’s Interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe’

Read the much anticipated interview of our new Scientist of the Week, Dr. Jan Benedikt. Jan talks about his new position, describes his latest research and the recent ISPC conference. Jan also offers a few tips on how to motivate new scientists by showing them the “big picture”. I hope you enjoy the interview as much as I did!  … Read more →

Sally McArthur’s Interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe

In this exclusive interview to The Science and Engineering Café, Sally talks about her mentors and how they influenced her, her current research and sabbatical in Switzerland. She is offering some advice to those now entering the field of Plasma research and extends an invitation to those interested in collaborating with her group. I think this is a great read… Read more →

Terry Freeman’s Interview to the Science and Engineering Cafe

As promised, here’s Prof. Terry Freeman’s interview to The Science and Engineering Café. I really liked her responses to my questions, she gives us some honest and personal answers. Her successful career is an inspiration to all of us, especially young women working in the STEM field. Thank you Terry for the interview and for following your mentor’s steps in… Read more →

Dr. Theresa Freeman is our new Scientist of the Week!

Have you ever been stuck wearing a cast because you broke your arm or leg? I bet you wished for a speedy recovery, as casts can be very uncomfortable! Plasma to the rescue! Studies show how plasma might be able to solve this problem by promoting cell growth and improving bone formation (https://ryortho.com/breaking/cold-plasma-leads-to-increased-bone-formation/). Our new Scientist of the week, Dr. Theresa Freeman has performed extensive research in the field… Read more →

Cristina Canal’s Interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe

Happy New Year! I wish you all a very happy, healthy year with lots of breakthroughs in the field of Plasma Science. Plasmas have been studied for over a century and have been successfully applied for the development of nanomaterials and thin coatings, inactivation of harmful bacteria, etching of materials, just to name a few. Dr. Cristina Canal, our featured… Read more →

Thierry Belmonte Interview

“A well-rounded scientist”, this is the sentence that describes how I felt when I read Thierry Belmonte’s answers for the interview that he provided to The Science and Engineering Café. Thierry talks about keeping an open mind in expanding knowledge, the French plasma community and his latest work. I am very excited about his new work on additive manufacturing of nanometer-sized metal structures! Thierry-… Read more →

Dr. Thierry Belmonte is our new Scientist of the Week!

I am very excited to announce our new Scientist of the Week, Dr. Thierry Belmonte! While I have only recently met him, I have closely followed his work in the field of plasma nanoscience over the past several years. I had the opportunity to meet him in person last month at the iplasmanano conference in Athens, Greece and enjoyed hearing more about his most recent… Read more →

Peter Bruggeman Interview

What are the benefits of publishing your work in peer-reviewed journals? Does a world renowned professor spend time in the lab running experiments? Our featured Scientist of the week, Dr. Peter Bruggeman answers these questions and talks about his work and publications. Enjoy his interview to The Science and Engineering Café.   Daphne Pappas Dr. Peter Bruggeman’s Interview 1) What… Read more →

Dr. Peter Bruggeman is our New Scientist of the Week!

From Luxembourg back to the United States again for our new Scientist of the Week, professor Peter Bruggeman! Peter is well-known in the plasma community. He is currently working at the University of Minnesota but a lot of us know him from the time that he conducted research at the University of Ghent and the Eindhoven University of Technology. Thank… Read more →

Nicolas Boscher Interview

Are you attending the AVS conference in Nashville next week? Nicolas Boscher, our Scientist of the Week will be there! Read his exclusive interview to Sciengcafe to learn more about his background and recent work. Daphne Pappas   Dr Boscher’s interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe Looks like you have gained extensive experience in the field by working at… Read more →

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