Katrina Miller: 2016 Daphne Chang Memorial Awardee

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

This year’s Daphne Chang Memorial Award for excellence in undergraduate research goes to Katrina Miller. Katrina's faculty mentor is Prof. Phil Barbeau. The award comes with a certificate as well as a monetary award. For more about Daphne Chang and the award begun in her memory, please click here.

Katrina Miller is a Duke undergraduate Physics major, class of 2016. Katrina has also been involved in a number of projects in The Barbeau Group's lab. These days she focuses her work on developing a gas-based radiation tracking and imaging detector. The technique should expand on a number of detector concepts used in dark matter searches, medical imaging and Compton imagers. This work is supported in part by her Mellon-Mays fellowship.

Update 4/28/16: Katrina Miller was presented with her certificate during the Undergraduate Poster Session held on Monday, April 25, 2016. At right, she is pictured with her advisor, Prof. Barbeau. Congratulations!