School graduate wins prize for best talk

Flaviu and Filip Persson (who won best poster award) in the mountains near Le Houches

One of the School's industry-supported graduate students, Flaviu Cipcigan, was awarded the prize for best talk at the conference "Water at interfaces: new developments in physics, chemistry and biology" at the Le Houches summer school in France. Flaviu's talk describes the applications of a Quantum Drude Oscillator model of water at surfaces.

Flaviu works with The National Physical Laboratory and IBM Research in the US.