Eighth and ninth grade girls began their second week at UAB's School of Engineering studying math, science and engineering through projects and experiments during the Eureka! Teen Achievement Program 2011.
The program is a collaboration of the UAB School of Engineering and Girls Inc.
The Birmingham native from the Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering was also named the School of Engineering’s Outstanding Undergraduate Student Engineer for 2010-11.
This event is all part of the first ever Materials Camp hosted by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in conjunction with the Birmingham chapter of ASM International.
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Dr. Jun's research looks at a bioactive hybrid nano-matrix for intervertebral disk regeneration. He is exploring biomedical applications for treating spinal injuries through tissue regeneration.
The UAB Reporter spoke with Dr. Jun about his work and its impact on health as well as education and outreach. Read the full article here.