Image_gallery: BEST IN SHOW: Sarah Eichfeld Research Associate, Materials Science and EngineeringSilicon nano-tree in a forest of silicon nanowires 1ST PLACE SCIENTIFIC: Pouria Fattahi Graduate Student, Chemical EngineeringFESEM image of conducting polymer nanostructured around microflattened biodegradable polymer to improve electrical properties of electrodes 2ND PLACE SCIENTIFIC: Zakaria Al-Balushi Graduate Student, Materials Science and EngineeringField-emission scanning electron micrograph of nano-crop circle formation during the nucleation and growth of Aluminum Nitride thin films on nitrogen doped epitaxial graphene layers by Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition. 3RD PLACE SCIENTIFIC: Amar Kamat Graduate Students, Engineering Science and MechanicsThe image shows an optical micrograph of the transverse cross-section of a titanium nitride coating on a commercially pure titanium (CP-Ti) sample (2 in. x 1 in. x 3/8 in.). Image has been cropped to show detail. 1ST PLACE VISUAL: Mengquian Lu Graduate Student, Engineering Science and MechanicsFESEM image of tetrathiafulvalene-Au nanostructures which looks like flowers and leaves. 2ND PLACE: VISUAL Adarsh Rajasheknar Graduate Student, Materials Science and EngineeringA section of a fine grained rosette-microstructure of lead zirconate titanate (PZT) induced by pulsed laser heating from the pyrochlore phase. 3RD PLACE VISUAL: Dan Marincel Graduate Student, Materials Science and EngineeringLead oxide crystallites were grown on a magnesium oxide substrate while optimizing a custom-built lead oxide atmosphere rapid thermal annealing furnace.