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Drawing of a metal organic framework structure

Many congratulations to Nakul Rampal, second year PhD student in our Adsorption and Advanced Materials Group, on winning the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition recently.

Nakul's video was selected as one of three winners out of over 100 entries. 

"I was quite fortunate to have been given the opportunity to be part of the delegation from the University for the Global Young Scientist's Summit 2021," says Nakul. "I thought the video competition was a good platform to showcase the research we do in the Adsorption and Advanced Materials Lab and also to inspire young budding scientists, who were still deciding on a potential research area, to take up research in the area of porous materials."
  
All of the animations were hand-drawn by Nakul, using an app called 'Explain Everything' and some of the video editing was done using iMovie. As a winner, Nakul receives a round trip air ticket and expenses allowance for the 10th Anniversary Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore in 2022. 

"I would like to end by thanking my supervisor, David, and the other group members, for their constant support and encouragement during this difficult time."  

Watch the winning video to find out more about Nakul's research on metal-organic frameworks - highly porous structures with huge potential in areas such as drug delivery and gas storage.

 

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