Current Meldrum Lab people
Coffee order: Large iced coffee
Favorite animal: Otter
Dream job: Small town bakery owner
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: Everyone is really welcoming and helpful
Current projects: Getting used to lab and learning about the different projects.
Favorite ice cream: Mint chip
Favorite animal: Horses
Dream job: Wilderness medicine physician
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: It has such a varied range of applications, ranging from art conservation to plastics and beyond.
Current projects: TBD, still getting adjusted to the lab and learning about the projects.
Favorite ice cream: Cookie dough
Favorite animal: Osprey
Dream job: Elementary School STEM Educator
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: The best part of the Meldrum Group is the people. Everyone is welcoming and fun to work with.
Current projects: This semester I will be working on Dynamic Nuclear Polarization for increasing signal intensity of NMR.
Favorite ice cream: Strawberry
Favorite animal: Axolotl
Dream job: Professional food taster
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: The passion that everyone has for their projects and the diverse backgrounds of skills and knowledge that everyone brings!
Current projects: I’ll be working on using Hall sensors to map the magnetic field for our magnets and shimming magnets to make them more homogeneous.
Favorite ice cream: Coffee
Dream job: something in the medical field
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: The best part of the Meldrum Lab is the people!!
Current projects: I am working on conductive surfaces doing microscopy to understand the physical surfaces of our samples.
Favorite ice cream: Chocolate
Dream job: Research! (Especially something that helps the environment like renewable energy)
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: Meldrum is happy to spend time getting you involved and informed about what’s going on in the lab.
Current projects: We just received new rf coils which have to be calibrated in order to take measurements of samples applied to metal.
Coffee order: Vanilla almond milk latte with an extra shot
Dream job: Lab director for a big material or pharmaceutical company
Best part of working in the Meldrum Lab: The people and the atmosphere make it a great place to have fun and learn something new.
Current projects: I am working on using NMR to analyze epoxies and curing agents.
Interested in joining the Meldrum lab? Please reach out to Tyler or any group member to learn more. Importantly, you do not need to have a background in magnets, materials, or NMR to join and learn with the group.
We are fortunate to work on interdisciplinary projects with fantastic collaborators. Here are a few of our science friends:
- Barbara Berrie (National Gallery of Art; Washington, DC)
- Gwendoline Fife, René Hoppenbrouwers (SRAL, Maastricht, The Netherlands)
- Prof. Ville Telkki (The University of Oulu, Finland)
- Prof. Christian Hilti (Texas A&M University)
- Prof. Kristina Keating (Rutgers University)
- Metna, Co. (Lansing, MI)
- Prof. Daphna Shimon (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)