Ms. Manisha Bansal, a first-year Ph.D. student (School of Physics) in the research group (Functional Materials & Devices Lab) of Dr. Tuhin Maity has been selected to receive $5,000 educational seed funding from the IEEE Magnetics Society. It is an internationally competitive award given by the IEEE Magnetics Society. The funding is for a collaborative project with Louise Colfer/Dr. Lynette Keeney from Tyndall National Institute (Ireland). The total funding awarded for the project is $10,000, equally shared by two parties.