The Department of Chemistry congratulates Lydia Jordan for being a finalist in the 3-Minute-Thesis (3MT) competition at Mississippi State University. Ms. Jordan is a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry working with Dr. Todd Mlsna and with Dr. Mark Horstemeyer at CAVS. Her presentation, titled “Magnesium Corrosion and Geometry: an Application to the Automotive Industry”, describes efforts in decreasing corrosion rates of magnesium which has great potential in the automotive industry as a lightweight material. Dr. Lori Bruce, Dean of the Graduate School, noted that Ms. Jordan “did a wonderful job of describing [her] research to a general audience in a way that was concise, factual, and memorable.”
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