Rose K. Cersonsky

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Postdoctoral Researcher / COSMO (EPFL)
Creator of the REACT Workshop

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2021


Rose’s article, “Improving sample and feature selection with principal covariates regression” is published in Machine Learning: Science and Technology!


Rose presented the Victor K. LaMer Dissertation Award Lecture at ACS Colloids! To view the slides from her talk, click here.


Rose’s work The Diversity of Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals is published in Nature Communications!


An overview of the multitude of structures capable of supporting a photonic band gap.[Cersonsky, et al. 2021]


ACS Colloids names Rose the winner of the Victor K. LaMer Award for her dissertation work! She will present the award talk at their 2021 meeting on June 16th.


Rose presented her work on Structure-property maps with Kernel Principal Covariates Regression and Improving Feature and Sample Selection with Principal Covariates Regression at the APS March Virtual Meeting . A recording of the talk is available online for the duration of the meeting.

2020


Rose’s work contributing to Structure-property maps with Kernel Principal Covariates Regression is published in the Journal for Machine Learning: Science and Technology.


Rose’s work contributing to Chemiscope, an interactive structure-property explorer, is published in the Journal of Open Source Software. The HTML version is available at chemiscope.org.


Rose’s publishes an article in the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) detailing the REACT Workshop entitled Bringing Science Education and Research together to REACT.

2019


Rose presents a poster entitled “The Diversity of 3D Photonic Crystals” at Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting in Boston, MA and wins the award for Best Poster!

Rose wins the Poster Award at MRS!


Rose presents “The Diversity of 3D Photonic Crystals” at American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. Prof. Sharon Glotzer gives a talk on Rose’s work, entitled “In Search of the Photonic Band Gap”.


Rose begins a post-doctoral position under Prof. Michele Ceriotti at the Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling (COSMO) at the Ecolé Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).


Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling


On July 31, 2019, Rose successfully defended her dissertation at the University of Michigan. Her defense, entitled “Designing Nanoparticles for Self-Assembly of Novel Materials” is available on YouTube .


Alyssa Travitz and Ayse Muniz lead the 3rd annual Reseach Education and Activities for Classroom Teachers (REACT)! With its amazing new website , REACT is getting bigger and bigger!

Rose with the coordinators and attendees of REACT 2019.


Rose passes her private defense!


Rose presents her prize talk at BI Research Day, discussing how underlying structure leads to brilliant color in nature.


Rose runs the Ann Arbor Half Marathon, finishing with a time of 1:51:40!

Rosy with Tim Moore at the end of the race.


Rose is one of nine graduate students featured in Michigan Engineering’s #HerEngineering, on Michgan Engineering’s Website , Twitter , Instagram , and Facebook.

Rosy Cersonsky, Macromolecular Engineering grad student. #HerEngineering gives her confidence because her contributions...

Posted by Michigan Engineering on Friday, March 15, 2019


Rose presents her work at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society.


Rose is named the recipient of the Biointerfaces Institute (BI) Student Innovator Award . She will give a talk and receive her award at the Biointerfaces Research Day.

2018


Rose’s work, entitled Pressure-tunable photonic band gaps in an entropic colloidal crystal is published in Physical Review Materials.


Rose presents “Pressure-Tunable Photonic Band Gaps in an Entropic Crystal” at Materials Research Society Fall Meeting in Boston, MA.


Rose presents “Pressure-Tunable Photonic Band Gaps in an Entropic Crystal” at American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.


Rose is awarded an Honorable Mention for the Towner Award for Graduate Research, the top honor at the University of Michigan for graduate research.


Rose is awarded the Charles G. Overberger Award for Excellence in Research at the University of Michigan at the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Symposium.


Rose presents a symposium entitled “Designing Particle Shapes for Self-Assembly of Novel Colloidal Crystal” at at Oxford University in Great Britain.


Rose presents “Pressure-Tunable Photonic Band Gaps in an Entropic Crystal” at Anisotropic Particles Symposium in Konstanz, Germany.


Rose presents a symposium entitled “Designing Particle Shapes for Self-Assembly of Novel Colloidal Crystal” at at `Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Rose presents “Pressure-Tunable Photonic Band Gaps in an Entropic Crystal” at Self-Assembly of Colloidal Systems in Bordeaux, France.


Rose presents “Tunable Photonic Band Gaps in an Entropic Crystal” at Foundations of Molecular Modeling and Simulation (FOMMS), Delavan, WI.


Rose hosts 53 teachers to UM campus to experience UM research for the second annual REACT workshop, with participation spanning across 10 departments and including over 30 volunteers. The Michigan Engineer writes “STEM education: A taste of research for K-12 teachers” detailing the event, with additional images at <a.

Participants and Volunteers from REACT 2018.


REACT has made all workshop materials (videos and lesson plans) available on the REACT webpage and YouTube.


Rose is announced as a Rackham Predoctoral Fellow , one of the most prestigious awards granted by the Rackham Graduate School.


Rose presents “Tunable Photonic Band Gaps in an Entropic Crystal” at Americal Physical Society (APS) March Meeting in Los Angeles.


Rose’s work entitled Relevance of Packing to Colloidal Self-Assembly is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and covered by phys.org.


Rose is awarded the North Campus Martin Luther King Spirit Award at the University of Michigan for her work with the Detroit public school system.


Rose and fellow winner Shannon Moran at the Awards Ceremony Rose with fellow awardee, Shannon Moran.

2017


Rose presents “Distinguishing Packing and Assembly Behavior via Phase Transitions in Shape Space” at AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.


Rose is awarded the Nonna Hamilton Student Service Award at the University of Michigan at the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Symposium.


Rose is named a Student Ally at the University of Michigan for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan.


Rose’s work entitled Augmenting Primary and Secondary Education with Polymer Science and Engineering is published in the Journal of Chemical Education.


Rose hosts the inaugural workshop “Research Education and Activities for Classroom Teachers” (REACT), bringing 19 teachers from across Michigan to interact with UM research. This event is covered by the Center for Educational Outreach: “UM Graduate Students REACT”, with additional photos found here.

Participants and Volunteers from REACT 2018.


Rose presents “Distinguishing Packing and Assembly Behavior via Phase Transitions in Shape Space” at Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting in Phoenix, AZ and wins 2nd place for student presentations!


Rose presents “Augmenting Primary and Secondary Education with Polymer Science and Engineering” at American Chemical Society Meeting in San Francisco, CA, where her ACS POLY/PMSE Student Chapter wins Chapter of the Year!


Rose presents “Distinguishing Packing and Assembly Behavior via Phase Behavior in Shape Space” at APS March Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

2016


Rose presents “Distinguishing Packing and Assembly Behavior via Phase Behavior in Shape Space at Engineering Graduate Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and wins 3rd place for posters!


Rose presents “Understanding Spatial Packing Through Variable Shape at Macromolecular Science and Engineering Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.


Rose finishes the Baltimore Marathon in 4:23:02, pushing through an injury at mile 17.


Rose wins the Prof. Albert and Mrs. Yee Student Leadership Award.


Rose presents “Understanding Spatial Packing Through Variable Shape at Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and wins 3rd place for posters!

2015


Rose presents “Shape-Based Molecular Dynamics Investigation of Protein Crystallization at Macromolecular Science and Engineering Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and wins 1st place for posters!


Rose performs in Big Fish at the Croswell Opera House in Croswell, MI.


Rose presents “Shape-Based Molecular Dynamics Investigation of Protein Crystallization at Soft Matter Summer School, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.


Rose starts the Outreach Initiative within the ACS POLY/PMSE Student Chapter at the University of Michigan.

2014


Rose is awarded the Rackham Merit Fellowship.


Rose starts her PhD at the University of Michigan researching under Prof. Sharon Glotzer and is awarded the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering Fellowship.


UConn Materials Science and Engineering writes an article on Rose covering her work and achievements at UConn. She is also mentioned in the UConn Article “A Class of Championship Caliber”.


Rose graduates University of Connecticut with a Bachelors of Science in Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering! She gives a commencement address focused on maintaining sight of the human component to engineering. Image taken from mse.engr.uconn.edu.

Rosy giving the commencement address


Rose wins the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut.


Rose presents “Design Rules for Composites from RTM Polyimides at the Senior Design Exposition, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

2013


Rose is named a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship.


Rose is named the University of Connecticut’s nominee for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships.



Rose and co-host David Ritter at TEDXUConn 2013.
Rose, shown here with TEDxUConn President and co-host David Ritter, curates and co-hosts TEDxUConn 2013: Future in Focus.


Videos from the event are available on Youtube and include talks from Wendell Wallach, Anish Bhimani, Cato, Laurencin, Veda Partalo, Regina Barreca, and many more!


Rose is named the recipient of the GE Advanced Materials Endowment Scholarship at the University of Connecticut.

2012


Rose is named the recipient of the Art McEvily Academic Scholarship at the University of Connecticut.