Haden successfully defended his dissertation on April 22nd, 2021. His milestone took place at 9:00 am, and it happened on Microsoft Teams. For his dissertation research, Haden modified the surface of titanium structures to enhance the photocatalytic and antimicrobial properties. Haden has published 3 manuscripts from his graduate work, 1 being a first author publication. While in our graduate program, Haden was chosen for the scholarship to participate in the Millsaps Business Advantage Program. His research work has been awarded the 2018 Society of Biomaterials Travel Award and the 2019 Travel Award to ASTM International Conference on Additive Manufacturing. Haden is being hired by the Army Aviation and Missile Center as an Aerospace Engineer in the Structures and Materials Division. We are very so proud of your accomplishments! Many congratulations, Haden!