Turos Group Proposal Selected To Receive Corridor Matching Funds
Congratulations to Dr. Ed Turos.
His proposal entitled "Characterization of Ketogenic Compounds" between the University of South Florida and Scivation, Inc., has been selected to receive Corridor matching funds.
The Corridor's Matching Grants Research Program is a state initiative fostering the development of commercially applicable emerging technologies by encouraging applied research between the region's high technology industry partners and the three Corridor universities:
University of South Florida (USF), University of Florida (UF), and University of Central Florida (UCF).
Funds in the amount of$39,489.00 will be made available Dr. Turos.
Dr. Brian Space Awarded ACS PRF Grant
Congratulations to Dr. Brian Space who has just been awarded an ACS PRF grant in the amount of $110,000 for the period 7/1/2016 through 8/31/2018 in support of Accurate and Predictive Petroleum Molecular Modeling.
Scott Lewis Named Visiting Scientist
Scott Lewis was named “Visiting Scientist” by the Western Connecticut local section of the American Chemical Society.
The purpose is to recognize an outstanding chemical educator and bring them to Fairfield County, Connecticut to visit and exchange ideas with high school instructors and students.
2016 Graduate Student Awards Announced
The graduate student awards were announced and presented immediately following the April 21st seminar:
Theodore and Venette Askounes Ashford Doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry
Fiona Kearns, Boliang Dong
Barbara B. Martin Endowed Fellowship in Chemistry
Alexiou Award in Environmental Chemistry
The George Bursa Award
Martin Travel Award
Fiona Kearns, Anne-Claire Limon, Li Ye, Matthew Knestrick
Chemistry Undergraduates Receive Research Excellence Awards
The 2016 Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium recognized Carrie Robart and Giselle Irio with OUR Research Awards.
Additionally, Melissa Chin, Travis Bland and Ashley Parisi-Goldblatt each received Honorable Mention for their presentations.
The OUR Colloquium was held on April 6th in the Marshall Center Ballroom and is the largest event of its kind in the state of Florida.
Congratulations to Jeanine Yacoub
Jeanine Yacoub was selected as a winner of the 8th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.
As such, she will recieve $500 in travel funds to present her research at the meeting of her choice.
Additionally, Jeanine has been invited to attend the Student Research Awards Luncheon and the Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium, hosted at the University of Florida.