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Kanchan Aggarwal Receives Safety-First Leadership Fellowship

Graduate student Kanchan Aggarwal is the recipient of the second annual Safety-First Leadership Fellowship awarded in the Department of Chemistry. Kanchan was selected based on her ambitious proposal where she will provide the leadership structure in expanding the role of the Chemistry Student Safety Organization (CSSO) by various safety initiative...

Seung Wook Kim Receives Korean American Society in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals Fellowship Award

Graduate student Seung Wook Kim of the Krische Group is the recipient of a 2019 Korean American Society in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals (KASBP) Spring Fellowship. Every year at their Spring and Fall Symposiums, the KASBP Fellowship Committee awards fellowships to outstanding young research scientists who made a stellar contr...

Melissa Meyerson and Jason Weeks Win Energy Week Poster Competition

Melissa Meyerson and Jason Weeks, both graduate students in the Mullins Lab, won first and second place in the Sustainability and Renewable Energy category of the UT Energy Week Poster Competition. This interdisciplinary poster competition promotes the development of energy research in the academic community and allows students to share their work ...

Juliette Strasser Receives Safety-First Leadership Fellowship

We are pleased to announce Juliette Strasser, a graduate student in the Crooks’ group, as the first recipient of the new Safety-First Leadership Fellowship. Juliette proposed the creation of a set of safety-themed slides that will be shown prior to each departmental seminar (one slide per seminar). A call for safety slides will be issued soon and p...

Olja Simoska Attends International Conference of Young Scientists in Moscow

In September, graduate student Olja Simoska, member of the Shear research group (UT Austin) and the Stevenson research group (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology), attended the 3rd International Conference of Young Scientists in Moscow, Russia organized by the Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Moscow State Univers...