Articles in the Recognitions Category
Sally Ellingson, a graduate student in genome science and technology, has won one of 10 international Computers in Chemistry awards from the American Chemical Society. Working under Jerome Baudry, assistant professor in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, Ellingson uses high-performance computers to develop programs that will screen chemicals for their potential to interact with proteins.
Five students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, including Lauren Breza and Rachel Forvargue, ecology and evolutionary biology; Madelyn Crawford, biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology; Kelly Rooker, mathematics; and Hannah Woo, environmental engineering.
Nick Dexter, graduate student in mathematics, won the student poster session at the 2013 Southeastern Atlantic Section meeting of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. His presentation was “Stochastic collocation techniques applied to reactor criticality problems.” He worked with Clayton Webster and Miro Stoyanov at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Khandaker Al Mamun, a graduate student in electrical engineering and computer science, won best oral paper at the Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics and Optoelectronics at Yale University. Nicole McFarlane, assistant professor, and Syed Islam, professor, collaborated with Al Mamun on the paper “Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofiber Forest Biosensing Platform for Wide Range Glucose Detection.”