UTC alumnus Bradley McKeown had no idea a surprise was waiting in his campus mailbox at the University of Virginia where he’s studying for a doctorate in Chemistry. He received a letter informing him he had won The International Precious Metals Institute’s (IPMI) Bright Futures Award.
Dr. Gretchen Potts, UC Foundation Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, was selected as a finalist for the Supernova Award and she was recognized at the Odyssey 2012: Engineering a Dream Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. The Young Women’s Leadership Academy Foundation established the Supernova Award to “recognize women who have distinguished themselves in their professional career and serve as role models to the next generation of female Science, Technology, Engineering,…
Eric Snider, senior chemical engineering student, placed first overall at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference in the research paper competition. As a result, he will be one of nine students nationwide to compete in the AIChE national competition in October in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
By Iris Mahan, University Relations Intern Chemistry major and Grote Scholar Ashley Cardenal has received a travel grant to a national conference so that she can present her research, which could lead to a more effective way to treat cancer.