Graduate student Alejandro Briseno receives multiple awards

2008 ICI Student Award in Applied Polymer Science Symposium (Finalist): This Award, which is sponsored by ICI and administered through the Joint Polymer Education Committee of the ACS Divisions of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) and Polymer Chemistry (POLY), is given annually for the best paper presented at the ICI Award Symposium as part of the PMSE program at the Fall ACS Meeting.

2008 Frank J. Padden, Jr. Award (Finalist)- The Award honors a graduate student for “Excellence in Polymer Physics Research.” The student must be a member of the DPOLY, must be working toward the Ph.D. degree. The winner will be selected based on quality of the research, the presentation, and response to questions.

Xerox Technical Minority Fellowship- In demonstration of our commitment to the academic success of minority students and to the cultivation and recruitment of qualified minority employees in technical fields, scholarships are available in the amount $1,000 – $10,000).

2008 Materials Research Society (MRS) Travel Award- The award in the amount of $500 is to assist in travel expenses to attend the Spring MRS meeting in San Francisco.

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