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Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Program

Friday, June 22, 2018

KU’s Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (C&PE) launched an undergraduate research program this summer. A total of 9 undergraduates from KU have been awarded $3,000 scholarships to participate in the program.  In addition, three undergraduates affiliated with a project in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (C&EE) are also participating in the program activities, two of whom are from West Virginia University.  Four of the students are doing research with faculty affiliated with the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC).  Claudia Bode, CEBC's education director, meets weekly with the group to provide safety, ethics, communication and other skill-building activities.

Welcome students!

Abdul Alkiswani, mentored by Prof. Arghya Paul, C&PE

Nicholas Brockman, mentored by Prof. Reza Barati, C&PE

Jennifer Chen, mentored by Prof. Alan Allgeier, C&PE and CEBC

Tim Hoheneder, mentored by Prof. Ted Peltier, C&EE

Austin Keller, mentored by Prof. Mark Shiflett, C&PE and CEBC

Brooklyn Mussman, mentored by Prof. Brandon Dekosky, C&PE

Channary Ny, mentored by Prof. Mark Shiflett, C&PE and CEBC

Jay Patel, mentored by Prof. Kevin Leonard, C&PE and CEBC

Ana Trofimoff, mentored by Prof. Jenny Robinson, C&PE

Saad Waseem, mentored by Prof. Steve Randtke, C&EE

Suxuen Yew, mentored by Prof. Prajna Dhar, C&PE

Kevin Zhong, mentored by Prof. Prajna Dhar, C&PE



CEBC Calendar

July 10, Wednesday - Mandatory Safety Meeting 
9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (bldg. B room 104)
Topic: Chemical Reactivity and Storage
Presenter: Anoop Uchagawkar, CEBC graduate student
This meeting is mandatory for all CEBC researchers working at 1501 Wakarusa

July 12, Friday - Research Poster Symposium for the RET:ECO-WATER Program
10:30 a.m., LEEP2 Atrium, 1st Floor (1520 W. 15th St.)
RET participants will present their projects; all CEBC researchers are invited to attend

July 24, Wednesday - Formal Oral Presentations by Participants in the REU IDEA Incubator Program
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., LEEP2 Room 2420 (1520 W. 15th St.)
REU participants will present their projects; all CEBC researchers are invited to attend

July 26, Friday - Research Poster Symposium for the REU IDEA Incubator Program
10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., Burge Union, Forum CD (1565 Irving Hill Rd.)
REU participants will present their projects; all CEBC researchers are invited to attend

 

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