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ICDD Announces the
2012 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

January 19, 2012

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected thirteen recipients for the 2012 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from fifty-two commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Gokhan Barin, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Functional Metal-Complexed Building Blocks for Solid-State Structures

Ercan Cakmak, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
A Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Study of Martensitic Phase Transformation Kinetics and Texture Evolution in a TRIP Steel under Torsional and Multi-Axial Deformation Conditions

Honghan Fei, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA
Solvothermal Synthesis of Cationic Inorganic Materials and Cationic Metal-organic Frameworks for Anion Pollutant Trapping

Sudipto Guha, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
X-ray Compatible Microfluidic Platforms for Protein Crystallization Screening and De Novo Structure Determination

Sun Woo Kim, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Investigation of New Mixed Valence Iron Fluorides: Crystal Structure and Physical Property Relationships

Eduard Levin, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Influence of Structural Effects in Metallic Systems on Electrocatalytic and Charge-accumulating Properties

Jia-Sheng Lu, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
BODIPY Functionalized PbS Nanocrystals for Solar Cell Applications

Gregory McCandless, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Chemical Crystallography at the Interface of Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering:  Structure Determination of Highly Correlated Extended Solids, Main Group Compounds, Coordination Complexes, and Bioceramics

Gift Mehlana, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Crystal Engineering of Some Pyridyl Carboxylic Acids

Sarah Spisak, University of Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York, USA
Multi-Electron Reduction of Fullerene Fragments: Structural Studies

Vedran (Nick) Vukotic, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Utilizing Molecular Machines in the Construction of Dynamic Solid State Materials

Shuao Wang, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
New Insights in Actinide Borate Chemistry

Julie Wilkerson, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Electroluminescent Materials Based on Lanthanide-Containing Conducting Metallopolymers

The ICDD will present each of these students with a check in the amount of $2,500 to assist in the continuation of studies in their selected fields of crystallographic research.

These scholarships are made possible through corporate and private donations.  If you would like information on how you can make a tax-deductible donation, please contact the ICDD at +610-325-9814.

Learn more about the Ludo Frevel Crystallographic Scholarship

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