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Press Release 012309/176 - 2009 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

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The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2009 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from forty-five commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Tobias Beck, Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany
Learning from Metal Sites in Proteins: Crystallographic Studies on Biomimetics

Olaf Borkiewicz, Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
The Role of Precursor Formation on Actinide and Heavy Metals Sequestration and Retention in Low Temperature Growth of Apatite

Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Metallosupramolecular Capsules with Nanometer-Sized Cavities Derived from a Template-Directed [2+2] Photodimerization in the Solid State

Amado Guloy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Low Dimensional Charge Density Wave (CDW) Materials for Thermoelectric Applications

E-Wen Huang, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
Mechanical Behavior Studies of a Nano-particle Strengthened Nickel-based Alloy Using In-situ Neutron Diffraction and Small-angle Neutron Scattering Methods

Andrey Ivankin, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
Determining the Role of Cholesterol in Cell Membrane Physicochemical Properties: an Insight from
Synchrotron X-ray Scattering

Hui Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Study of GaN and AlN Based Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor and Superconductor

Christian Long, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Rapid Identification of Structural Phases in Combinatorial Thin-Film Libraries Using X-ray Diffraction and Non-Negative Matrix Factorization

Mary Louie, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
Crystallographic Compatibility and Phase Transformation Hysteresis in Solid Acid Compounds

Anna-Gay Nelson, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
Understanding the Structural Chemistry of Actinide Phosphonates: Precursors to Advanced Waste Forms for Storing Radionuclides

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.




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