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Press Release 020205/145 - 2005 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected six recipients for the 2005 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from thirty-seven commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee. The recipients are:

  • Jason Benedict of University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. with exploration into “Dyeing Crystals: 19th Century Phenomenology to 21st Century Material Science Technology”
  • Gali Golan of The Hebrew University of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel with research concerning “Structure-Function Relationships in DNA-Repair Enzymes”
  • Katherine Hull of University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A. with major interest in “Synthesis and Structural Analysis of Semiconductor Nanowires”
  • Jun Luo of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China with research involving “Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties of Rare Earth-Cobalt Compounds with TbCu7-Type Structure”
  • I. Ahmad Mirza of McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada with studies focusing on “Structural Characterization of Novel Antifungal Targets and Enzymes Involved in Bioremediation”
  • Kimberly Tait of The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A. who’s research is entitled “Investigations into the Stability, Morphology and the Crystal Structure of the Coexistence of Structure I and Structure II Methane-ethane Clathrate Hydrates – Occurrence and Geological Implications”

The ICDD will present each of these students with a check in the amount of $2,250 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 donation, please contact the ICDD at 610-325-9814.


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