Announcing the 2016 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

11 February 2016

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2016 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from fifty-seven commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.

The recipients are:


Anna Gres, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA

Structural Basis of Stability of the Mature HIV-1 Capsid Core


Seung Jun Hwang, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Photocrystallographic Observation of MCl Bond Activation and ClCl Bond Formation of Fe(III) Complexes in the Various Geometries


Bandi Mallesham, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Investigations on Local Structure and its Influence on Ferroelectric Properties of Complex Perovskite Oxides


Andrew Martinolich, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

In Situ Crystallography of Solid State Chemical Reactions


*Elias Nakouzi, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

From Crystalline Nanorods to Self-Assembled Biomorphs


Livia Prado, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Surface Properties of Carvedilol Crystals: Combining X-ray Diffraction
with Advanced Techniques


Davin Tan, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

Rational Design of a Family of Organic Thermosalient Crystals


Daniel Taylor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA

Reactivity and Oxygen Storage in Materials for Chemical Looping Processes


Mark Weidman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Engineering Transport Rates in Nanocrystal Superlattices using In Situ X-ray Scattering

Julia Wind, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

A Combined Experimental and Computational Approach to Understanding and Developing New Solid-State Ionic Conductors

*2015 Recipient

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.

Scholarship awards are made possible by donations from both individuals and corporations. One hundred percent of all donations to the scholarship fund are applied to student funding, as defined by the program’s charter.  The Ludo Frevel Scholarship Program is a registered non-profit charity, and all donations are tax-deductible. Please consider making a personal or corporate donation to the fund today!

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