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Announcing the 2013 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

February 12, 2013

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected thirteen recipients for the 2013 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from sixty-nine commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Ercan Cakmak, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Investigation the Effect of Martensitic Phase Transformations and Texture Evolution on the Deformation Micromechanics in TRIP Alloys as a Function of Stress-State using Synchrotron X-ray and Neutron Diffraction Techniques

Martin Donakowski, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Toward Molecular Control of Early–Transition Metal Oxide Fluoride Materials

Rebecca Fischer, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Phase diagram of SiO2 at high pressures and temperatures

Marco Jost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
X-ray crystallographic investigation of the light-responsive transcription factor CarH

Wang Hay Kan, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Formation, characterization and application of non-templated mixed conductive nano-tubular CeO2/BaCeO3 composites for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)

Christopher Kane, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Low Packing Fraction Crystalline Cavitands Exhibiting Molecule-Sized Cavities

Yu Liu, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Defects and deformation-induced new properties in SiC & related materials

Evgeniy Losev, Institute of Solid State Chemistry & Mechanochemistry SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
The formation of solid phases in the system «amino acid + dicarboxylic acid»

Nadine Rademacher, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
High pressure pair distribution function measurements in diamond anvil cells for the analysis of the local structure of compounds consisting of small molecules and their reaction products under extreme conditions

Yezhou Shi, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Understanding the Surface Structure-Activity Relationship in Ceria-based Electro-catalysts Using In-Operando Surface X-ray Diffraction

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

Jennifer Urban, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
Studying Self-Assembled Small Molecule Hydrogels Using X-ray Crystallography

Shavait Yamini, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
An impediment towards the advent of Breast Cancer: Structural analysis of LPO with various ligands

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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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