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Press Release 030907/163 - Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected eight recipients for the 2007 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from thirty-seven commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee. The recipients are:

James Ciston, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
“Experimental Mearsurement of Surface Valence Charge Density”

Guillermo Minguez Espallargas, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
“Solid State Supramolecular Chemistry Involving Halogens: Interactions and Reactions”

John J. Morris, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, USA
“High-Connectivity Networks Through Alkali Metal Aggregate Assemblies”

Iris Rauda, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
“New Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage”

Katherine Snoda Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
“Crystallographic Analysis of Rebeccamycin/C and Rebeccamycin/P”

Natasha Sciortino, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
“Spin-Crossover and Nanoporosity in Multifunctional Coordination Materials”

Kishore K. Tenneti, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
“X-ray Analysis of the Phase Structures Formed in Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers”

Paul Tobash, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
“Powder and Single-crystal X-ray Diffraction Studies of the Vacancy Ordering in Rare-Earth Intermetallics Derived from the AlB2 and α-ThSi2 Structure Types”

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. Due to a generous donation in 2005, the ICDD was able to increase the number of scholarships from six to eight in 2006. 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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