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2017 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2017 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from forty-three commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee. The recipients are:

Ivana Brekalo, Georgetown University, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Solid State Synthesis and Templation of Metal Organic Frameworks

Haoyan Diao, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
In-Situ Neutron Studies of the Atomic Distributions and Dislocation Evolutions in the Alcocrfeni High-Entropy Alloy System

Debasmita Dwibedi, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Synergetic Approaches Using Diffraction Tools in Probing the Structure-Property Correlation in Novel Sodium Battery Materials

Stanislav Fedotov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Interrelation Between Crystal Structure and Electrochemical Properties in Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Batteries

Igor Huskic, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Real-Time Monitoring of Solid-State Reactions Using X-ray Powder Diffraction

Kipil Lim, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Study of the Battery Materials Through Operando X-ray Analysis

Annalise Maughan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Organic-Inorganic Coupling and Disorder in Hybrid Perovskite Halide Semiconductors

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Christopher Mizzi, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Role of Octahedral Rotations and Distortions in Flexoelectric Phenomena

Patrick Tung, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Diffuse Scattering: The Role of Local Disorder in Environmentally-Friendly Piezoelectric Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3- x%BaTiO3

Yujun Xie, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Subcritical Nuclei-Coupled Crystal Growth in Metallic Glasses

 

 

2016 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

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:

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

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

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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

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

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

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

In Situ Crystallography of Solid State Chemical Reactions

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

From Crystalline Nanorods to Self-Assembled Biomorphs

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

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

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Davin Tan, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

Rational Design of a Family of Organic Thermosalient Crystals

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

Reactivity and Oxygen Storage in Materials for Chemical Looping Processes

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

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

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

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

 

2015 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2015 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from forty-six commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee. The recipients are:

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Oleksandr Bushuyev, McGill University, Montreal Quebec, CANADA
Dichroic MOFs as nanosized chemical reactors

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Nicholas Calta, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Structural studies of novel materials with unusual thermal expansion

3

Reece Hall, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, UK
Structural characterization and ion-exchange study of mixed titanium/zirconium natisite

4

Michelle Jamer, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Studying the structural disorder in Cr-based inverse-Huesler compounds and its effects on magnetic and electronic properties

6

Robert Koch, University of Trento, Trentino, ITALY
Development and application of novel algorithms for the analysis of structure and nanostructure of materials exhibiting extensive layer disorder

7

Dong Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, CHINA
Mechanism of flow induced crystallization of polymers: based on synchrotron radiation X-ray and neutron study

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Elias Nakouzi, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Understanding and controlling the non-classical crystallization of silica-carbonate biomorphs

9

Rishikesh Pandey, Indian Institute of Technology, Banars Hindu University, Uttar-Pradesh, INDIA
Synthesis and crystal structure analysis of Bi-based morphotropic phase boundary ceramics

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Denis Rychkov, Institute of Solid State Chemistry and Mechanochemistry SB RAS, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA
The application of computational methods for structure determination from powder diffraction data

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Filip Topic, Nanoscience Center, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, FINLAND
Less common halogen bond acceptors: ternary cocrystals, solid-state phenomena and possible applications

 

2014 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected thirteen recipients for the 2014 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from seventy-eight commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

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Agris Bērziņš, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia 


On the differences of Crystal Structures for Compounds with almost the same Chemical Structure: Case of Benperidol and Droperidol

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Kunpeng Cui, National Synchrotron Radiation Lab, Univ. of Science & Tech. of China, Hefei, Anhui, China


In-situ Studying Crystallization and Precursors during Short-term Extension Using Synchrotron X-ray Scattering

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Juli-Anna Dolyniuk, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA


New High-Efficiency Thermoelectric Materials Based on Transition Metal Clathrate Frameworks

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Sofia Marah Frias, National Institute of Geological Sciences Quezon City, Philippines


Characterization of Hydrothermal Alteration Mineralogy using Portable XRD/XRF and Laboratory-Based XRD

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Bahareh Khalili Najafabadi, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada


New Metal-Phosphido Precursors for Metal-Phosphide Nanocluster Assembly

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Kyle McDevitt, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, USA


New Ceramic Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

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*Gift Mehlana, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa 


Crystal Engineering of Pyridyl Benzoic Acids

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Cristina Motillo, McGill University, Quebec, Canada


Mechanistic Studies of Solvent-free Transformations of Metal Oxides into Porous Metal-Organic Frameworks

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Guzman Peinado, Facultad de Química, Udelar, Montevideo, Uruguay  


Preparation, Structural Study and Evaluation of Physical Properties of Nanostructured Diacetate Based MOFs

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Clare Rowland, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA


Synchrotron Studies of Melting Behavior in Nanocrystalline Materials

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Thanh Thao Tran, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA


From Crystallographic Architecture to Centricity Control of Novel Alkaline/Alkaline-earth Lead Fluoride Carbonate Materials

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Benjamin Trump, Johns Hopkins University, Silver Spring, MD, USA


Dimensionality in the Misfit Series (MX)(1+δ)m(TX2)n as a Chemical Handle to Tune Physical Properties

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Tedi-Marie Usher, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA


Advanced Diffraction Techniques: Structure-Property Relationships in Complex Perovskites

 

*2012 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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2013 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

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

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.

2012 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected thirteen recipients for the 2012 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from fifty-two commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Gokhan Barin, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Functional Metal-Complexed Building Blocks for Solid-State Structures

Ercan Cakmak, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
A Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Study of Martensitic Phase Transformation Kinetics and Texture Evolution in a TRIP Steel under Torsional and Multi-Axial Deformation Conditions

Honghan Fei, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA
Solvothermal Synthesis of Cationic Inorganic Materials and Cationic Metal-organic Frameworks for Anion Pollutant Trapping

Sudipto Guha, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
X-ray Compatible Microfluidic Platforms for Protein Crystallization Screening and De Novo Structure Determination

Sun Woo Kim, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Investigation of New Mixed Valence Iron Fluorides: Crystal Structure and Physical Property Relationships

Eduard Levin, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Influence of Structural Effects in Metallic Systems on Electrocatalytic and Charge-accumulating Properties

Jia-Sheng Lu, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
BODIPY Functionalized PbS Nanocrystals for Solar Cell Applications

Gregory McCandless, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Chemical Crystallography at the Interface of Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering:  Structure Determination of Highly Correlated Extended Solids, Main Group Compounds, Coordination Complexes, and Bioceramics

Gift Mehlana, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Crystal Engineering of Some Pyridyl Carboxylic Acids

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

Vedran (Nick) Vukotic, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Utilizing Molecular Machines in the Construction of Dynamic Solid State Materials

Shuao Wang, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
New Insights in Actinide Borate Chemistry

Julie Wilkerson, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Electroluminescent Materials Based on Lanthanide-Containing Conducting Metallopolymers

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.

2011 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected thirteen recipients for the 2011 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from sixty-five commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Gokhan Barin, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Metal-Organic Frameworks Incorporating Copper-Complexed Rotaxane Struts

Jeffrey Bertke, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Synthesis and Characterization of Azolate Functionalized Metal-Organic Frameworks for the Sequestration of CO2

Sharon Bone, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
X-ray Absorption and Scattering Analysis of Hg Sorption by Nanocrystalline FeS

Honghan Fei, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA
Solvothermal synthesis of cationic framework materials, including zeotypes, inorganic extended materials and cationic metal-organic frameworks

Hua He, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA
Single-crystal and high resolution powder x-ray diffraction studies on new antimonides with layered and framework structures

Zachary Hudson, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Triarylboron Compounds for Optoelectronic Materials: Applications in Solid-state lighting and chemical sensing

Shmuel Samuha, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Characterization of the Structure of a New Ternary Phase in Al-Ru-Rh system

Pradeep Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
An approach towards prevention of septic shock syndrome: Structural and functional studies of PGRP and its complexes with various PAMPS

Chutchamon Sirisopanaporn, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, Picardie, France
Crystal Chemistry and Electrochemical properties of Lithium Transition Metal Silicates; Li2MSiO4 where M are Fe and Mn

Vedran Vukotic, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Development of new materials which have application in non-linear optics, ferroelectronics, piezoelectrics, and other technologically important physical properties

Andrew Warren, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
X-ray scattering of nanometric films and interfaces

Julie Wilkerson, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Synthesis, characterization, and study of new luminescent materials based on conducting metallopolymers

Jeongho Yeon, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Investigation of New Polar Oxides: Crystal Structure and Physical Property Relationship

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.

2010 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2010 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from fifty-five commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Paul Barron, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
Directed assembly of functional bimetallic metal-organic frameworks: Decorating nanocavities with
exposed metal centers

Can Bayram, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Crystallographic studies of AlGaInN based superlattices for terahertz emitters

Kenneth Beyerlein, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Development of Debye Function Analysis: Application to Pt Nano-catalysts

Zachary Hudson, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Molecular Shape and Light: Optoelectronic Materials from Three-Coordinate Boron Compounds

Mahadevan Lakshminarasimhan, Ruhr University Bochum/Max Planck Inst., Bochum, Germany
Exploring the regulation of mammalian Sirtuins using structural biology

Anna-Gay Nelson, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, USA
Polar Uranyl Diphosphonates: An Unusual Case of a Copper(II) Uranyl Diphosphonate that Fluoresces

Bayrammurad Saparov, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
Synthesis, crystal structures and physical properties of novel oxy- and halo-pnictides

Rebecca Sichel, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Electric Field Dependent Structure of Low Symmetry Oxide Thin Films

Andrew Warren, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
X-ray scattering of nanometric films and interfaces

Yang Wu, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Ternary Zinc Antimonide Derivatives: Structure Characterization and their Thermoelectric Applications

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.

2009 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Announces the Recipients of the 2009 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

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.

2008 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2008 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from thirty-seven commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee. The recipients are:

Tobias Beck, Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany
Learning From Metal Sites in Proteins: Crystallography Studies on Biomimetics

Sophie Beckett, Cranfield University, Shrivenham, UK
Species Identification of Bone Fragments: Development of a New Combined Method of Pyrolysis and X-ray Diffraction Analysis

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

James Ciston, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Experimental Measurement of Surface Valence Charge Density

Martin Duriska, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Multifunctional ‘Nanoballs’

Beth S. Guiton, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nano-Domain Superlattices: Periodic Nanometer-Scale Phase Separation in A-site Deficient Perovskite Oxides

Magdalena Korczynska, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Structural Characterization of Potential Drug Targets

Katherine Snoda Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Diverging Pathways in Natural Product Biosynthesis: The Crystal Structure of VioE

Nathan J. Silvernail, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
Mapping of NO Motion in Solid State [Fe(TpXPP)(NO)(1-Melm)] Complexes

Bo Song, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
New Ternary Nitrides & Carbides: Synthesis, Structural Characterizations and Physical Properties

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.

2007 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

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

Iris Rauda, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
New Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage

Kishore K. Tenneti, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
X-ray Analysis of the Phase Structures Formed in Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers

Paul Tobash, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, U.S.A.
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

Katherine Snoda Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
Crystallographic Analysis of RebC and RebP

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

John J. Morris, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, U.S.A.
High-Connectivity Networks Through Alkali Metal Aggregate Assemblies

James Ciston, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, U.S.A.
Experimental Mearsurement of Surface Valence Charge Density

2006 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Zarife Goknur Cambaz, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Selective Etching of SiC Nanowhiskers

Katherine Hull, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A.
Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Geminal Dimetallics

Donghyun Lee, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
X-ray Crystallographic Refinement Studies on Magnesium Substituted Brushite for Biological Applications

Lorien Parker, The University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Crystallographic Studies of Glutathione Transferase

Natasha Sciortino, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Spin-Crossover and Nanoporosity in Coordination Frameworks

Fleur Tynan, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Structural Studies to Elucidate the T Cell Receptor Recognition of MHC Molecules Presenting ‘Super-Bulged' Viral Antigens

Yulia Uvarova, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Crystal Chemistry of Minerals in the Kola Superdeep Borehole

Jessica Vey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Crystallographic Analysis of Pyruvate Formate Lyase Activating Enzyme

2005 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Jason Benedict, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Dyeing Crystals: 19th Century Phenomenology to 21st Century Material Science Technology

Gali Golan, The Hebrew University of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
Structure-Function Relationships in DNA-Repair Enzymes

Katherine Hull,
Synthesis and Structural Analysis of Semiconductor Nanowires
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A.

Jun Luo, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties of Rare Earth-Cobalt Compounds with TbCu7-Type Structure

I. Ahmad Mirza, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Structural Characterization of Novel Antifungal Targets and Enzymes Involved in Bioremediation

Kimberly Tait, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.
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

2004 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Geoffrey Kwai-Wai Kong, The University of Melbourne/St.Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Victoria, Australia
Crystallographic Studies of the Amyloid Precursor Protein (AAP)

Chong Lim, Urbana, Illinois, U.S.A.
Reaction Path and Crystallography of CoSi2 Formation on Si(001) by Reactive Deposition Epitaxy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Andrew Locock, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A.
Crystal Structure and Synchrotron Radiation Study of Uranyl Oxysalts of Phosphate and Arsenate - Implications for Remediation

Robin T. Macaluso, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.
X-ray and Neutron Diffraction Studies for Understanding Geometrically Frustrated Systems

Petra Simoncic, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Defect Structure of the Natural and Synthetic Zeolites Mordenite - Structure Characterization of Dye Modified, Synthetic Mordenite

Kimberly Tait, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.
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

2003 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Kacey Claborn, The University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
Measurement of Optical Rotation in the Achiral Crystals of Pentaerythritol

Sean Dalrymple, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Flexible Hydrogen Bonded Networks via Second Sphere Coordination

Desiree Fong, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Substrate Binding Properties and Reaction Mechanism of an Aminoglycoside-Modifying Kinase

Erwann Jeanneau, The University of Rennes I, Rennes cedex, France
Design of New Mixed Oxalates With Open-Framework Structures Based on MO8 Building Units

Chong Lim, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, U.S.A.
Crystallographic and Structural Studies of Cobalt Silicide Formation on Si(001)

Andrew Locock, The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, U.S.A.
Crystal Structure and Synchrotron Radiation Study of Uranyl Oxysalts of Phosphate and Arsenate-Implications for Remediation

2002 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Dane A. Boysen, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California , U.S.A.
Hydrogen-Bonding, Phase Transitions, and Proton Conductivity in MH2PO4-Type Solid Acids (M=Li, K, Na, Rb, Cs and NH4)

Desiree H. Fong, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Structural Analysis of an Antibiotic-Detoxifying Kinase

Jeffrey H. Haeni, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Growth and Characterization of Metastable BaTiO3/SrTiO3 Superlattices

Michael W. Lufaso, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio , U.S.A.
Evaluation and Prediction of the Crystal Structures of Single/Ordered/Disordered Octahedral Cation Perovskites Using the Software Program SPuDS

Jeffrey P. Maranchi, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Novel Chemical Synthesis and Characterization of Electrode Materials for Thin Film Lithium-Ion Batteries

Christine M. Clark McCracken, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Crystallography and Chemistry of Tourmaline

2001 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

James Lettieri, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Ferroelectric Anisotropy and Integration of SrBi2Ta2O9

Meitian Wang, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Developing Structural Principles for New Ternary Metal-Rich Pnictides

Christina DeWitt, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Determining the Structures of an Fc Derived from a Human IgG1 (k ) Antibody

Christine McCracken, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Crystallography and Chemistry of Tourmaline

Maxim V. Lobanov, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Structural Studies of Low-Dimensional Magnetic Mn Oxides as Possible CMR Materials

Jennifer Stone, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A.
Structural Studies of High-Power Optical Materials

2000 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Maxim V. Lobanov, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Structural Studies of Colossal Magnetoresistant Manganese Oxides

Chen Yi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China
Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of Rare Earth-Transition Metals-Borides

Michelle Anne Dunstone, St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Victoria, Australia
Structural Studies of Human Blood Proteins

James Lettieri, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Ferroelectric Anisotropy and Integration of SrBi2Ta2O9

Heather M. Volz, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
A Triple-axis Diffraction Investigation into Defects in Crystallized Hen Egg White Lysozyme

1999 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Byron DeLaBarre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Determining the Phases for a Difficult Protein Structure

Shannon Patrick Farrell, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Sulfur K- and L-Edge XANES of 3d Transition Metal Sulphides and Silicate and Germanate Glasses

Cora Lind, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
New Negative Thermal Expansion Materials Related to Cubic ZrW2O8

Oshrit Navon, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Polymorphism and the Influence of Crystal Forces on Molecular Conformation

K. Scott Weil, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Investigation of the Formation, Structure, and Magnetic Behavior of Compounds in the Nickel-Molybdenum-Nitride System

1998 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Ekaterina Anokhina, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Niobium Oxochloride Cluster Compounds: a Quest for Correlations between Configuration of the Clusters, Framework Topology and Properties

Nathalie Audebrand, Université de Rennes I, Rennes, France
Structure, Microstructure and Temperature- dependent Diffraction Studies of New Cerium-based Precursors and Related Oxides

Susanne Feil, St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Victoria , Australia
Structural and Functional Aspects of Pore-forming Proteins by X-ray Crystallography and Molecular Biology

Christopher Theis, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Ferroelectric Superlattices and Higher n Aurivillius Phases Grown By MBE

K. Scott Weil, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Investigation of the Formation, Structure, and Magnetic Behavior of Compounds in the Nickel- Molybdenum-Nitrogen System

1997 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Nathalie Audebrand, University de Rennes, France
Structure, Microstructure, and Temperature Dependent Diffraction Studies of New Cerium-based Precursors and Related Oxides

David M. Teter, Carnegie Institute of Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Superhard Carbon Boronitride Alloys: A Rational Approach to Design and Synthesis

Savvas Savvides, Cornell University, U.S.A.
Structure Determination of the flk2/flt3 Ligand

Hongwu Xu, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Structural Analyses of Stuffed Quartz Phases Along the LiAlSiO4-SiO2 Join

1996 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Patrick Len, University of California, Davis, California, U.S.A.
Theoretical Development of a direct holographic method of determining atomic crystal structure from electron or fluorescent x-ray diffraction data

Aaron Oakley, St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Australia
To understand the structure/function of human pi-class Glutathione S-transferases

Liat Shimoni, Fox Chase Cancer Center, U.S.A.
Determination of the crytal structure of two enzymes-Porphobilinogen Synthase and Ubiquitin caboxyl-terminal hydrolase

Hongwu Xu, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
High-Temperature TEM and X-ray Diffraction Studies of the Order-Disorder Phase transition in beta-Eucryptite

1995 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Arturas Vaillionis, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Structure Characterization of Bi2Sr2Can-1CunOy thin films with n=2

Leonard R. MacGillvray, University of Missouri-Columbia, U.S.A.
Noncovalent Interactions and Crystal Engineering Understanding the Solid-State Self-Assembly of Molecules and Ions Isolated from Liquid Clathrate Media

Kevin F. Peters, Northwestern University, U.S.A.
Small Particle Melting Phenomena

1994 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Peter C. Burns, The University of Manitoba, Canada
Sterochemistry of Cu+2

Annapoorna Akella, Oregon State University, U.S.A.
Correlations between atomic structure and luminescent and nonlinear optical properties

Michael Lloyd, University of Kentucky, U.S.A.
Probability of the formation of solid state compounds

1993 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Peter C. Burns, The University of Manitoba, Canada
Sterochemistry of Cu+2

Janet M. S. Skakle, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Structures of a variety of barium rare-earth titanates using neutron and X-ray diffraction

1992 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Timothy P. Hackwell, University College, London, England
High-pressure, high-temperature phase transitions of feldspars

Janet M. S. Skakle, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Structures of a variety of barium rare-earth titanates using neutron and X-ray diffraction