Published on Thursday February 23, 2006
Students from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering were recognized for academic excellence at the College of Engineering's annual Honors Day ceremony on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at 5:00 PM in the Bossone Auditorium.
Those students honored and their achievements are listed below.
Graduate Student Research Award
For outstanding research in the area of "Using Carbon Nanotubes as Pipes in Nanofluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications"
María Pía Rossi (advisor: Dr. Yury Gogotsi)
Undergraduate Student Research Award
For outstanding research in the area of "Characterization of La-Cr-O Based Thin Films for Use as Protective Coatings for Cr Containing Alloys in SOFCs"
Anthony Coratolo (advisors: Drs. Surya Kalidindi and Nina Orlovskaya)
I. Ray Dunlap Scholarship
Financial support to a student of high academic achievement, worthiness, and need in honor of I. Ray Dunlap, Drexel BSChE, 1947
Ari I. Sagiv
Exelon Endowed Scholarship
Financial support to undergraduate minority and/or women students enrolled in the College of Engineering in recognition of academic merit
Melanie A. Patel
Harry E. Muchnic Scholarship
Awarded to the upperclass students in the College of Engineering who are outstanding in their academic performance, leadership, and industry performance
Andrew T. Marx
Class of 1907 Medal
Financial support to a member of the senior class in the College of Engineering recognizing their academic and co-curricular contributions
Awarded to first year doctoral students who show excellent promise in their chosen field of expertise
Funded by the Department of Education, this program provides financial support to graduate students of superior ability
George Hill, Jr. Endowed Fellowship
Awarded to qualified candidates for the Ph.D. Program in an interdisciplinary program or research area in the College of Engineering. Recipients shall have demonstrated excellence in their undergraduate and graduate careers and the potential to achieve academic excellence at the Ph.D. level.
Koerner Family Award for Graduate Students of the College of Engineering
Awarded to a graduate student in the College of Engineering for academic merit
National Science Foundation Fellowship
Awarded from a highly competitive pool of graduate students from U.S. Universities to fund a student working towards his/her research-based masters or doctoral degree
National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT) Fellowships
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, these fellowships are available to Ph.D. students completing a degree in the field of nanotechnology
A. W. and Dorothy Grosvenor Scholarship
Financial support in recognition of academic and professional contributions and an interest in the field of Materials Science and Engineering
Michael J. Koczak Scholarship
Financial support to a Materials Science and Engineering student in recognition of academic contributions