Three NCESR students win awards

On April 12-16, 2021, the Office of Graduate Studies, Office of Undergraduate Research, and the Office of Research and Economic Development held virtual Student Research Days. Over 200 students participated in the event. Three students working on Energy Center projects received awards.

Junsi Yang, working with Dr. Ozan Ciftci in Food Science and Technology (Developing a Green Biorefinery Approach for Rural Processing of High-Value Camelina and Sorghum Co-Products), received a $400 travel grant to help with conference travel costs.

Brandi Brown, working with Rajib Saha in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Conversion of Lignin from Lignocellulosic Biomass into Biodegradable Plastic), received a $400 travel grant as well as top honors and monetary award from the College of Engineering.

Thivani Senathiraja, working with Siamak Nejati in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Selective H2 Separation Using Mixed Matrix Membranes and Its Utilization), received a $400 travel grant as well as top honors and monetary award from the College of Engineering.

To view these posters and others related to current Energy Center projects, please go to Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research Grant Posters