Graduate News

Students Sweep Tech Park’s First Annual Microscopy Art Contest

Often a new tool leads to a new discovery—and that’s as true for art as for science. UConn Tech Park showcases the relationship between tool and knowledge beautifully in its inaugural microscopy competition, which invited UConn researchers to submit images taken with Tech Park’s state-of-the-art equipment. “This competition is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our […]

Student Receives Honorable Mentions in International Metallographic Contest

The 2021 International Metallographic Contest (IMC) and Exhibit was held by the International Metallographic Society under ASM International. The primary goal of the contest is to advance the science of microstructural analysis by providing an opportunity for those interested in material properties and characterization to display their work in print and electronic formats and communicate […]

2021-2022 Chemistry Graduate Student Awards

Waring Award Chamathka Hansani Dehiwala Liyanage (Adv. Quardokus) Masterton Award Joseph Adewuyi (Adv. Ung) Adewole Atoyebi (Adv. Brueckner) Mariel Clores (Adv. X. Yao) Ina de la Fuente (Adv. Rouge) Keshani Hiniduma (Adv. Rusling) Jose “JJ” Intano (Adv. Howell) Mansi Malhotra (Adv. Kumar and Gascon) Scott Pierce (Adv. Angeles) Connecticut Chemistry Research Award Peter Kerns (Adv. […]

Graduate Student Receives CHAS Graduate Student Safety Leadership Award

Graduate student Cristian Aviles-Martin (Pinkhassik Group) is the recent co-recipient of the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety (DCHAS) Graduate Student Leadership Award. Cristian was part of the team of graduate students that were awarded this honor for the contributions towards laboratory safety at their respective institutions and for their work done in developing and facilitating the DCHAS workshop “Empowering Academic […]

Tejas Bhosale Receives GSS Community Service Award

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Tejas Bhosale (Suib Group) for being recognized as the second runner-up for the Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Community Service Award for the 2020-2021 academic year. This award honors a graduate student, who, through his or her exemplary service, has made significant contributions to the intellectual, cultural, and professional capital of the entire graduate student community at the […]

American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Travel Award Winner

Congratulations to graduate student Scott Pierce (Angeles-Boza Group) for winning the American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry (ACS-DIC) Travel Award. This program supports graduate students intending to present research talks or posters at ACS National Meetings. Scott will also be presenting in the ACS Spring 2021 (to be held online from April 5 – 30). He will be presenting […]

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient

Congratulations to graduate student Caroline Donaghy (Angeles-Boza Group) for being awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines. Caroline will be working on developing green pesticides using glycopeptides throughout her fellowship.