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Posted: Mar 24, 2016
Richard Piccolo, the BYU custodial department’s area supervisor for the Benson and Nicholes buildings, was chosen to receive the Fred A. Schwendiman award this coming August.
Piccolo was raised a Boston sports fanatic in Watertown, Massachusetts. After high school, his older sister, who was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, convinced him to attend BYU. He knew nothing about the Church at the time, nor did he know that ...
Posted: Mar 08, 2016
BYU professor emeritus Douglas Henderson has been chosen by the editors of the APS Physical Review Journals as a 2016 Outstanding Referee. Congratulations!
Press release contact: Eunice Toro, American Physical Society, email@example.com, 631-591-4047
Ridge, NY, 19 February 2016 — The American Physical Society (APS) has selected 146 Outstanding Referees for 2016 that have been exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in the Physical Review journals. The decisions were difficult and there are many ...
Posted: Mar 08, 2016
At the Pittcon 2016 oral symposium, held in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 7, Dr. Milton L. Lee was honored with the 2016 LCGC Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award. This annual award, started eight years ago by LCGC North America (the largest publication dedicated to chromatography), honors one iconic figure in the field of chromatography.
Lee certainly is an iconic figure. He has obtained 20 patents, received 35 major awards, commercialized three instruments, founded three analytical ...
Posted: Nov 23, 2015
Dr. Milton L. Lee has been chosen to receive the 2016 LCGC Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award. The award will be presented to Lee this March at the Pittcon 2016 conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
"The Lifetime Achievement in Chromatography Award honors a seasoned professional for a lifetime of contributions to the advancement of chromatographic techniques and applications," reads the announcement article in LCGC. "Professor Lee's work stands out for its broad range across both ...
Posted: Oct 06, 2015
Dr. Adam Woolley received the 2015 AES Mid-Career Award at last week's SciX Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. He was also invited to speak at the conference about his current research.
Posted: May 28, 2015
Suresh Kumar, a chemistry PhD candidate from New Delhi, India, won first place for his poster at the 39th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC) last week.
The annual symposium, held this year in Fort Worth, Texas, involves research from different branches of separation science. Kumar attended the conference to share his progress on developing a microfluidic-based platform for diagnosing preterm birth (PTB). PTB—delivery before 37 weeks of gestation—is the most common ...
Posted: Apr 03, 2015
Of around 140 physical chemistry students in a poster session at the ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting in Denver last week, only a handful were chosen to receive awards for their research. One of these few was BYU’s own Conner Harper, who graduated with his BS in chemistry this last December.
Harper was awarded the American Chemical Society Division of Physical Chemistry Outstanding Student Poster Award for his research in Dr. David Dearden ...
Posted: Feb 13, 2015
The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences held its College Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, February 6, 2015.
Guests included full-time faculty, administrative and staff employees, professors emeriti, and retirees from the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Three members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry received special awards at this conference: Sue Mortensen, Executive Department Secretary, received the Outstanding Staff/Administrative Employee Award for 2015; Linda Richards from the Chemistry Central Stockroom received ...