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2024 Departmental News

Dr. MechrefProf. Mechref is the recipient of the 2024 Global Vision Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to furthering Texas Tech University's internationalization efforts. The Office of the Provost International Affairs bestows the Global Vision Lifetime Achievement Award + More

TrophiesPeilin Jiang (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of 2024 Ginny Shen Lin and CGSO Scholarship Analytical Division.

TrophiesSherifdeen Onigbinde (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 Ming Sun Family Graduate Research Award, Ginny Shen Lin Award, and CGSO Scholarship Biochemistry Division

TrophiesOluwatosin Daramola (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 Ming Sun Family Graduate Research Award

TrophiesMojibola Fowowe (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 Ming Sun Family Graduate Research Award

TrophiesAkeem Sanni (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 Ming Sun Family Graduate Research Award

TrophiesJudith I. Nwaiwu (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 P.E.O International Peace Scholarship and is inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

TrophiesJoy Solomon (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship and is inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

TrophiesMoyinoluwa Adeniyi (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

TrophiesEsther Oji (a member of the Mechref Omics Laboratory) is the recipient of the 2024 James D. and Mary Hazelwood Memorial Graduate Fellowship

TrophiesHammed Faleke, a student in the Pappas Group, won a travel award for the May meeting of the Electrochemical Society for his presentation Combatting Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens: Disrupting Pseudomonas Aeruginosa."

HigginsHeather Higgins received the Phenomenal Women of Texas Tech University Award for 2024.

Dr. GeorgievaDr. Elka Georgieva become a 2024 Honored Listee of Marquis Who's Who.

TrophiesOlamide Ishola, a graduate student in the Georgieva lab, received a travel award to attend DiscoverBMB 2024 in San Antonio, TX (March 23-27).

TrophiesMr. Juan C. Dominguez, a student of the Morales group, earned an award for his poster presentation "Electron nuclear dynamics of ion cancer therapy reactions on prototype systems C6+ + C4H4N2O2 (uracil) at ELab = 1.47 keV" at the 63rd Sanibel Symposium, Saint Augustine, Florida, February 27, 2024.

TrophiesDylan M. T. Eralie - a graduate student in the Gorden group - has been awarded the College of Arts and Sciences student award in Excellence in Engagement and Outreach Award.

Dr. ParkThe Park Group has received a Max Planck Partner Group award for the project titled, "Fundamental Chemical Processes at Model Catalyst Surfaces." The grant provides a total of 100k EUR over the 2024-2029 period to support experiments at the Dalian Coherent Light Source.

TrophiesSara Strickland, a Student in Prof. Pappas' Group, presented her talk at the Texas Microscopy Society and won Best Talk.

TrophiesSara Strickland also won the small grant competition at the Texas Microscopy Society to fund reagents on her project.

TrophiesSara Strickland received a Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the Graduate School.

Dr. ParkThe Park Group has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for the project titled, "CAREER: Tiny Drops of Acid: Microwave spectroscopy and isomer-resolved IR spectroscopy of hydrohalic acid-water clusters." The award is for a total funding of $569,970 over the 2024-2029 period.

Dr. GeorgievaProf. Georgieva was selected as a recipient of a Gilead Research Scholars Program (HIV) Award to advance her studies in HIV-1 Vpu complexes with host proteins.

Dr. KorzeniewskiProf. Korzeniewski's lab is part of the new Center for Ionomer-based Water Electrolysis (CIWE) led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in connect with the DOE Energy Earthshot Research Center program+ More

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