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Awards

 

Otega Ejegbavwo

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
 
University of South Carolina Graduate Student Breakthrough Scholar Award, 2020
National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
                                            (NOBCChE) Winner, 2019
                                            Winifred Burks-Houck Graduate Student Leadership Award, 2019
                                            University of South Carolina Winner of Three Minute Thesis (3 MT) Competition, 2019
                                            "People's Choice Award", 3 MT Competition 9th US Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association
                                            (USETDA) Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, 2019
                                            University of South Carolina Oakwood Chemical Company Best Poster Award, 2019
                                            American Chemical Society (ACS) - Division of Inorganic Chemistry National Travel Award, 2019
                                            University of South Carolina Graduate School Travel Award, 2019
                                            University of South Carolina Professor James R. Durig Graduate Student Travel Award, 2017 and 2019

 


 

Christian Juillerat

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
 
2019 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D 1st Place Award Winner: Used Fuel Disposition

 


Kristen Pace

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of South Carolina
 
2019 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D 1st Place Award Winner: Material Recovery and Waste Form Development
                                           DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellow, 2018 Solicitation 1

 


Jake Amoroso, Ph.D.

 Savannah River National Laboratory
 
 2018 DOE Nuclear Energy Fuel Cycle R&D Excellence Award
 2018 Savannah River National Laboratory Director's Award for Contributions to Technology Transfer
 

 

Kyle Brinkman, Ph.D.                                       

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Clemson University

Clemson Major Research Instrumentation Program Award 

 


Vancho Kocevski, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina
 
2019 NERSC Allocation Award
2018 NERSC Allocation Award
                                         2018 Discover USC Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Simon Phillpot, Ph.D.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Florida
 
2017 Doctoral Dissertation Adviser/Mentor Award
Inaugural University of Florida Term Professorship (2017-2019)
                                           Distinguished Professor (University of Florida), 2019
                                           Vladimir A. Grodsky Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, 2019

 

Natalia Shustova, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry 
University of South Carolina

McCausland Faculty Fellowship, 2020
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2019

                                           Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, 2019
                                           Cottrell Scholar Research Award, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, 2017  

                                           Alfred P. Sloan Research Award, 2017
                                           Scialog Fellow, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, 2017
                                           Breakthrough Award (2017 Breakthrough Stars)
                                           NSF Career Award, 2016

Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
University of South Carolina
 
2019 Carolina Distinguished Professorship
2017 Breakthrough Leadership in Research Award 
                                          2016 Governor's Award for Excellence in Scientific Research