Midwest Regional Meeting Awards 2017
2017 ACS Midwest Regional Award – sponsored by the St. Louis Section of the American Chemical Society
Nomination deadline has now passed—Plenary Midwest Regional Awards Symposium will take place Thursday afternoon, October 19th during the conference at the University of Kansas Memorial Union
Midwest Regional Award reception and banquet will take place immediately following the Awards Symposium at the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Avenue, one block from the University of Kansas Memorial Union
Award Recipient: Christer Aakeröy
Award Recipient: Prof. Jean A. Chmielewski, Purdue University
ACS Division of Chemical Education Midwest Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching
Award Recipient: Amy Clement
E. Ann Nalley Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society
Award Recipient: Jetty Duffy-Matzner
Partners for Progress and Prosperity Regional Award
Midwest Regional Graduate Student Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding graduate students from the Midwest Region and allow them to deliver oral or poster presentations on their research.
Jason Applegate, University of Kansas
Rajesh Prabhu Balaraman, Southern Illinois University
Tabbetha Bohac, Washington University in St. Louis
Suraj Donthula, South Central Missouri
William Ehrhardt, Missouri State University
Venugopal KomReddy, Wichita State University
Ruben Shrestha, Kansas State University
Amrit Venkatesh, Iowa State University
2017 MWRM Undergraduate Student Poster Competition
The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding undergraduate poster submissions to the 2017 Midwest Regional Meeting.
Caleb Capellen, University of Nebraska, Kearney
Nicholas Love, University of Kansas
Wuilian Martinez, University of Nebraska, Kearney
Skyy Pineda, Augustana University
Eleanor Stewart-Jones, University of Kansas
Graduate Inorganic Award Honoring Professor Paul R. Sharp (New Award!)
These awards honor the academic service of Emeritus Professor Paul R. Sharp, the University of Missouri-Columbia, to the area of Inorganic Chemistry. The prize consists of two awards ($100 each plus certificates) to two graduate students in Inorganic Chemistry (one for an outstanding poster presentation, and one for an outstanding verbal presentation). Award winners will be chosen from among inorganic graduate students presenting at the 2017 Midwest Regional ACS meeting.
These awards have been provided by Dr. Robert Robinson and Dr. N. Malathi Weliange, alumni of Professor Sharp’s research group.
- Poster Presentation: Aruna Munasinghe, University of Kansas
- Oral Presentation: Wade Henke, University of Kansas