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K-State Today

August 29, 2013

Summer joint REU poster session awards

By Keith Rutlin

The joint REU poster session was Aug. 1 in Fiedler Atrium.

According to Mary Rezac and Ron Madl, co-directors for the K-State Center for Sustainable Energy, the level of research accomplishment achieved this past summer was impressive in all posters that were displayed. The outstanding quality of the posters and presentations given at the poster session made selection of the poster awards all the more challenging.

Congratulations to the following students on presenting exceptional posters that most effectively demonstrated the progress of their research.

Prize  Name - REU Program Degree Sought Home
$500  Edwin Alfonzo – Chemistry Chemistry

University of
at Lowell

$400  Shannon Largman – Mathematics Mathematics

San Diego
Mesa College

$300  Matthew Galliart –Biology Biology

Kansas State

$200  Amanda Chura – Sustainable Bioenergy Biosystems Engineering


$100  Melissa Pressnall – Chemistry Chemistry


Community Choice Winners:    
$250  Jared Carson – Sustainable Bioenergy Chemical Engineering

University of
New Hampshire

$125 Andrea Kieffer – Biology Biology

Kansas State

$125 Roger Cochrane – Sustainable Bioenergy Chemistry


To view pictures of the poster session please see www.cse.ksu.edu. The Center for Sustainable Energy acknowledges and appreciates funding from ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66 that make it possible to grant the poster awards.