Pham's award will fund his project "Wetting and dynamics on soft and swollen polymeric surfaces" in the amount of $570,000 over five years.
To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.
The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.
Rottmann worked on the paper, titled, "Multiplicity of Dislocation Pathways in a Refractory Multi-Principal Element Alloy," with a team from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Due a later start to the spring semester, students now have a fantastic opportunity to progress in their education by taking online courses during the winter session.
The grant supports research that advances knowledge of the optical characteristics of multilayer semiconductor nanocrystals under different thermal environments and mechanical stresses.
The Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP), spearheaded by UK, is responsible for the program.
Awards are made in the form of grants to accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees, with the faculty advisor serving as the principal investigator.
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Chair Tom Dziubla apprises incoming and returning students about changes within the department.
The annual award recognizes faculty and graduate teaching assistants who demonstrate special dedication and outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory.