PhD student Parham Rohani is pursuing ideas that could bring a hydrogen generating device to your car and prevent your lithium-ion battery from wearing out. He has also launched a company, which he hopes will bring these concepts from lab to market.
The NSF CAREER award is “National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.”
PhD candidate Aref Shahini, of the Stelios Andreadis research group, was selected for Glenn/AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging.
Emmanuel Nsengiyumva has won the 2018-19 Western New York Prosperity Fellowship.
PhD candidate Nicholas Moscatello, of the Blaine Pfeifer research group, was selected as a recipient of the Dean’s Graduate Achievement Award.
Ogechi Ogoke has won the 2018-19 Western New York Prosperity Fellowship.
PhD student Nima Shahkaramipour from the Haiqing Lin research group has been awarded The Waste Management Research and Study Scholarship from The Air & Waste Management Association. In addition, Shahkaramipour won 1st Place Student Poster Award at 2018 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Conference.
Mojtaba Haghighatlari and Mohammad Atif Faiz Afzal won the NSF Travel Award to attend and present posters at the Machine Learning in Science and Engineering (MLSE) Conference in Pittsburgh from June 6 to June 8, 2018.