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NBIC Graduate Research Award
September 16, 2008 , Volume 55, No. 4

The Nano/Bio Interface Center Graduate Research Award recognizes research accomplishments of graduate students in areas related to nanoscale science, the nano-bio interface, nanotechnology and/or interface control.  Criteria for evaluating nominations include independent contribution to research, innovation in scientific approach, and potential impact of results. This competition is open to all graduate level students across the University of Pennsylvania.

The winner is announced in early October and will be presented at the annual NanoDay@Penn on October 29, 2008.

Award: $200 cash prize, certificate of achievement, and delivery of a presentation preceding the NBIC Research Excellence Award.

Requirements: All applications must be submitted electronically to nbicasst@seas.upenn.edu with the following items:

1. Letter Of Support: A research faculty advisor must nominate the applicant.

2. Research Summary: Applicant will submit a 2-page summary of research accomplishments making sure to identify research contributions and the significance of the work performed.

The deadline for applications: September 26.


Almanac - September 16, 2008, Volume 55, No. 4