2011-2012

Spring 2012 Sigma Xi Research Award Winners

Sigma Xi Officers would like to congratulate this year’s Sigma Xi Research Award winners for 2012. Review full list of this years' winners.

The Sigma Xi Officers would like to congratulate this year’s Sigma Xi Research Award winners for 2012. The winners are:

Major Qualifying Award
Name: Zehao Li
Nominator/Advisor: L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan
Department: Physics
Title: “Taming Hypersingular Integrals Using Dimensional Continutation”

Master’s Thesis
Name: Lisa M. Pugsley
Nominator/Advisor: L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan
Department: Physics
Title: “Extraordinary Magnetoresistance in Two and Three Dimensions: Geometrical Optimization”

Doctoral Dissertation
Name: Paola Pinzon-Arango
Nominator/Advisor: Terri Camesano
Department: Chemical Engineering
Title: “Investigation of the Biological and Physicochemical Properties of Bacillus Anthracis Spores During Germination, Virulence, and Killing”

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Name: Daniel C. Raimunda
Nominator/Advisor: José Argüello
Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Junior Faculty Researcher
Name: Alexander Wyglinski
Nominator: Fred J. Looft
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Statement for Certificate: …for his active research in the area of wireless communications and networks, especially in cognitive radio systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for wireless system adaptation.

Senior Faculty Researcher
Name: Janice Gobert
Nominator: James K. Doyle
Department: Social Science & Policy Studies

Statement for Certificate: …for her substantial contributions to design, develop, and implement intelligent tutoring systems (“assistments”) for K-12 (primarily middle school) science education.

 

May 3, 2012

 
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