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13 selected for ICDD’s Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

The International Centre for Diffraction Data released the names of its 2013 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship. The group says its Scholarship Committee selected thirteen recipients on a competitive basis from sixty-nine commendable applications:

The recipients are:

Ercan Cakmak, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., USA; Investigation the effect of martensitic phase transformations and texture evolution on the deformation micromechanics in TRIP alloys as a function of stress-state using synchrotron X-ray and neutron diffraction techniques

Martin Donakowski, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., USA; Toward molecular control of early-transition metal oxide fluoride materials

Rebecca Fischer, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., USA; Phase diagram of SiO2 at high pressures and temperatures

Marco Jost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA; X-ray crystallographic investigation of the light-responsive transcription factor CarH

Wang Hay Kan, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Formation, characterization, and application of nontemplated mixed conductive nanotubular CeO2/BaCeO3 composites for solid oxide fuel cells

Christopher Kane, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., USA; Low packing fraction crystalline cavitands exhibiting molecule-sized cavities

Yu Liu, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Defects and deformation-induced new properties in SiC and related materials

Evgeniy Losev, Institute of Solid State Chemistry and Mechanochemistry SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation; The formation of solid phases in the system (amino acid + dicarboxylic acid)

Nadine Rademacher, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany; High pressure pair distribution function measurements in diamond anvil cells for the analysis of the local structure of compounds consisting of small molecules and their reaction products under extreme conditions

Yezhou Shi, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., USA; Understanding the surface structure-activity relationship in ceria-based electro-catalysts using in-operando surface X-ray diffraction

Sarah Spisak, University of Albany, SUNY, Albany, N.Y., USA; Multi-electron reduction of fullerene fragments: structural studies

Jennifer Urban, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., USA; Studying self-assembled small molecule hydrogels using X-ray crystallography

Shavait Yamini, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India; An impediment towards the advent of breast cancer: Structural analysis of LPO with various ligands

The ICDD will present each of these students with a check in the amount of $2,500 to assist in the continuation of studies in their selected fields of crystallographic research.