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Mike Turo Awarded DOE Graduate Student Research (SCGSR)

Mike Turo, a fourth year student in Janet Macdonald’s lab, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science to receive an Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. Mike’s project is X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy and ab initio study on interfacial charge transfer in CdSe@ZnS nanocrystals. He will travel to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to work for up to eleven months on the project beginning in February, 2015. Mike is a native of Slingerlands, New York; he received his BS from Villanova University in PA.

Mike Turo and Janet Macdonald

The department of chemistry congratulates Mike on his award.

Further details of the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program are available at