Six students performing research in the Department of Chemistry won awards for best poster presentation at the Summer 2019 MSU Summer Undergraduate Reserarch Symposium. Three of these students are chemistry majors here at Mississippi State University. The symposium highlighted the summer research efforts of nearly 100 students.
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING:
SECOND—Claudia G. Reid, a junior biochemistry/pre-medicine major from Southside, Alabama, advised by Todd Mlsna, professor in the Department of Chemistry. Graduate student mentor: Amali Herath
SECOND—Annie H. Snyder, a junior chemistry major from Pensacola, Florida, also advised by Mlsna. Graduate student mentors: Chanaka Navarathna and Jacinta Alchouron
PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING:
FIRST—Meghna Bajaj, a chemistry major at Alcorn State University, advised by Keith Hollis, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry. Graduate student mentor: Enock Amoateng
SECOND—David E. Mees, a senior biological sciences/pre-medicine major from Knoxville, Tennessee, advised by Dennis Smith, professor and head of the Department of Chemistry. Graduate student mentor: Ketki Shelar
THIRD—Jacob P. Smith, a junior chemistry major from Martin, Tennessee, advised by Charles Webster, professor in the Department of Chemistry. Graduate student mentor: Robert Lamb
THIRD—Parker Reneau, a chemical engineering major at Louisiana Tech University, advised by Mlsna. Graduate student mentor: Sharifur Rahman
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