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Recent Awards

Outreach Award

A collaboration between Dr. Aga and two teachers from Lewiston-Porter High School, Michelle Hinchliffe and Colleen Glor, just won the SETAC Environmental Education Award for 2012. The award recognizes the work they have done in bringing high school students into the lab to measure the occurrence of PPCPs in their local surface water. UB Reporter Article


Stacia Wegst-Uhrich received the 2015 University at Buffalo Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award.

Katia Noguera Oviedo received the 2015 C. Ellen Gonter Environmental Chemistry Award from the Environmental Chemical division of the American Chemical Society.

Stacia Wegst-Uhrich received funding from the Mark Diamond Research Fund in 2014.

Katia Noguera Oviedo received funding from the Mark Diamond Research Fund in 2014.

Katia Noguera Oviedo and Joshua Wallace received the 2014 travel award to present their research at the 2014 SETAC North America meeting in Vancouver, CA.

Rachel Mullen received the 2014 Gordon Harris Fellowship from the Chemistry Department of the University at Buffalo.

Deena Butryn received the 2014 Mattern-Tyler Award for excellence in teaching.

Katia Noguera Oviedo and Joshua Wallace received the 2014 AGRO Education Award from the American Chemical Society to present their research at the national ACS meeting. 

Katia Noguera Oviedo received the 2014 GCI Travel Scholarship from Green Chemistry Initiative.  
Rachel Mullen received the 2013-2014 Alumni Fellowship Award from the Chemistry Department of the University at Buffalo. 

Joshua Wallace received 3rd place in the 2013 246th National ACS Meeting for best student poster presentation. 

Katia Noguera Oviedo and Joshua Wallace received the 2013 AGRO Education Award from the American Chemical Society to present their research at the national ACS meeting. 

Katia Noguera Oviedo received the 2013 Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy-Travel Award from the American Chemical Division.

Rachel Mullen received the 2013 Summer CAMBI Award from the Chemistry Department of the University at Buffalo.

Randolph Singh received the 2013 Gordon Harris Fellowship from the Chemistry Department of the University at Buffalo.

Deena Butryn, Michael Gross, Elizabeth Mullin, Randolph Singh, and Stacia Wegst-Uhrich received travel awards to present their research at the 2013 SETAC North America meeting in Nashville, TN.

Prof. Diana Aga won the University at Buffalo Graduate School's 2012-2013 Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award for her outstanding work in preparing graduate students for research and career placement.

David TR Stewart received an Honorable Mention in the 2012-2013 University at Buffalo Graduate Student Excellence Teaching Award.

Elizabeth Mullin received the 2012 Solo Fellowship from the Chemistry Department of the University at Buffalo and the 2012 Presidential Fellowship from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

Prof. Diana Aga won the 2012 SETAC Environmental Education Award for her collaboration with Michelle Hinchliffe and Colleen Glor of Lewiston-Porter High School to bring high school students into the lab to measure the occurrence of PPCPs in their local surface water.

Susan Mackintosh Recipient of the Otto Hutzinger Student Award for outstanding student presentations at the 2012 Dioxin Symposium in Cairns, Australia.

Lijuan Su Recipient of a Travel Award to the 2012 American Chemical Society National Conference in Philadelphia and 2nd place winner of the AGRO Division Student Poster Award.

David TR Stewart Recipient of Best Ph.D Student Presentation Award at the Laurentian-SETAC Annual General Meeting 2012.

Susan Mackintosh Graduate Assistantship Recipient, University at Buffalo/Buffalo Public School Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Partnership (UB/BPS ISEP) program (2011-2012).

David TR Stewart Recipient of 2012 Student Training Exchange Opportunity Award from SETAC North America to complete a research internship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Joshua Wallace ERIE IGERT NSF Fellowship awarded in 2012.

Joshua Wallace Recipient of 2011 Best Poster Award at the Symposium of the Western New York Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Lijuan Su was selected to participate in the 2011 American Chemical Society Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy (June 26 to July 3, 2011) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, with travel support from ACS.

Susan Mackintosh Finalist in the 2011 nation-wide NSF IGERT poster competition in Washington, DC. Including a $3000 travel award for the poster, "Catch of the Day- Brominated Flame Retardants in the Food Web of Lake Erie”

Prof. Diana Aga was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue collaborative research and teaching in Environmental Sciences at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines from June-December 2011.

Divina Navarro Recipient of 2011 Gordon Conference on Nanotechnology Travel Award.

David TR Stewart Recipient of Best Ph.D Student Poster Award and Travel Award to Laurentian-SETAC Annual General Meeting 2011.

Divina Navarro Recipient of 2011 Environmental Chemistry Graduate Student Award, by the Environmental Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.

Divina Navarro Recipient of 2011 Graduate Student Paper Award, the highest award given to students by the Division of Environmental Chemistry of the American Chemical Society.

Stacia Wegst-Uhrich ERIE IGERT NSF Fellowship awarded in 2011.


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