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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Professors Receive Funding

Congratulations to the following faculty members that had their grants funded:

Professor Brian Benicewicz

He received a grant for his project entitled, “Preparation of Polyisoprene-grafted Silica Nanoparticles and their Composites,”
funded by Michelin North America Inc. for a total amount of $87,345.00.

He received a grant for his project entitled “Stabilized PBI Membranes for Hydrogen Purification," funded by BASF Fuel Cell, Inc. for a total amount of $115,910.00.

Professor Sophya Garashchuk

She received a supplement to her grant entitled “Molecular Dynamics with Nuclear Quantum Effects: Bridging Classical
and Quantum Regimes,” funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $18,301.00.

Professor Hans-Conrad zur Loye

He received a grant his project entitled, “Site Review of SRNL,” funded by Clemson/Savannah River Nuclear Laboratory/DOE for a total amount of $9,480.00.