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Foudazi to receive 2019 Early Career Award of the Polymer Processing Society

Congratulations to Dr. Reza Foudazi who has been named winner of the 2019 Early Career Award of the Polymer Processing Society.  The award will be presented at the 35th PPS International Conference in Cesme, Turkey.  Dr. Foudazi will also have the honor of delivering the keynote lecture at this Conference.  

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Houston Fulbright Blog – 190112

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Minasan ogenki desu ka? [Everyone, How are you?] I hope you have had a smooth start to the new spring semester. Last week my family and I said ‘sayonara’ to Japan and to my Fulbright experience. It is amazing how quickly our 6-month adventure has passed.  In fact, you…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181220

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Merīkurisumasu! Yoi otoshi wo! [Merry Christmas!] [Have a Happy New Year!] The holiday season is in full effect here in Japan. I have been really surprised by how festive everyone gets in preparation for New Years as well as  クリスマス (kurismasu). The malls, supermarkets, department stores, and cities are…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181129

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Kyo wa sukoshi samui desu ne. [It’s a bit cold today] It has been a bit cold for the last few weeks. I have not been able to update my blog in this time because we’ve been enjoying the cool weather and the changing season.  Over the last month…
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Dr. Zhou has hydrogen research funded

Dr. Meng Zhou has been funded $78K by Batelle Energy Alliance of Idaho National Laboratory for a project entitled, Novel Metal Oxides for Hydrogen Production Through High Temperature Steam Electrolysis.” Abstract:  Hydrogen is the clean energy and has the potential to replace the fossil fuels in many applications. However, the traditional way to produce hydrogen from…
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Brewer named Outstanding Aggie Researcher for 2018-19

Dr. Catherine Brewer has been selected as a recipient of the Outstanding Aggie Researcher award for 2018-19. This award is in its fifth year and honors faculty and their extraordinary work in research. This award is presented at home Aggie basketball games.  Dr. Brewer will be recognized on the court with a plaque at the Aggie…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181025

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Nan desu ka?  This question is an informal way of asking, “what is this?” In Japanese this question rolls off the tongue easily, and somehow it captures the meaning more satisfyingly. It is pronounced: nahn-dess-kah Lately I have been thinking about this question because it is relates to the…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181004

Konnichiwa CHMEs! Genki desu ka?  [How are you?] Here in Japan the weather is cooling and the fall term just started at Saitama University. Many more students are walking around campus and going back and forth to classes and activities. The first day of the third term was October 1. The four terms are roughly:…
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Carol Dyer to receive the 2018 Stephen W. and Robert E. Roberts Memorial Staff Award

https://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/13368/dyer-to-receive-nmsu-s-roberts-memorial-staff-award-oct-25 CHME Administrative Assistant Carol Dyer was selected to receive the Stephen W. and Robert E. Roberts Memorial Staff Award, in recognition of dedicated, outstanding service to the university. The following traits are desirable for employees to become nominees for this award: A highly motivated person who is a self-starter. A person who exhibits dedication to…
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Brewer to receive 2019 Donald C. Roush Awardee for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Catherine Brewer will receive the 2019 Donald C. Roush Awardee for Teaching Excellence at the Spring 2019 Convocation.  This selection selection is based upon student responses from the Graduating Student Survey through which students identify the most effective teachers.  Dr. Brewer is the John Kaichiro Nakayama and Tome Miyaguchi Nakayama Endowed Professor in the Department of Chemical…
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