CCG Excellence Award Winners Announced at the Spring 2002 National ACS Meeting in Orlando
MONTREAL and ORLANDO, April 9, 2002
The American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Computers in Chemistry (COMP) andChemical Computing Group (CCG), are pleased to announce thewinners of the CCG Excellence Awards for the Spring ACS NationalMeeting, held in Orlando, FL from April 7-11, 2002. The awardswere first created two years ago by CCG in conjunction with theCOMP division. They were created to stimulate graduate studentparticipation in COMP division activities (symposia & poster sessions) at ACSNational Meetings. Winners receive a one-year software license of CCG's MOE (MolecularOperating Environment) for their academic research groups, in addition to reimbursementfor travel costs associated with attending an ACS National Meeting to presenttheir research.
"We are very pleased with CCG’s continued support of the student awards. The program continues to allow deserving students to present their work at the National ACS meeting and to interact with prominent scientists in the area of computational chemistry," stated Dr. Bill Jorgenson, Chair of the COMP division.
In alphabetical order, the winners are:
Awardees are chosen on the basis of the quality and significance of the research to be presented and the strength of the supporting materials. Please join us in congratulating the winners on Tuesday April 9th, 2002, at the COMP General Poster Session held in Hall C at the Orange County Convention Center between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Applications for the next round of CCG Excellence Awards (Boston - August 2002) are currently being accepted. The deadline for submission is Friday April, 26, 2002. All graduate students are encouraged to submit applications for the Awards. Students from the same research group are encouraged to apply. Students from research groups that have won awards at previous ACS meetings are also encouraged to submit applications. For more information please visit: http://www.acs.org/meetings/boston2002.