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CCG Announces Excellence Award Winners at the Spring ACS in Atlanta, GA.

MONTREAL, January 11, 2006

Chemical Computing Group (CCG) and the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Division of Computers in Chemistry (COMP) congratulate the winners of the CCG Excellence Awards at the 231st ACS National Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

The esteemed CCG Excellence Award honors graduate students in the field of computational chemistry. Winners are selected according to the excellence and relevance of their research, as well as the quality of the supporting materials. CCG is proud to award each winner:

  • a check to assist with travel and accommodation
    at the Fall 2006 ACS in Atlanta Georgia;
  • recognition of their award-winning work at the
    Awards Presentation during the COMP Division Poster
    Session on Tuesday March 28, 2006;
  • and a one-year software license for the latest
    version of MOE - the Molecular Operating Environment.
For information on how to submit for the upcoming 2006 ACS Award in San Francisco, please contact Andrew Good at

2006 ACS Atlanta Excellence Award winners:

Xhua Chen
New York University

Xuhui Huang
Columbia University

Casey Kelly
University of Minnesota

Valerie McCarthey
University of Pittsburgh

Devina Pillay
The University of Texas at Austin

CCG acknowledges all of the applications submitted, and continues to promote graduate students working in the field of Computational Chemistry.