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Three UW-Eau Claire Faculty|
Receive Grant Awards
MAILED: June 8, 1999|
Three faculty members from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire recently were awarded Cottrell College Science Awards to support scientific research at the university.
The grants were awarded by Research Corporation, a foundation for the advancement of science, and are part of the Cottrell College Science Program, which supports research in chemistry, physics and astronomy at public and private colleges.
The foundation makes between 200 and 300 awards annually totaling $5-7 million under programs that encourage beginning faculty members, original ideas and the involvement of students in scientific research.
Dr. Stephen Drucker, assistant professor of chemistry, received $26,000 to complete a research project titled "Spectroscopic studies of electronically excited states of molecules."
Dr. Marcus McEllistrem, assistant professor of chemistry, received $36,575 to complete a research project titled "Surface chemistry dependence of InGaN alloys on Ga/In surface stoichiometry."
Dr. James Phillips, assistant professor of chemistry, received $35,000 to complete a research project titled "Laboratory investigations of charge-transfer initiated photochemistry in the earth's atmosphere."
For more information visit Research Corporation's Web site at www.rescorp.org.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: June 10, 1999