CBE News: 2014–2015

Fall 2014

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Ph.D. Candidate Olasehinde Owoseni Awarded 2nd Place October 31, 2014

Olasehinde Owoseni Olasehinde Owoseni was awarded 2nd place for the Environmental Division Graduate Student Paper Competition for his paper entitled, “Release of Surfactant Cargo from Interfacially-Active Halloysite Clay Nanotubes for Oil Spill Redemption”. He will receive a plaque, $300 and will be invited to attend the Cecil Lecture and also the Division's Dinner at the national meeting in Atlanta. Of this honor, Owoseni said, "The award is a timely motivation for my continuing research in understanding the fundamental principles of colloidal and interfacial phenomena and how the knowledge gained can be useful in tackling real world problems such as oil spills.”

Big Plans for Reducing Carbon Footprint October 24, 2014

Big Plans for Reducing Carbon Footprint As technology advances, so does our dependence on the latest products. At the same time, our global energy consumption is growing at rapid rates.

Daniel Shantz, newly invested to hold the Entergy Chair in Clean Energy Engineering at Tulane University, is working to find a way for consumers to continue enjoying the latest technology while reducing their carbon footprint.

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Tulane Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop Smart Polymers September 19, 2014

Tulane researchers awarded grant to develop smart polymers Hank Ashbaugh to lead the Smart MATerial Design, Analysis and Processing (SMATDAP) Consortium, and interdisciplinary research team in a NSF-funded Louisiana-Mississippi Consortium for an $18 million award.

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Ph.D. Candidate Moses Oguntoye 2nd Place Win August 18, 2014

Moses OguntoyePh.D. candidate Moses Oguntoye won 2nd place for his poster entitled "Aligned carbon nanotube array as electric double layer capacitor electrodes" at the annual LASIGMA symposium on Aug. 18th, 2014.

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