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9th Annual Innovation Forum Winners Announced

9th Annual Innovation Forum Winners Announced

Posted on Monday, March 3, 2014
IF2014 Winners

The Keller Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 9th Annual Innovation Forum and would like to thank all who participated in the forum this year. The event took place on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, in the Carl Fields Center and drew a crowd of nearly 200 people. A networking reception and poster/demo session was followed by a prize ceremony. 

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The winners of the 9th Annual Innovation Forum are:

First Place
Title: Commercial Production of Janus Particles for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Presenter: Vikram Pansare
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Team Members: Chris Sosa, Chuan Zhang, Rodney Priestley, Robert Prud'homme

Second Place
Title: Platform for Computational Peptide-Based Drug Design with an Expanded Modified Amino Acid Chemical Space: Applications to Discovering Potent HIV-1 Inhibitors
Presenter: George A. Khoury
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Team Members: James Smadbeck, Christodoulos A. Floudas

Third Place
Title: Base Meta Catalysis: Sustainable Catalysis for a Resource Limited World
Presenter: Max Friedfeld
Department: Chemistry
Team Members: Paul J. Chirik