Joseph Brown’s paper, Antibacterial isoamphipathic oligomers highlight the importance of multimeric lipid aggregation for antibacterial potency, was selected as Best Paper of the Year. Joey, of the Alabi group and in collaboration with the Daniel group, will present a 10 minute synopsis of this paper at the symposium next week. Congratulations to Joey and his co-authors (Zeinab Mohammed, Christine M. Artim, Dana N. Thornlow, Joseph F. Hassler, Vincent P. Rigoglioso, Susan Daniel, and Christopher A. Alabi.) on this important contribution to literature.
Professor Fengqi You, the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received a Research Excellence Award at this year’s Engineering Faculty Meeting/Holiday Reception on Tuesday, December 4th. The award recognizes Professor You's leadership in innovative research. He was acknowledged by Lance Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, and Abe Stroock, William C. Hooey Director in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Professor Jeff Tester has been elected to the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Board of Directors by a vote of the membership, including peers and colleagues in the geothermal community. Tester will spend the next two years involved in a busy program of events and activities that aim to increase awareness of geothermal energy across society, in the USA and abroad. The next GRC Board Meeting will be held on Sunday February 10th, 2019, at Stanford University, ahead of the 44th Annual Geothermal Workshop.