2018 Student Symposium

Chemistry students receive awards at 2018 Student Symposium

More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students presented their work during the third annual University of Maine Student Symposium held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 17.  Awards and cash prizes were given to the symposium’s top scholars and presentations. Two graduate students and one undergraduate chemistry student won awards in the natural and physical sciences categories.

Natural Sciences:

  • Dhirgam Humaidy (graduate student), “Synthesis and Reactivity of Gold (I) Tetrathiomolybdate Complexes,” advised by Alice Bruce and Mitchell Bruce

Physical Sciences:

  • Sabrina Sultana (graduate student), “Robust Magnetic Photocatalyst for Removal of Organic Pollutants from Drinking Water,” advised by Carl Tripp
  • Tessali Morrison (undergraduate student), “Synthesis of Hydrogels Containing Quaternary Amine Polymers,” advised by William Gramlich

Congratulations to Dhirgam, Sabrina and Tessali!