University of Wisconsin–Madison

Current and Past Group Members’ Awards and Distinctions

2018

2017

2016

  • Ellen Murray awarded Roland A. Ragatz Discussion Award – First Place.
  • Jonathan Glasgow awarded a Thomas Edward Gensler Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • Lang Xu awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Sean Tacey awarded Grainger Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship.
  • Jonathan Glasgow awarded a UW-Madison Undergraduate Award for Summer Study.
  • Ahmed Elnabawy awarded Roland A. Ragatz Discussion Award – First Place.
  • Ahmed Elnabawy nominated as a Future Faculty Partner to UW-Teaching Academy.
  • Daniel Vigil awarded Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.

2015

  • Saurabh Bhandari awarded Donald E. Baldovin Graduate Fellowship.
  • Anthony Plauck awarded Kokes Travel Award from North American Catalysis Society.
  • Ahmed Elnabawy awarded Roland A. Ragatz Discussion Award – First Place.
  • Anthony Plauck awarded R. Fenton-May Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship.
  • Luke Roling awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Daniel Vigil awarded a Wisconsin Sophomore Research Fellowship.
  • Brandon Foley awarded a University Book Store Academic Excellence Award.
  • Brandon Foley awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship.

2014

2013

  • Yunhai Bai awarded Air Products and Chemical, Inc. Graduate Fellowship.
  • Suyash Singh awarded Kokes Travel Award from North American Catalysis Society.
  • Luke Roling awarded Roland A. Ragatz Laboratory Award.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Brandon Foley awarded UW College of Engineering Fahien Scholarship.
  • Brandon Foley named finalist for Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award.
  • Brandon Foley selected for REU at University of Houston – Cullen College of Engineering.

2012

  • Suyash Singh awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Suyash Singh awarded Polygon Engineering Council Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
  • Winny Budiman awarded a Holstrom Environmental Scholarship.
  • Yunhai Bai’s presentation selected as the Best Presentation of the Computational Catalysis III session at the 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting.
  • Brandon Foley awarded BP Undergraduate Research Scholarship.
  • Brandon Foley awarded UW College of Engineering Grensler Scholarship.
  • Brandon Foley selected for REU at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.

2011

  • Jeff Herron awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Paper by Lars Grabow and Manos Mavrikakis (Mechanism of methanol synthesis on Cu through CO2 and CO hydrogenation,  [DOI]) was among the Top 10 Most Read Articles in ACS Catalysis for 2011.
  • Jeff Herron awarded a travel grant by the NSF-PIRE program to attend the “Energy and Materials from the Sun” Summer School.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded a travel grant by the NSF-PIRE program to attend the “Energy and Materials from the Sun” Summer School.
  • Carrie Farberow won a best poster award at the “Energy and Materials from the Sun” Summer School.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded Roland A. Ragatz Discussion Award.
  • Jeff Herron awarded Roland A. Ragatz Laboratory Award.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded Kokes Travel Award from North American Catalysis Society.
  • Jeff Herron awarded Kokes Travel Award from North American Catalysis Society.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded student travel funding to attend GRC on Chemical Reactions at Surfaces.
  • Jeff Greeley (PhD 2004) awarded DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Award.

2010

2009

2008

  • Lars Grabow selected as student seminar speaker in the CBE Departmental Seminar Series.
  • Peter Ferrin awarded PIRE-ECCI/ICMR Travel Award to UCSB.
  • Peter Ferrin awarded Kokes Travel Award from North American Catalysis Society.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded BP Graduate Fellowship.
  • Carrie Farberow awarded NSEC Graduate Fellowship.
  • Peter Ferrin awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Shampa Kandoi (PhD 2006) awarded Senior Management Team Award for her contributions in developing  fuell cell technology at UTC Power.

2007

  • Anand Nilekar awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Amit Gokhale (PhD 2005) awarded BP / Tallow Chandlers Technology Award for contributions to paraxylene. technology.

2006

2005

  • Lars Grabow awarded Kokes Travel Award from North American Catalysis Society.
  • Peter Ferrin awarded Polygon Engineering Council Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
  • Anand Nilekar awarded SC Johnson Distinguished Fellowship.
  • Jeff Greeley awarded Hans Christian Ørsted Postdoctoral Fellowship – Technical University of Denmark.

2004

  • Peter Ferrin awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention.

2003

  • Jeff Greeley awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.

2002

  • Jeff Greeley awarded Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Award from AIChE.
  • Bill Krekelberg awarded a Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship.

2001

  • Jane Rempel awarded a Holstrom Environmental Scholarship.

2000

  • Ye Xu awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship Honorable Mention.

1999