At the CHESS Users' Meeting, we recognized the best student paper and outstanding poster presentations based on research performed at CHESS during the past year. See eligibility, deadline, and award details and this year's winners below.
CHESS Student Research Paper Award
The CHESS Student Paper Award recognizes outstanding research by a student (at the time of the measurements) based on experiments performed at CHESS. This year's winners are:
William Thomas (Cornell) for the publication
W. Thomas, F. Brooks, A. Burnim, J. Bacik, J. Stubbe, J., Kaelber, J. Chen, and N. Ando
Convergent allostery in ribonucleotide reductase.
Nature Communications 10, 2653 (2019)
Yao Yang (Cornell) for the publication
Yao Yang, Ying Wang, Yin Xiong, Xin Huang, Luxi Shen, Rong Huang, Hongsen Wang, James P. Pastore, Seung-Ho Yu, Li Xiao, Joel D. Brock, Lin Zhuang, and Héctor D. Abruña
In Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of a Synergistic Co−Mn Oxide Catalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 1463 (2019)
Congratulations to William and Yao!
CHESS POSTER AWARD
The CHESS Poster Awards recognize outstanding poster presentations during the CHESS Users’ Meeting based on research performed at CHESS. This years winners are:
Stephanie Rosenbloom, Cornell University
Structural Evolution of Polyurea under Hydrostatic Pressure in a DAC
Blair Lebert, University of Toronto
X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of iridates using HERFD
Duncan Greeley, University of Michigan
In-Situ Characterization and Modelling of Cyclic Deformation in Rare-Earth Magnesium Alloys
Yeonoh Shin, Pennsylvania State University
Structural basis of reiterative transcription from the pyrG and pyrBI promoters by bacterial RNA polymerase
Techniques, Methods, Instrumentation:
Duncan Sutherland, Cornell University
The Undiscovered Country: Autonomously Exploring the Materials Landscape