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University of Texas Arlington

UTA physicist Benjamin Jones awarded $750,000 from Department of Energy Early Career Research Program

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded UTA assistant professor of physics Benjamin Jones $750,000 to develop a sensor for particle experiments that focus on the neutrino, a subatomic particle that may offer an answer to the lingering mystery of the universe’s matter-antimatter imbalance.

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Texas A&M University

Texas A&M Chemistry's David Powers Honored With 2018 Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

Powers, whose research focuses on developing new catalysts to address unsolved problems in chemical synthesis and energy conversion, is one of two Texas A&M faculty (along with the Department of Aerospace Engineering's Dr. Ken Hara) and 84 scientists nationwide -- six total in the state of Texas -- selected to receive funding under the DOE's Early Career Research Program.

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University of Florida

UF Engineer Among 84 Scientists Selected by Dept. of Energy for Early Career Research Program Funding

Assel Aitkaliyeva, an assistant professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Florida, is among 54 university scientists selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive significant funding for research as part of the DOE Office of Science’s Early Career Research Program.

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Princeton University

Raj Wins Graduate Student Fellowship from DOE to Study Lithium Ion Batteries

Abhi Raj, a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as one of 47 recipients of a fellowship from the Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program. The awards support doctoral-thesis research and allow students to work for up to 12 months in one of 17 DOE laboratories.

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