Mines chemical engineering professor earns NSF CAREER award

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Mines chemical engineering professor earns NSF CAREER award

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 7, 2009 – Sumit Agarwal, Colorado School of Mines assistant professor of chemical engineering, recently received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award. 

The project, titled “Molecular Perspectives of Gas-Surface Reactions during Growth of Thin Film Nanostructures,” is funded for five years under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
 
The CAREER Program offers NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
 
The award amounts to $404,658. CAREER proposals are peer-reviewed and recommended for funding based on their intellectual merit and on the broader impacts of the proposed activities.
 
To see the abstract, see the NSF web site.
 
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Karen Gilbert, Public Relations Specialist / 303-273-3541 / Karen.Gilbert@is.mines.edu
Marsha Williams, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications / 303-273-3326 / marswill@mines.edu

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