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Newswise: Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Lin Chen receives Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Argonne National Laboratory

The Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society announces that Lin X. Chen has received the 2020 Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry. The award recognizes Chen for “fundamental contributions to the elucidation of excited state structures, dynamics and energetics of light harvesting systems.

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Released:
24-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST
Newswise: New IEEE Fellows

New IEEE Fellows

University of Delaware

Two University of Delaware faculty, professor Rudolf (Rudi) Eigenmann and Engineering Alumni Professor Dennis Prather, have been named Fellows of IEEE (formerly known as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

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Released:
24-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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Newswise: Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Polymer expert Advincula named ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula has been named Governor’s Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.

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Released:
24-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
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Women-only business groups marginalize and fail to empower members

Lancaster University

Women-only business networks fail to boost female entrepreneurship and instead serve to marginalise further the very people they seek to help.

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Released:
23-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Mount Sinai Emergency Department Innovation: An Observation Unit That Reduces Length of Stay and Raises Patient Satisfaction

Mount Sinai Health System

In one urban ED that sees approximately 12,000 pediatric patients a year, a team of emergency medicine physicians devised a model that would optimize resources, reduce length of stay dramatically, and increase patient satisfaction.

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Released:
23-Jan-2020 2:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

DePaul University

When taking into account factors such as work-life balance, the pay difference between new male and female physicians is still largely unaccounted for, according to findings that were published Jan. 22 ahead of print and will also appear in the February issue of the journal Health Affairs.

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Released:
23-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST
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Newswise: St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Awarded biennially, The Cherry Award is a prestigious national teaching award – with the single, largest monetary reward of $250,000 presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching. The award program is designed to honor great teachers, stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching and encourage departments and institutions to recognize their own great teachers.

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Released:
23-Jan-2020 12:35 PM EST
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Education

Newswise: Former PPPL intern honored for outstanding machine learning poster

Former PPPL intern honored for outstanding machine learning poster

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

The American Physical Society (APS) has recognized a former PPPL summer intern for producing an outstanding research poster at the world-wide APS Division of Plasma Physics (DPP) gathering last October. The student used machine learning to accelerate a leading PPPL computer code known as XGC.

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Released:
23-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST
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