AVS Graduate Research Award for Chris O'Connor

October 29, 2020
Chris O'Connor
Recent IMASC graduate Chris O'Connor has been recognized with a Graduate Research Award by AVS. The Graduate Research Awards were established in 1984 to recognize and encourage excellence in graduate studies in the sciences and technologies of interest to AVS. Each consists of a cash award, a certificate, and reimbursed travel support to attend the International Symposium. Dr. O'Connor, who completed his PhD at Harvard in 2020 and is currently a post-doctoral fellow at PNNL, was recognized for his research, the investigation of fundamental interactions between surfaces and adsorbates that affect the performance of heterogeneous catalysts using model surface science studies.