Nicole Morozowich receives the Alumni Dissertation Award

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14 February 2013

Nicole Morozowich, a graduate student in Dr. Harry Allcock's research group has been chosen by the Graduate School to receive the Alumni Association Dissertation Award.  This award is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards available to Penn State graduate students. It recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional accomplishments. Her dissertation topic is focused on the design, synthesis, and evaluation of biomimetic polyphosphazenes for hard tissue engineering. Nicole is scheduled to defend in late April and will begin her professional scientific career as a Senior Research Technologist at 3M in May.

Nicole is the 7th student from the Chemistry department to receive this award since it's inception in 2002. Previous winners were in 2012 (Tyler L. Grove), 2011 (Carolyn E Lubner), 2010 (Megan L. Matthews), 2008 (Patrick F. Conforti), 2003 (David J. Proctor), 2002 (Michael A. Trakselis).

Nicole will receive the award at the Graduate School Alumni Society's Spring Social, on March 27, 2013 at the Nittany Lion Inn.