Project Details


The proposal seeks funding to support graduate and undergraduate participation in the 24th meeting of the North American Catalysis Society (NACS) to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 16-20, 2015. Specifically, the funds will provide assistance to 30 students from U.S. universities for registration fees and travel related expenses as administered through the Kokes Travel Award program sponsored by the NACS. The students will present their research at the conference, attend lectures by leaders in the field of catalysis, and provide assistance to the organizers in running the meeting.

The biennial NACS meetings are the largest North American meetings dedicated to catalysis. Student participation helps train young researchers in this vital aspect of science and enginering that supports advances in environmental pollution control, energy utilization, sustainability and greenhouse gas reduction, and competitiveness of the U.S. chemical and petroleum industries.

Effective start/end date5/15/1510/31/15


  • National Science Foundation: $30,000.00


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