Awards and Recognitions

Outstanding Senior Researcher Merit Award:

Dr. Debasish Kuila, Chemistry Department

College of Science & Technology

2017 North Carolina A&T Outstanding Dissertation Award:

Nana Abayie Boakye-Boaten ,Energy & Environmental Systems

Mentor: Dr. Abolghasem Shahbazi, (Biological Engineering)

Dissertation Title: Sustainable Production of Bioproducts from Giant Miscanthus: A Biorefinery Approach

2016 Runner-Up, Best Student Poster, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels   and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC.

 Rui-Li , Nanoengineering

 Mentor: Dr. Abolghasem Shahbazi, (Biological Engineering)

 Poster Title: Syngas Production by Dry Reforming of Biogas over Biochar Supported Molybdenum   Carbides

Dr. Wang - Winner of the senior research award:

Dr. Lijun Wang was recognized as the winner of the senior research award at the university's 2016 research award dinner.

Interdisciplinary Team Award:

The NSF CREST bioenergy center received 2014 university research excellence awards.

Publications received high ranking:

  • Vishwanath Deshmane - A postdoctoral scholar of N.C. A&T NSF CREST Bioenergy Center received 3rd place SCIENCEDIRECT TOP 25 LIST OF MOST DOWNLOADED ARTICLES ranking for his paper "MESOPOROUS NANOCRYSTALLINE TIO"2 SUPPORTED METAL (CU, CO, NI, PD, ZN, AND SN) CATALYSTS: EFFECT OF METALSUPPORT INTERACTIONS ON STEAM REFORMING OF METHANOL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR CATALYSIS A: CHEMICAL - VOLUME 408".
  • Vishwanath Deshmane - A postdoctoral scholar of N.C. A&T NSF CREST Bioenergy Center received 1st place SCIENCEDIRECT TOP 25 LIST OF MOST DOWNLOADED ARTICLES ranking for his paper "MESOPOROUS NANOCRYSTALLINE TIO"2 SUPPORTED METAL (CU, CO, NI, PD, ZN, AND SN) CATALYSTS: EFFECT OF METALSUPPORT INTERACTIONS ON STEAM REFORMING OF METHANOL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR CATALYSIS A: CHEMICAL - VOLUME 408".

NSF CREST Bioenergy Center students received awards in 2015

Two CREST Center students received travel awards from ERN to attend the Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM in Washington DC, 02/19-22/2015.

  • Shenna Shearin (PH. D. student in Computational Engineering) won the 2nd place award in the chemistry & material science category at the ERN conference in STEM in Washington DC, 02/19-22/2015.
  • Samuel Agyemang: The 1st place winner of the 4th Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition (Ph.D. division), College of Engineering, NC A&T State University, April 23, 2015