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Emily (Yuting) Li awarded the 2017 Kokes Student Award

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Dr. Franklin (Feng) Tao and the entire Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department would like to extend our congratulations to graduate student Emily (Yuting) Li for being awarded the 2017 Kokes Student Award for the 25th North American Catalysis Society (NACS) National Conference.

About this prestiguos honor, her research advisor, Dr Tao, has this to say, 

"She will receive the certificate of this award on the meeting in this June at Denver and she has been offered with free registration and free hotel accommodation to attend the main catalysis meeting of North American. Yuting is the third student of our group after Shiran (2013) and Luan (2015) who received this award. I am happy to know that her hard work has been acknowledged by North American Catalysis Meeting." Dr. Tao is committed to nominating her for future awards and supporting her future successes. 

Well done, Emily!

For more information about the NACS and their June 4 - 9 conference, click HERE

For more infromation about the Tao Reseach Group, click HERE



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