2015 UC Sigma Xi Award Winners

Congratulations to our winners for 2015!

2015 Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award
McMicken Department of Chemistry Professor Hairong Guan

2014-2015 UC Sigma Xi Outstanding Science/Mathematics High School Teacher Award for Greater Cincinnati.
Mr. Walter Podmore, Mt. Healthy Jr/Sr High School

2015 Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid-of-Research Award

  • Brandon Cook.   Aerospace Engineering. Advisor:  Kelly Cohen. Safe Integration of UAVs into the National Airspace System Using a Genetic-Fuzzy Approach Dynamics and Controls – Intelligent Systems.
  • Xiaodi Duan.    Environmental Engineering and Science.  Advisor:  Dionysios D. Dionysiou. Ultrasound Accelerated Permanganate Oxidation of Cyanotoxins.
  • Emily C. Jennings    Biological Sciences. Advisor: Joshua Benoit. DNA methylation and transgenerational priming in the viviparous cockroach Diploptera punctata.
  • Janine Sparks Geology. Advisor:  Brooke Crowley. A Biogeochemical Approach for Determining Resource Use by Prehistoric Humans on Trinidad.

These awards are funded by our local UC Chapter of Sigma Xi, the UC Office of Research, and The Graduate School.