CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: March 29, 2002
UI WISE program awards travel grants
The University of Iowa Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program has
announced spring semester award recipients of its newly established WISE Travel
The award winners, each of whom will receive $250 toward travel to a professional
meeting to present scholarly work, are:
-- Tamara Dawn Hamilton of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, a chemistry doctoral
student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who will present her
paper, A Polyhedral Host Designed Using a Linear Template, at the American
Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, Fla., April 7-11.
-- Roopa Kamath of Bangalore, India, an environmental engineering doctoral
student in the College of Engineering, who presented her paper, Effect of
Root Exudates on Phenanthrene Degradation by Hawaiian Soil Isolates, at the
Third International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant
Compounds, Monterey, Calif., May 20-23.
-- Maria Grazia Viola of Ciampino, (a suburb of Rome) Italy, a mathematics
doctoral student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who presented
her paper, On the Existence of Non-Outer Conjugate Zn-Kernels on a Free Group
Factor with the Same Obstruction to Lifting, at the Joint Mathematics Meeting
(American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America, and National
Association of Mathematicians), San Diego, Calif., Jan. 5-9.
The WISE Travel Grants, with support from the UI Office of the Provost, will
be awarded each fall and spring semester following the schedule and guidelines
found on the WISE website: www.uiowa.edu/~wise/.
For further information about WISE, contact Chris Brus, director, at (319)
353-2290 or at email@example.com.