Chemistry student awarded Department of Energy scholarship


Chemistry doctoral student Eric Thomas Amerling will receive an Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program award from the U.S. Department of Energy. As part of the award, he will travel to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to conduct thesis research. He is one of 70 awardees. According to the DOE Office of Science, “the research projects proposed by the new awardees demonstrate strong alignment with the priority mission areas of DOE Office of Science that have a high need for workforce development.”

“These graduate student awards prepare young scientists for STEM careers critically important to the DOE mission,” said U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry. “We are proud of the accomplishments these outstanding awardees have already have made, and look forward to following their achievements in years to come. They represent the future leadership and innovation that will allow American science and engineering to excel in the 21st century.”