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ECE Grad Student Wins Cosmos Club Foundation Grant

ECE Grad Student Wins Cosmos Club Foundation Grant

Herman Pandana, a graduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, won a Grants-In-Aid to Young Scholars from the Cosmos Club Foundation of Washington, D.C. His research proposal was: "Feasibility of Gold Nanoparticle Tagged Aptamer as Biosensor: Thrombin Detection." Pandana, an advisee of ECE Professor Mel Gomez, will present his results along with fellow awardees at a special function recognizing their accomplishments.

The Cosmos Club, founded in Washington, D.C. by John Wesley Powell in 1878, is a social club dedicated to the advancement of science, literature, and art. Members include many distinguished figures, including original members Clarence Edward Dutton, Henry Smith Pritchett, William Harkness, and John Shaw Billings. Cosmos Club members have received many awards and honors, including Nobel Prizes, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

February 7, 2007


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