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WKU students present research at Kentucky Academy of Science meeting

WKU students presented their research Nov. 13-14 at the Kentucky Academy of Science 2015 Annual Meeting at Northern Kentucky University.

 WKU student Haleh Jeddi received first place in Undergraduate Research Poster, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic at the 2015 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting.

WKU student Haleh Jeddi received first place in Undergraduate Research Poster in the Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic category at the 2015 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting.

More than 800 scientists and students attended the 2015 meeting, and hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students from Kentucky and regional colleges and universities participated in the research competitions.

WKU award winners in the student competitions include:

  • Jason Payne, Graduate Research Competition, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical, First Place
  • Ka Wai Kwong, Graduate Research Competition, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic, First Place
  • Anu Kini, Graduate Research Competition, Physiology and Biochemistry, First Place
  • Haleh Jeddi, Undergraduate Research Poster, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic, First Place
  • Thomas Gregory, Undergraduate Research Poster, Microbiology, First Place
  • Jacob Wilkins, Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, Geography, First Place
  • Christopher Fields, Graduate Research Competition, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Second Place
  • Andrew Davis, Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, Mathematics, Second Place
  • William Hamilton, Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, Physiology and Biochemistry, Second Place
  • Brett Maxwell, Graduate Research Competition, Agricultural Sciences, Third Place
  • Thulitha Abeywickrama, Graduate Research Competition, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic, Third Place
  • Joe Hood, Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, Agricultural Sciences, Third Place
  • Cory Owens, Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical, Third Place
  • Aubrey Penn, Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic, Third Place

More: 2015 Annual Meeting Program; names of all winners in all categories; selected photos from the Annual Meeting

About the Kentucky Academy of Science: The Kentucky Academy of Science is a non-profit organization, founded in 1914, whose mission is to foster scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky. Faculty, staff and students of WKU may become members of the Kentucky Academy of Science at www.kyscience.org.

Contact: Amanda Fuller, (859) 227-2837

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