Venkateswara Rao Kode, a Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate, received the CSU Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in a Category of Research in Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics. This award is granted to graduate students for research conducted for a doctoral dissertation which has the potential to make a substantial contribution to the field. Mr. Kode's research is titled: "Liquid Phase Processing and Rheology of Aqueous Dispersions of DNA-Stabilized Boron Nitride Nanotubes." The reviewers were extremely impressed with Mr. Kode's work and wish him continued success in his research and other professional endeavors.
A plaque to commemorate the award will be presented to Venkateswara Rao Kode at the Graduate Student Awards Ceremony and Reception, where award recipients and honored guests will recognize the award winners and celebrate their accomplishments. The ceremony and reception will occur on May 8th in Spring 2020 in the Student Center Ballroom.