Dr. Young Ju Lee will be supported by the ACS Petroleum Research Fund in the total amount of $110,000 for the period 1/1/2017 though 8/31/2019 as a coPI.
The ACS Petroleum Research Fund is an endowed fund, managed by the American Chemical Society that supports fundamental research directly related to petroleum or fossil fuels at nonprofit institutions (generally colleges and universities) in the United States and other countries. Dr. Lee will investigate the potential usefulness of the wormlike micellar fluids for the enhanced Oil recovery in collaborations with Dr. Kim. Dr. Kim is Assistant Professor at School of Engineering and will play as a lead PI for the projects.
Dr. Daniela Ferrero received a $6,000.00 award from the Mathematical Association of America’s Tensor Program for Women and Mathematics to support the project Women Doing Math (WDM) during the academic year 201617. Each month, this program will focus on a highprofile female mathematician and her field of research through activities involving a seminar, solving problems, contests and prizes, and a dinner with the mathematician after her seminar. WDM is also supported by the Department of Mathematics at Texas State.
Dr. Ferrero received a $6,000.00 award from the Mathematical Association of America’s Tensor SUMMA Program to support her project Yes, we can do Math! This program supports a oneweek research experience for five Texas State undergraduates during spring break 2017. Yes, we can do Math! is also supported by the Office for Research and Federal Relations and the Department of Mathematics at Texas State.
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