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Annual Chapter Awards


Latest Award Information:

The Clemson Chapter of Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society, has announced the recipients of the chapter's annual awards.  

Robert Baldwin receives award from Sigma Xi president Kelly Smith

Robert Baldwin receives award from Sigma Xi president Kelly Smith

Robert Baldwin, Assistant Professor of Forestry and Natural Resources, was named Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2012. The award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Dr. Baldwin during the first 10 years of receiving his Ph.D. His research interests include landscape ecology, conservation biology, conversion of natural land cover, design of sustainable landscapes.

 

David Bruce, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was named Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2012. Professor Bruce's principle research interests are in the areas of catalysis, kinetics, molecular sieve synthesis, pollution abatement, and molecular modeling. Some particular areas of interest include the development of heterogeneous chiral catalysts that can be used in the production of pharmaceutical and agricultural products; development of advanced waste treatment processes, including sonochemical and supercritical water oxidation; and the prediction of transport properties and structure-activity relationships for catalyst materials and biodegradable polymers via quantum mechanics and parallelized molecular dynamics (MD) methods.

David Bruce receives award from Sigma Xi president Kelly Smith

David Bruce receives award from Sigma Xi president Kelly Smith

Past Award Winners:

Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2012 Robert Baldwin
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2012 David Bruce
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2011 Brian Powell
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2011 June J. Pilcher
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2010 Saara DeWalt
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2010 John Ballato
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2009 Xuejun Wen
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2009 Lesley Temesvari
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2008 Julia Frugoli
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2008 Karen Burg
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2007 Nader Jalili
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2007 Stephen Klaine
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2006 Steven Ellis
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2006 Stephen Foulger
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2005  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2005 Albert G. Abbott
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2005  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2005 Shiou-Jyh Hwu
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2004  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2004  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2003  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2003 David Van Lear
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2002  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2002  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2001  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2001  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 2000  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 2000  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1999  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1999  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1998  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1998  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1998  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1998  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1997  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1997  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1996  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1996  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1995  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1995 Darren Dawson
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1994  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1994 Robert Geist
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1993  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1993 Peter H. Adler
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1992  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1992  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1991  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1991  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1990  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1990  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1989  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1989 John Morse
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1988  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1988  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1987  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1987  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1986  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1986  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1985  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1985  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1984  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1984  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1983  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1983  
   
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year, 1982  
Outstanding Researcher of the Year, 1982 B. Merle Shepard