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James Owens awarded "Best Presentation in Electrochemistry" from Rice University

James Owens

James Owens

Chemical Engineering junior, James Owens, recently received the “Best Presentation in Electrochemistry” award from Rice University for his presentation at the university’s 2018 Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS).

Owens, a member of assistant professor Michael Bortner’s research group in Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech, participated in the Chemical and Biological Engineering division with a presentation titled “In-situ Production of Hydrogen Peroxide via Electrochemical Reduction of Anthraquinone Electrodes", a joint project between the Hatton and Surendranath Groups at MIT.