Technical Conference and Review
October 28-30, 2013
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Marwan Al-Haik, associate professor of Engineering Science and
Mechanics (ESM), is the 2013 recipient of the Liviu Librescu
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Patch Treatment Sees New Breakthrough Under Watch of Virginia Tech
16, 2013) An assistant professor with the
Tech -- Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering has
developed a flexible microneedle patch that allows drugs to be
delivered directly and fully through the skin.
Novel polymer helps oral medications reach the bloodstream
2013) Professor Kevin Edgar researches new polymer additives
that enhance the ability of orally administered drugs, which will
result in greater effectiveness and fewer side effects.
Scholar of the Week
(August 22, 2013) The Office of the Vice President for Research
recognizes Kevin Edgar, a professor of sustainable
biomaterials in the College of Natural Resources and the
Environment, who adds new meaning to the adage, "a spoonful of sugar
helps the medicine go down."
Robert Moore elected as an ACS Fellow
Chemical Society has named 96 members as ACS Fellows. The new
fellows will be feted at the society's fall national meeting in
Indianapolis this September, in a ceremony hosted by ACS Immediate
Past-President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri.
"This is an honor bestowed on members for their outstanding
accomplishments in scientific research, education, and public
service," said Shakhashiri in announcing the 2013 class of ACS
Fellows. "Their individual contributions to ACS, to science, and to
society are hallmarks of distinction in keeping with the ACS mission
of advancing the chemical enterprise and its practitioners for the
benefit of Earth and its people. Selection as an ACS Fellow greatly
honors each individual and also honors ACS. It is also a charge to
each fellow to maintain his or her excellence in advancing chemistry
and serving society."
The fellows program began in 2009 as a way to recognize and honor
ACS members for outstanding achievements in and contributions to
science, the profession, and ACS.
Nominations for the 2014 class of ACS Fellows will open in the first
quarter of next year. Additional information about the program,
including a list of fellows named in earlier years, is available at