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Georgia Tech’s Renewable Bioproducts Institute Announces Paper Science and Engineering Fellowships

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Executive Director Norman Marsolan (photo), Renewable Bioproducts Institute-Georgia Tech, has announced the award of 10 new Paper Science and Engineering graduate student fellowships. The awards are made possible by an endowment for graduate student education and research begun by the Institute of Paper Chemistry.
 
"Please join me in congratulating these professors on their successful proposals," Marsolan said. "This work will advance knowledge in core pulping and papermaking processes as well as emerging opportunities for our industry. We welcome companies’ expressions of interest in these projects, and offer opportunities for collaboration and leveraging of this important work."
 
This year’s winners are:   
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The annual award process involves a request for proposals from professors, consideration of priorities of RBI member companies and the industry at large, and evaluation by a faculty committee. This year, a particular effort was made to reflect the industry research priorities expressed in Agenda 2020 roadmaps. Currently, there are 43 endowment-supported students pursuing graduate degrees at Georgia Tech. A listing is available online..
 
For more information about RBI and its research portfolio, please visit the website at RBI at Georgia Tech

 

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