The Western New York Section of the American Chemical Society

2017 Western New York Undergraduate Research Symposium

 The Western New York section of the American Chemical Society held its 10th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 8, 2017 on the campus of Niagara University.

The Symposium featured a Keynote Address by Dr. Christine M. Mahoney, Senior Research Scientist at Corning, Inc.  She addressed the chemistry of glass, surface chemistry, and the latest innovative Mass Spectral techniques for analyzing the composition and structure of surfaces.  

Other talks and posters on chemistry research were enjoyed by students and faculty from a wide range of institutions in New York and Ontario.  The event attracted corporate sponsorship from Pearson Higher Education, Shimadzu and Krackeler Scientific.

The students listed below were recognized for their outstanding presentations:

For Oral Presentations:

Scott Laengert of McMaster University
Thomas Bui of University at Buffalo


For Poster Presentations:

Ben Swanson of Canisius College
Maoj Awad of University at Buffalo
Alejandro Falca of University at Buffalo
Kelli Burkholder of Niagara University


  Download the Book of Abstracts for the 2017 Symposium.


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