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Graduates and Spectators look on at the CEPS Convocation

CEPS Convocation Awards 2023

Each year, the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and its academic units present outstanding graduating students with convocation awards to recognize their excellence and contributions to the University community throughout their programs. In 2023, 25 awards were given: 10 CEPS Dean’s Office awards and 15 Department and School awards.

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Dean's Office Convocation Awards

E.B. MacNaughton Convocation Prize

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Sloan Foundation grant awarded to Dr. Rafael Santos

Dr. Rafael Santos, associate professor in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a $55,000 research grant for the second time from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This year’s grant will fund his project titled, "Triple-intensified process for direct carbon-negative methanol synthesis from biogas". The Sloan Foundation is dedicated to supporting novel research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and economics.

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