CBE Austin Hooey Graduate Research Excellence Awards & Seminar




The Austin Hooey Graduate Research Excellence Recognition Award is the highest award given to a graduate student. It recognizes outstanding contributions to scholarship, service, and research toward a Ph.D. Established in 2005 in honor of the late Austin O. Hooey (1922–2004); her father, William C. Hooey, earned his degree in chemical engineering in 1912. Both, father and daughter, deeply valued higher education and Cornell University. Spring 2021 Winners: Sanjuna Stalin, Archer Research Group Towards Safe Storage of Electrical Energy in Next Generation Lithium Metal Batteries Tiffany Tang, Daniel Research Group Insights in Coronavirus Entry Mechanisms and its Application to Prevent Infection