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BATON ROUGE – Two LSU faculty members who hold joint appointments with LSU’s Center for Computation and Technology recently received the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, or ORAU.

Celalettin Emre Ozdemir, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Ken Lopata, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, were among 35 faculty members at ORAU-member institutions throughout the U.S. to be awarded grants for the 2015-16 academic year.

The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards provide seed money for research by junior faculty at ORAU-member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. For more information, visit www.orau.org/university-partnerships/faculty-student-programs/powe.

The LSU Center for Computation & Technology is an innovative and interdisciplinary research environment, advancing computational sciences, technologies and the disciplines they touch. The center serves Louisiana through international collaboration, leading progress through revolutionary advancement in academia and industry. To learn more, visit http://cct.lsu.edu.

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