The 2016-2017 Ph.D IBM Scholarship Comes to FSU

Gabriel dos Passos Gomes, a graduate student from the Alabugin Group, has been awarded a 2016-2017 IBM Ph.D. Scholarship. The IBM Ph.D. Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems in fundamental science and technology.

The scholarship recognizes both the student as well as the quality of the institution. This award will promote collaboration between FSU and the IBM Research team in Almaden, CA on the design of polymerization reactions.

Gabriel is a 2nd year graduate student the Alabugin Group. He is interested in using computational methods for developing a better understanding for the interplay between structure and reactivity of organic molecules. During his short time at FSU, Gabe provided contributions to ten publications.

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