Graduate Student Wins Award for Penn State Research

October 28, 2009 in Awards, Grad Students, Research

Presently a PhD student at Cornell, Dave Moody (MS Soil Science Penn State, ’07) won 2nd place in the NE Branch of the American Agronomy Science Meeting Graduate Student Oral Paper Competition this July.

The presentation of his Penn State research, titled ‘Predicting Repellency Indices of Hydrophobic Sands Using Ninety-degree Surface Tension Data’ was one of two dozen delivered by MS and PhD graduate students representing Northeastern Universities at the meeting held in Portland, Maine.

The research was conducted under the direction of Dr. Max Schlossberg.