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Wesley Student to receive American Chemical Society Section Award

Posted April 4th, 2018 at 5:21pm

Wesley College Cannon Scholar, Edward Brandenburg, will receive the 2018 Delaware American Chemical Society (ACS) Section Award. He is receiving the award for his undergraduate research in the field of chemistry. This research lead to his co-authorship of Chapter 15 in the textbook “Advances in Statistical Methodologies and their Applications to Real Problems.”

The chapter, titled “Descriptive and Inferential Statistics in Undergraduate Data Science Research Projects” was co-authored by Brandenburg, Wesley Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored Research Malcolm D’Souza, Wesley Professor of Mathematics Dr. Derald E. Wentizien, Wesley graduate Riza C. Bautista, Wesley Professor of Mathematics Dr. Agashi P. Nwogbaga, Wesley Director of International Programs Rebecca Miller Schroding and Wesley Associate Professor of Mathematics Paul E. Olsen.

The purpose of this award is to recognize scientific achievement in chemistry or chemical engineering. Each year the winner receives a certificate and a cash prize.

The book, “Advances in Statistical Methodologies and their Applications to Real Problems,” is available through Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Advances-Statistical-Methodologies-Application-Problems/dp/953513101X.

Brandenburg research was sponsored through NSF EPSCoR, NSF S-STEM and the State of DE.