Muneer Shaik, CSMS researcher and UND graduate student, awarded Young Investigator travel award

Muneer Shaik, a graduate student at UND and a CSMS researcher, will receive a $250 travel award for his oral presentation at the 2020 Red River Valley ACS Young Investigator Award competition held February 1st at Mayville State University.

Shaik’s presentation, ‘An efficient approach to cyclic, linear & block polyesters via ring opening polymerization using zinc amido-oxazolinate complexes’, placed 3rd and is based on CSMS research being conducted in Dr. Guodong Du’s lab at the University of North Dakota.

The travel award will help offset Shaik’s travel expenses to attend the ACS National Meeting being held March 22-26 in Philadelphia, PA. Shaik and the other award recipients will receive their travel awards following their attendance at the ACS National Meeting.

The Red River Valley ACS Young Investigator Award competition was open to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from the Red River Valley area who are ACS members and who had submitted an abstract for the ACS National Meeting this month.

Congratulations to Muneer and the other travel award recipients!

Visit the Red River Valley ACS Section Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RedRiverValleyACS to see their posts about the Young Investigator Award competition.