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2010 News in Brief



Juanes receives DOE’s Early Career Research Program grant

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U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced in January that 69 scientists from across the nation, including CEE’s Professor Ruben Juanes, will receive five-year research grants as part of DOE’s new Early Career Research Program. The effort is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work. Awardees were selected from a pool of 1,750 applicants. Selection was based on peer review by outside scientific experts. Juanes will work on the project, “Nonequilibrium Physics and Phase-Field Modeling of Multiphase Flow in Porous Media,” which will be funded by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences. Read more.