Jing Zhang, an NDSU doctoral student studying organometallic chemistry, has received the prestigious Green Chemistry Travel Award. She will attend the 247th American Chemical Society national meeting scheduled March 16-20 in Dallas. Zhang will present her research on greener methodologies for chemical synthesis using ruthenium-based catalysis.
The award is presented by the Green Chemistry Institute, which is a nonprofit organization that encourages individuals to develop awareness for green chemical issues through educational development and training. The institute consists of students, researchers and educators examining ways to produce a green, sustainable future through chemistry and engineering.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.