Gonzalez Receives Biophysical Society Award

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Richard Gonzalez, PhD candidate in chemical and biochemical engineering, has received the Biophysical Society Award from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE).

The award recognizes deserving candidates from underrepresented communities who have made significant contributions to science and/or engineering research.

Gonzalez, who is a GAANN Fellowship recipient, is involved at the college as a NASA Student Ambassador, and in the Multi-Ethnic Engineering and Science Students Association, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Chemical & Biological Engineering-Graduate Student Association, and the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers. In 2013, he received the Philip G. Hubbard Uncommon Leadership Award from the University of Iowa.