Henry Receives NOBCChE Research Award

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Victoria Henry, a graduate student in chemical and biochemical engineering, has received a Biophysical Society award for her presentation at the 40th Annual National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) Conference in Indianapolis, IN.

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

NOBCChE initiates and supports local, regional, national, and global programs that assist people of color in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. The organization promotes careers in science and technology as an achievable goal for elementary, middle, and high school students. In addition, NOBCChE encourages college students to pursue graduate degrees in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.