Prof. Dabo receives 2014 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Professor Ismalia Dabo
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Ismalia Dabo is one of 35 junior faculty to be awarded a competitive research grant from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). The annual grants are made through the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program that provides funds to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.
The recipients, each of whom is in the first two years of a tenure track position, will receive $5,000 from ORAU for the 2014-2015 academic year to enhance their research during the early stages of their career. Additionally, each recipient’s institution will match the ORAU award with an additional $5,000, making the total grant worth $10,000 for each winner. Winners may use the grants to purchase equipment, continue research or travel to professional meetings and conferences.