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February 18th, 2005

Hochella named Virginia's 2005 Outstanding Scientist

Virginia Tech professor Michael F. Hochella Jr.'s innovative work has led to his being named Virginia's Outstanding Scientist 2005.

Hochella's teaching interests are broad from university introductory to advanced graduate level courses. He also has introduced nanoscience and nanotechnology into high schools. The program has been successful in a pilot test. Supporters say it may become a model curriculum for high school students nationwide.

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