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February 22nd, 2007

Bruce Gates Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

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The department, in fact, finds itself aligned with many of the major initiatives undertaken by the university, whether in nanotechnology, such as Gates' work on extremely small structures as catalysts, computational science, foods for health or energy research, Powell said. That means the department has been able to make or share in strong hires in topical areas and establish collaborations across the campus.

Catalysis is "absolutely crucial" to energy research and the energy industry, Powell said, whether the aim is the development of clean technologies, new methods for refining crude oil or converting biological material to fuel.

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