MELBOURNE, FLA.–Pranav Patel, a postdoctoral student working in the Florida Institute of Technology chemistry laboratory of Joshua Rokach, Ph.D., was
chosen to receive the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for 2008 from the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society. Patel earned a doctoral degree
in chemistry from Florida Tech in 2008.
Rokach, a professor chemistry and director of the university’s Claude Pepper Institute, nominated Patel.
Florida Tech offers bachelor’s degrees in chemical management, general chemistry, premedical chemistry and research chemistry as well as master’s and
doctoral degrees in chemistry.
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