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Corporate Relations May 2016 Winners
Congratulations to our spring 2016 Alaska Airlines Travel Award winners.

The Grantees

Twenty-four researchers received the second set of grants. The winners and the activities they will engage in are below.

Food, Energy, Water

Travis Alexander, graduate student
Department: Horticulture
Traveling to: ASHS 2016 Annual Conference

Ellen Bornhurst, graduate student
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Traveling to: Institute of Food Technologist Annual Meeting and Food Expo 2016

Katherine East, graduate student
Department: Horticulture
Traveling to: 67th American Society for Enology and Viticulture National Conference

Sydney Hanson, graduate student
Department: Anthropology
Traveling to: SEAMEO SPAFA International Conference on Southeast Asian Archaeology

Leonardo Hinojosa, graduate student
Department: Crop and Soil Sciences
Traveling to: 2016 America Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting

Jean Lienard, post-doc 
Department: Mathematics and Statistics
Traveling to: ESA annual meeting 2016

Shuxiang Liu, graduate student
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Traveling to: 2016 International Association for Food Protection

Julian Reyes, graduate student
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Traveling to: Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Chaoyang Zhao, post-doc 
Department: Entomology
Traveling to: 2016 XXV International Congress of Entomology

Boeing Aerospace

Innu Chaudhary, graduate student
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Traveling to: 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

Panpan Dong, graduate student
Department: Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Traveling to: 2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting & Exhibits

Jesse Kysar, graduate student
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Traveling to: Prime 2016, Electrochemical Society

Qizhen Li, associate professor
Department: Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Traveling to: SEM XIII Congress: Dynamic Behavior: Integrating Experimental Mechanics

Xiahui Zhang, graduate student
Department: Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Traveling to: 5th International Conference on Metal-Organic Frameworks & Open Framework C

McKinstry Built Environment

Patrick Adam, graduate student; Protium Innovation, LLC team member
Department: Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Traveling to: 2016 CleanTech Showcase

Fanglin Che, graduate student
Department: Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Traveling to: 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

Bo Cui, graduate student
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Traveling to: 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting

Hooman Ghaffarzadeh, graduate student 
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Traveling to: 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting

Ali Mehrizi-Sani, assistant professor
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Traveling to: IEEE PES General Meeting

Yuan Zhi, graduate student
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Traveling to: IEEE PES General Meeting 2016

NARA Biofuels

Alyssa Hensley, post-doc
Department: Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Traveling to: 2016 Annual AIChE Meeting

Xiaolu Li, graduate student
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Traveling to: 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

Moriko Qian, graduate student
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Traveling to: ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting

Lei Zhu, graduate student
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Traveling to: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting