Date: June 28, 2010

TeddyAsefa July2010 scBased on his previous and ongoing accomplishments, Teddy has been identified as an American Competitiveness and Innovation (ACI) Fellow for 2010 and received a $40,000 award to be able to (a) continue to conduct research that is likely to be transformative and potentially of high impact, and (b) continue to demonstrate outstanding and often unique broader impacts in terms of diversity.

SilicaNanosphereSupportedPdDendrimerNanoparticlesIn total, there are 10 awardees for the year 2010 across the Division of Materials Research at NSF that are broadly representative of the division, and are also remarkably diverse from a variety of considerations (education, departmental affiliation, demographics, year of Ph.D., and research areas).