CISTAR Congratulates Pushkar G. Ghanekar and Nicole Libretto on Fellowships

Event Date: August 5, 2020

CISTAR Congratulates Pushkar Ghanekar, CISTAR Graduate Fellow at Purdue University, and Nicole Libretto, also a CISTAR Graduate Fellow at Purdue University on the announcement of their recent CISTAR fellowships. 

Ghanekar has received the Bill Murray CISTAR Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Mr. Murray is a 1961 Purdue Chemical Engineering alumnus who has made this fellowship possible through a donation to CISTAR. Ghanekar is one of the students working on the NSF Supplement funded CISTAR project aimed towards improving laboratory safety. 

 

Libretto has received the Dick Reitz CISTAR Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Mr. Reitz is a 1963 Purdue Chemical Engineering alumnus who is interested in the CISTAR project. Libretto successfully defended her thesis in the summer of 2020 and has accepted a position at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)  in Colorado.