Former graduate student, Svilen Bobev, awarded by the ACA with the 2009 Margaret C. Etter Award


Svilen Bobev, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, has been selected to receive the 2009 Margaret C. Etter Early Career Award from the American Crystallographic Association (ACA).   Earlier this year, Bobev received a highly competitive National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. The five-year, $530,000 funding award is supporting the development and chemical analysis of the synthetic compounds and their properties using powder and single-crystal X-ray diffraction, scanning electron diffraction and magnetometry.

Prof. Bobev was a grad student with Prof. Sevov;  he is currently an assistant professor at University of Delaware.