Science Students Win Best Paper Awards


Publication Date: 3/29/2007

Rhodes College seniors earned first place honors at the Collegiate Division, Western Regional Meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Sciences held at Lemoyne-Owen College March 24. They are:

  • Adam Robinson
    Best Paper Award in the Ecology Section
    “Tree Species Selectivity of Wintering Birds in an Urban Forest”
  • Drew Scott
    Best Paper Award in Physical and Computer Science
    “Effect of Biological Fluid Absorption on Lamellar Structure of UHMWPE”
  • Kevin Andring
    Poster Session
    “Experimental and Theoretical Challenges of Creating Electrostatic Orbits in Weightlessness”

Other Rhodes students who presented include William Sheftall, Scott Barrows and John Gehrig.

The Tennessee Academy of Science seeks to promote scientific research and the diffusion of knowledge concerning science.