Coal Combustion Products Program

Graduate Students Receive MCAA Scholarship Awards

Posted: May 13, 2013

MCAA 2013 Scholarship Recipients

2013 Midwest Coal Ash Association Scholarship Award Recipients

Brian Dudley and Nathan Yencho Nathan Yencho and Brian Dudley, first-year Graduate Research Assistants in the Coal Combustion Products Program at Ohio State received awards at the recent World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Conference, April 22 – 25, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky.  Both received the Midwest Coal Ash Association Student Scholarship Award.
The MCAA Student Scholarship Award recognizes talented students from midwest universities who present at the conference.  It is an award that offers an educational opportunity while supporting CCP research and attracting young talent to the field.

Nathan and Brian co-presented a technical paper titled “Establishing Liquefaction Characteristics of Ponded Coal Combustion Residues.” They were joined at the conference by other OSU CCP Program faculty and staff presenters including Professor William Wolfe, Dr. Tarunjit Butalia, and Dr. Jason Cheng. Dr. Butalia serves on the Technical Program Committee and was the moderator of several sessions at the conference.