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Sigma Xi chapter inducts 12 into science research society
5/22/13

Sigma Xi, the international scientific research society has announced that twelve Alfred University students have been inducted into the research honor society for the 2012-13 academic year.

Membership to Sigma Xi is by invitation and nominations are made by the faculty based on initial research achievement in a field of pure or applied science or displaying aptitude for future research.  All Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Studies, and Physics students are eligible for nomination.

This year’s honorees are: Biology - Briana Cappiello, East Rochester; Kirstin Cook, Tonawanda; Morgan Dalis, Bayville; Julia Patterson, Berne; Chelsea Vallone, Webster; Chemistry - Brennan Ferguson, Destrehan, LA; Timothy Johnson, Allport, PA; Danica Ostrander, Cortland; Lee Ann Tindell, Warsaw; Engineering - Ryan Dempsey, Whitesville; Samuel Miller Kinsman, Ohio; and Physics - Anthony Gai, Burke, VA.

Recently re-established on the Alfred University campus, Sigma Xi aims to promote multidisciplinary research and honor scientific achievement.  Faculty members may also be accepted into membership.