Jeffrey R. Gour attends 59th Meeting of Nobel Laureates

  • Jul 27, 2009
  • Piotr Piecuch

Jeffrey R. Gour, a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow working with Professor Piotr Piecuch, attended the 59th Meeting of Nobel Laureates, which was held in Lindau, Germany, from June 28th to July 3rd, 2009. 23 Nobel Laureates and 580 young researchers from 67 countries attended the meeting, which was dedicated this year to chemistry. The US delegation consisted of 74 graduate students, of which Jeff was one of the 13 students sponsored by the Office of Science at the US Department of Energy. The other sponsors were the National Science Foundation's Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate, the National Institute for General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health, the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and Mars, Incorporated. The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education handled the necessary arrangements. Jeff was nominated by Professor Piecuch. He was the second graduate student from Professor Piecuch's group to attend the Nobel Laureate Lindau meeting (Dr. Mike McGuire attended the 52nd meeting in 2002) . For more information about the 59th Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau and the earlier meetings in the series, please go to http://www.lindau-nobel.de/.