Steven Strauss, PhD
 Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523 USA
steven.strauss@colostate.edu
970-491-5104 voice 
Steve Bust
Group News

 November 15th 2016
Colorado State University Graduate Student ShowcaseTwo group members took part in the annual Graduate Student Showcase, 
http://gradshow.colostate.edu/Awards.aspx
and they became the winners in the following categories:
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
The College of Business is invested in projects that offer sustainable solutions to substantive problems affecting a population. Through this College of Business Sustainability Award, the College is pleased to highlight outstanding scholarship from graduate students across the campus.
1st place: Nicholas Deweerd
DRIVERS of INNOVATION: THE CSU VENTURES AWARD 
The Drivers of Innovation awards highlight the leading edge of the most innovative research originating from CSU research. Awardees in this category have presented innovative research capable of solving commercial needs that benefit society. Additionally, the awardees have demonstrated a solid capability to communicate their science clearly as well as a superior ability to visually represent their research in a manner that is accessible to all audiences.
Platinum Award: Kerry Rippy, Diana Sanchez
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Photographic report on page NEWS
March 22-26th, 2015, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition • Denver, CO • Chemistry of Natural Resources Our group has presented 2 oral lectures (Karlee Castro and Eric Bukovsky) and 6 posters at the Fluorine and Organic divisions symposia, we also co-author 2 oral lectures with our collaborators. 
https://acswebcontent.acs.org/denver2015program/

January 30-February 2nd:

Ski trip to Breckenridge: Group spent an exciting long weekend in Breckenridge, one of the best ski spots in Colorado: skiing (downhill and cross-country), snowshoeing and snowboarding, and tasting amazing meals made by group's designated chefs.

January 11-16, 2015 
22nd Winter Fluorine Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL. Eric Bukovsly presented a poster, Kerry Rippy's work was also featured as a poster, Olga Boltalina and Steve Strauss gave invited lectures.