Jim HecklerChemistry graduate student Jim Heckler won the International Precious Metals Institute’s Johnson Matthey Graduate Student Award for his study of precious metals. Heckler is a member of associate professor of chemistry Thomas Gray’s lab, which focuses on the design of novel and useful complexes of gold.

The award, which includes $5,000 for research funding and travel expenses to IPMI’s 37th annual conference, will be conferred at the conference in Phoenix in June.